New Jersey

#NJRR Live: Back to School? NJ and Other States Lay Out Plans to Open Schools During a Pandemic

We begin by remembering Mimi Soltysik with his brother Steve. Mimi was a prominent figure in Socialist Party US and ran as their Presidential nominee. He lost his battle with cancer this past week at only 45 years old.

Then, Badass Teacher Melissa Tomlinson joins us to talk about Coronavirus safety concerns and the environment out kids are expected to learn in.

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#NJRR Live: Back to School? NJ and Other States Lay Out Plans to Open Schools During a Pandemic
#NJRR Live with Brian Powers

 
 
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Gerrymandering the Garden State

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution Heather delves into all things gerrymandering in New Jersey and the Country. In the close of 2018, Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey tried a very undemocratic thing. They tried to pass a redistricting bill near the close of session that could alter how New Jersey would draw…

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Gerrymandering the Garden State
Wine Women and Revolution

 
 
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In the fight for LGBTQ rights in New Jersey

This week 3 big pieces of legislation protecting transgender rights were signed by Gov Murphy. In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather is joined by Rev Blake Spencer to discuss the fight for transgender rights in South Jersey as well as Rev Blake’s journey to becoming a warrior for the LGBTQ community. Sometimes…

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In the fight for LGBTQ rights in New Jersey
Wine Women and Revolution

 
 
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Brian Powers- Founder of New Jersey Revolution Radio Talks With Jim Brash

On this New Jersey Revolution Radio episode, founder Brian Powers joins Jim Brash. We hear about the struggle for an increase in the New Jersey Minimum Wage. The Democratic party is working hard to water down upcoming raise in the minimum wage. Working class people need more than $15 an hour right now, however, the…

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Brian Powers- Founder of New Jersey Revolution Radio Talks With Jim Brash
New Jersey Revolution Radio

 
 
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Emotional Health On The Left

Still early on, Brian goes on a few early thought tangents about the psychology of being an activist and the importance of raising self esteem, Having organizers with low self esteem makes them vulnerable to manipulative people, who understand and use this condition to wreak havoc on the functions of our organizations. It only makes…

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Emotional Health On The Left
Left Off The Turnpike

 
 
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Johnnie Lattner Newark Green Candidate

Johnnie Lattner talks about his upcoming 2108 School Board run in Newark. 

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Johnnie Lattner Newark Green Candidate
Left Off The Turnpike

 
 
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Why We Need Revolution Radio.

Our pilot episode of what would become “Left Off The Turnpike” Brian discusses the early vision for an independent anti-capitalist media outlet here in New Jersey. Recorded as he drives to work in the morning on our Garden State Turnpike. 

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Why We Need Revolution Radio.
Left Off The Turnpike

 
 
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Brian Interviews New Jersey’s Elected Socialist Pat Noble

Brian Greets Socialist Party’s Pat Noble, a Red Bank School Board Member to talk about being an elected socialist, and his role in building an Anti- Capitalist organization from a national perspective. Of course these two will will always spend some time hating on Democrats. Join a mini reunion of Comrades from 15 Now NJ…

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Brian Interviews New Jersey’s Elected Socialist Pat Noble
#WTF is Going On With Pat and Brian

 
 
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On The Rails With Brian: GPNJ & Welfare Reform

From the train station Brian recaps his last 18 months serving on the Green Council and the convention held this past weekend. He also has a message for anyone with an opinion about welfare. Remind yourself that your struggles will make you stronger! #NJRR Listen On Soundcloud Here: Can You Help Build New Jersey Revolution…

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Saving 32 Acres- Jacqui Wenzel With Brian and Heather

The township of Ocean New Jersey in Monmouth County is putting profit over people, and the safety of local environment. Our friend Jacqui Wenzel talks about the impact on her community, and Heather Warburton backs up Jackie’s environmental concerns with data about the areas “Impervious Ground Cover” being at critical levels already. You can listen…

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Theresa Markila Interviews Yolanda Johnson and Johnnie Lattner

North Jersey comrade Theresa Markila interviews 2 candidates for Newark School Board. Yolanda Johnson and Johnnie Lattner are activists that are looking to see a more community based school system. They discuss what their vision for our state’s largest city that makes centers for education community centers that offer, not only education, but adult resources…

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Teachers Strikes, MLK, and Green Party Convention

Listen on Soundcloud to Teachers Strikes, MLK, and Green Party Convention https://soundcloud.com/new-jersey-revolution-radio/teachers-strikes-mlk-and-green Today we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, celebrate the class struggle teachers around the country are engaged in, and look forward to the annual Green Party of New Jersey Convention on April 14th and 15th. Facebook…

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“Still Fighting For His Dream” March and Rally

Please attend “Still Fighting For His Dream: March & Rally Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King , Jr.,” that will take place Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 4:30 PM beginning at the Martin Luther King Statue, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Newark, New Jersey.(Next to the Hall…

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How We Think About Work

This morning’s drive to work got me experimenting with jazz, then cursing about Amazon. Why do we demand so much labor when other things bring us joy?Listen on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/new-jersey-revolution-radio/how-e-think-about-work-m4a Podcast Notes: Looking for a theme song, does mellow or happy or mellow music put me in the wrong mood? Why do we think work and…

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Why We Need Revolution Radio.

-By Brian Powers Anti capitalists cannot expect the establishment to give us a voice. We need our own platforms! Listen on Soundcloud to why I started NJRR and where we would like to see it go! A podcast for socialists by socialists The very first episode of New Jersey Revolution Radio. Brian explains why he…

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