On "Corporations and Democracy" radio this week, Annie Esposito and Steve Scalmanini will discuss "Funding of Mendocino County’s Employee Pensions: Crisis or Just Another Manageable Problem," with guests John Dickerson of Your Public Money and former State Assemblymember Michael Allen. The show airs live on Tuesday, February 13 at 1 p.m. Pacific on KZYX & Z, 90.7, 91.5, and 88.3 FM in Mendocino County CA. You can also stream the show live at www.kzyx.org, or listen to the archived broadcast after the show airs here.
Tuesday's edition of "Corporations and Democracy" radio was a great, heartening talk with Gar Alperovitz, author, activist, historian and political economist, and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. Take an hour to hear about how a new economic system, neither centrally-planned state socialism nor investor-oriented capitalism, is quietly emerging across the US and the world. Coops, worker-owned businesses, public banks, B corporations, and new applications of renewable energy technology are all steps forward to reorienting economic activity toward the good of people and planet.
You can listen to or download the show from the "Recent Shows" page on this site, or hear previous shows on the Archives page. For more information about the Democracy Collaborative's Next System Project, click here.
Since 1976, Project Censored, a media research, education and advocacy initiative currently based at Diablo Valley College, has been reporting on "The News that Didn't Make the News," issuing a look at the top 25 most censored stories of the year, and every year, we check in with them to talk about their work. In this edition of "Corporations and Democracy," Annie and Steve host Andy Lee Roth, Project Censored's associate director, to see what we we should have been reading about in the mainstream media. You can click here to listen.
Is President Trump’s new Election Integrity Commission a fix or a fraud? That was the topic on this week's edition of "Corporations and Democracy," a twice-monthly radio show hosted by Alliance secretary Steve Scalmanini and Annie Esposito. Their guest was election integrity and voting rights activist Jan Ben-Dor, a founding member of the Michigan Election Reform Alliance, and a member of the board of directors of the National Election Defense Coalition, as well as a former election official.
You can listen or download a podcast of the show here.