LUMPENPROLETARIAT—[Monday, 1 FEB 2021] We’re closing in on the first two weeks of Biden’s Presidency. Liberals, especially white liberals, seem very pleased with the Biden administration thus far. Everyone else is not pleased at all, not the left. And the Republican Party seems like it won’t be happy until the United States returns to legalized slavery. Some of us, who were concerned with President Bush II (i.e., “W”) and his abuse of Executive Orders, are also concerned with Biden doing the same thing during his first week in office. Even worse, the abuse of Executive Orders only further enflames Mr. Biden’s political opponents, who already perceive him as abusing power. And, instead of working on sincere truth and reconciliation with the 74 million Americans, who voted for Mr. Trump’s racism and proto-fascism, the Democrat Party has made empty signaling about “Reconciliation”.
But it’s not meaningful truth and reconciliation. Reconciliation is merely a parliamentary procedure, which “provides a process to prevent the use of the filibuster tactic of obstructionism and thereby allow the passage of a bill with simple majority support in the Senate.” Why we still allow the obstructionist filibuster tactic in Congress, which is the epitome of obstructionism, in 2021, is a sad commentary on the state of our politics in the U.S.
As we enter Black History Month, the nation has never been hungrier for black history. We see Google and other search engines and platforms promoting black authors and topics in the year of Black Lives Matter. But how sincere are these corporate educational campaigns? Recently, on Pacifica Radio various observers around the nation have pointed out that, historically, black people are the Americans, who have most advocated for true democracy in this country. Indeed. We contend, Chicanos agree. Anecdotally, we can say, by and large, the immigrant parents of Chicanos and other Latins have tried to keep their heads down and assimilate without making any social noise. This, combined with a steady diet of center-right and right-wing propaganda on UniVision and Telemundo has rendered first-generation Latins largely acquiescent to the neoliberal status quo. When we, brown people, look around for brown national leadership, we don’t see it. We see people, like Dolores Huerta, speak out. Unfortunately, she’s been captured by the Democrat Party, which Malcolm X and Dr. King already warned us against back in the 1960s. As Malcolm said, anyone, who keeps voting for the Democrat Party, for a party, who never keeps their promises to you, is a chump.
We won’t deny the abundance of advocacy groups and non-profits, which are working to help people of color and low-income people across the country. But isn’t philanthropy like a band-aid on a gunshot wound? We patch things up here and there, but the bleeding never stops because the same structures and conditions are in place after the philanthropy, which caused the bleeding in the first place. All of the work helps. But our decadent liberal class enables the right-wing to preserve the status quo. If so, which we contend it is so, then our task is ever Sysyphean, as we deal in amelioration and palliatives, as the death of the liberal class takes all well-meaning people down with them.
We are grateful Black History Month exists because it provides people of color an opportunity to expose hidden, or suppressed, history. This helps us understand where other people are coming from, in terms of experiences and perspectives. We also reflect on why there isn’t a Brown History Month. As a society, we understand the need and importance of celebrating black history. But now that we’ve singled out one ethnic group for preferential treatment, what does this communicate to other ethnic groups?Should there be ten more months of color? Should there be a People of Color History Month? Should there be a White History Month? Why? Or why not? The important thing is to not stop questioning, as Albert Einstein said. Solidarity.
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RT: Myanmar’s military says it’s taking control of nation for one year, as it declares state of emergency due to alleged election fraud. The Myanmar military allegedly perceives, and has made the fact-claim, the election was rigged because it was won by the party of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese politician, now reportedly under arrest. No evidence has been provided to substantiate this fact-claim. In the absence of credible evidence, foreign observers must suspect the military of fabricating election fraud charges as a pretext for imposing military rule. If it looks like fascism and sounds like fascism, it’s probably fascism. Aung San Suu Kyi (b. 1945) “a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar from 2016 to 2021. As the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and the first State Counsellor, she played a vital role in Myanmar’s transition from military junta to partial democracy in the 2010s.”
