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  • June 23, 2015:

    President Obama spoke openly about racism in the United States during a podcast with comedian Marc Maron. In the interview, recorded two days after the Charleston massacre, Obama said, "Racism, we are not cured of, clearly. And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say 'nigger' in public. That’s not the measure of whether racism still exists...

  • This week: Socialism vs Capitalism. Is socialism still an American taboo? Not so much, according to professor Richard Wolff. Nation columnist John Nichols says socialism never was an American taboo.

    Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, and is a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School University...

  • A conversation about capitalism with two brilliant minds, Cornel West and Richard D. Wolff, together in a rare joint appearance.

    Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, and is a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School University in New York City. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen...

  • "We have decapitated -- through our drones, our aircraft, our missiles -- far more people, including children, than ISIS has ever decapitated."

    There are not many journalists out there who can investigate a story and also fight like a great polemicist. And there are even fewer who will explore both the effects of US foreign policy around the world, and our economic policy at home....

  • As Sanders maintains his commitment to stay in the race, voters looking for political revolution are facing the question of whether or not to support his rival Hillary Clinton if she becomes the Democratic nominee for president.
  • Curator and arts writer Daniel Rolnik serves punkish art with a smile at the gallery that bears his name.
  • Laurie Steelink founded Cornelius Projects as a gallery in the longstanding art community of San Pedro.
  • San Sweet's book series "All Night Menu" tells the stories of people, places, and histories that lay beneath Los Angeles street numbers and names.
  • There It Is--Take It! is an audio tour through the Owens Valley examining the controversial social, political, and environmental history of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system.
  • Eamon Ore-Giron has funneled his enthusiasm for folk and pop mixes through multiple platforms including sculpture, video, painting, music and live performances. His work features in the 18th Street Arts Center's Artist Labs program.

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