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Have you been forced to work from home by your employer? Have you been laid off and are feeling depressed at home? Do you want to make money while working from home? When your W-2 world changes and you're told to work from home, or when work sends you home and tells you that you have to use vacation time if you want to get paid, it's time to figure out how. Adam Schroeder and Naresh Vissa have been working from home for over a decade each, and are here to teach you how to not only prove your ...
 
Free City Radio explores ideas at the intersection of social activism and the arts. A radio program featuring in-depth interviews on contemporary political currents in Québec, in Canada and around the world, highlighting creative voices involved in struggles for transformative social change. Free City Radio also features music, each broadcast includes inspired new sounds, selections crossing all musical genres. Stefan Christoff hosts Free City Radio on CKUT radio, broadcasting every Wednesda ...
 
The IPPR Economic Justice Podcast examines our broken economy and discusses the progressive solutions that can end injustice and create prosperity. Drawing on IPPR research and expertise, plus special guests, the podcast will be an opportunity to focus on the major issues and opportunities facing the UK economy. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is the UK’s leading progressive think tank.
 
Discussing serious Issues and the effect they have on our communities life.To build a strong community you must first have open dialog on topics which affect your community.Dialog helps to develop a new perception, a new way of seeing what was not seen before.It also helps to build strong, morally;balanced leadership. It is only G-d's truth that defeats falsehood.Thank you,I am your host, John Nashid, New Mind Development project
 
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Free City Radio 71.Listen to an interview with documentary filmmaker, writer and researcher with ETC Group who shares some context and background on the ways that the pandemic crisis has pushed the corporatization of rural agricultural systems in Kenya and throughout Africa. This presentation took place as part of a broader panel focusing on activi…
 
On the 74th edition of Free City Radio, Jonathan Fostjak Bailey, of Amazonians United, shares reflections on fight against H2Q in Queens. Jonathan speaks on the ways that Amazon can work to gentrify neighbourhoods and the basis for the campaign against the H2Q in Queens. Also Jonathan speaks as an Amazon worker and brings up critical questions on t…
 
The response to Covid by the Trump administration was, in a word, chaotic. But what was happening behind the closed doors? Dr. Peter Navarro, former Deputy Assistant to President Donald J. Trump, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss what was known when, why he despises Dr. Fauci, what he sees when he looks at China, and more. Dr. Navarro is also the fo…
 
In this edition of Free City Radio we hear from Mohamed-Dhia Hammami, a PhD student and social activist from Tunisia focused on detailing economic injustice and labour union movements. Currently Mohamed is at Syracuse University and speaks in this exchange on the persisting systemic economic injustice in Tunisia post 2011 revolution. Importantly Mo…
 
This week Maui resident, Paul Deslauriers, joins us to update us on how he and his merry band of activists were able to transform their local county government from “corporate rule” to “rule by the people” and how this template for change can be used nationwide. Plus, we parody the corporate sponsorship of baseball games.…
 
For a long time we thought of the oceans as expendable. As places we could dump trash and other items and not have to worry about them ever again. But then we became more educated and realized that, as Dr. Sylvia Earle put so well in her first book, our fate and the ocean's are one. The pandemic causing us to shift so hard toward working from home …
 
Free City Radio 72A conversation with historian, writer and professor David Huyssen. David wrote the book "Progressive Inequality" out via Harvard Press.This conversation locates the contemporary moment of extreme wealth inequality within a historical context, looking at the likes of Amazon and figures like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk within a histori…
 
Ralph spends the whole hour with the incomparable Noam Chomsky to discuss a whole raft of issues, including the climate crisis, the military budget, healthcare, challenging the corporate structure, reforming both the tax system and our elections, how the Democrats have abandoned the working class, and whether the U.S. will be able to fend off fasci…
 
Listen to an interview with Maria Mendonça on U.S. teachers' pension fund TIAA investments in Brazil deforestation. From a report on GRAIN.org "Swedish, US and Canadian pension funds have acquired farmlands in Brazil by way of a Brazilian businessman accused of using violence and fraud to displace small farmers. These pension funds are also using c…
 
Food is one of the foundations of human life. But it's more than that. Food can give us energy or slow us down. Can bring us together at a table or just be something we grab in passing. There's a HUGE component that we don't discuss much. Adam and Naresh are joined by Hannah Howard, Bestselling author of Feast: True Love in and out of the Kitchen a…
 
