Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers

Bloggers, activists and brothers Mike and Fred Klonsky get together each week, often with special guests in studio and from around the country, to ...
Rebecca Sive is a long-time feminist and progressive activist and author of Vote Her In. Cassie Walker Burke is the Chicago bureau chief of Chalkboard Chicago. We talk about Tuesday's election, electing more women to executive positions. Executive, as in President of the United States. The electi...
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There was a radio glitch in the first half hour that was heard live on the air with Chris Bearhend of the Chicago Teachers Union's charter chapter Chi-ACTS. So he is not on the podcast. But we still get to share our conversation with National Teachers Academy parents/activists Anika Matthews-Feld...
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Jeffreen Hayes and Regina Martinez join us to talk about a new art exhibit that documents the destruction of a westside neighborhood to build the Eisenhower Expressway in the 50s and 60s. Stevie Valles of Chicago Votes on their work in Cook County jail registering voters.
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Cassie Creswell and Samay Gheewalla from Raise Your Hand Action join us to discuss recent developments in Chicago Public Schools.
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Cook County Commissioner elect Brandon Johnson co-hosts with guests authors and activists Eve Ewing and Barbara Ransby.
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Progressive political strategist Joanna Klonsky discusses sexual assault against women. Jose Rico is running for Alderman in the 12th Ward.
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Palestine Legal's executive director Dima Khalidi joins us this week to talk about the current situation in Gaza, the movement around boycotting, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, Israeli and Zionist influence on U.S. politics and elections and attacks on the rights of Palestinians.
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Esteemed educator Bill Ayers joins us for a critique of How Schools Work, the latest book by the former Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan. Duncan would not join us. We asked.
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This podcast features the newest member of the Illinois legislature, Representative Celina Villanueva and Chicago Teachers Union organizer, Martin Ritter.
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Rahm is out but Ja'Mal Green as been in it all along and shares his views about what Chicago needs and why he is the progressive choice. Maria Gaspar and Christopher of the 96 Acres Project, a collaboration between artists and those incarcerated at Cook County Jail.
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