Active Voice Radio

Series produced by Chris Goldstein

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"Social Justice Literacy"/ "A Voice of Truth in a World of Deception" Weekly 25 minute interviews with people who practice what they preach...

Active Voice Radio is a weekly program featuring 25 minute Social Justice interviews, usually with authors who have a new book out. The program also includes some Commentary, Soft Features, comedy and music. My loose term for the program is "Social Justice Literacy."


31 Pieces

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Caption: Camden Tax Foreclosures and Open Air Drug Markets, Credit: Frank Fulbrook
Frank Fulbrook discusses his paper "Urban De-vitalization: How Drug Prohibition is Destroying City Neighborhoods" the only study of how empty build...

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  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 29:28
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Caption: Accountable
Stephanie Robinson's newest book is Accountable: Making America as Good as its Promise. She joins us to discuss President Obama's first 100 days in...

  • Added: May 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:28
Caption: Major Neill Franklin, Credit: C. David Freitag
Deborah Jacobs of the ACLU-NJ on privacy issues with teenagers. Major Neill Franklin of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition speaks at the NORML ...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:36
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Caption: Congressmen Frank and Paul
Congressmen Barney Frank and Ron Paul interviewed on 4-2-09 about medical marijuana, hemp farming, cannabis decriminalization and President Obama's...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Marijuana leaf
Commentary on the police shooting of 20 year old college student Derek Copp in Michigan last week plus a segment on my brief appearance in MSNBC's ...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
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An essay discussing a recent review ordered by Congress of the ONDCP and an interview with Howard Wooldridge of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:31
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We speak with activists and an MS patient who testified before the Senate Health Committee.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2009
  • Length: 29:31
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Award winning Harvard Psychologist Richard Weissbourd interviews about his new book: THE PARENTS WE MEAN TO BE: How Well-Intentioned Adults Undermi...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
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Marijuana has made big news again: The Michael Phelps photo and backlash against Kellogg's; The arrest of George Obama in Kenya and CNBC's Marijuan...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: Kim Fellner, Credit: Rutgers Press
A Labor Activist finds surprises at America's most visible coffee source.

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2009
  • Length: 29:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Chris Goldstein looks at the current economic crisis with Economist Dean Baker who was one of the few credited with predicting our current money me...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2009
  • Length: 28:40
Caption:  The one on the left is Kevin  Rivell. The one on the right is Joey King., Credit: Dan Nowakowski
I went looking to do a piece about a crazy parade, but I found a deeper story of working families keeping up their traditions and spirits in tough ...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
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Some author interview highlights from Active Voice Radio 2008

  • Added: Jan 07, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
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Absolutely irreverent holiday music and other songs from Richard Cheese, Twisted Sister, Bubble, Casey Desmond and Grisbi all put together like a p...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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The groundbreaking discovery of an unknown master painter and perhaps one of the greatest women in art.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2008
  • Length: 29:31
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The Norfolk Four are case studies in how interrogation techniques used in nearly every American police department can elicit false confessions.

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2008
  • Length: 29:30
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Congressman Frank discusses a bill he is sponsoring to remove Federal Penalties for Marijuana

  • Added: Aug 13, 2008
  • Length: 08:51
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Harrop goes over some of the other powerful politicians who have admitted past substance use...but were never arrested. Froma and Chris discuss the...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2008
  • Length: 29:31
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Marnia Lazreg teaches sociology at Hunter College. Her newest book Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad looks at the French-...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2008
  • Length: 29:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Congressman ron Paul of Texas and Chicago Tribune Columnist Clarence Page discuss marijuana and racism

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2007
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 1