N.B.: We noticed that WORT has been removed from the Pacifica Radio Network app. Solidarity.
05:00 PST, WPFW [DC] & WBAI [NYC] KPFT [Houston] > Democracy Now! > […] 05:40 PST, reclaiming the suppressed history of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. […] New document suggests J. Edgar Hoover was involved in Fred Hampton’s assassination. […] 05:43 PST, music break, “Backstabbers” by The O’Jays […] Shaka King, new feature film will feature on HBO, about “The Departed inside the world of COINTELPRO“. ‘The hope was to avoid preaching to the choir, as it were and to aim the film at the widest possible audience.’ […] [TP] Pablo Yuruba Guzman, of the Young Lords, also worked with Fred Hampton, said Juan Gonzalez, formerly of the Young Lords, which were contemporaries and allies of the Black Panthers. […] 05:53 PST, actor Daniel K says he ‘honestly can’t remember some of the takes because he felt the presence of Fred Hampton so powerfully it was as if “it was him”, his presence was there in every take. […] 05:56 PST, LaKeith Stanfield on how difficult it was to play his Judas character. […] on “the dangers of being apolitical”
“Judas and the Black Messiah Director Shaka King on Fred Hampton, the Black Panthers, and COINTELPRO” by Democracy Now!, 1 FEB 2021.
05:57 KPFA , news headlines
05:58 KPFT [HD2] > music
06:00 PST, KPFK > The Blunt Post with > 1.Congressman Pete Aguilar, rep. Cal 2. Miriam ?, writer/director, but first some news headlines. […] 06:39 PST, ‘The Desire to Live’. anti-war films. ‘Miriam’s documentaries and films’.
06:00 PST, KPFT > Rising Up with Sonali Kolhatkar > why biden should cancel student debt. 2.? 3. Why pres-elect should use emergency powers. […] 06:37 PST, ‘a growing interest in socialism’ [TP]
06:00 PST, KPFT [HD2] & KPFA [Berkeley] > Democracy Now! > new mask advisory, as variants may outnumber original virus. […] 06:42 PST, music break, “Backstabbers” by The O’Jays. > 06:43 PST, new Black Panther movie
News Headlines for February 1, 2021 by Democracy Now!
06:00 PST, WBAI > […] 06:04 PST, emergency fund drive with Dr. Gary Null, who is on the phone from Texas because he wants “to see, if we can prove”, if nutrition and fitness lifestyles can provide healthy outcomes where traditional corporate health care fails… Indeed. We agree with most of Dr. Null’s health advice. But Pacifica Radio’s Layna Berman (Your Own Health and Fitness) used to always argue that vegans lack certain animal-based amino acids. So, vegan restrictions leave humans lacking. But we also appreciate the challenges, including climate change, with attempts to scale up meat packing to a global scale. […] 06:10 PST, Dr. Null told story about his tests on the rats, and that vegetable have “all eight amino acids”… [This is a rerun, which we heard last Thursday, and, perhaps, other days/times.] We need a debate between Layna Berman and Dr. Gary Null about whether or not vegan dietary restrictions provide a complete amino acid profile or not. If memory serves, Berman argued certain animal-based triglycerides were essential. Your author subscribes to a modified paleo diet, ideally with carb cycling. We recommend Ben Pakulski fitness science. Dr. Null also needs to interview Dr. Bikman, about his new book, if he hasn’t already. Cf. Why We Get Sick: The Hidden Epidemic at the Root of Most Chronic Disease—and How to Fight It by Benjamin Bikman, PhD […] 06:18 PST,
06:19 Host: Melvouix(sp?). Guest: Dr. Cole, ‘[…] and read the book, don’t just put it on your shelf. That’s how we honor her’, on Cicely Tyson. […] ‘How do we face the new generation and to see why NCNW is so important. The National Association of Colored Women was founded in 1896. An elder spoke on the need to engage younger women into NCNW. [TP] Proverb: ‘Not only African American women are now listening to their elders. The elders know the way; the young go fast’ […] ‘Another point: the use of the word “colored” is an issue… “Michael Lomax” “UNCF” […] Host asked NCNW when she’ll meet with President Biden, since past NCNW leaders have met with U.S. presidents since FDR. NCNW boss said she’s not worried about such meetings, until post-COVID-19. Oy vey. Host said, well, let’s hope the meeting comes sooner. Indeed. This is suddenly disappointing. NCNW boss said she feels Biden and Harris have respected black people and will continue to do so. Oh, no. She needs to read The Grayzone, Empire Files, Scheerpost, Black Agenda Report, even Democracy Now! reporting would contradict such a sentiment. It seems our Democrat-captive (perhaps, Stockholm Syndrome or trauma bond) leaders are “chumps”, with all due respect, in the logic of Malcolm X and many others. Saliently, Dr. King never endorsed either party because they advance “The Three Evils of Society“: racism, militarism (i.e., imperialism), and materialism (i.e., capitalism). […] music break: “What’s Going On?” by Marvin Gaye […] 06:35 PST, on the Children’s Book Project.
