Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA
Student-run radio station at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass. USA
Nov 21, 2021 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
"Four hours of spirited examination of warmaking, empire, corrupted justice, engineered poverty, lying politicians, jingoism, corporate criminality, media disinformation, and orchestrated chaos."
Phil Ochs (singing/playing) I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
Single (Elektra), also released on many albums 1966 Soul
Squeaky Wheel Productions (squeakywheel.net, Trumbull, CT) Weekly edition posted 11-17-2021
Between The Lines (regular weekly feature of TJR) Available at BTL's website btlonline.org 2021
Delger Erdenesanaa: Youth Climate Activists in Glasgow Demand More; Lisa Graves: Biden Can End Postmaster General DeJoy’s Destructive Reign at USPS; Aaron Greenberg: Libraries Without Borders Provides Internet Access to Underserved Communities Worldwide; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary.
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (New York City) Weekly edition posted 11-19-2021: Jon Schwarz on Inflation, Enrique Armijo on Alex Jones
Counterspin (regular weekly feature of TJR) Available at FAIR's website fair.org/counterspin 2021
You don’t need to understand inflation, elite media seem to say, but you do need to be mad about it. Also on the show: How does the legal system solve a problem like Alex Jones? with Enrique Armijo, professor of law at Elon University.
Hosts Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Fighting for Trans+ Lives in NYS Prisons and NYC Jails
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report (WBAI, NYC), a trusted TJR source Available now at radio4all.net and soon at BB's website buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com 2021
Mimi interviews Erin Beth Harrist from theLGBTQ+ Law and Policy Unit of The Legal Aid Society. As part of Trans Awareness Week, we are raising awareness of the inhumane and life-threatening treatment of the trans+ community in the criminal law system.
Host Alex Smith Mass Psychosis – Are We Too Crazy to Survive? (2nd half, 9-13-2021)
Radio Ecoshock (one of TJR's trusted sources) Available at Ecoshock's website ecoshock.org 2021
In Canada, and in other countries, hundreds of people have gathered in angry crowds outside hospitals, apparently protesting against medical professionals trying to save lives from COVID-19. The idea of mass psychosis seems to explain a lot of what we see. But it could be a handy catch-all for social reactions we don’t understand. Where there is stress and radical disagreement, each side calls the other “crazy”. Is “mass psychosis” a valid medical concept, or just a political hammer to hit the other side? Psychoanalyst Judy Deutsch teaches us insights from Freudian psychology. Unlike others, Freudians do not see anxiety as harmful in itself. We SHOULD feel anxious when real threats are developing. It is only when anxiety overwhelms the mind that it becomes the problem. If you are feeling stressed and anxious about climate disasters during a pandemic, that is actually healthy, Judy suggests – as long as it does not eliminate the other mental states we need. ...
Host John Roberts Black/Palestinian Solidarity: Cornel West's recent keynote speech
This Week In Palestine (award-winning exclusive weekly feature of TJR For a description or download of this or any week's edition of T.W.I.P., go to TJR's website truthandjusticeradio.org 2021
Mark your calendars: Rally on Monday, Nov. 29th at Downtown Crossing, Boston, 12:30pm (lunch hour), to celebrate International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People. We hope you will be there. Our feature presentation is Cornel West, giving the keynote speech at the opening session of the Annual Conference of the Jerusalem Fund and Palestine Center in Washington, DC. We include some Q&A. West is a professor, author and scholar who currently teaches at Union Theological Seminary in NYC. He previously taught at Yale, Harvard, and University of Paris. He is also a human rights activist who can be found demonstrating on the streets as well as teaching in the classroom. His major subject here was Black/Palestinian solidarity. One Q&A was on Harvard's recent denial of tenure -- even though Harvard had granted it before! The Harvard Crimson recently posted an extensive article on this which we recommend: it's at https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2021/10/14/cornel-west-harvard-ten
Host Barry Vogel, Esq. Faster than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation
Radio Curious (occasional source for TJR) Available at RC's website radiocurious.org 2021
Joao Magueijo, a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Imperial College of London, disputes some of Einstein’s most accepted theories. In his book, “Faster than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation,” he argues that the speed of light is not constant, questioning the basis of the Theory of Relativity.
Host David Swanson Is Wall Street Taking Over Ownership of Nature?
Talk World Radio (longtime treasured source for TJR;formerly "Talk Nation Radio") Available at TWR's website talkworldradio.org 2021
Our guest Randall Wray is a professor of economics at Bard College. His current research focuses on providing a critique of orthodox monetary theory and policy, and the development of an alternative approach. He also publishes extensively in the areas of full employment policy and, more generally, fiscal policy. Wray’s most recent book is A Great Leap Forward: Heterodox Economic Policy for the 21st Century.