WZBC 90.3 FM Newton

Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA

Student-run radio station at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass. USA

WZBC 90.3 FM Newton
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Truth and Justice Radio

May 1, 2022 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Specialty

With Host Bob Funke; producer John Roberts; IN SPIRIT: Sherif Fam (1936-2010) and Steve Cornie (1963-2019); offsite help from Stan Robinson, Jerry Sobieraj, and many others ...

"Four hours of spirited examination of warmaking, empire, corrupt justice, engineered poverty, lying politicians, jingoism, corporate criminality, media disinformation, and orchestrated chaos."

Truth and Justice Radio
6:00 AM
Phil Ochs (singing/playing) - I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
Phil Ochs (singing/playing) I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
Single (Elektra), also released on many albums 1966 Soul
6:03 AM
Squeaky Wheel Productions (squeakywheel.net, Trumbull, CT) - Weekly edition posted 4-27-2022
Squeaky Wheel Productions (squeakywheel.net, Trumbull, CT) Weekly edition posted 4-27-2022
Between The Lines (regular weekly feature of TJR) Available at BTL's website btlonline.org 2022
Jehan Hakim: Congressional Passage of War Powers Act Can End U.S. Complicity in Saudi-led Yemen War That’s Killed Nearly 400,000; Medea Benjamin: Groups Working to Unfreeze Billions of Afghan Assets in U.S. Banks to Fund Humanitarian Aid; Heather Digby Parton: GOP Openly Conspires to Steal 2024 Presidential Election; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary.
6:30 AM
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (New York City) - Weekly edition posted 4-29-2022: Josmar Trujillo on Hyper-Policing
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (New York City) Weekly edition posted 4-29-2022: Josmar Trujillo on Hyper-Policing
Counterspin (regular weekly feature of TJR) Available at FAIR's website: fair.org/counterspin 2022
There are reasons that so much news media is consumed with crime. Not just any crime, not wage theft, not lethal pollution—but street crime, random, individual crime. “If it bleeds, it leads” journalism draws eyes to the set, doesn’t bother advertisers, is cheap to produce and lets news outlets look as though they’re tracking an important event in real time, and pretend as though they’re protecting real people…as they forcibly distract from actual humane efforts to respond to the ongoing crises—homelessness, poverty, addiction—that lead to crime, but are less cheap and easy to cover than cops and robbers. It’s a story old as journalism, but it’s still messed up. We’ll talk about that with activist and writer Josmar Trujillo, working now with Copwatch Media, a community-based project that reports on the effects of hyper-policing on communities.
7:00 AM
Host Maria Gilardin - Richard Wolff on Ukraine, Sanctions & War
Host Maria Gilardin Richard Wolff on Ukraine, Sanctions & War
TUC Radio (longtime treasured source for TJR) Available at TUC's website tucradio.org 2022
On April 20, 2022, the podcaster Katie Halper presented Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus at UMassAmherst, and Visiting Professor at New School, New York City, with a very different view on Ukraine. How is the war affecting the status of the US as dominant Empire, and how will the sanctions on Russia change all global economic relations. This is an excerpt from a 45 minute presentation – beginning with the history of the world wars. Professor Richard Wolff is the author of several books including Democracy at Work, Understanding Marxism, and Capitalism Hits the Fan. He hosts the weekly radio program Economic Update. Thanks to podcaster Katie Halper for excerpts from her interview.
7:30 AM
Hosts  Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg - US Failure to Support Self-Determination for Western Sahara
Hosts Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg US Failure to Support Self-Determination for Western Sahara
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 2022
US Failure to Support Self-Determination for Western Sahara, and Against the Atrocities on Sahrawis.
8:00 AM
Host John Roberts - Palestinian activists reflect on the future of the Palestine Liberation Movement
Host John Roberts Palestinian activists reflect on the future of the Palestine Liberation Movement
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 2022
This discussion was recorded in a podcast sponsored by Adalah and the American Friends Service Committee. It features an activist from each of the major sectors which divide the Palestinian people, Gaza, Israel which Palestinians often call Palestine 48, and of course the West Bank. The activists are Ahmed Abu Artema (Gaza), Sandra Tamari (Palestine '48), and Mariam Barghouti (West Bank). They are introduced and presented with questions by Adam Horowitz, an editor of the website Mondoweiss. Each one gives an analysis of the area in which he or she lives and works. The full podcast is at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/palestinian-activists-reflect-on-the-future/id1538511432?i=1000558259464 .
8:50 AM
Hosts Laura Marsh and Alex Pareene - The End of Russia Today
Hosts Laura Marsh and Alex Pareene The End of Russia Today
The Politics of Everything (podcast series from The New Republic) From various corporate podcast sites, not downloadable 2022
This piece is a podcast from its right-wing sponsor, The New Republic. You will find out that its claims collide with the views of most knowledgeable peace and justice activists. Its British-sounding "experts" are shocked! shocked! about the supposed "propaganda" mission of RT before it closed. Never mind that it isn't completely closed. Never mind that US mainstream media generates or parrots pro-US anti-Russia propaganda and disinformation every day of the week. Never mind that its content is based on respected sources. Never mind that Chris Hedges had a regular show on RT. It goes on from there, with incendiary remarks about Putin's "thoroughly totalitarian regime" and his "totally unprovoked" attack on Ukrainian fascists.
9:25 AM
Host Bob Funke - A freewheeling live conversation with Anrea Roemig
Host Bob Funke A freewheeling live conversation with Anrea Roemig
2022
We discuss the banning of books and a few other assorted items. You may disagree!