07:00 PST, KPFA > UpFront with Brian Edwards-Tiekert & Kat Brooks: intro & preview > News Headlines with Max Pringle: Myanmar coup; military has produced no evidence to substantiate its fact-claim of election fraud. Sounds like they just decided to parrot U.S. president #45. > 07:09 PST, awkward banter between white privilege (BET & MJ) and black sincerity (KB). On the procedural maneuver called “Reconciliation” in Congress. But this disappointing discussion led by BET and MJ will not discuss sincere Truth and Reconciliation, nor Biden’s failure to sincerely acknowledge the 74 million that rejected him and are poised to embrace fascism, instead. Worse, Biden is alienating everyone with his slew of executive orders, which will likely become yo-yo policies, when the GOP or some other new further right-wing political party comes along with a backlash. […] 07:14 PST, MJ continues with bourgeois politics. We “might poison the well,” said Mitch Jeserich, if Biden doesn’t engage in bipartisanship, which is to say, if Biden doesn’t acquiesce to the “moderate Republicans” he’s meeting with today. This sounds like bullshit. Why do the Democrats always acquiesce to the Republicans? But that never goes the other way around. These white liberals, which seem to exclude Kat Brooks, spend all this time dissecting all these parliamentary rules about what Dems can and cannot do. Yet, Republicans do whatever they want without remorse. For this, and many reasons, the Democrat Party and its supporters are insincere and do not constitute a meaningful opposition party. If so, this misplaced time and energy invested in the Democrat Party is regressive and even insidious. […] As we listen to BET & MJ, we recall the spirit of Greta Thunberg’s recent condemnation of the Davos centrists and liberals, all this blah, blah, blah. And nothing changes. The Democrats achieve nothing, except blocking all perspectives to their left. Meanwhile, the Republicans are allowed free reign to constantly push the political center to the right. BET, MJ, and his faction at KPFA have been blocking left perspectives for decades. When Obama first ran, those of us on the left called out his neoliberalism and Imperialism. We backed Nader. BET, MJ, et al backed Obama’s neoliberalism! Even Chris Hedges backed Obama, over Nader, in his first election cycle. […] 07:30 , news MP > up next, COVID-19 […] ‘ivermectin’? […] BET speaks to “Dr. Schwartzburg(sp?) with a tepid critique of the CDC. > 08:00 PST, up next, poet laureate; but, first, more news headlines with Max Pringle.
