VIDEO: The Road to Kenosha and California’s Wildfires with Muckraker Steve Horn

In this episode, we talk with muckraker journalist and Kenosha kid Steve Horn (@steveahorn) from the Real News Network (@TheRealNews) about Kenosha, WI and California climate politics.

We start with Kenoha’s history of deindustrialization and surburbanization since the auto giant Chrysler left the city in the late 1980s, and then get into the current politics around the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the eruption of protests in Kenosha and the subsequent shooting of unarmed protestors by teenage racist militia member Kyle Rittenhouse.We also discuss the trope of “outside agitators”
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Buzzanco: Corporate Liberalism, the Great War and the Race for Empire

The latest American History lecture from Green and Red Podcast co-host and University of Houston History Prof. Bob Buzzanco.

This lecture talks about Corporate Liberalism, reform from the top down, the Federal Reserve Act, the Pure Food and Drug and Meat Inspection.  And then the American entry into the Great War and the race for empire.  He talks about the arms race and alliances, the Balkans crisis, political neutrality but economic relationships; International Law and Sub warfare. Continue reading “Buzzanco: Corporate Liberalism, the Great War and the Race for Empire”

Buzzanco: Imperialism, The Progressive Era and Corporate Liberalism

We’re sharing Green and Red Podcast co-host and University of Houston History Prof. Bob Buzzanco‘s lectures on American History.

Here’s the fourth lecture of the semester.  It talks about Imperialism, Cuba, the Philippines & “The Open Door.” The Progressive Era, Reform & Muckraking; Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle,” Child Labor & Sweatshops; The “other” progressives, and Corporate Liberalism.

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VIDEO: Struggle in Israel, The Growing Anti-Netanyahu Protests

Green and Red Podcast recently talked with two Israeli activists and refuseniks Amitai Ben- Abba (@amitaibenabba) and Atalya Ben-Abba about the current uprising happening against the Netanyahu government and the movement refusing service in the Israeli army in protest of the occupation.

The anti-Netanyahu movement, or the “Balfour struggle,” as it’s known in Israel, has been out in the streets across the country and in front of “Crime Minister” Benjamin Netanyahu’s homes for months. The Israeli left has not only begun to see large numbers of people joining them and increased police violence against protestors, but also a convergence of anti-austerity movements, the anti-occupation movement and people fed up with the government’s corruption and bungling of the COVID-19 crisis. Continue reading “VIDEO: Struggle in Israel, The Growing Anti-Netanyahu Protests”

Buzzanco: The Crisis of the 1890s

Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing Green and Red Podcast co-host and University of Houston History Prof. Bob Buzzanco‘s lectures on American History.

The third lecture talks about the Crisis of the 1890s. Agrarian Uprisings & The Grange. The Populists, William Jennings Bryan and the Silver Solution and the colonization of Hawai’i & Cuba.

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Buzzanco: The Emergence of Industrial Capitalism, the Gilded Age and more

Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing Green and Red Podcast co-host and University of Houston History Prof. Bob Buzzanco‘s lectures on American History.

This second lecture talks about the Emergence of Industrial Capitalism, class formation and work culture, the Gilded Age, labor struggles and class conflict. Continue reading “Buzzanco: The Emergence of Industrial Capitalism, the Gilded Age and more”

We’ve expanded our media empire to YouTube!

Green and Red Podcast has expanded our media empire to YouTube.  We’ve begun posting our episodes on the video streaming site.

We’ve got a small, but mighty following of YouTube followers. Please subscribe and follow us on YouTube.

Here’s our first YouTube post. But check them all out.