What The Resistance to Trump Has Achieved in 100 Days

FEATURING JOHN CAVANAGH – The Republican Party has for the second time in a few months failed in its attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, killing Donald Trump’s last chance to have a legislative victory during his first 100 days as president. Trump had released an ambitious plan soon after last November’s…

Remembering the 1992 LA Uprising, 25 Years Later

FEATURING JODY ARMOUR – Saturday April 29th marks the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles uprising when communities in South Los Angeles responded to a mostly white jury in Simi Valley that acquitted three Los Angeles police officers of all charges in the beating of Rodney King. The acquittals set off 4 days of civil…

Cuba: How A Small Communist Country Changed the World

FEATURING MARGARET RANDALL – After President Barack Obama ended the US’s long-held policy of giving Cuban immigrants special status, migration from Cuba has slowed down to the trickle. Obama’s warming of US relations with Cuba was hailed by many as a positive step toward ending the embargo and hostility from the world’s superpower against a…

‘Caravan Against Fear’ Travels Along US-Mexico Border

FEATURING LAURA CARLSEN – A number of activists and immigrant rights advocates have been traveling to various cities near the US-Mexico border during the month of April under the banner of the ‘Caravan Against Fear.’ Organizers described the weeks-long action as a, “Mobilization in Defense of Immigrant Rights [to] Build Momentum for [a] May 1…

The Vegetarian’s Guide To Eating Meat

FEATURING MARISSA LANDRIGAN _ The progressive minded activists among us aspire to bring our lifestyles in line with our values. One place where this commonly happens is in our diets. It has been thought that having a vegetarian or vegan diet is a sure-fire way to lessen one’s impact on the planet while making a…

Arkansas On a Deadly Roll To Kill Death Row Inmates

FEATURING JESSICA BRAND – The state of Arkansas has been racing to kill 8 death row inmates by lethal injection before its stores of a particular drug expire. Court orders have blocked four out of the 8 executions. So far three men named Ledell Lee, Jack Jones and Marcel Williams have already been execution. Jones…

Assessing Trump’s First 100 Days – PART 2

FEATURING ARUN GUPTA – This Saturday marks Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the White House, a period of time that new Presidents are judged on in terms of their ability to carry out their stated goals. On immigration, Trump has begun fulfilling his ominous pledge to, “begin removing the more than 2 million criminal…