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 interviews Troy Walcott and Ray Reyes, Spectrum Workers, Organizers/Activists; who tell us the status of the workers fight against the cable corporation, a subsidiary of Charter Communications, Inc. whose policies harm both workers and users in NYC.
This episode is dedicated to the Apache Indian Tribe who is fighting against Resolution Copper, a joint venture company and one of the largest metal and mining companies in the world, who wants to build the nations's largest copper mine in the Apache holy site of Oak Flat Arizona. The show features...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews six candidates to the US Congress who present themselves as an alternative to the establishment and a new breed of politicians looking to regain the serve part in public service positions:
Samelys Lopez | Candidate - 15th Congressional District
Melanie D'Arrigo |...
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Writer, Preacher, Moral Activist, author of the book "Revolution of Values: Reclaiming Public Faith for the Common Good"
Host Jim Vrettos interviews Rabbi Michael Lerner, Editor or Tikkun Magazine, Activist, and Author of "Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World", in which Lerner talks about polarization, dialogue and the need to understand each other in despite of our differences.