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The Art and Politics of Frida Kahlo 040815

Frida Naturaleza Viva 1983

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo - Documentary

 

 

Ever Widening Circles

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Journey to the West - the Stone Monkey King
and Monkey King - The Lost Empire 2001 -- full length film

Ioan Grillo, author of the book Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America 012616

Juliet Hooker - Black Protest Politics: An Assessment 011916

Chief Arvol Looking Horse Speaks of White Buffalo Prophecy

Shana Redmond, author of Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora 011816

Spencer Sunshine, a fellow of Political Research Associates, discusses the Armed Occupation of Oregon (2nd hour) 011716

Claudia Palacios - Why Has a Texas-Born Marine Veteran Been Left "Stateless" Under U.S. Immigration Policies? 011316

Jonathan Hansen, professor of history at Harvard University, and author of the book Guantanamo: An American History 011316

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco, authors of Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt 011216

Roberto Lovato - ICE Raids, Refugees & A History of Violence 011216

Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt - Culture’s Role in the Cuban Revolution 011216

Jessica Goad, author of Going to Extremes: The anti-government extremism behind the growing movement to seize America’s public lands - What’s behind the standoff in Oregon 010516

Camilo Mejia, author of Road from Ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Sergeant Camilo Mejia 010416

 

 

Articles

12 Quotes From An Oglala Lakota Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About Our World 011116

 

K P F A

Bay Area Storytelling
Festival

RAW Talent

Ryse Center

 

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Charles Bowden, author of Murder City: Ciudad Juarez
and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields
122915

Linda Khoury - Arabiyaat - Farah al Mousawi on life as a refugee; Nadine Naber on being "white but not quite" 120615
Are Arabs White? - Arabiyaat on KPFA - Arabiyaat Podcasts

Farah Al-Mousawi - Refugees 120215
Our political system is falling apart over 4 million Syrian refugees. What happens when the world has to resettle a quarter billion climate refugees?

Vijay Prashad - The Paris Attacks and the history behind terrorism 111615

Eben Alexander: A Neurosurgeon's Journey through the Afterlife

Going Clear - Scientology

Rudolf Steiner and the Science of Spiritual Realities

Cracking the Mayan Code PBS Nova

Carl Gustav Jung - Memories, Dreams, Reflections | Part 1

Richard Tarnas on Synchronicity: Its History Before & After Carl Jung

Natl Geographic | The Aztec Empire | History Channel BBC Doc

Michael Bess - Our Grandchildren Redesigned – Part 2 102615
Part 1 102315

David Talbot, author of Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years, on Allen Dulles and the Kennedy Assassination 102115

David Talbot, author of The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the rise of America’s Secret Government 101815

Will Potter - Journalist Exposes “Little Guantanamos” Inside US 102115

Ancient Mythologies and Modern Religious Parallels
Scholar/teacher D.M. Murdock (AKA Acharya S) on ancient mythologies and how the more modern religions are in fact based on these ancient myths

 

Articles

Mithra: The Pagan Christ
Acharya S / D.M. Murdock

The Four Astrological Facets of Jesus Konstantinos Gravanis
021115

 

 

 

 


Blood Moon Eclipse- September 28, 2015

“Supermoon” Eclipse September 28, 2015

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Great Minds of Our Time
Acharya S / D.M. Murdock on research into the solar gods

China’s Economy 082515

Jane Ward author of Not Gay: Sex between Straight White Men,
on Hetero/Homo: A Fine Line?
082415

Laura Nader, Professor of Anthropology at UC Berkeley, talks about her latest book, "What the Rest Think of the West" 082315

David Kertzer, author of The Pope and Mussolini 082015

Sven Beckert - Empire of Cotton: A Global History 081915 Player

A. Brad Schwartz, author of the Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News 070215

Healing the Hurts (Uncut) - the stolen Native children
of Canada & America forced into residential schools

Inside the Milky Way - Full Documentary, 720p

The helical model - our Galaxy is a vortex
Solar System 2.0 - the helical model
The helical model - our solar system is a vortex
Solar System 2.0 & Science Friction

