Part 1: "One Person No Vote: A talk with Carol Anderson"
Voter suppression is, sadly, alive, well and deeply impacting recent elections. Guest Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy, looks at attacks on African American voter participation following the 2013 Shelby decision. Listen or download here.
Part 2: "The Global Power Elite"
Annie and Steve welcome Peter Phillips, whose book Giants: The Global Power Elite, focuses on the very few, very rich, and very powerful men who make up a global transnational corporate oligarchy. Listen or download here.
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AfD Radio: Corporations and Democracy
"Corporations and Democracy" radio, now in its 20th year, is produced and hosted by AfD members and friends on KZYX&Z-FM, Mendocino County Public Broadcasting. The shows feature interviews with local and nationally-known activists, journalists, authors, and policy-makers. You can listen live on air on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at 11 a.m. at 90.7, 91.5, and 88.3 FM in Mendocino County, California, or access the livestream at the station's website.
The show's hosts are Annie Esposito and Steve Scalmanini (pictured at right), alternating with Linda McClure.
After the broadcast, you can listen or download podcasts here. We also archive past shows on this page.
Whether the focus is local or international, "Corporations and Democracy" looks at how corporate rule stands at odds with good public policy on a range of issues, and provides an opportunity for listeners to learn what individuals and communities are doing at the grassroots to build better and more sustainable alternatives.
If you'd like to find out how to air "Corporations and Democracy" on your local non-commercial radio station, please contact us.