Our guest today on the Radical Imagination is Randy Credico. Randy is what Cornel West has in mind when he refers to people who are long distance runners for peace and justice. We first met as defendants at a Stop Stop and Frisk 2011 civil disobedience protest action. At the subsequent trial in...
Has the sin of racism been so pervasive among white evangelicals that it requires collective repentance? To dialogue on that question we have on the Radical Imagination today two of America's most prominent preachers, scholars and activists. Jonathan Wilson Hartgrove and Jemar Tisby.
Host Jim Vrettos talks to activist and researcher, Ralph Wilson, who has written a book to take on and expose one of the most significant parts of the story. Wilson is the co-author of the soon to be published Free Speech and Koch Money, a meticulously documented and highly accessible field guide to...
In this episode Jim Vrettos receives Noam Chomsky & Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove to have a conversation about the progressive movement in 21st century North America.
Today on the Radical Imagination we have two guests who are trying to build a saner, more loving, less toxic America. Host Jim Vrettos interviews Kerwin Kaye, Associate Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University & Karina Aybar, Clinical Social Worker from the Innovative Counseling Center.
On this show we'll be exploring the history of American Jewish philanthropy as it tried to balance the interests of democracy with those of capitalism --the interests of the public good vs. the need for capitalism to grow and profit through the market. Host Jim Vrettos receives guest Lila Corwin...
Imagining the Unfinished Business of America's Social Democracy - The Political Activism of Jonathan Soto and AOC
With the stress of a global pandemic, lack of federal and local funding to school districts and the children of poor and working class families falling behind on their remote learning, a remarkable new and empowering plan called Homework Helper has been developed by Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio...
Host Jim Vrettos brings filmmaker Slawomir Grunberg; researcher and co-writer Lilka Elbaum; and second generation holocaust survivor Paul Celler to talk about Still Life in Lodz, an emotionally riveting documentary that journeys to the historically tumultuous city of Lodz, Poland.