Boston College Radio, Chestnut Hill, MA
Student-run radio station at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass. USA
May 22, 2022 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
"Four hours of spirited examination of warmaking, empire, corrupt 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 5-18-2022
Between The Lines (regular weekly feature of TJR) Available at BTL's website btlonline.org 2022
Phyllis Bennis: Palestinian-American Journalist’s Murder Provokes Demands for Independent Investigation & Accountability; Charlotte Grubb: State Imposes Terrorism Charge Against Anti-Pipeline Climate Activist Andrew Perez: GOP Targets Pro-Choice Activists for Peaceful Protests at Supreme Court Justices’ Homes; Bob Nixon: This Week’s Under-reported News Summary.
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (New York City) Weekly edition posted 5-20-22: Matt Gertz, Eric K. Ward on the Buffalo Massacre and "Replacement Theory"
Counterspin (regular weekly feature of TJR) Available at FAIR's website fair.org/counterspin 2022
The Buffalo killer is a white supremacist who believes there’s a plot run by Jews to “replace” white people with Black and brown people. A press corps that wanted to go down in history as doing better than pretending to raise questions about the “soul of America” would be busy interrogating the structural, economic, political relationships that promote and platform white supremacy. They’d be using their immense and specific influence to interrupt business as usual, to demand—not just today, but tomorrow and the next day—meaningful response from powerful people. They would not be accepting that mass murder in the name of white supremacy and antisemitism is just another news story to report in 2022 America, film at 11.
Host Maria Gilardin presenting Noam Chomsky The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction (from 2015 archive)
TUC Radio (longtime treasured source for TJR) Available at TUC's website tucradio.org 2015
From the TUC Radio Archives, Feb. March 2015 – The New York Academy of Medicine In his 2013 book: Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe, Noam Chomsky warned that we are facing “two problems for our species survival — nuclear war and environmental catastrophe.” Up to this point in history problems caused by humans were regional. However just in the last few decades climate change and nuclear war have become a threat to all life.
Host Alex Smith (interviewing Dr Justin Penn) Avoiding ocean mass extinction from climate warming
Radio Ecoshock Available at RE's website ecoshock.org 2022
Science discovers wonders in the universe, but sometimes horrors here on Earth. About 251 million years ago, up to 90% of living things in the ocean died off. We call it the “Great Dying” and global warming did it. Scientists estimate the world warmed about 10 degrees C in that mass extinction event. On our current course of business as usual, new science shows, mass die-off in the seas is likely to happen again!
Host Bob Funke (commenting) The murderous state of current gun laws, or absence thereof
A teenager buys assault weapons, magazine upgrades, and lots of bullets, all without violating any law. Then he boasts online of his racist plan to use them. Then he executes his plan, proudly streaming it online as he kills. What's wrong with this picture?
Host John Roberts Reflections on Israel's assassination of longtime Palestinian reporter Shireen Abu Akleh
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
The assassination of Shireen has shaken the Palestinian world. For 25 years she was on television in every Palestinian home reporting for Al Jazeera News Service from the hot spots of the Israeli occupation. Seemingly everyone knew Shireen; she was a trusted voice reporting the news day in and day out. Responding to her death, the popular Al Jazeera news program, The Stream, featured a forum on Shireen and her work. It reflected the love and admiration of Shireen’s friends and colleagues. the most extensive US coverage of Shireen’s assassination was by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now: she invited Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi to set in context our loss of Shireen.
Chris Hedges Julian Assange and the end of all semblance of due process
Host Bob with local activist Mike Micchioli Discussion of the history and current status of Julian Assange's draconian persecution