A dialogue with host Jim Vrettos and Dr. James Gilligan --- clinical professor of psychiatry and an adjunct professor of law at New York University who is the author among other books of Preventing Violence and Why Some Politicians Are More Dangerous Than Others. He is also the author of the recent report prepared for the Board of Corrections critical of the New York City jails and its use of punitive segregation and violations of the Mental Health Minimum Standards to those who suffer from mental illness.
A discussion of the Left Forum and the panel which host Jim Vrettos will be chairing on what a transformative justice system would look like --- economically, politically, intellectually and spiritually. The show included a tape with one of the panelists --- Dr. Carl Hart ---- Columbia University neuroscientist and drug researcher who argued for the decriminalization of all illicit drugs and musical selections by another of the panelists --- rapper Immortal Technique.
Will be discussing with guests Fania Davis & Eric Butler will be discussing social transformation, peace movement, and the search for restorative justice.
The March 17th show of the Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and Seth Adler -- Left Forum coordinating organizer and organizer Marcus Graetsch of the Left Forum. The Left Forum will be held this year from May 30th - June 1st at John Jay College in New York City and is the largest annual gathering of the progressive left in the country, if not the world.
A dialogue with Jim Vrettos and Mel Blackman, creator of the Burning House Project.
The Feb. 24th Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev show was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and Gregory Singer --composer, violinist and founder/music director of the Manhattan Symphonie Orchestra.
The Feb. 17th show of the rebbe, the radical and the rev was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and Shanduke McPhatter --- former member of the Bloods street gang and now executive Director of Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes.
The Feb. 10th show of the Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and Dan Rattiner the founder and editor of Dan's Papers --- the largest weekly circulation in the Hamptons.
Judith Sloan ---- an actor, audio artist, writer, radio producer, human rights activist, educator and poet --- creator and performer of the production YO MISS! Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide --to be performed at Wild Project, New York City February 16th.