Category Archives: Programs

Descriptions of FSU-Radio Programs

4/10 Occupy Economics with Prof. Gerald Friedman (rebroadcast)

This year, interspersed with new shows, the Free School University Program will be replaying most of the shows from last year, in chronological order.  (The only shows we’ll skip will be those for which there is no recording, and maybe … Continue reading

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Wed 4/3/13 The Crisis of Student Debt

with Jackie Sewell of Young Democratic Socialists Four years ago, debt, in the form of unsustainable mortgage lending, crashed the entire global economy. Crises of debt are looming in at least four other economic sectors, also: credit card debt, as … Continue reading

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Wed 12/26 Faith, Belief & Values

A conversation between an atheist & a person of faith This week’s show is a conversation between Free School University host David Knuttunen (an atheist) and Theology in Action host David Concepcion (a person of faith).   In the conversation, we … Continue reading

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12/19 Motherhood and Poverty in America (Rebroadcast)

Guest: U. Mass Boston Professor Randy Albelda Guests we had on during the early days of this show got shortchanged on airtime, because we had not yet established regular rebroadcasts, show archives or podcasts. This is too bad, because some … Continue reading

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Wed 12/12 – The Fiscal Cliff and the “Grand Bargain” (Repeat)

Because this is such a timely issue, we are repeating last weeks show on the Fiscal Cliff and the “Grand Bargain”. See THIS POST for program details. Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Wed 12/5 – Sledding Down the Fiscal Cliff: Grand Bargains seen from the Democratic Left

The day after November’s election, The Boston Globe‘s lead editorial said, essentially, “Now that you’ve won, Mr. Obama, you should immediately implement Mr. Romney’s fiscal policies.” Punditry began to speak incessantly about the deficit, and the “Fiscal Cliff”. Few mentioned … Continue reading

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Wed 11/28 Gaza: No Justice, No Peace? with Jeff Klein

Over a million and a half impoverished people live in Gaza, a narrow strip of land that has been referred to as the world’s largest open-air prison.  Residents of Gaza have few if any legal rights.  An Israeli blockade severely … Continue reading

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11/21 Occupy Marx with Brandeis Prof. Gordon Fellman

This week’s show will be a rebroadcast of a show that originally aired on 3/14. What is the importance of a class analysis?  Why does the working class accept the myths of the ruling class, which have the result of … Continue reading

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Wed 11/14 Shift Change: Worker Cooperatives in Mondragon and the U.S.

with documentary producers Melissa Young and Marc Dworkin Melissa Young and Marc Dworkin are the producers of a new film, Shift Change, which examines worker owned and managed businesses in the U.S. and Mondragon, Spain. With the long decline in … Continue reading

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Wed 11/7 The Elections – What do they tell us? What happens next?

Guests: Harris Gruman, SEIU MA Political Director Georgia Hollister Isman, Director Mass Alliance former Gubernatorial candidate Grace Ross (schedule permitting) plus maybe others…. What is the significance of yesterday’s election results to activists of the left?  What electoral, legislative and … Continue reading

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