The Inside Scoop with Mark Levine - 5/28/20 - Compassion vs. Selfishness
Mark follows up on last week's episode, which explored the question of how we are to pay respect to the more than 100,000 innocent Americans killed -- and 330,000 worldwide dead -- in just the last two months due to a largely preventable cause (COVID-19). Today's show made the argument that it's not a question of religious vs. secular; it's a question of compassion vs. selfishness. You can watch this episode here on Twitter/Periscope: www.periscope.tv/w/1mnGeQgyPMrGX Or here on Facebook...
Green News Report
NOAA warns hurricane season could be a doozy --- especially during a pandemic; Plague of locusts expands into India; New York and New Jersey reject controversial fracked-gas pipeline; PLUS: New ad campaign links Trump's coronavirus denial to climate change denial... All that and more in today's Green News Report!
Background Briefing - 05-28-2020
Background Briefing - 05-28-2020 by Progressive Voices
The Leslie Marshall Show - 5/27/20 - Police Brutality, Gun Violence Prevention, and COVID-19
Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Edwith Theogene, Executive Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. During today's episode, they discuss how as COVID-19 continues to reshape many elements of our lives, we’ve been reminded that one thing that has continued in spite of the pandemic, is the threat of gun violence and the harm that the criminal legal system in the United States inflicts on Black bodies. While heavily armed white protesters have marched on state...
COVID: Keeping Doctors & Nurses Safe plus Keys to South Korea's Success
How does it feel to risk your life just going to work, like during the coronavirus pandemic? What's the best way to tackle the PPE shortage? In this final episode in a four podcast series, Dr. Philip Verhoef, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Hawaii and ICU physician, joins host Brenda Gazzar to discuss these issues, plus how South Korea’s government-run healthcare system bolstered its ability to control the spread of the deadly virus.
What's News Nicole Sandler 05-27-2020
What's News Nicole Sandler 05-27-2020 by Progressive Voices
Karel Cast May 28 Could Donald Trump Actually, For Once, Be Right?
Donald Trump is mad at Twitter. But, while he may be completely wrong in his anger, is his assertion that they are too powerful and too immune to prosecution correct? Plus, riots begin and White America tunes out, how can African Americans win? And, the weekend is here when a lot is open, what to do? Listen daily on all streaming services, watch daily at youtube.com/reallykarel and get the free dedicated Karel Cast App at reallykarel.com and all app stores.
Karel Cast May 27 And the Real Root of All Of this Is...
You know, underneath it all, there really is just one thing motivating this country right now, and I know what it is. And, how to get rid of it. Listen daily on all streaming services, watch daily at youtube.com/reallykarel and get the free dedicated Karel Cast App at reallykarel.com and all app stores.
Karel Cast Tue May 26 Karen In Central Park Is Not The Problem
Another racist, another day, but why did this even dominate when 100k Americans are dead? And more to come? And this last weekend, what an American tragedy. Are we devolving beyond repair? . Listen daily on all streaming services, watch daily at youtube.com/reallykarel and get the free dedicated Karel Cast App at reallykarel.com and all app stores.
She Persisted with Melissa Carter 05-25-2020
Melissa’s mother is not doing well, and she shares the struggle of facing her biggest fear. Plus, what does Melissa seem to do every time she’s about to jump on mic or Zoom? And, Melissa has ordered her protective masks, but where are they?
Between The Lines 5-23-20
Between The Lines 5-23-20 by Progressive Voices
State Of Belief 05-23-20
A prophetic response to the brutal slaying of a young black man in southern Georgia. The Rev. Otis Moss III will be with us to discuss his “sermonic film,” titled The Cross and the Lynching Tree: A Requiem for Ahmaud Arbery. Also, the findings of a multi-year research project on faith in America. You’ll meet the authors of Back Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults. And in an age of anger and selfishness, a radically different take on responding to the...
Breaking Through 5 - 21 - 20 #AngerToAction
On the #RADIO show this week we cover how you can get access to the new emergency paid sick and leave programs — and what you can do to help make these programs cover everyone for always; we hear about the recent National Black Child Development Week and the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Black children; find out why healthcare is still under threat (even during a pandemic!) and how you can advance healthcare coverage for everyone; and we close the show talking about hope in hard times and...
Free Forum PV 05-23-2020
ASTRA TAYLOR takes democracy seriously. In her documentary WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? and the companion book, DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE'LL MISS IT WHEN IT'S GONE, she explores its early roots as well as its current embattled state. She reminds us that real democracy - fully inclusive and egalitarian - has never existed. Both ancient Athens and the original US were slave states. Can we replace the current American rule of the wealthy with rule of the people? Can democracy successfully handle...
Scathing State Dept. Ig Report Foreshadowed Dr. Deborah Birx’s Underwhelming Covid - 19 Performance
Scathing State Dept. Ig Report Foreshadowed Dr. Deborah Birx’s Underwhelming Covid - 19 Performance by Progressive Voices
The Inside Scoop with Mark Levine - 5/21/20 - Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?
Why do bad things happen to good people? How are we to pay respect to the more than 100,000 innocent Americans killed -- and 330,000 worldwide dead -- in just the last two months due to a largely preventable cause? What is the philosophical answer? The religious answer? Mark faces it head on and explores the emotional dimensions and depth of this almost unthinkable tragedy occurring now all around us. You can watch this episode here on Twitter/Periscope:...
Green News Report 05-21-2020
Michigan dams fail, causing massive flooding, toxic threat amid pandemic; Super Cyclone Amphan slams into India; Trump Administration hits renewable energy projects with retroactive rent increases; PLUS: Global emissions plunged an unprecedented 17% during pandemic shutdowns... All that and more in today's Green News Report!
The Leslie Marshall Show - 5/20/20 - COVID-19 and Homelessness
Today's guest hosts are Charlotte Hancock and Edwith Theogene, Communications Director and Organizing Director for Generation Progress. They discuss one group of people in particular who are extremely vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic—people who are experiencing homelessness or who have insecure housing situations. These populations are more at risk both as a result of the infectious nature of the disease and because of the economic crisis that the pandemic has caused. To talk with...