Politics

WTF Is Going On In Trenton? Budget Fights With Pat Noble and Brian Powers.

Pat brings news of early signs the budget fight between Democrats are headed towards the usual back and forth between power brokers in Trenton, although the strategy of horse trading for deals is not as effective as it use to be. The new Governor goes public with the shenanigans early, using a new political front…

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WTF Is Going On In Trenton? Pat Noble Joins Brian To Talk NJ Politics

Anti-capitalist musings about the political class of our state are always good for a laugh! While the egomaniacs in power tend to fancy themselves as revered by an adoring base of liberals, the working class perspective on the nonsense that goes on in Trenton is drastically different. These two comrades have a diverse conversation about…

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Madelyn Hoffman Comments As We Move Our Embassy In Israel

Madelyn joins Brian to talk about the repercussions of our embassy move in Israel. While Brian laments our continued support of Israel’s aggression Madelyn lays out how peace can be achieved if Israel would stop expanding and follow international law. Make a contribution: njrevolutionradio.com/make_a_contribtion/ Website: www.njrevolutionradio.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/NJRevRad/ Twitter: twitter.com/NJRevRad Patreon:www.patreon.com/NJRevolutionRadio

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Is Hillary Clinton Still This Out Of Touch?

In this podcast I talk about an article in Fortune Magazine.  My gut instinct was not a very good one. I personalized it without paying attention to who the intended audience really was. My thoughts after reflection were different. I saw past my initial emotions and came to better understand how that same message impacts others…

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When We Lose Our Fear They Lose Their Power

Brian talks about keeping his ideas and podcasts in order and focused on subject. He talks about Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget m and how the narrative has been very anti-worker until that speech. He then brings up the Democratic strategy of scaring the electorate into “The Lesser of 2 Evils”

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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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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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Moms Demand Action Demands Loyalty to a Pro Gun Candidate

Heather and Brian discuss the recent statements by “Moms Demand Action” group in support of Jeff Van Drew, who holds a 100% rating from the NRA. Van Drew imos looking to take the Congressional seat in CD-2. Apparently nobody from the local chapter was even consulted before this announcement was made. Listen on Soundcloud at:…

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NJRR Special Earth Day Forum

Revolution was part of Earth Day from the start. Join our panel hosted by Theresa Markila with Matt Smith from Food and Water Watch, our very own Heather Warburton and Madelyn Hoffman (Director of New Jersey Peace Action) in a discussion about what Earth Day means to them. The group also explores the intersection of…

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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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Tomorrow, April 18. Teaneck Peace Vigil. End U.S. Military Intervention in Syria! U.S. troops out of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Yemen! 4-5 pm

Come to the Teaneck Peace Vigil to Protest United States Military Intervention in Syria! Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 4-5 pm National Guard Armory 1799 Teaneck Road, Teaneck Rd and Liberty Rd NJ Transit buses stop right at the armory, lots of parking Demand: U.S. Military Intervention in Syria – NO! Diplomacy – YES! U.S. –…

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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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Madelyn Hoffman Discusses The Syrian Situation

Madelyn Hoffman takes us back to when the United States began another undeclared, immoral, unjustified” war in Afghanistan. That was 17 years ago, and there is still “No end in sight”. These continued conflicts like actions in Iraq led to ISIS and suicide bombings there. Madelyn draws on a lifetime of peace activism and brings…

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Interview With Jim Brash- NJRR Regular Contributor and Green Activist!

Things get real, and sometimes a little raunchy when Jim Brash stops in to introduce himself as an NJRR contributor and long time Green. Jim talks about how the party has grown around him and sees NJRR as a way to keep connecting people from around the state. Listen On Sound Cloud:    Podcast Notes:…

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Interview With Madelyn Hoffman – The Syrian Crisis

Listen to an update about the President’s recent comments on Syria and other political discussion about what might happen in the near future with Syria. The situation is serious. Madelyn keeps us informed about the political dynamics that shape the military industrial complex and has to help a gloomy Brian remember that there are actions…

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A Movement of The People, Newark City Council Candidates

Listen to a group of housing justice advocates talk about their commitment to the city of Newark! From work with homeless to tenants rights to police reform AMP is running against the machine and for the people! https://soundcloud.com/new-jersey-revolution-radio/interview-with-amp-newark-city-council-candidates  

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Report From A Resident Of Gaza

https://soundcloud.com/new-jersey-revolution-radio/report-from-a-resident-of-gaza Hear our comrade Ahmed talk about his experiences living in Gaza and being at the recent protests.

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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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