Over the course of her twenty-five years on air, Friday host Esty Dinur has regularly offered coverage on the Zapatistas, a group of revolutionary Indigenous activists in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico. For today’s show, we get updates on the Zapatista movement from journalist Kurt Hackbarth and writer and organizer Hilary Klein, who […]
“Our obligation as Jews is to bear witness when we see injustice anywhere,” says Rabbi Bonnie Margulis of Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice. She recently made a trip to the U.S.–Mexico border to visit a migrant shelter in Juárez, a detention center in New Mexico, a criminal court proceeding, and the Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy […]
Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from May 15, 2017, during National Bike Month. Patty spends the hour with Kimball Taylor, author of The Coyote’s Bicycle, to learn about the migrants who rode bikes across the Mexico–United States border in one crucial stage of their frontier crossing. Kimball Taylor is a San Diego–based journalist. He is […]
On today’s episode, guest host Bert Zipperer is joined in the studio by Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, recently-elected independent senator in the Mexican Congress. Together with Barbara and Chucho Alvarado, they discuss the political landscape in Mexico, covering topics such as this year’s election, the migrant caravan, the Ahora (Now) movement, perceptions of the U.S., and […]
Host Esty Dinur explores the implications of the recent Mexican presidential election of Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In the first half, she speaks with guest Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, DC and president of Just Foreign Policy. In the second part of the show, she […]
On Sept 16th and 17th of 2017, activists from 37 states and over 150 cities in the US, Venezuela, South Korea, and Mexico came together to inaugurate the People’s Congress of Resistance and start a revolutionary movement. A report by Gabriel Clemente.