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 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.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Clarence Ruth; Artist, Designer and Author. They talk about fashion and design as a way to address the challenges our society is facing.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Bill Fletcher Jr., Columnist, media commentator, International racial justice and labor activist. Both make an analysis of the labor movement in the actual political, social and economical scenario in the US.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Melissa Montero, film and media maker, activist, salsa dancer. Mrs. Montero talks about his experience with Isabel Rosado who passed on in 2015 at the age of 107 and whose life encompassed Puerto Rico's historical struggle with colonialism over the last century.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Stanley Aronowitz, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York - CUNY.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Felipe Luciano, Afro-Puerto Rican American poet, activist, radio, television, print journalist. They talk about Luciano's life and his involvement with the Young Lords.