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WIDE ASLEEP IN AMERICA: SLAUGHTERING THE TRUTH & THE FALSE CHOICE OF WAR ON IRAN

Yes, support the “Iran Deal”. However, there has been so much propaganda around the “Iran Deal” that even peace organizations have been sucked into supporting it for the wrong reasons, repeating the “preventing a pathway to nuclear weapons” line and joining the “Stop Iran!” hysteria. Please click on the logo below to listen to this […]

ROUNDUP READY? DRINK UP, IT’S GOOD FOR YOU … NOT!

by CATHRYN SWAN reprinted from WashingtonSquareParkBlog.com Environmental advocacy groups, Beyond Pesticides and the No Spray Coalition are calling for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to “stop the use of the country’s most popular herbicide, glyphosate, in the wake of an international ruling that it causes cancer in […]

CALL TO ACTION: FREE 18-YEAR-OLD STUDENT LINA KHATTAB, IMPRISONED IN ISRAEL

FREE LINA KHATTAB! Palestinian student Lina Khattab, 18 years old and a first-year media student at Bir Zeit University, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to six months imprisonment, a 6000 NIS ($1500 USD) fine and three years probation, after her arrest by Israeli occupation forces during a student protest to free Palestinian political […]

ALL JEWS EVERYWHERE (A.J.E.)

A MESSAGE TO ALL JEWS EVERYWHERE FROM ALL JEWS EVERYWHERE Our organization, All Jews Everywhere, wishes to voice our appreciation to Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of All Jews Everywhere, Inc., for speaking on behalf of the Chosen People before the Israel Funding Association (sometimes referred to as the U.S. Congress). While we applaud Mr. Netanyahu’s […]

WBAI RADIO THANK YOU GIFT — DRONES & TARGETED KILLINGS, ed. by MARJORIE COHN

Contributors to WBAI Radio can click on this link to receive a very special thank you gift: CLICK HERE It’s the book: “Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues”, edited by Marjorie Cohn, with a Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The book is part of a thank you gift package for donating to […]

ON PHIL OCHS, MALCOLM X, & JE SUIS CHARLIE

Mitchel Cohen resurrected an interview by 18-year-old Kenny Bromberg with Phil Ochs at SUNY Stony Brook, recorded in 1967. Mitchel turned it into a new show, for Steal This Radio. Listen here. Guest Post by Carol Lipton Phil Ochs penned the famous lyrics to “Love Me I’m a Liberal” about Malcolm X: I cried when […]

PROTESTERS, COPS AND THE MAYOR: THE MOVEMENT TO END VIOLENCE BY POLICE OFFICERS SWEEPS ACROSS COUNTRY

Updated, January 2, 2015 — Two weeks ago, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the thousands of people protesting against police brutality and murder to temporarily suspend their generally peaceful public protests until the completion of the funerals for the two officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed last Saturday in Brooklyn […]

POEMS: THE PERMANENT CARNIVAL & IN MEMORIAM

Mitchel Cohen recites the lead poem in his book, The Permanent Carnival (order by clicking on the picture on the Left, please), with orchestration (such as it is) and ooomph! CLICK HERE to hear the poem! Mitchel Cohen recites his In Memoriam, a poem he has read aloud at memorial services for dozens of friends […]

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR: THE COMING RACE WAR WON’T BE ABOUT RACE

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — who went to school in New York City as Lew Alcindor — was always a very smart guy and a committed observer (and sometimes a participant) in anti-war and civil rights struggles. To say nothing about being one of the greatest basketball players who ever played the game. Here (and I write […]

JOHN “TITO” GERASSI: MY FRIENDSHIP WITH CHE GUEVARA AND SALVADOR ALLENDE

CLICK HERE TO HEAR JOHN “TITO” GERASSI (Steal This Radio 117) Mitchel Cohen interviews radical journalist, author and philosopher John ‘Tito’ Gerassi in 2010. This remarkable, wonderful comrade and story teller died in July, 2012. Gerassi was writing for the NY Times in 1962 and later Newsweek when he was sent to cover Che Guevara […]

ON PINOCHET’S CAPTURE (song by Mitchel Cohen & Victor Jara)

Song by Mitchel Cohen and Victor Jara click here to listen LISTEN TO THIS SONG BY CLICKING HERE ON PINOCHET’S CAPTURE Words & Music by MITCHEL COHEN I awoke one day it was early September A prisoner in my own land For fighting against the war that my country Was waging against Vietnam How sad […]

REMEMBERING DENNIS BRUTUS, AS WELL AS NELSON MANDELA

Nelson Mandela is now widely seen as a hero, exemplifying what is best in the human spirit. But some of those same folks today extolling Mandela’s virtues are also the ones who locked him in South Africa’s dungeons and condemned him for taking up arms against the vicious Apartheid regime. One of Mandela’s equally heroic […]

REMEMBERING FR. PAUL MAYER

WBAI radio’s Robert Knight writes: Wednesday night on WBAI’s “Earthwatch with Robert Knight,” a tribute to the late Father Paul Mayer: Civil rights leader, environmentalist and global humanitarian, The Rev. Paul Mayer, passed away on November 22nd. Tonight we shall hear Father Paul in conversation with WBAI’s “Earthwatch” and “Five O’Clock Shadow.” So please join […]

PLEASE SIGN NEW PETITION TO RELEASE LYNNE STEWART FROM PRISON

Please sign the NEW petition for Lynne Stewart. Click HERE. Your signature will send a letter to Bureau of Prisons Director Samuels and to Attorney General Holder requesting that they expedite Lynne Stewart’s current application for compassionate release. A Message from Lynne Stewart: From Deep in the Belly of the Beast … that is, Texas. […]

I Ain’t Gonna Fight Obama’s War No More (to tune of “Maggie’s Farm”)

I ain’t gonna fight Obama’s war no more No I ain’t gonna fight Obama’s war no more He hands me a nickel He’s lookin’ kinda strange Then he asks me with a grin How I like that kind of “change” The NSA kicks down my door No I ain’t gonna fight Obama’s war no more […]