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 […]

Freeing the Gospel: Faith and the Liberation Struggle in Philadelphia

For the February episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Angel Nalubega, a social studies teacher at Philadelphia’s St. James School and member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, and Reverend Dr. Renee McKenzie. We discuss the founding and history of the Church of the Advocate in […]

Unite the Working Class! Coalition Building & The United Front

For the January episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Karla Martin from the Party for Socialism and Liberation, Eman Abuawadeh, former president of Temple Students for Justice in Palestine, and Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture from the Black Alliance for Peace and more to discuss coalition building and organizing united […]

Socialist Roundtable 04: Tina Ngo and Wai Lee Chin Feman

This month in the Socialist Roundtable, we are joined by Liberation Center volunteers Tina Ngo and Wai Lee Chin Feman to discuss the latest coronavirus developments in Philadelphia. The panel also discusses updates in the Philadelphia student struggle, and provides a socialist analysis of the recent changes to the Philadelphia tax abatement. To listen to […]

Solidarity Not Charity: On Serving the People to Build People’s Power

For the December episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Nijmie Dzurinko from Put People First! PA to discuss the political goals and strategies of serve the people programs, and Put People First! PA’s work with the Nonviolent Medicaid Army. We are also joined by Hope Wilson from […]

Philly Fights Back: Solidarity With All Victims of Racist Police Terror!

For the November episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture from the Black Alliance for Peace, the Green Party of Philadelphia, and more to discuss the struggle against imperialism and capitalist state violence in Philadelphia. We are also joined by Mecca Bullock from the Party for […]

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 […]

Philly Housing Now! Homeless Encampments & The Struggle Against Eviction (September, 2020)

For the September episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Sterling Johnson, an organizer of the encampments for the homeless on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and Spiros Tsonos from the CASA Network on the struggle against evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. To hear an extended version of our […]

Introducing Philly Liberation Radio

Hosted by Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah, Philly Liberation Radio is a monthly podcast which will bring you a socialist perspective of peoples’ movements in Philadelphia. Stay tuned for our first episode at the end of September! Adiah (she/her) is a volunteer with the Philadelphia Liberation Center and a member of the Party for Socialism […]