Peace, Causes & Activism

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

Apart from the mainstream portrayal of Russia as a ruthless expansionist dictatorship (a portrayal too ludicrous to merit attention here), most awake commentators fall into one of two camps.

Walking Into My Precognitive Vision Of The Golden Gate Bridge

Walking Into My Precognitive Vision Of The Golden Gate Bridge

Just as becoming a Navy Fighter pilot was an important part of my destiny and brought me to the San Francisco Bay area ~ the precognitive vision of the Golden Gate Bridge was a door that was opened to me as a young child and not only let the future in but proved to me that the love for my grandfather not only existed beyond time and space but was also the sole constant of the universe.

Trump Represents Ugly Face Of American Politics

Trump Represents Ugly Face Of American Politics

More than four in 10 Republican primary voters say the most important quality in a candidate is strong leadership, which eclipses honesty, empathy, experience or electability. These voters heavily favor Mr. Trump ~ and now white supremacist groups are capitalizing on Trump’s ride on the dark side of American politics.

Part 2 – The Second Amendment

Part 2 – The Second Amendment

Keeping guns in one part of the home and ammo in another would be like keeping your car in the garage empty and storing the gasoline outside or in another building. It would get old quickly to pour gas in your car every time you wanted to run to the store.

Julianna Forlano Show: To Heal Otherwise Known as Tikkun

Julianna Forlano Show:  To Heal Otherwise Known as Tikkun

– One of the most important Rabbis in America, Rabbi Michael Lerner is on the show tonight. He’s the founder of Tikkun Magazine and co-founder of The Network of Spiritual Progressives, and author of over nine books, including Healing Israel/Palestine: A Path to Peace and Reconciliation. Thanks for listening! Support us by sharing us with […]

RAG RADIO: Texas Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla & Gregg Barrios, Prominent Poet, Playwright & Critic

RAG RADIO: Texas Poet Laureate Carmen Tafolla & Gregg Barrios, Prominent Poet, Playwright & Critic

Carmen Tafolla, the 2015 Poet Laureate of Texas, and prominent poet, playwright, and critic Gregg Barrios, join Thorne Dreyer in a discussion of Texas literature and the leading role being played by Latino/Latina writers and the increasing recognition of their work and contribution. The show includes live readings by both Carmen and Gregg and a […]

Tracing the Cause of Current Palestinian Violence

Tracing the Cause of Current Palestinian Violence

Violence is a problem. To solve any problem you need to know its cause. In the case of Palestinians and Bedouins using violence against Israelis, the cause is not at all difficult to ascertain.

Beatnik Man of Letters and Counterculture Icon Ed Sanders of The Fugs

Beatnik Man of Letters and Counterculture Icon Ed Sanders of The Fugs

According to NPR, counterculture icon and acclaimed man of letters Ed Sanders considers himself “the only beatnik who can yodel.” Ed yodels on this show and joins Thorne Dreyer in a highly entertaining discussion of his rich history. Ed Sanders is a poet, singer, author, publisher, environmentalist, and political activist. He wrote the best-selling book, […]

The Co-Option Pillar of American “Democracy.” Part I: Why Subvert the Opposition?

The Co-Option Pillar of American “Democracy.”  Part I:  Why Subvert the Opposition?

  “The best way to control the opposition is to lead it”—[A quote often attributed to Lenin] “If way to the Better there be, it exacts a full look at the Worst.”—Thomas Hardy  YouTube – Veterans Today -Phil Ochs: Love me, I’m a Liberal I cried when they shot Medgar Evers Tears ran down my […]

From New York to Occupy the World: Will it Work?

From New York to Occupy the World:  Will it Work?

by Jim Fetzer   “Those who make peaceful change impossible make violent revolution inevitable.”– John F. Kennedy (1962)   The responses to “Occupy Wall Street” have ranged from hypercritical and dismissive to completely sympathetic and supportive.  Some have suggested that this is really COINTELPRO in action, while others submit that it is instead a preemptive move by the […]

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