January 17, 2017
On today's program Vince speaks with Paul Street about Barrack Obama's neoliberal legacy, Dr. King's radicalism and the future of leftwing political movements under a Trump presidency.
Paul Street is an independent radical-democratic policy researcher, journalist, historian, author and speaker based in Iowa City, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of seven books to date, including "Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics," (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2008), "The Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama in the Real World of Power" (Paradigm, 2010), also w/Anthony DiMaggio, "Crashing the Tea Party: Mass Media and the Campaign to Remake American Politics" (Paradigm, 2011), and "They Rule: The 1% v. Democracy" (Paradigm, 2014).
January 11, 2017
On today's show, I'll talk about the so-called "Russian Hacking scandal," Donald Trump's first 100 days, upcoming events in the Chicagoland region, Brexit, Syria and the sad ending to the life of the Pioneer Cabin Tree.