07:00 PST, WPFW > […] 07:33 PST, A former colleague, on Cicely Tyson’s legacy and memoir. [TP]
0700 WBAI > […] 0737 , eye-witness account of white Christian nationalist church fundraising meeting. “Springer” Conscientious observers clandestinely infiltrate and spy on white Christian nationalist church meetings. “It’s the niggers,” said one faction. “No, it’s the jews!” said another. […] ‘My life as a spy ended in three weeks.’ […] ‘the banality of evil’
07:00 PST, KPFK > 07:46 PST, move the crowd > real talk. Malinaabdulah 818.985- […] kpfk . Dr nobles earlier. 2 legs: [TP] […]
08:00 – 09:00 PST, KPFK > Democracy Now! > […]
08:00 PST, KPFT [Houston] > […] 08:05 PST, music: Americana, John Prine, etc.
08:00 PST, KPFT [HD2] > Background Briefing with Ian Masters […] 08:10 PST, excellent analysis from Wendy Brown: anti-semitism, nativism, racism, Trump took it up a few notches’ [TP]
08:00 WBAI & WPFW > […] 08:12 PST, “a cultural bookburning” is how an elder described the pandemic killing off the elder keepers of the language and traditions.
0800 pst kpfa […] 0818 pst, poet sounds depressed, or blunted. […] 08:20 PST, ‘art and praxis’ […] ‘working with young people […] 0830 ashley Dawson next, but 1st Max Pringle > BET interview on the “energy commons”, cf. “Marx” and the commons, but “what Marx leaves out is […] ‘the enclosure movement is ongoing’ Marx’s term, “primitive accumulation” is misleading because it’s an ongoing process […] ‘Eleanor Ostrum’ […] community co-op windmill build 08:47 PST, what are the policy obstacles? Democracy deficit. This is a good discussion; it taps into the concepts presented by CS on ATG recently on Engels, Marx,and the environment.
0800 WPFW & WBAI > […] 0853, [Tp] on duke Ellington > ‘Shelaine Hensworth’ ‘Black Broadway’ […] Ellington spelled it “jass” as a protest, like Nina Simone called it “black classical”. Prof. Gustavson taught us…
09:00 PST, WBAI > real talk: COVID-19, vaccines, etc. VaccineNation.org or .net, on vaccines, COVID-19, and 5G. Share before we are all “deplatformed”. […] 09:12 PST, audio clip from recent news clip presenting “evidence” that “the pandemic did originate in a Wuhan lab’ with U.S. funding and the involvement of Fauci. 09:14 PST, audio of Kamala Harris, who sounds inebriated or just excessively euphoric. Does she not? […] 09:15 PST, “gain of function research”, but Obama announced a ban on such research, citing concerns. 2014 ban, but payments continued totalling $1.8 million dollars throughout the ban’ ‘started with a bat virus, ostensibly as a pre-emptive hunt to find a virus to be able to prepare for a defense against such a virus, not to harvest the virus to weaponize it, which is what appears to have occurred. […] 0918, ‘btcoz-N91’ […] 09:27 PST, ‘Biden banned the funding, but Fauci continued’ ‘Miranda Devine’ and ‘Guy Reshenthiler(sp?)’ […] ‘A special investigation on the origins of the coronavirus’ 09:33 PST, audio clip of Fauci, announcing U.S. staying in WHO. […] I gotta say, people, all of this is very disturbing information to learn, especially as the dominant media channels in America are, essentially, censoring all of this information. This is what we’ve discussed with our families, friends, and communities. Why don’t we hear real talk on the evening news? My parents and so many people watch Univision, Telemundo, CNN, FOX, NBC, ABC, CBS, et al, all for-profit, compromised media organizations. We need free speech media.
09:00 PST, WPFW > music, blues.
09:00 – 10:00 PST, KPFA > Democracy Now!