Farid Abdulhamid Mohamed, a member of Group for research and Initiative For The Liberation of Africa in Toronto, shares some important context to current Ethiopia conflict. In this exchange we hear the current events in Ethiopia's north, Tigray region, being contextualized, dating back to the origins of the "ethnic" federalist state of Ethiopia, th…
 
Tom Morello, activist, and lead guitarist of “Rage Against the Machine,” joins us to discuss the uses of music in protest, his latest album “The Atlas Underground Fire,” and his new gig writing op-eds for The New York Times. Also, child advocate, Robert Fellmeth, stops by to shed light on a situation right out of a Charles Dickens novel: the state …
 
Building up remote teams takes work. While we've been doing it more since the start of Covid, many companies still aren't doing it right. Cynthia Spraggs joins Adam and Naresh to discuss best practices for running virtual meetings, pressing issues for remote companies, why webcams are overrated and more. Cynthia is CEO of Virtira- a company that he…
 
Listen to an interview with filmmaker Ariel Nasr, who made both the Forbidden Reel and The Boxing Girls of Kabul. Ariel speaks about the historical legacies of imperialist violence in Afghanistan and how it relates to the current crisis, grounding contemporary discussions in the real reflections and thoughts of a filmmaker who has lived and worked …
 
An interview with Sanaz Sohrabi speaking on the current exhibition "Hiding in Plain Sight: Archives of Oil," taking place throughout Nov. at the Centre Clark in Montreal, the exhibition is described this way by Amber Berson :"In this exhibition by Iranian artist Sanaz Sohrabi, we are presented with a series of personal photos, collages, archival im…
 
Join us as we explore the heights of the magnificent skyline, and dark depths of the city planet, and capitol of the Republic, Coruscant!We are now on Discord! Visit at: https://discord.gg/pPQXp2PByH Don't forget to leave a 5 star rating and review and subscribe to this podcast so you get all the new episodes! Reach out to us on social media (insta…
 
Law professor Mihailis Diamantis joins us for a lively discussion about why corporations get away with murder – or at least manslaughter – and what systemic changes need to be made to bring corporate criminals to justice. Then, Christopher Shaw, author of “First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat” explains how impor…
 
An interview with Nathan Sheard, organizing director and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. This conversation highlights the urgent need to address the rapid advance of facial recognition technology in policing and surveillance. Nathan speaks about the campaigns challenging the use of facial recognition tech. within the context of the large moveme…
 
The pandemic has changed the way we work forever. Americans are enjoying a hybrid model and it's not likely to disappear moving forward. Nicholas Bloom joins Adam and Naresh to discuss why businesses still want physical offices, why working from home isn't always good, and more. Nicholas is a William D. Eberle Professor of Economics Department of E…
 
Listen to an interview with Julie Marshall from the World Food Programme speaking on the rising numbers of people facing acute and starvation level hunger in the world today, this is a reality that has been exasperated by the pandemic crisis of COVID-19. Particularly this conversation also focuses on Afghanistan, a context within which Canada was i…
 
Ralph welcomes Miranda Massie, director of the Climate Museum, an institution focused on the intersection of art, climate science, justice, and activism — that aims to make people feel that collective action is both possible and necessary, and the only hope we have of saving the planet. Plus! Ralph answers listener questions.…
 
How can entrepreneurs and business owners combine the power of Millennials and Baby Boomers to build a successful workplace? Bob Fisch joins Adam and Naresh to discuss how to do that, as well as what we should expect with retail real estate after the pandemic, and more. Bob Fisch is the former CEO of leading clothing retailer rue21 (during the 90's…
 
Listen to an interview with photographer and union activist David Bacon who speaks about the efforts to build solidarity between trade union movements in Iraq, particularly within the oil sector and labour unions in the US. David was deeply involved in US Labour Against the War within the context of the mass mobilizations against the US invasion of…
 
Listen to the 65th edition of Free City Radio, an interview with Mohammad Sabir Saadat in Istanbul, speaking on the current Afghan refugee crisis and the realities facing the Afghan diaspora globally. Mohammad speaks on their subject for master's research, which is the Afghan brain drain and the ways it has impacted Afghanistan since the US invasio…
 
