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The Moment We Are In

Mumia Abu-Jamal

[00:00:00.00] Mumia Abu Jamal: I think now more than ever, people want to hear “The Truth” rather than the bullshit (Edited for Radio, Swear Word deleted) and we’re coming hard. The illusions have driven us… Full Transcript

DN Interview Amy Goodman

“The Clinton Show”

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As the Democratic National Convention rolls out its latest episode of the long-running “The Clinton Show”. It is threatened, as are all old programs, by an audience that has grown beyond the show’s characters. Starring… Full Transcript

Voting: The Final Fig Leaf

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As elections near, voters face the choices before them with something like dread: Donald Trump: loud, bombastic, bellicose, rich as Croesus, and xenophobic; or the presumptive Democratic nominee (unless Vermont’s Bernie Sanders manages to upend… Full Transcript

Clintonism Laid Bare

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Bill Clinton, perhaps the best raw political animal of his generation, said a mouthful recently, especially when he confronted activists from the ubiquitous Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. There, the primary political architect of the… Full Transcript

The Children of Perdition

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Montgomery v. Louisiana (which made its previous Miller v. Alabama ruling (regarding life terms for juveniles retroactive), shined a harsh light on the systems which utilized… Full Transcript

Freedom and Med Care for Leonard Peltier

Mumia Abu-Jamal

For 40 years, former American Indian Movement (AIM) activist Leonard Peltier has been in the clutches of the U.S. prison system –The Iron House of the whites, as indigenous people call them – on trumped… Full Transcript

Electing Enemies

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The U.S. Presidential elections are over a year from now, but if you relied on national media accounts, you’d think that they were all but imminent. But this isn’t the elections; it’s like an obstacle… Full Transcript

Centuries of Struggle Big House Prison Blues

Mumia Abu-Jamal

‘Plus ça change …’ say the French; or ‘The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same.’ That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look… Full Transcript