09:00 PST, KPFK > The Tom Hartman Show > […] 09:20 PST, audio feed glitch, overlapping audio files played at the same time. TomHartman.Medium.com
09:00 PST, KPFT > […] 09:22 PST, music, Americana
09:00 PST, KPFT [HD2] > […] 09:23 PST, Joe Stiglitz on Letters and Politics. [This sounds like a rerun, like a broadcast we heard last week. See previous posts on Lumpenproletariat.org. 09:25 PST, […] “Steve Hilton X”
11:00 PST, WPFW > […] 11:05 PST, a rebroadcast of an important radio program recorded during the immediate aftermath of the antidemocratic events of January 6th. We’re so grateful for WPFW rebroadcasting this. This is real talk, the people’s narrative. This narrative, which corroborates what we all saw on January 6th, and what we all learned from various sources. Meanwhile, most of the U.S. media has obfuscated crucial information. Some Americans have even been persuaded that AntiFa vandalized the Capitol. We are beyond manufacturing consent. The state is now weaponizing right-wing rhetoric across all platforms, including podcasts, which are probably the most popular and most vile, and violent. We still haven’t had time to review our notes on the aftermath. But we will expand all of the notes for all of the days of the aftermath as time constraints allow. […] 11:14 PST, […] 11:50 PST, Excellent real talk on COVID-19, out of Nigeria with Dr. Milton Brown on the various coronovirus vaccines. > News Headlines 11:57 PST, As of last night, “midnight”, masks are required? advised? for all travel. ‘Donnia Samuels'(sp?) 103.5M infections? [TP]
11:00 PST, WBAI > […] 11:15 PST, audio of the classic grassroots documentary film, which went viral online when it was released, Zeitgeist, by Peter Joseph. Cool. I remember when a kind family from Dublin, California, who first hipped me up to the film during the mid-2000s. 11:18 PST, host cut away, “That was challenging […], re: the “Sun God” segment of the film. […] WBAI fund drive; real talk. […] 11:23 PST, $125 donation; get 3-documentary “African History Pack” (Zeitgeist + ? + ? ) […] 11:28 PST, next Zeitgeist clip on the “procession of the equinoxes”, etc.
11:00 PST, KPFA > The Ralph Nader Radio Hour > […] 11:30 PST, ‘Russel Mokiber(sp?)”the corporate crime reporter ” […] 11:31 PST, “strong feelings” against ‘gas-powered leaf blowers’, or: Let’s attack the industry, which employs most brown people in California and the west coast. Greenpeace USA seeks eco-justice, but what about the brown workers, who depend on landscape maintenance work, of which leaf-cleaning is a central task. Ralph asked about raking versus power-blowing. Why not ask a brown person, like us at Lumpenproletariat? […] “I could never figure it out. They’re discomforted, too?” Ralph Nader said, showing how out of touch he is with the peasant workers at the bottom, who depend on this industry. We’re not saying pollution isn’t an issue. But why are the crucial issues of labor, immigrant rights, and race being disregarded in this conversation. All we’re concerned with are liberals being annoyed by noise pollution, which is “very disruptive”. You know what else is “disruptive”? Unemployment? NAFTA? Etc. Bourgeois bullshit. Sorry, folks. We must debate this whole segment. We must call them out. I love Nader; but this Greenpeace attack on the landscape industry is bourgeois anti-immigrant racism. […]firstname.lastname@example.org “Peter Bahouth” I hate to phrase this way, but white liberals is apropos. Let’s say these white liberals solve their single-issue of noise pollution. What, then, will they do about all of the problems created by the unemployment when brown workers are hurt by restrictions against the landscape industry? They never acknowledged such consequences. I am disappointed by The Ralph Nader Radio Hour.
12:00 PST, KPFA > News Headlines with mark Mericle > Against the Grain > author of Non-Toxic: A Guide to eli ?
12:00 PST, KPFT > “low wages” “Wash Supply Laundry in Manhattan” “Yuriana(?)”, a long-time employee said she has finally had enough, “I am raising my voice.” [TP] ‘In 2020, union density actually increased for the first time in many years…’ […] 12:13 PST, Steve Zeltzer interview: “The bottom line is we need to organize and educate voters […]” ‘just-in-time inventory, staff, PPE, etc doesn’t work. “…you’re going to run short…” This a failure of neoliberalism, which profited from cutting corners at the expense of the public well-being. “It’s a year into this thing. The president should have had it.”