How can you as a person, employee, and/or business owner, establish trust among people, bosses, and/or customers? Well there are certain truths that can get you to that place, and David Horsager joins Adam and Naresh to discuss just what those are. David explains how you can establish that trust even from the comfort of your own home. David is the …
 
Listen to an interview with longtime Indigenous land rights activist Ellen Gabriel who speaks about the situation facing land rights in Kanehsata:ke today.Ellen highlights a recent investigation, that is live here https://www.reconciliaction.org, and is described this way, "G&R is a construction waste material dump on the Kanehsata:ke Land Reserve.…
 
Listen to the 64th edition of Free City Radio, a conversation with Alessandro Delfanti, who recently published the book "The WarehouseWorkers and Robots at Amazon" via Pluto Press. The book is described this way: "'Work hard, have fun, make history' proclaims the slogan on the walls of Amazon's warehouses. This cheerful message hides a reality of d…
 
Ralph interviews two recent military veterans. First, Erik Edstrom, author of “Un-American: A Soldier’s Reckoning of Our Longest War” tells us about his awakening from West Point Army Ranger to peace advocate. Then, Garett Reppenhagen, a former sniper and now director of Veterans for Peace, tells us how that organization helps veterans put down the…
 
Who really pulls the strings in galactic politics? Who are the major players behind the events in the Star Wars Legends Universe? We explore these questions and more in this exciting episode of Star Lores!We are now on Discord! Visit at: https://discord.gg/pPQXp2PByH Don't forget to leave a 5 star rating and review and subscribe to this podcast so …
 
During the lockdowns we saw many parts of the environment start coming back to life as humans had less of a footprint on the outside world. Will that become a trends as we move out of the Covid world or will we go back to business as normal? What can we learn about our time working from home that we can implement moving forward to help our world an…
 
Listen to the Oct 13th broadcast of Free City Radio on @radiockut, featuring an interview with author Timothy Mitchell who wrote Carbon Democracy.Info on the book :https://www.versobooks.com/books/1020-carbon-democracy"How oil undermines democracy, and our ability to address the environmental crisis. Oil is a curse, it is often said, that condemns …
 
Listen to Free City Radio 63. On this show we hear from independent journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous who speaks about the systemic issues of repression facing journalists today in Egypt. Sharif contextualizes the Egyptian state organized crack down on independent media outlets like Mada Masr within the larger attacks on human rights in Egypt today.…
 
Listen to the edition 62 of Free City Radio, a conversation with Aya Majzoub, from Human Rights Watch, in Beirut, Lebanon. Aya speaks about the ongoing campaigns for accountability and justice in Lebanon, connected also to global efforts, surrounding the port explosion in the summer of 2020. Aya connects the specific elements of the calls for concr…
 
Making happy money can make everything about your life better. But what is it, and (perhaps just as important) how can we teach our children about it? Ken Honda, New York Times' bestselling author of Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss his concept of happy money, and how it can VASTLY impr…
 
On today’s program, we look at two ways that corporate lobbies and their political allies subvert democracy: “gerrymandering” and “preemption.” First, law professor Herman Schwartz breaks down the scourge of partisan gerrymandering. Then Mark Pertschuk, director of “Grassroots Change,” sheds light on how states and the federal government can “preem…
 
In this episode, Jordan and Christian profile the last Grand Master of the old Jedi Order. We are now on Discord! Visit at: https://discord.gg/pPQXp2PByH Don't forget to leave a 5 star rating and review and subscribe to this podcast so you get all the new episodes! Reach out to us on social media (instagram, facebook, twitter) or email at starlores…
 
Free City Radio spoke with Garrett Blad, who is organizing right now with Faith in Indiana, to speak on the ways that community organizing work, around community health, climate justice, and racial justice movements, face obstacles in the US within the context of a state like Indiana, with an extreme right wing government, and the ways that communi…
 
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us all the flaws in the US healthcare system. But what can we do to solve the issues facing it? Dr. Alejandro Badia, hand and upper extremity surgeon at Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Doral, Florida; co-founder of Miami Anatomical Research Center (M.A.R.C.); bestselling author of Healthcare From The Trenches: An In…
 
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