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Socialist Roundtable 7: Elaheh Farmand and Walter Smolarek

This month in the Socialist Roundtable, we are joined by Elaheh Farmand and Walter Smolarek from the Philadelphia Liberation Center to discuss activist, journalist, and political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal’s exposure to COVID-19 at Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, PA. We also discuss a socialist perspective of Pennsylvania’s upcoming senate election, Biden’s recent visit to […]

Defend Our Neighbors! Fighting Gentrification in West Philadelphia

For the March episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Talia Giles, an organizer with the Party for Socialism and Liberation and member of West Philly Neighbors for Healthy Community Development, and Christina Jackson, a professor of sociology, author, community advocate, and member of the Gentrification in Kingsessing […]

Socialist Roundtable 05: Adam Bailey and Lorenzo Pierce

This month in the Socialist Roundtable, we are joined by Adam Bailey, a building representative with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ Local 3, and Lorenzo Pierce from the Philadelphia Liberation Center to discuss the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ struggle against an unsafe reopening of Philly schools. We’ll also be discussing the announcement of a new […]

Education is a Right! The Teacher’s Struggle and Philly’s Student Movement

For this episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Ismael Jimenez, an organizer from the Caucus of Working Educators and the Melanated Educators Collective to discuss the heightened teachers’ struggle during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Saudia Durrant from the Philadelphia Student Union to discuss the student movement in […]