The July 28th the Rebbe the Radical and the Rev show was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and restorative justice activists Elizabeth Clements of the Hidden Water project and Carrie McCann restorative justice coordinator of the Peace Institute.
The July 21st show of the Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and virtuoso pianist Brandt Fredriksen. Excerpts from Brandt's work was played including cuts from his recording of the complete Brahms sonatas for violin and piano.
The July 14th the Rebbe, the Radical and The Rev show was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and Gregory Singer -- founder and conductor of the Manhattan Symphonie and owner of Gregory Singer's Fine Violins shop -- 246 West 80th street in Manhattan.
To honor the memory of Reb Zalman Schachter the July 7th show of the Rebbe the Radical and the Rev will be a rebroadcast of the March 3, 2014 interview With Reb Zalman, Susanna Heschel and Betty Cohan-Vrettos. Reb Zalman was the most prominent visionary and spokesman for what has come to be known as the Jewish Renewal movement in Judaism.
The June 30th The Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev show was a dialogue between host Jim Vrettos and community activist Noche Diaz who discussed the recent June 4 police raids on Grant and Manhattanville housing projects. Included in the discussion were community residents Treva, Asia and Angela.
In depth conversation with political artist Immortal Technique and Seattle's council member Kshama Sawant.
The Rebbe the Radical and the Rev show was a dialogue with host Jim Vrettos and revolutionary political rapper Felipe Coronel "Immortal Technique."
The May 19 show of the Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev was a discussion with host Jim Vrettos of the theories and ideas of the American social and political activist Tom Hayden, principal author of the Port Huron Statement, one of the founders of SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) and Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Culver City California. Excerpts from Tom's talks were heard -- particularly those which centered around the concept and use of the term participatory democracy -- central to the philosophy of the Port Huron Statement, the movements of the 60s and 70s and Operation Wall Street.
The May 12th show of the Rebbe, the Radical and the Rev was a discussion by host Jim Vrettos concerning this year's Left Forum's theme Imagining a World with Transformative Justice. He looked at the panels he was chairing which included What Would a Transformative Criminal Justice System Look Like Politically, Economically, Spiritually and Intellectually? and Ending Gang Violence. Excerpts were played of Angela Davis, Kshama Sawant, and James Gilligan.
A dialogue with host Jim Vrettos and the Coordinating Organizer of the Left Forum Seth Adler. The Left Forum is the largest annual gathering of the progressive and international left in the country and will be held this year at John Jay College of Criminal Justice from May 30 to June 1