The Radical Imagination
The Radical Imagination looks at radical alternatives of what the United States could be like, offering a safe space in which people can discuss what they imagine in order to transform the criminal justice system, economic system, political system, etc.; understanding that the same issues that affected the country back in the 60s are affecting it in different forms today.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Issac Zablocki, Founder of the JCC's Social Justice Film Festival; and Adam Zucker, Director of the documentary "American Muslim" which will be screened on the opening night of the festival.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Marilee Foster, Fifth Generation Family Farmer | Writer | Artist in the first segment of the show. They talk about the farming future in the summer destination for affluent New York City residents and celebrities, The Hamptons. In the second segment of the show, Jim...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Writer, Preacher, Moral Activist, author of the book "Revolution of Values: Reclaiming Public Faith for the Common Good"
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Rabbi Michael Lerner, Editor or Tikkun Magazine, Activist, and Author of "Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World", in which Lerner talks about polarization, dialogue and the need to understand each other in despite of our differences.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Manuel Gomez, Black Ops Private Investigator and Activist, who have drafted a bill to create the Department of Civilian Justice as an overseer for cases in which the ones that are supposed to administer justice end up being the corrupt ones.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Actress, Film Maker and Environmentalist Jean Goto; who uses her art not only as a expression of herself but as a way to create conscience about climate change and social justice.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Ray Rogers, Labor Rights Activist and Founder and Director of Corporate Campaign Inc. They talk about activism, the Real State Boar of New York (REBNY) and how their politics keep rents going high and construction workers being underpaid.