The Radical Imagination
The Radical Imagination is a one hour weekly show designed to imagine, explore and build hope for change that can bring forth a transformative world and earth economically, politically, intellectually, morally and spiritually. We echo the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King: "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality."
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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"
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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