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 Alan Stolzer from Military Initiative in the studio and Stanley Howard Co-author of "Tortured By Blue:The Chicago Police Torture Story" via phone call from an Illinois jail.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Jamie Margolin, Founder & Co-executive Director of Zero Hour
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Susannah Heschel, Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, and Rabbi Brian Walt, Human Rights Activist Founding Executive Director of Rabbis for Human Rights - North America.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Alex Vitale, Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. They talk about policing, its effects and the possibility of reducing it or even eliminate it.
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Founder and Director of The Shalom Center
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Manuel Gomez, Black-Ops Private Investigator; and Wanda Tavares, and Beatriz Ramos, Victims of Illegal Sexual Search when visiting relatives at penitentiary facilities in NYC.