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On today's episode we are joined by professor of Political Science, African and African American studies at the University of Minnesota August Nimtz to discuss his book The Ballot, The Streets or Both? From Marx and Engles to Lenin and the Octo
I wanted to share some lessons I learned from welcoming a baby into the world during a historic drought and the hottest summer on record, while Enridge is violating our sacred waters. Here is a short reflection on the climate crisis, capitalist
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Today we are joined by South Minneapolis writer Eamon Whalen to discuss his cover piece in the latest edition of The Nation magazine "The Unemployed Epidemiologist Who Predicted the Pandemic", a rich profile of evolutionary biologist, agroecolo
On today's episode we are joined by cultural worker, organizer and Executive Director of MediaJustice Steven Renderos to talk about the battle against monopoly ownership and misinformation in our corporate media system. We start by looking at L
Tomorrow, Wednesday August 18th, the Minneapolis city council will vote on whether to move forward with the city's toxic Hiawatha Expansion project.  We need YOU to take action today - contact city council and let them know we don't want any mo
On todays episode we have a great discussion with Socialist candidate for Minneapolis city council Robin Wonsley Worlobah. We talk about Robins pathway to becoming a democratic socialist, her decision not to pursue a dual endorsement from the D
Today we are joined St.Paul luminary, poet and organizer Tish Jones to talk about the grass roots community challenge to the 'ReConnect Rondo" land bridge project. We open by discussing the history of the Rondo Neighborhood of St.Paul, a thrivi
On todays episode we are continuing our reflection on the relationship between capitalist real estate and the police state by looking into a key player in Operation Safety Now - Mr. Eric Won. We start with an overview of Operation Safety Now as
Today we're joined by Ginger Jentzen and Qannani Omar to discuss their work with Minneapolis United for Rent Control and the fight for a strong universal rent control policy. We talk over the process of making rent control a reality for Minneap
We got a new comrade coming earth-side soon:)  Please subscribe, rate and review the podcast and sign up on Patreon to keep this train rollin! 
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To supplement this weeks interview with Community Members for Environmental Justice (CMEJ) leader's Shalini Gupta and Roxxanne Obrien we are releasing a recording of the May 18th Community Intervention organized by CMEJ at Northern Metals. This
On today's episode we are joined by Roxanne Obrien and Shalini Gupta, founding members of Community Members for Environmental Justice (CMEJ), to get caught up on the fight against industrial polluter Northern Metals. Roxxanne and Shalini brief
Subscribe on Patreon to get the entire EP now!  ________________ Peace! Im really excited to drop this project I made last year into your feed. ZOOM DOOM BLOOM is a collection of raps I wrote during the wildly intense year of 2020. The first tr
We are joined today by Willy Lee, candidate for the Ward 12 city council seat in Minneapolis. Willy stops by to talk about what motivated them to challenge incumbent Andrew Johnson, the need to defund the police, housing policy and more.  Learn
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On today's episode we have the honor of being joined by Aegor and Andi from the Minneapolis chapter of the Sex Worker Outreach Project (SWOP). We talk about the history of Sex Worker organizing, the difference between "Decriminalization" and "l
A Letter to the National Guard(Who?) - Written during the National Guard occupation of Minneapolis, April 2021.  Subscribe on Patreon for an exclusive download of the entire song and more
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A short reflection on the first quarter of 2021 and an announcement for all our listeners.  Subscribe on Patreon to get exclusive episodes while we dive into creative mode this Spring. 
Today we are joined by South Minneapolis activist Marjaan Sirdar to discuss his explosive series of reports in Unicorn Riot exposing the Target Corporation's leading role in building mass incarceration  in Minneapolis and beyond. Entitled 21st
Today we are honored to be joined by Amber and Ileana from the newly formed Minnesota Council of Non-Profits (MCN) Workers Union. Amber and Ileana discuss the issues that drove the decision to unionize, the hopes, dreams and goals of the worker
Top of the morning to ya! We are celebrating the Irish diaspora on this St. Paddys Day by remembering the brave soldiers of St. Patricks Battalion in the Mexican American War. St. Patricks Battalion was a multi-racial unit comprised mostly of r
Today we are covering the ongoing struggle over the Roof Depot site in the Phillips Neighborhood of South Minneapolis. We are joined by East Phillips Residents Joe Vital and Cassandra Holmes who discuss the history of environmental racism in th
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