Alternative Radio

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Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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A weekly one-hour progressive radio show featuring lectures & interviews with progressive thinkers.

Every Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.


Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the US, Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted in other media.
Our program is carried by over 125 radio stations and heard by millions of listeners. It is produced by David Barsamian in Boulder, Colorado.
Alternative Radio is sustained by donations and by your purchases of season subscriptions, recordings and transcripts. You can make a donation, including a recurring amount charged to your credit card each month, from our donations page.
Because Alternative Radio is a syndicated program, we don't have the permissions from them to post their audio files or transcripts. If you go to the Alternative Radio website, you can download their interviews and lectures for a very low price, and help support their work.

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Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Dream of Revolution: Robin Kelley

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  In some ways Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered twice. First by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis and then by killing his revolutionary message. Today, King is largely remembered with special holiday sales. His vision of radical revolution muted. He posed a special t... Read more

Preventing Nuclear Apocalypse

Airs at: Tue, 01/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  You may know Apocalypse as a Marvel Comics supervillain. It is a word of Greek origin, meaning the catastrophic final destruction of the world. The use of nuclear weapons would be apocalyptic. It is difficult to imagine extinction. Understandably, most people would rathe... Read more

How Fascism Works: Jason Stanley

Airs at: Tue, 01/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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​ What is fascism? Michael Parenti, author and historian says, “Fascism historically has been used to secure the interests of large capitalist interests against the demands of popular democracy. Then and now, fascism has made irrational mass appeals in order to secure the ... Read more

Root Causes of a Failed System: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Tue, 12/25/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Neil Postman in his classic work Amusing Ourselves to Death nailed it when he wrote, “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, whe... Read more

Notes from the Psychedelic Underground: Michael Pollan

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and Canada is making headline news. The study of the medical uses of psilocybin (and other psychedelics) does not. Academic research of psilocybin found in hallucinogenic mushrooms, lysergic acid, and ecstasy is ongoing at ma... Read more