12:00 PST, WPFW > […] c. 12:30 PST, real talk. [TP] Host said it’s usuallya music show, but he felt compelled to address some serious issues in the news. So, he spoke to the issues, and started taking call-ins. How awesome is that?! […] Host: ‘The left is getting shut down! One misguided socialist website even applauded the censorship of Mr. Trump, as if the censorship won’t also harm the left. Call-in: ‘A.D. King, brother of Martin, was found dead in a pool of water with no water in his lungs. I heard his mother [MLK’s] got killed.’ Host corroborated the caller’s news tip, at least the existence of other such news reports. “So, there’s that.” […] 12:37 PST, Public Event with Lucy Murphy, Step Africa, et al. […] 12:43 PST, caller: ‘go to the archives’ Host: ‘my jnfo disagrees’; technically, they were not the USA yet, still under British rule; maybe it was a different person’ […] cf. YouTube, ‘Biden Meets with Black Leaders’ […] [TP] 12:47 PST, video clip: ‘the greatest lies told in America were those told about economics.’ YES!! Some of us have degrees in economics. We can corroborate this. 12:49 PST, film clips, Black Panthers? […] 12:54 PST, music: revolutionary hip hop; James Baldwin clip > News Headlines [TP] ‘It’s official: January 6th was an inside job. Indeed. Cf. Empire Files
12:00 PST, WBAI > […] 12:50 PST, real talk. ProsecuteKillerCops.org, “We’re also up for a Nobel Peace Prize. We were nominated on Friday.” […] Black Lives Matter. “Dr. Malina Abdulah. BLKLivesMatter. “Vantage Points”
13:00 PST, WPFW > music: Chaka Khan (live recording?) […] ‘this was one of the most regressive presidents ever’ […] 13:09 PST, real talk, including call-ins. […] discussion led host to conclude that “it’s just a minor adjustment” for a few weeks to leave America/the USA. But he has family, so he stays. But that’s short-sighted because the reach of US/NATO imperialism extends far beyond the contiguous United States. We can run from America fascism for only so long before it will reach your nation, too. But, by then, it may be too strong to restrain. […] Excellent real talk with callers. “African Thought” […] Prince – “Colonized Minds”, lyrics critique the “two-party system” and “the fascists”. Yo! What is this! Why have we not heard this before? We heard “Baltimore”. […] 13:32 PST, Malcolm X: ‘We already have enough laws…’ 1963 archival audio. Host said his local school was finally desegregated in 1972. He was born in 1973. Indeed. [TP] 13:42 PST, Powerful call from a black woman, “Just leave us alone.” She said, she’d be happy, if we simply divided into two separate nations. She’s not mad at anybody, love who you want; but leave us alone. Damn. […] 13:45 PST, elder gentleman made excellent points about how we, people of color, keep getting fooled/duped by the Democrat Party.
13:00 PST, WBAI > Democracy Now! > [TP] Myanmar coup, military vow to take control for at least the next year. SYRIA: car bombs kill dozen(s)?
14:00 PST, WPFW > Covid, Race, and Democracy > (REBROADCAST) [TP] Voices of the demonstrators > Steve Zeltzer interview [TP] […] We are so grateful for this rebroadcast. This analysis gets to the core of the central issues. Thank you, WPFW.
14:00 PST, KPFA > […] talk; health. 14:35 PST, tracking glucose levels. All these folks would benefit from reading Dr. Bikman’s book, Why We Get Sick.
