Listen now: California gubernatorial candidate and world renowned activist Cindy Sheehan joins Liberation Radio to talk about her campaign, the issues impacting the state and the need for socialist, people-oriented solutions to the economic crisis.

Listen now: Leah Obias of the Damayan Migrant Workers Association discusses the issue of labor trafficking and Baklas, a new campaign from Damayan and Women Organized to Resist and Defend on the root causes of trafficking.

Listen now: Frank Lara of the Party for Socialism and Liberation is challenging Nancy Pelosi for her Congressional seat. Pelosi has become a central figure in the Benghazi scandal, and Lara tackles the issues related to the ongoing political clash.

Listen now: Party for Socialism and Liberation’s Gloria La Riva exposes the violence of the right-wing opposition in Venezuela and attempts by the capitalist class to destabilize President Nicolas Maduro’s administration.

Listen now: Attorney Radhika Miller analyzes the campaign to raise the minimum wage that is sweeping the country. Miller explores why simply raising the wage is not enough for working people.

Listen now: Journalist Kanya D’Almeida, who recently wrote about the skyrocketing number of elderly women and men behind bars, examines why many states are facing a human rights crisis because many institutions were never equipped to care for aging inmates.

Listen now: ANSWER Coalition’s Brian Becker joins the program to discuss U.S. and European Union support for the far-right forces that have taken power in the Ukraine, the demonization of Russia and an authentic anti-imperialist orientation to the crisis.

Listen now: Attorney Radhika Miller examines basketball player Jason Collins joining the Brooklyn Nets, breaking a barrier for LGBTQ athletes. She also looks at Collins’ selection in light of the recent Arizona-NFL showdown over anti-gay legislation.

Listen now: Liberation Radio’s Jessie Farine interviews a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center worker and an SEIU organizer about the fight for a living wage for labor in the state, as the movement gains momentum.

Listen now: Attorney Radhika Miller examines Michael Sam — an expected draft pick in the upcoming NFL lottery — coming out as gay, and professional sports’ ongoing debate over LGBT athletes.

Listen now: Party for Socialism and Liberation activist Jessie Farine relates what’s happening in Pittsburgh as workers fight prominent healthcare organization UPMC over benefits and staffing amid a citywide backlash against the nonprofit’s practices.

Listen now: Liberation Radio’s Rene Ruiz reports on the scene from a drone protest in California as nationwide concerns over strikes, executive power and civil liberties grow. Interviewees were arrested in a recent protest against drones.

Listen now: Immigrant rights activist Blanca Hernandez chained herself to the ICE office in Washington, D.C., as part of nationwide protests against deportations. She speaks to Liberation Radio about the movement for immigrant justice.

Listen now: PSL activist Mike Chrisemer shares the voices of workers impacted by the holiday closing of a Queens, N.Y., grocery store with no notice given as workers were locked out in freezing temperatures. Workers rallied and told their stories.

Listen now: Liberation Radio’s Rene Ruiz reports on the fast-food worker protests for a living wage that swept the United States in December, including those struggling to make ends meet, their supporters and others fighting for better wages.

Listen now: PSL member Mazda Majidi examines U.S.-Iran talks over Iran’s nuclear program and what the threat of sanctions – even as negotiations continue – means for Iranian sovereignty.

Listen now: Radhika Miller looks at the “economic recovery” policies yielding record profits for the super rich while working families struggle to make ends meet.

Listen now: Ken Lerch, President of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), Branch 3825 Rockville, MD, examines the no-holds-barred, union-busting efforts to privatize the United States Postal Service that could cost thousands of workers their jobs.

Listen now: PSL member and union organizer Gloria La Riva speaks on the BART strike in the San Francisco Bay Area and what’s at stake for organized labor as the public transit workers walk out.

Listen now: Brian Becker, national coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism), explains how Democrats are joining Republicans in turning the gov’t shutdown into a major assault on vital social programs including Social Security.

Listen now: Kristy Childs discusses the scourge of sex trafficking, the misconceptions about prostitution, and the fight-back movement against the criminalization of women.

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.

  • Brian Becker, National Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism), reports on continuing U.S. aggression against North Korea six decades after the end of fighting in the Korean War. Becker recently attended a symposium in North Korea with former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark.
  • Latin America solidarity activist Gloria La Riva speaks on developments in Venezuela since the death of President Hugo Chávez. La Riva attended a Cuba-Venezuela solidarity conference in Caracas this July.
  • PSL member Jane Cutter reports from Seattle on the struggle of fast-food workers who are mobilizing there and across the United States for fair pay and the right to unionize. What is at stake, and how can workers win?
  • Egyptian activist Salma gives an eyewitness account of mass demonstrations in Egypt culminating in the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi by the military. What lies ahead for the revolutionary movement in Egypt? (Salma asked that her last name be withheld). You can read a statement by Eugene Puryear on the latest developments in Egypt at
  • Genevieve Huizar, the mother of police brutality victim Manuel Diaz, talks about the upcoming July 21 statewide demonstration against police brutality in Anaheim, Calif., that will bring together the families of victims and their supporters from across the state.
  • Labor organizer Jeff Bigelow analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent anti-labor ruling. Is the Supreme Court a neutral arbiter for justice … or simply a defender of corporate interests?