Forthright Radio

Alternate Wednesdays, 9:00am to 10:00am
  • Hosted by Joy LaClaire

Forthright Radio, with host Joy LaClaire, brings dynamic and important writers, authors, and persons of interest on the program to talk about issues of the day.

A sample of recent guests includes UCLA History Professor, Benjamin Madley, award winning environmentalist, Alexis Bogonofsky, Christopher Achens, Henry Giroux, Dan Grazier, Suzanne Kelly and John Trudell, and many more.

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https://forthrightradio.wordpress.com/

Jay Riestenberg: Article V Convention of States

Aug 5, 2017

Jay Riestenberg is Campaigns & States Media Strategist for Common Cause, a nonpartisan grassroots organization founded in 1970 dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. They are opposed to an Article V Constitutional Convention of the States, which has never been convened since 1787. Organizations, such as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) & the Tea Party, along with billionaires such as the Koch brothers & The Mercer family have already garnered 27 of the 34 state legislatures required for such a convention to be called.

On Forthright Radio (July 5, 2017) Joy talked with Julian Brave Noisecat, Native American journalist, scholar and activist, discusses the latest on the Dakota Access Pipeline, and more.

In the second segment. with Doug Peacock, naturalist and author abut the delisting of the grizzly bear as an endangered species, as well as Montana exports: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and convicted journalist assaulter, newly elected Congressman Greg Gianforte (Jee-ann-FORT'-ay).  

Hear the show here.

On Forthright Radio, Gar Alperovitz discusses his latest work with The Next System Project, PRINCIPLES OF A PLURALIST COMMONWEALTH, which explores the political-economic system models that deliver superior social, economic and ecological outcomes.  

Click here to listen to Joy LaClaire's 21 June 2017 interview with Gar Alperovitz.

 

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