14:00 PST, KPFK > 14:46 PST, talk; immigrant topics “Estonia society in Los Angeles”, “the organization is 100 years old”
15:00 PST, WBAI > News Headlines > Biden threatens sanctions against Myanmar military coup […] 15:05 PST, more racial data shows black/brown discriminated against in COVID-19 vaccine distribution. This is a mixed bag. On one hand, people are dying. On the other hand, dang near e’rybody we know, who died were on dialysis, had dementia, or other major comorbidities. […] 15:08 PST, ‘hand-cuffed nine-year old is pepper-sprayed in the eyes’, video/audio of the torture event, “unbelievable”, said one insensitive or sadistic cop in Rochester. Someone commented this “should never occur again”. […] “…a right-wing curriculum…”, blog post author is interviewed. ‘the idea that the United States’ is an evil empire. But it was also a counter-attack against Black Lives Matter.’ […] 15:12 PST, ‘Frederick Douglass argued 1776, ‘ ‘I would like to see a debate on the role of race..’ YES! […] 15:16 PST, what are accelerationists? Cf. Charles Manson’s ‘Helter Skelter’ narrative. We’ve commented on that previously, and how an aborted Dr. Dre album was gonna be called Helter Skelter. […] 15:18 PST, Boogaloo Boys are responsible for at least two cop deaths, not counting in DC, also in California. […] Heidi Beyrick(sp?), of Southern Poverty Law Center. […] 15:22 PST, on the Nazi Monument Project. [… […] […] This is not history. This is the purposeful revision of history.” ‘Wherever you see commemoration gatherings, you see recruiting. We need to see this as an international white supremacist/nationalist movement.
929.205-6099 VIP 922457295(?) […] that was CounterSpin [TP]
16:00 WBAI > [TP]
16:00 PST, WPFW [DC] & WBAI [NYC] > […] 16:44 PST, music break, ‘Ain’t I A Woman” by Aunt Seenie(sp?) […] 16:45 PST, ‘women have been hard hit by the pandemic’ […] What we’re hearing at Lumpenproletariat is that the pandemic, as with any crisis, which may strike the USA, will only serve to exacerbate existing inequalities and deficiencies in the existing economic order, i.e., in capitalism, especially neoliberalism, the most recent iteration of capitalist modes of production. […] 16:52 PST, re: Poor People’s Campaign(?), ‘we need a jobs program’. But the discussants seemed unaware of sound existing proposals for an MMT-based job guarantee program, cf., The Deficit Myth: MMT and the Birth of the People’s Economy (Kelton, 2020); Understanding Modern Money (Wray); The Job Guarantee (Forstater, et al), etc. […] The Cairo Center(sp?) Shelly Gupta Barnes(?). Unite The Poor (Twitter; Instagram) […] 16:55 PST,
17:00 PST, KPFT [HD2] > Progressive Faith > talk: faith & social justice. topics: [TP] “the 9/11 deception”, “Dr. Annie Bukacek” (a right-winger), Ronald Cookle, presentations at the Liberty Fellowship Church congregation have been willing to question controversial state narratives and assumptions around 9/11, COVID-19, etc. […] this covid psy-op, “It’s not a virus.” […] ‘We have a very woke congregation.’ ‘We also livestream to tens of thousands around the world, including Palestine.’ ‘We are non-denominational.’ […] 17:09 PST, ‘We think this is the rise of socialism and totalitarianism.’ Social distancing is not socialism, sir. Once again, the lack of understanding of political science and political economy leads Americans and others to conflate the economic scale with the social scale in a basic political compass. cf. https://lumpenproletariat.org/2020/04/24/second-thought-americas-stunted-political-spectrum/ […] ‘Some people have said this is like a controlled demolition of the economy, with the virus as a pretext.’ The pastor said that sounded “spot on”. Indeed. Unfortunately, we need more evidence to substantiate that claim. But all red flags are pointing in that direction. Are they not? […] 17:15 PST, […] 17:52 PST, dead air. […] 17:54 PST, dead air, 17:55, …
17:00 PST, WBAI > […] 17:16 PST, renters’ rights, ‘we’ve seen an uptick in lockouts […] 17:49 PST, call-ins [TP]
17:00 PST, WPFW > […] 17:20 PST, music: Richie Havens(?)
