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.
Imagining Breathe. Pray. Organize.
In this two-segment episode, Jim Vrettos talks to Jonathan Soto, who is running for NYS Assembly District 82 and shares is program. In the second segment, Manuel Gomez and Gloria Ortiz talk about an investigation about the dead of Ortiz's son while in the military.
Imagining and Celebrating the Life and Work of Stanley Aronowitz - Part 1
On this episode we are profiling co-host and co-founder of this show, almost seven years ago; Stanley Aronowitz, a political activist and cultural critic, an advocate for a reinvigorated labor movement and a professor of sociology, cultural studies and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Imagining and Reimagining the Very Good News Gospel
Host Jim Vrettos and co-host Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove have a conversation with guest Lisa Sharon Harper, Founder and President of Freedom Road, to analyze if organized religion is the opiate of the people that hinders us from self-emancipation, freedom and happiness, among other related topics.
Imagining, Remembering and Honoring Black Radio in Birmingham, Alabama
Black radio stations were crucial to the success of the civil rights movement in Birmingham Alabama during the 1950s and 60's. Our guest on today's show is Bob Friedman who is the founder of The Birmingham Black Radio Museum. Bob developed this project. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the...
Reimagining What Radical Means - Can Radicals Imagine Themselves in Power?
The guests on this episode of The Radical Imagination were major New Left leaders who have continued their lifelong dedication and activism to social causes.
Host Jim Vrettos holds a conversation with Mark Rudd, Al Haber and Robert Ross.
Imagining and Remembering the Artistry and Virtuosity of Eugene Fodor
This is a profile piece of Eugene Fodor who was a violin virtuoso and a master interpreter of the modern and classical repertoire. He made his solo debut with the Denver Symphony at 10, began touring at the age of 12 and won numerous competitions in his teen years. Gene passed on February 26th 2011...
Imagining Until I'm Free - Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America
Jim Vrettos interviews historian Keisha Blain & activist Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove for a conversation about the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer. Blain has sought to restore Hamer to her proper place in history through her book "Until I'm Free"
Imagining Trauma, Exclusion and Violence -- The Diogenes Par
As the world careens from one seemingly endless and more intense crisis to another, many have developed a moral amnesia and psychological numbness to the human vulnerability and fragility in and around us. We seem unaware and incapable of having rational discourses on power, privilege and position...
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This Week on MNN is International Workers Day, also known as May Day
🎉 MNN Spring Updates 🌸🌷🌼
We've been hard at work expanding our programming, upgrading our facilities, and finding new ways to get involved with the community. Whether you're a long-time member of the MNN community or someone who's just discovering us for the first time, we have something for everyone this season. Come new...