Listen now: ANSWER Coalition organizer Eugene Puryear looks at the imminent federal government shutdown and the questions raised by the politicians’ failure to address poverty, unemployment and lack of health care.

Listen now: Juan Jose Gutierrez, co-founder of the Full Human Rights for Immigrants Coalition, discusses the Oct. 5 National Day of Dignity and Respect demanding immigrant rights in over 100 cities, and the Oct. 8 massive rally and concert in Washington, D.C.

Listen now: PSL member Caneisha Mills talks about the battle over funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and how 47 million people, including 22 million children, could find themselves facing even greater food insecurity.

Listen now: Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, reports back on his recent visit to the Middle East and dissects the imperialist narrative on the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Listen now: Radhika Miller speaks on the growing labor activism among retail and food service workers fighting for decent pay, benefits and better working conditions, and explains why workers deserve more – and businesses can afford it.

Listen now: Nathalie Hrizi of WORD (Women Organized to Resist and Defend) looks at the case of Marissa Alexander and why the fight for her freedom has become a focal point for the struggle against racism and women’s oppression.

Listen now: Sarah Sloan, national staff coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism), looks at the White House’s change of strategy on Syria before mass opposition and lack of congressional support. Is a U.S. attack off the table?

Listen now: Carl Messineo, legal director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, analyzes the farcical oversight of the NSA that effectively empowered the spy agency to break the law and violate the Constitution without consequence.

Listen now: PSL member Eugene Puryear reflects on the Ku Klux Klan bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., and its galvanizing impact on the Civil Rights Movement.

  • Listen now: Sarah Sloan, national staff coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism), discusses the new anti-war movement that has sprung up around the country as the White House ramps up its efforts to launch a strike against Syria. Additional audio from the Sept. 7 demonstration against a war on Syria in Washington, D.C., can be found here.
  • Listen now: PSL member and ANSWER organizer Gloria La Riva looks back at the devastating 1999 U.S./NATO-led bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999, which La Riva documented in her film “NATO Targets.” What can we learn from that 90-day “limited operation” as the Obama administration seeks to carry out a similar campaign against Syria?
  • Listen now: Brazilian activist Toya Mileno talks about NSA espionage targeting government leaders in Brazil and Mexico. What is behind the U.S. agency’s surveillance of foreign leaders, and how will it impact relations between Washington and Latin America?

Listen now: Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, analyzes the looming threat of a U.S. attack on Syria, the lies being spun to sell a new war to the public and the urgent need for mass mobilization in solidarity with the Syrian people.

Listen now: PSL member and ANSWER Coalition organizer Doug Kauffman discusses the prisoners’ hunger strike in California and why prisoners are putting their lives on the line to expose the barbaric reality of the U.S. prison system.

Listen now: Gloria La Riva, coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, gives an update on the case of the Cuban heroes unjustly imprisoned for 15 years by the U.S. government for their efforts to protect Cuba from terrorist activity.