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    Election 2020: How Bernie Sanders won Nevada; Plus: The Hundred Years War on Palestine with Rashid Khalidi

    Election 2020: How Bernie Sanders won Nevada; Plus: The Hundred Years War on Palestine with Rashid Khalidi

    0:08 - Bernie Sanders sweeps the Nevada caucuses with 47 percent of the vote

    Stephanie Serrano-Escoto (@Serrano___ [1]) is a bilingual reporter with KUNR Public Radio, based in Reno, NV and covering the economy, and community stories - and this weekend, the Nevada caucuses. She joins us from Reno.

    0:20 - Fund Drive Special: Making Our Way Home

    Blair Imani (@BlairImani [2]) ‘s first book was Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History (2018). Her new book is Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and The Black American Dream (2020). She gave a KPFA talk on Wednesday Jan 15, hosted by Davey D. Yours for a pledge of $100 to KPFA [3].

    1:08 - Fund Drive Special: The Hundred Years War on Palestine

    Rashid Khalidi is the author of seven books about the Middle East, among them the award-winning Palestinian Identity, Brokers of Deceit, and The Iron Cage. He is the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Colombia University in New York, and the co-editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies. His most recent book is The Hundred Years War on Palestine [4]. Yours for a pledge of $150 [5].

    [1] https://twitter.com/Serrano___
    [2] https://twitter.com/BlairImani
    [3] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [4] https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781627798556
    [5] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/

    • 1h 10 min
    On the 55th anniversary of his assassination, Malcolm X’s speeches and legacy live on

    On the 55th anniversary of his assassination, Malcolm X’s speeches and legacy live on

    0:08 - Fund Drive Special: Malcolm X Archive Collection  

    Malcolm X Archive Collection “A Choice of Two Roads” featuring Malcolm X and Bayard Rustin, moderated by John Donald discussing the direction of the civil rights movement. Recorded in New York, broadcast on WBAI, Nov 1960.

    1:08 - Fund Drive Special: Malcolm X Speech The Ballot or the Bullet

    The Ballot or the Bullet is a public speech [1] by human rights [2] activist Malcolm X [3] delivered on April 3, 1964, at Cory Methodist Church in Cleveland [4], Ohio [5]. He advised African Americans [6] to judiciously exercise their right to vote, but he cautioned that if the government continued to prevent African Americans from attaining full equality, it might be necessary for them to take up arms. It was ranked 7th in the top 100 American speeches of the 20th century by 137 leading scholars of American public address. Get the speech + the book The Autobiography of Malcolm X with a pledge of $225 to KPFA.  [7]

     

    [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_speaking
    [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights
    [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X
    [4] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland
    [5] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio
    [6] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Americans
    [7] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/

    • 3 h 8 min
    Election 2020: Takeaways from the Democratic debate in Nevada; Plus: The Herbal Medicine Cookbook with Susan Hess

    Election 2020: Takeaways from the Democratic debate in Nevada; Plus: The Herbal Medicine Cookbook with Susan Hess

    0:08 - Reaction and analysis on the Democratic debate #9

    Steve Phillips is the host of “Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips [1],” a color-conscious podcast on politics. He is also the founder of Democracy in Color [2]. He is a regular opinion contributor to The New York Times and a columnist for The Nation. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Brown Is the New Whit [3]e.

    0:18 - On the Bloomberg Political Machine

    Nicholas Kulish is a writer and correspondent for The New York Times. His latest investigation, with Alex Burns, is titled ‘Bloomberg’s Billions: How the Candidate Built an Empire of Influence’ 

    0:30 - Fund Drive Special: Silenced by Sound

    Ian Brennan is a Grammy award-winning producer, and the author of five books. He has worked with the likes of John Waters, Merle Haggard, and Green Day, among others. His latest book is Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth [4]. 

    Fund Drive Specials: [5]

    Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth  [6]by Ian Brennan – $100 pledge.
    Rwanda, You Should be Loved by The Good Ones [7] (CD or Vinyl) featuring Adrien Kazigira, Janvier Havugimana, and Javan Mahoro – and produced and recorded by Ian Brennan – $50 pledge
    Both the book and the CD or vinyl record, plus a pound of KPFA’s ‘Stay Woke’ Coffee made by Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters –  [8] $200 pledge. [9]

    1:08 - Fund Drive Special: The Herbal Medicine Cookbook

    Susan Hess is a therapeutic herbalist and native weed wrangler living in Mays Landing, NJ. Originally from southeast Pennsylvania where she spent the past twenty years practicing and teaching about herbs, Susan continues to teach her informative 12-month foundation course entitled "Homestead Herbalism".  Her latest book, with Tina Sams, is The Herbal Medicine Cookbook: Everyday Recipes to Boost  Your Health.  [10]

    In there you will be able to find recipes that have been approved by the Erectile Dysfunction Clinic [11] in order to make the patient get over this problem.