Rupert Sheldrake - The Science Delusion BANNED TED TALK

Betsy Hartmann - Is Overpopulation the Culprit? 052515
The Greening of Hate
10 Reasons Why Population Control is not the Solution to Global Warming

Standing on Sacred Ground -- Purchase DVD

Articles

Changing the Narrative -
Film Series on Public TV [Standing on Sacred Ground] Reveals Profound Insights on the Significance of Sacred Lands & Indigenous Worldviews
051515
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Images of Pluto From NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft 071415

Earthlings have gone to Pluto!   -  Listen to Kepler's Pluto Party 071415

NASA TV - New Horizons

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Randy Shaw, author of The Tenderloin, tells the history of  San Francisco’s Tenderloin 042615 2nd hr
Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria

A People Expunged: Marking the 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide amid Ongoing Turkish Denials 042415

Talin Yacoubian, co-chair of the March for Justice - the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, first of 20th century 042415

Pentagon Speeds Efforts to Resettle Guantánamo Prisoners Ahead of Vote on Two-Year Transfer Ban 042415

YAHOO news & Katie Couric - the ARMENIAN GENOCIDE 042315

James McGrath Morris, former journalist, historian, and author of The Rose Man of Sing Sing: A True Tale of Life, Murder, and Redemption in the Age of Yellow Journalism, and Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press 042115

Donna Michaelson, Molly Rayner & Ivori Holson on the Bay Area Storytelling Festival 041815 @ 00:41:30
Stunning poem "Midnight Scriptures" by Ivori Holson @ 00:53:20

Lynsey Addario, journalist, on her book It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War 041315 - 2nd half

Nietzsche, Anti-Authoritarianism, and the Anarchist Project 040715

Adam Kotsko interprets Italian theorist Giorgio Agamben on State Power and "Bare Life", how states of emergency have become not the exception but the rule 040115

 

 

Amanda Hollis Brusky, Professor of Politics at Pomona College and author of the book Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution 033015

Daring Dialogues: The Federalist Society 030415

Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution 021915

 

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Fenton Johnson on Living Single and Solitude 032815

A Family Broken Up: Freed After 8 Years at Guantánamo, a Father & Son Are Still Kept Apart 031815

Black journalist Ethel Payne changed the national agenda with coverage of civil rights 022615

Sometimes You're A Caterpillar

Inside the U.S. Torture Chambers: Prisoner’s Guantánamo Diary Details 12 Years of Abuse, Terror 012215
READ: "Guantánamo Diary": The Only Public Account
by a Still-Imprisoned, Tortured Detainee

AYN RAND ON JOHNNY CARSON Part 1 - Part 2

Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa 011915
The Lost Dr. Martin Luther King Speech: How the Pacifica Radio Archives Unearthed a Piece of History 011915

Azzedine Layachi, author of Economic Crisis & Political Change in North Africa, on French colonization and Algerian independence 011415

Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! Magazine, on the 10 ways democracy won in 2014 010915

 

 

 

Father of 1 of Missing Mexican 43 on How Drug War Aid "Being Used to Annihilate Students" 041015

Father of Missing Mexican Student Calls on Obama to Stop Drug War Aid 040815

Mexico in Crisis - Laura Carlsen, Journalist, Americas Program,
speaking in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico 120414

As Mexicans Protest US-Fueled Drug War, Sanctuary Movement Backs Church Refuge
for the Undocumented
112114

Are Mexico’s Missing Students the Victims of U.S.-Backed Drug War?
Laura Carlsen and John Gibler 111314

John Gibler, Mexico-based journalist and author of To Die in Mexico
On the 43 disappeared students in the town of Iguala, how the Mexican state benefits from the drug war, and what the story of EPR guerrilla Andrés Tzompaxtle tells us about the continuum of state repression in Mexico. 110514

"Harvest of Empire": New Film Recounts How U.S. Intervention Caused Mass Latin American Migrations 092512

