Ellen Brown on Public Banking, LIBRA and Her Latest Book
Annie and Steve welcome Ellen Brown, founder of the Public Banking Institute and author of several books on democratizing finance. Ellen talks about AB 857, the California public bank bill, Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, and her latest book, Banking on the People: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age. Listen or download here.
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 Lynda 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.