February 27, 2020

February 27, 2020

 
 
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I opened with The Working Life, then brought in Mike Bond. We discussed the virus that was just starting to be a hot topic in the news, and both thought it was over-hyped. Since he is in a low-traffic island there was not too much impact anticipated. He cited a number of research sources including the Institute Pasteur that were relatively calm.

The second segment of our show is It’s The Empire Stupid with Philip Farruggio. He led with “Piling on Dirty Harvey, Not the War Criminals“, about the ‘breaking news’ about Harvey Weinstein’s conviction.

The third segment had Michael Annis, who featured the work of Ken Greenley, who was to have been on this show but died some two weeks earlier. Since Ken had appeared on our show, I had a recording of him reading his poem Gasoholic and played that as part of this memorial segment. Michael then read several more of Greenley’s poems to finish up.

For the final segment I played two additional poems by Ken Greenley, then  my earlier conversation with Frank Cordaro of the Des Moines Catholic Worker, then Julius Awafong with his column from Yaounde, Cameroon.

 

Frank Cordaro

Frank is a weekly guest on our show. Frank Cordaro is a member of the Des Moines Catholic Worker. He is a former Catholic Priest. He has himself spent years and years in federal prison for crossing the line at Offutt, and more recently has been jailed for actions against the drone facility in Des […]

Julius Awafong

Awafong

Julius Awafong is a volunteering monthly columnist for the New American Dream Radio Show since 2011, and appears the fourth week of each month. Julius lives in Cameroon and is fluent in English and French (and does some translation). This analyst of divided societies received his Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of […]

Ken Greenley

Poet, Colorado https://archive.org/details/100000PoetsForChangeKenGreenleyDenver2015 Ken Greenley is a writer who lives in Denver, Colorado. The number of places he’s lived is only exceeded by the number of job’s he’s had. Greenley likes to explore the themes of class division (in a supposedly classless country), the struggle to stay spiritual in the modern world, and the growth […]

Michael Annis

Michael is a monthly columnist who appears in the fourth week of each month. He is currently taking a leave of absence but we expect to have him back soon. MICHAEL ANNIS—poet, writer, playwright, radio commentator, founder & senior editor of Howling Dog Press—has published many of the world’s modern giants of fiction, drama, poetry […]

Mike Bond

Mike Bond is a American novelist, ecologist, war and human rights journalist, and poet. Bond has been called the “master of the existential thriller” by the BBC and “one of the 21st century’s most exciting authors” by the Washington Times. A bestselling novelist, environmental activist, advisor to U.S. and foreign governments, international energy expert, war and human rights correspondent and […]

Philip Farruggio

Phil is a weekly guest on our show. Philip A Farruggio is son and grandson of Brooklyn, NYC longshoremen. He is a free lance columnist (found on WorldNewsTrust.com, TheSleuthJournal.com, Information Clearing house, Op Ed News, Dandelion Salad, Activist Post, Dissident Voice and many other sites worldwide). Philip works as an environmental products sales rep and […]

Chuck Gregory

Co-founder and co-host of the show, Chuck lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his wife Lorraine and assorted exotic pets. He was fortunate to attend Friends Central School in the late ’60s to hone the already strong core beliefs instilled in him by his parents Wayne Lawrence and Marjorie Mock Gregory. His education continued at […]