    [1] http://democracyincolor.com/podcast
    [2] https://democracyincolor.com/
    [3] http://brownisthenewwhite.com/
    [4] https://www.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1042
    [5] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [6] https://www.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1042
    [7] http://www.anti.com/press/the-good-ones-bio-2019/
    [8] https://mothertonguecoffee.com/
    [9] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [10] http://stillroomatpitchpines.com/
    [11] https://www.metromenshealth.net/locations/dallas

    • 4 h 58 min
    Ian Brennan’s ‘Silenced Sound’ on the power of hearing music from around the world and rejecting ‘popular’ culture; Plus: Ram Dass’ collection ‘Becoming Nobody’

    Ian Brennan’s ‘Silenced Sound’ on the power of hearing music from around the world and rejecting ‘popular’ culture; Plus: Ram Dass’ collection ‘Becoming Nobody’

    0:08 - Fund Drive Special: Ram Dass collection Becoming Nobody

    Ram Dass, formerly known as Richard Alpert, is an American contemporary spiritual teacher. Becoming Nobody is a 5 part audio collection and a portal into Ram Dass’ life and teachings, yours for a pledge of $200 to KPFA.

    1:08 - Fund Drive Special: Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth by Ian Brennan

    Ian Brennan is a Grammy award-winning producer, and the author of five books. He has worked with the likes of John Waters, Merle Haggard, and Green Day, among others. His work has been featured on the front page of the New York Times and on an Emmy-winning 60 Minutes segment. His latest book is Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth. [1] 

    Fund Drive Specials: [2]

    Silenced by Sound: The Music Meritocracy Myth [3]by Ian Brennan - $100 pledge.
    Rwanda, You Should be Loved by The Good Ones [4] (CD or Vinyl) featuring Adrien Kazigira, Janvier Havugimana, and Javan Mahoro - and produced and recorded by Ian Brennan - $50 pledge
    Both the book and the CD or vinyl record, plus a pound of KPFA’s ‘Stay Woke’ Coffee made by Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters - [5] $200 pledge. [6]


    [1] https://www.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1042
    [2] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [3] https://www.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1042
    [4] http://www.anti.com/press/the-good-ones-bio-2019/
    [5] https://mothertonguecoffee.com/
    [6] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/

    Black History Month specials: The works of Madeline Anderson, the first black woman documentary director; Plus: Illustrated histories of the Great Migration and the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Black History Month specials: The works of Madeline Anderson, the first black woman documentary director; Plus: Illustrated histories of the Great Migration and the Life of Frederick Douglass

    0:08 - Black History Month Special: films from the front lines

    I am Somebody is a collection of three short documentary films by Madeline Anderson, recognized as the first black woman director of a documentary film. The collection includes Integration Report 1 (1960), A Tribute to Malcolm X (1967), and and I Am Somebody (1970) and brings viewers to the front lines of the fight for civil rights. Yours for a pledge of $150 to KPFA.

    1:08 - Illustrated histories: the Great Migration and the life of Frederick Douglass

    Blair Imani (@BlairImani [1]) 's first book was Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History (2018). Her new book is Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and The Black American Dream (2020). She gave a KPFA talk on Wednesday Jan 15, hosted by Davey D. Yours for a pledge of $100 to KPFA [2].

    David F Walker (@DavidWalker1201) [3] is a writer, filmmaker and graphic artist. His latest book is The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave’s Journey from Bondage to Freedom. Yours for a pledge of $100 to KPFA. [4]

    Donate today and get both books, plus a pound of KPFA's 'Stay Woke' Coffee made by Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters [5], for a pledge of $250.  [6]

    [1] https://twitter.com/BlairImani
    [2] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [3] https://twitter.com/DavidWalker1201
    [4] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [5] https://mothertonguecoffee.com/
    [6] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/

    On Presidents’ Day, Understanding how the Trump family came to power and is profiting off the Presidency, with journalist Andrea Bernstein; Plus: I. F. Stone’s film ‘All Governments Lie’

    On Presidents’ Day, Understanding how the Trump family came to power and is profiting off the Presidency, with journalist Andrea Bernstein; Plus: I. F. Stone’s film ‘All Governments Lie’

    0:08 – A deep dive into the Trump and Kushner families and how they’re profiting off the Presidency today: American Oligarchs

    Andrea Bernstein (@AndreaWNYC [1]) is the Peabody Award-winning cohost of the acclaimed WNYC/ProPublica podcast Trump, Inc., which investigates how President Trump’s business works and who might be profiting from his administration. Her new book is American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power. Yours for a pledge $150 to KPFA [2].

    Exclusive UpFront gift: [3] KPFA ‘Stay Woke’ Coffee made by Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters [4] of Oakland CA for an $80 pledge, or both coffee and the book for $200. 

    1:08 - Fund Drive Special: All Governments Lie

    All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone [5] describes how independent journalist I. F. Stone (1907–1989) pioneered the practice of investigative journalism, digging into public records and back-page stories to track down information. We see the challenges these reporters face as they try to go beneath the surface. The Canadian documentary film features Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, Michael Moore and many others. Yours for a pledge of $100 [6].

    [1] https://twitter.com/AndreaWNYC
    [2] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [3] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/
    [4] https://mothertonguecoffee.com/about
    [5] https://fair.org/home/all-governments-lie-truth-deception-and-the-spirit-of-i-f-stone/
    [6] https://secure.kpfa.org/support/

    • 3 h 35 min

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