 

Against the Grain

Sound.Photosynthesis -
Terence McKenna

Matrix Masters -
search their archives
for Terence McKenna

Guns & Butter

Making Histories
Visible

 

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Astronaut - A Journey to Space

John Clark, co-editor of Anarchy, Geography, Modernity:
Selected Writings of Elisée Reclus
122914

Coming out of your closet | Ash Beckham | TEDxBoulder

Jerry Redfern, photographer of Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos 120214 Eternal Harvest

Disclosure Conference, National Press Club 27 Sept 2010
Former Air Force officers discuss UFO sightings

Robert Okin, Prof of Clinical Psychiatry at UCSF and author of Silent Voices: People with Mental Disorders on the Street (2nd hr) 113014

Manuel Pastor - Transactions, Transformations, Translations | Bioneers changing demographics, growing inequality & movement-building 111114

Karen Armstrong, author of Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence (1st segment) - Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, on minors in prison 111214

Ben Davidson - "The Other Side of Climate Change" 110514
Ben Davidson: The Variable Sun and Its Effects on Earth | EU2014

Gerard Russell, author of Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys Into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East, on Iraq 102914

Natallie Melas - The poetry, times, and politics of the great Martiniquan anticolonial writer Aimé Césaire 102914

Debunking the Gandhi Myth: Arundhati Roy w/Laura Flanders 102114
Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated Critical Edition by B.R. Ambedkar

 

Articles

10 Ways Human Rights and Democracy Won in 2014 Sarah Van Gelder 122914

 

 

 

 

Videos, audios, etc.

Our Generation - Full length version (2010, 73min)

The Burning Times (Complete Documentary)

AGE of EMPIRES 4 / 13: The Aztecs

Chi Life Force Energy - Wilhelm Reich *** MUST SEE ***

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - “An Indigenous People's History
of the United States”
092814, 2nd hour @ 1:04:30

September 11 -- The New Pearl Harbor (FULL)

Varanasi, India: "Beyond"

The men of the Fifth World (full documentary)

Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? - Noam Chomsky on Linguistics

Child Marriage

Rick Perlstein, author of Invisible Bridge: the Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan - the rise of modern American conservatism 091114

The Putin Chronicles, w/ Anthony D'Agostino (1st hr); and Housing for Some, w/ Randy Shaw, ExecDirector of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic 090714

Tod Fletcher on "The Pentagon Attack In Context" 090314
The True Story of 9/11 w/ Tod Fletcher 050113

Charles Bowden on DN! "Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields" 090114

Diane Ackerman - “The Human Age: The World Shaped By Us” 081714 -second hour

 

 

Deepa Kumar on "Constructing the Muslim Enemy From the Crusades to 9/11"

Women, Islam and Empire - Dr. Deepa Kumar

 

Videos, audios, etc.

David Bacon, author Children of Nafta, on immigration reform  1st hour
William Robison, autor Global Capitalism, Crisis of Humanity
 2nd hour:

Audio from KPFA Saturday Talkies w/Kris Welch 072614

Maria Armoudian, author of Kill the Messenger: The Media's Role in the Fate of the World

Audio from Uprising w/Sonali Kolhatkar 072514

Astonishing reactions of Toulamis tribe's first contact with civilization

Fritjof Capra, author of the Systems View of Life, on Ecoliteracy

Audio from Upfront w/Brian Edwards-Tiekert 070714

Ishmael Reed, author, on Jim Crow, etc.   1st hour
Matthew Fox, theologian, on The Hobby Lobby
  2nd hour: 1:04:00

Audio from KPFA Sunday Show w/Philip Maldari 070614

Arif Gamal - Morning in Serra Mattu: A Nubian Ode 042014
the Aswan dam: impacts on people and nature
(second hour, starting at 1:06:45)

Matthew Fox on his Letters to Pope Francis
also Edwidge Danticat on Claire of the Sea Light
040114

The Wedding Gown That Made History

When It's not your time....

