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The Bonus Army from Portland to D.C.
October 28, 2023

In the summer of 1932, during the great depression, approximately 17,000-25,0009 U.S. World War I veterans, their families and affiliated groups marched to Washington, D.C for a peaceful protest. This was the Bonus Army- they gathered from all around the

The Battle at Adwa: African Triumph Against Colonialism
March 02, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the Battle of Adwa, fought on March 1, 1896, between the Ethiopian Empire and the Kingdom of Italy. Despite being vastly outgunned, the Ethiopian forces were able to successfully repel the Italian colonialists, defending the

Nancy Altman on Social Security and CARES Act Payments
April 29, 2020

Millions of people are waiting for a $1,200 payment meant to ease financial burdens from the economic shutdown due to the COVID 19 PANDEMIC. The Trump Administration is being criticized for stalling and even denying these payments to some Americans. In th

Covid 19 Pandemic in Palestine and Israel
April 24, 2020

In this episode of Popular Education Radio, I interview Richard Silverstein, writer at Tikun Olam, a progressive Jewish blog which focuses on the Israeli national security state and more. In this interview Richard speaks about how the Covid 19 pandemic ha

Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code
March 24, 2020

HELLO! It's great to be back! In this episode I interview Professor Ruha Benjamin on her book Race After Technology. Tune in to hear about the intersection of race, inequality and technology-- some scary stuff but Ruha Benjamin breaks it down in a way tha

Popular Education Radio Presents: Green New Deal with with Jana Gastellum
December 17, 2019

Four years ago on (12/12/2015)  at a summit in Paris, 174 countries gathered with the objective of achieving, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, a binding and universal agreement on climate. In this episode, on the four year anni

Popular Education Radio Presents: Revolutionary with Immortal Technique
November 17, 2019

Immortal Technique is an indigenous hip hop artist and revolutionary, known for his raw, highly-political lyrics. I spoke with Immortal Technique about his life, work and perspective on this activist moment in Portland and the world. From Anti fascism to

Popular Education Radio Presents: Anti-Folk With Jeffrey Lewis
November 08, 2019

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: This November Popular Education will be showcasing people and who've used music to educate, enlighten, and liberate humanity. This week I'm starting off with a live interview with Anti Folk hero (is that a thing? I'm gonna make it a

Don't Ask Don't Tell- Nathaniel Boehme
September 30, 2019

This week on Popular Education Radio: Nathaniel Boehme (he/him/his) is an LGBTQ  Veteran, activist, and social worker. Boehme has served over 18 years in  the U.S. Air Force and was deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi  Freedom. Today w

The Parents Music Resource Center's Moral Crusade against Porn Rock and Prince
September 26, 2019

The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was founded by Tipper Gore, wife of Senator and later Vice President Al Gore; Susan Baker, wife of Treasury Secretary James Baker; Pam Howar, wife of Washington realtor Raymond Howar; and Sally Nevius, wife of form