17:00 PST, KPFA > […] 17:21 PST, Myanmar Coup Shat on Democratic Election Dennis Bernstein (host). Unidentified woman (guest). “this narco dictatorship started in the ’60s with the CIA, who used it to fight a war against China in the Korean Peninsula’ ‘As the Burmese were trying to join the [?] Road, the west wanted to peel off Burma/Myanmar.’ […] ‘this was used to delegitimize Aung San Suu Kyi ‘cos she aligned herself too closely with China. ‘ [TP] Excellent analysis. […] 17:26 PST, ‘Now, she no longer has the sainthood, which the west had conferred on Aung San Suu Kyi.’ […] ‘But, now, USA is in a quandary, they don’t want the military coup, but they don’t like Aung San Suu Kyi’s alliance with China. Which do you we suppose the US state hates most? Myanmar military is calling Biden’s bluff, as if they have a pretty good idea.’ […] ‘Right now we are seeing prolecide, the genocide of the proletarians inside the United States.’ […] Flashpoints special correspondent, K.G. [Super TW] conclusion. […] > 17:35 PST, music break, “Oxygen”
17:00 PST, WPFW > […] > music; “jass”: piano. […] 17:48 PST, case study: harassment of resident, not on a lease, by landlords
17:00 PST, KPFT > […] 17:55 PST, talk; vegan politics “Bill Muir” “Vegan World Radio” ‘Up next, Queer Voices.’
17:00 PST, KPFK > Background Briefing with Ian Masters > […] 17:58 PST, conclusion “David Steinberg(sp?), expert on Myanmar, author of books on Myanmar.
18:00 PST, KPFA [Berkeley] & KPFK [L.A.] > Pacifica Evening News [TP]
17:00 PST, KPFT > Queer Voices > […] 18:20 PST, auditioning ‘viable’ queer candidates, presumably, for the corporate Democrat party […] 18:42 PST, gay/identity politics “representation”, arts
18:00 PST, WBAI [NYC] > talk; history; Civil Rights movement “Ella Baker”, founder of SNiCC, “Diane Nash(sp?)” […] On the little known history of the women leaders behind the Civil Rights Movement, e.g., Ella Baker founded the group, which recruited MLK for their Civil Rights campaign. […] WBAI fundraising 18:54 PST, get full audio for a pledge/donation to WBAI […] 18:56 PST, 929 205 6990(?)
19:00 PST, WBAI > experimental radio; music. […] 19:10 PST, talk; arts; comics/graphic novels; film
19:03 PST, KPFA > Africa Today > […] 19:04 PST, “How many provinces of Mozambique?” COVID-19? ‘Numbers have been lower on the African contintent; and they’ve been steady, very low, no spikes.’
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19:00 PST, KPFK > I Am, Are You? Radio […] 19:17 PST, local announcements > talk: gay/identity politics
19:00 PST, KPFT > […] music: rock/alternative; rockabilly/Americana
19:00 PST, KPFT [HD2] > […] 19:20 PST, talk; politics. ‘Prof of political science(?) from Univ. of Michigan. ‘Your study of world values shows most of the world is still old-school gay-bashers and whatnot.’ This corroborates what we think that many antidemocratic nations do not appreciate the shifts of cultural norms in the US against bigotry and whatnot.’ [TP] […] Interesting. ‘All the social changes, which progressive desire, are seen as threats to the very existence of their religion,’ said the author, presumably, we’re talking about white Christian nationalism. 19:55 PST, (rerun, sounds like it’s from Ronald Engelhart(sp?), author of new book, Religion’s Sudden Decline and What Comes Next.
20:00 PST, KPFA > Transitions On Traditions with Greg Bridges > [TP] music: brilliant! contemporary/fusion. “Pace” by Nubya Garcia, from the album, Source.
“Pace” by Nubya Garcia, 27 MAY 2020.
“The Smartest Way to Get Lean in 2021 (Shredding Science Explained)” by Jeff Nippard, 1 FEB 2021.
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