Listen now: Heather Benno of the ANSWER Coalition analyzes the latest developments in Iraq, the Obama administration’s orientation and imperialist influence in the region.

Listen now: Rene Ruiz of Liberation Radio reports from a rally held by former prisoners and their allies to speak out against mass incarceration in California and beyond.

Listen now: Sydney Hodge of the Party for Socialism and Liberation reports on the Albuquerque, New Mexico movement against police brutality that has emerged in the wake of the killing of James Boyd captured on video.

Listen now: Mazda Majidi of Liberation News addresses the latest on the situation in Syria, from gains by the country’s leadership against insurgents to the engagement of Turkey, Jordan and Israel in the war.

Listen now: Attorney Heather Benno analyzes a recent federal court ruling against California for its treatment of mentally ill inmates in solitary confinement in the state’s prison system.

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: Radhika Miller of the Party for Socialism and Liberation analyzes what the anniversary of the Guantanamo camp’s opening has meant for human rights, the political climate and imperial power.

Listen now: Iraq veteran Mike Prysner of March Forward assesses the latest word on sectarian violence in Iraq and imperialism’s role in creating the conditions that have plunged the country into new warfare.

Listen now: Kerbie Joseph of the ANSWER Coalition shares how New York City is organizing against the return of William Bratton as police commissioner, as well as the stop-and-frisk policies he ushered in.

Listen now: PSL’s Eugene Puryear discusses politically motivated prosecutions following the release of civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart after a global movement organized for her freedom.

Listen now: Jane Cutter of Liberation News talks about her recent article on health care disparities and the impact of racism on Black women facing breast cancer.

Listen now: PSL organizer Walter Smolarek analyzes the “taper,” a Federal Reserve effort to protect capitalist institutions, and contrasts it with cuts in unemployment insurance and other services that serve far more people.

Listen now: PSL organizer Walter Smolarek covers the new budget agreement aimed at avoiding the sequestration deadline, but which sells out poor and working people in the process.

Listen now: Liberation newspaper’s Eugene Puryear takes an extended look at France’s recent intervention in the Central African Republic, and the long history of colonialism in the region.

Listen now: PSL organizer Radhika Miller analyzes a new report, which points out the egregiousness of life sentences for minor nonviolent offenses in the United States.

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.

  • Richard Becker, Western Regional Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition, looks at the predicament faced by the Obama administration as the civil war in Syria continues. Does the agreement to sponsor a Peace Conference signal the possibility of a negotiated settlement ending this terrible conflict? Does it reflect a change in U.S. policy?
  • Peta Lindsay, the 2012 presidential candidate of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, discusses the FBI’s decision to make Assata Shakur the first woman to be added to its list of most wanted terrorists. What’s behind the agency’s move to target the revolutionary freedom fighter while allowing true terrorists to operate freely in Miami?
  • Eugene Puryear, a member of the editorial board of Liberation newspaper, looks at the heroic efforts of Guantanamo prisoners on a hunger strike against their indefinite detention, torture and other violations of basic human rights. As of May 8, an estimated that 100 of the 166 detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility had joined the hunger strike, enduring brutal and painful force feedings in response to their act of resistance.
  • Heidi Boghosian, the executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, joins Liberation Radio to discuss the fight for the release of radical attorney and political prisoner Lynne Stewart. Stewart has terminal cancer and the fight for her freedom has become a fight for her life.
  • Akbar Muhammad, the international representative of the Nation of Islam, analyses the consequences of  the imperialist-backed overthrow and murder of Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi. Muhammad discusses the devastating impact of the U.S.-led intervention in Libya and the broader implications for the African continent.
  • Organizer Stewart Stout speaks on the targeting of LGBT youth by the New York City police department’s Stop and Frisk campaign. Stout recently wrote an article on the use of stop and frisk being used specifically against LGBT residents, which can be found on