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Education In and Outside of Prison

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 1:00am - 2:00am
  Suzanne LaGrande interviews Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan, an inspiring memoir of a man sentenced to life in prison, who decided to create a new future for himself.   Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life ... Read more

Amazon Workers Unite

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Two Amazon warehouse workers who are organizing for justice on the job speak with host Jamie Partridge.  Their voices are distorted to protect their identity. Read more

The Adjunct Underclass

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
  Over the past few decades, the job of college professor has been utterly transformed—for the worse. It is estimated that 75% of college teaching is done by part time adjunct professors. Suzanne LaGrande interviews Herb Childress , the author of  The Adjunct Underclass: H... Read more

The University of Nike: How Corporate Cash Bought Higher Education

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 12:00am - 11:00am
Suzanne LaGrande and Lisa Loving interview Joshua Hunt discussing about his book,  The University of NIKE: How Corporate America Bought American Higher Education. Hunt's book is an eye-opening account of the ways that wealthy private donors such as Nike's Phil Knight influe... Read more

A Look at Alternative Education

Airs at: Sun, 06/30/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne LaGrande interviews Jerry Mintz, a leading voice in the alternative school movement for over 30 years and founder of the Alternative Resource Education Organization (AERO). He talks about the philosophy of alternative schools in AERO and some of the similarities and... Read more

Vocational Education: The Other Four Year Degree

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:45am
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

The Corporatization of Public Education and The Rise of Fascism

Airs at: Fri, 06/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Suzanne talks with internationally reknowned writer and cultural critic Henry A. Giroux about how corporate values have changed the nature of higher education and the connections between the dismantling of public education and the rise of facism in the U.S.  Henry A Giroux ... Read more

Juneteenth Special

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
June 19 is Juneteenth. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia recognize Juneteenth as a holiday or a holiday observance. Since this edition of Free Culture Radio is being recorded on and will be broadcast on June 19, we make a technical departure from our usual cove... Read more

Higher Education in Crisis: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
Today on the Radio Activist, Suzanne LaGrande discusses how higher education has changed in the last thirty years with  Herb Childress and Henry A. Giroux.  Herb Childress is author of   The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, ... Read more

Our Broken Education System: What Happened and What We Can Do About it?

Suzanne LaGrande interviews educators, students, activists and cultural critics about what has happened to public education in the last thirty years.    Read more