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"
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.
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 |...
This Week on MNN Celebrates Black History Month!
This Week on MNN we recognize National Mentoring Month!
This Week on MNN celebrates National Hobby Month!
The NYC Center for Media Education is the natural evolution of the media education program at MNN. We are blending the community focus with professional development training to give independent creatives the confidence and tools to become successful. We are cultivating a diverse group of change...