Mark Matousek - Discovering the Gifts in Your Wounds

George Takei on Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill, Life in a Japanese Internment Camp & Star Trek’s Mr. Sulu 022714

Matthew Fox, former Catholic priest and author
of Letters to Pope Francis
010914

Adam Hochschild - George Orwell and the Spanish Civil War 010814

 

 

 

DAM/AGE: A Film with Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy & Howard Zinn on Democracy & Dissent, Racism & Empire, and War & Peace (2003)

 

"We tell ourselves stories in order to live."
                                                                         
--Joan Didion

 

Bread and Puppet Theater Founder Peter Schumann on 50 Years of Art and Resistance 122613

"Ties That Bind": Tales of Love and Gratitude from the Past Decade with StoryCorps Founder Dave Isay 122513

Waldo Martin, author of Black against Empire: The History & Politics of the Black Panther Party 111213

Mohammad Fadel and Lena Salaymeh define and explain shari'a and Islamic law 111113

Bill Ayers & Bernardine Dohrn, former members of the Weathermen 110713 - begins @ 00:06:15

Into Eternity - Finland's underground cave, to hold thousands of tons of  nuclear waste, for at least 100 thousand years 110113

The Psychiatrist & the Nazi 103113 (2nd half of program)

Albert Einstein, his religion and his politics 080613

Eric Keenaghan - Ralph Waldo Emerson's interest in "the common" KPFA, Against the Grain w/ C. S. Soong 071713

Reza Aslan "Zealot - The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth"
PBS, Fresh Air w/Terry Gross 071513

 

 

Portraits of Refugees Posing with Their Most Valued Possessions

 

The most important thing Tamara was able to bring with her is her diploma, which she holds in this photograph. With it she will be able to continue her education in Turkey. Through a generous education program, the government will allow qualified Syrian refugees to attend Turkish universities beginning in the March semester.

 

 

"Don't be satisfied with the stories that come before you; unfold your own myth."
                                                                                                         
--Rumi

 

Storyology - immigrants share their stories

The Dying Rooms - Docu. from 1995 China's unwanted female babies

Malcolm X: Make It Plain (Full PBS Documentary)

"Let's Take a Trip: Pacific's Social History of LSD" 052213

Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Hails Genocide Conviction
of Ex-Guatemalan Dictator Ríos Montt
051513
Allan Nairn: After Ríos Montt Verdict, Time for U.S. to Account
for Its Role in Guatemalan Genocide
051513

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse "Gallopin' Gertie"

Ríos Montt Guilty of Genocide: Are Guatemalan President Pérez Molina, U.S. Officials Next? 051313

C.J. Chivers: On The Ground In Syria 050113

"The Trials of Muhammad Ali": Boxing Champ’s Refusal to Serve in Vietnam Was the Fight of His Life 042613

Genocide Trial of Former Dictator Ríos Montt Suspended After Intervention by Guatemalan President 041913

Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde 041213

David Shields - How Literature Saved My Life 040213

 

"Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale": Cheryl Wills Uncovers Family’s History from Slavery to Freedom 032613

Michel Chossudovsky "Who Is Pope Francis I?" - with Bonnie Faulkner, KPFA Guns and Butter 032013

Sarah Swider on the massive migration of Chinese peasants to the cities - with C. S. Soong, KPFA Against the Grain 032013

Arundhati Roy on Iraq War’s 10th: Bush May Be Gone, But "Psychosis" of U.S. Foreign Policy Prevails 031813

Rupert Sheldrake - The Science Delusion BANNED TED TALK 011213 / TED statement & Rupert's response 031413

Radio Ambulante: Spanish-Language Radio Program Showcases the Untold Stories of the Americas 020713

Nunu Kidane, Priority Africa Network - What's going on?  1st hour
Jared Diamond - author of The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?


Audio from KPFA Sunday Show w/Philip Maldari 012013
Nunu Kidane & Colin Finlay on Darfur

Banned TED Talk: The Science Delusion - Rupert Sheldrake 011213

 

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