The Broken Record Radio Show
The Broken Record Radio Show is weekly two-hour talk show originating from KBBF Radio in Santa Rosa, California.
info_outline Tongo Eisen-Martin - San Francisco Poet Laureate and Revolutionary Educator 05/04/2021
Tongo Eisen-Martin - San Francisco Poet Laureate and Revolutionary Educator Well, we had our most incredible episode to date. But we can't prove it. No but really.
info_outline Homelessness in Sonoma County, History of Cesar Chavez and Black Panthers 04/27/2021
Homelessness in Sonoma County, History of Cesar Chavez and Black Panthers Full Episode 4-26-21 - In this episode, guests from the Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County update us on the situation of homelessness in the area. Friend of the show Dave shares a little-known history with us about collaboration between the United Farm Workers and the Black Panther Party.
info_outline Parenting in Capitalism, Identity Politics Again 04/20/2021
Parenting in Capitalism, Identity Politics Again Full Episode 4-19-21 - In this episode, special guest Jackie schools us, i mean, un-schools us, on how capitalism manifests in parenting. Also, we discuss identity politics at the requests of a listener.
info_outline Matt Sedillo, Daunte Wright, WIndsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli 04/13/2021
Matt Sedillo, Daunte Wright, WIndsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli Full Episode 4-12-21 - In this Episode, poet Matt Sedillo talks with us about poetry, capitalism, and addiction. Also, the murder of Daunte Wright and Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli is accused of sexual assault by several women.
info_outline Local Logging of Redwood Trees, Brad Pitt, Local Cops and Addiction 04/06/2021
Local Logging of Redwood Trees, Brad Pitt, Local Cops and Addiction Full Episode 4-5-21 - In this episode, local activist Max tells us about a proposed logging project that threatens redwood trees and many endangered species. Sparkle the centrist refuses to take sides on a debate of unprecedented importance between Broken Record and Amanda. Also the politics of addiction.
info_outline Cats, Dogs, Qualified Immunity, and Super Hella Deep Stuff 03/30/2021
Cats, Dogs, Qualified Immunity, and Super Hella Deep Stuff Full Episode 3-29-21 - In this episode, we learn about cats, dogs, Qualified Immunity, and Sparkle takes us down a rabbit of social and personal transformation and a bunch of other deep stuff.
info_outline Atlanta Shooting, School Reopening, COVID Vaccine Politics 03/23/2021
Atlanta Shooting, School Reopening, COVID Vaccine Politics Full Episode 3-22-19 - In this episode, we discuss the Atlanta racist and sexist shootings by a white man of 6 Asian women. Dimitri updates us on local schools, and we discuss whether the COVID-19 vaccine is a hoax.
info_outline 'Did We Go Too Far?' Podcast, International Women's Day 03/09/2021
'Did We Go Too Far?' Podcast, International Women's Day Not-So-Full-Episode 3-8-21. Check out "Did We Go Too Far?" Podcast on Spotify! And RaspadoRoots on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/raspadoroots/
info_outline NYC Taxi Drivers, Amazon, Social Change, Apropriation 02/16/2021
NYC Taxi Drivers, Amazon, Social Change, Apropriation Full Episode 2-15-21 - In this episode, we discuss Rojava, NYC Taxi Driver's labor dispute, Hulu, Amazon running out of your house with your PS5, dealing with your childhood oppression so you can then change the world, and cultural appropriation in other parts of the world.
info_outline The Ruling Class and Cops and ICE and Salsa Dancing 02/09/2021
The Ruling Class and Cops and ICE and Salsa Dancing Full Episode 02-08-21 - In this episode, we dive deep into some difficult feelings about the state of the world. Just a heads up, we discuss some pretty dark subjects about violence, systemic and interpersonal. But you know, it's still us, we didn't go anywhere. So if you can, join us.
info_outline Stop Acting Like You Know What The Stock Market Is 02/02/2021
Stop Acting Like You Know What The Stock Market Is Full Episode 2-1-21 - In this episode, friend of the show Gustavo helps us understand what the stock market Even Is. Amanda reminds us why voting is a waste of time, and Sparkle talks about climate change hopelessness. Pieces we discussed: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/24/climate/racism-redlining-cities-global-warming.html?fbclid=IwAR1RAPb1AkZSho9xiArfD-7swBn-OSQAJ95F_E_RurZPVLihOjs90Wu0lHU
info_outline Vaccine Racism and Ethnic Studies With Cops 01/26/2021
Vaccine Racism and Ethnic Studies With Cops Full Episode 1-21-21 - In this Episode, special guest Xulio tells us about our local government's vaccine efforts, or lack thereof, in indigenous communities. Also, we discuss Ethnic Studies With a C-PPPPFPPFPFFFFFFPPFPFPPFPFPPFP with a PFPFFFFFPFFFFFFPFPFP with a CoPFPPFFFFFF. Ahem. Ethnic Studies With a Cop.
info_outline MLK Hot Takes 01/19/2021
MLK Hot Takes Full Episode 1-18-21 - In this episode, Dimitri updates us on the specific ways in which schooling and the education system is messed up THIS particular week, MLK has hot takes on nonviolence, and Sparkle discusses isolation and domination in society.
info_outline Hot Takes on the Capitol 01/12/2021
Hot Takes on the Capitol Full episode 1-11-21 - In this episode we have some hot takes on the storming of the US capitol building by trump supporters. The return of Dee Money Millionaires. Note: Thank you Sparkle for your professional graphic design work and for photoshopping our radio show birthday cake onto the Trumper podium for our thumbnail. And Amanda for making us a cake! A day late. -BR
info_outline New Year, Same Great Taste 01/06/2021
New Year, Same Great Taste Full Episode 1-4-21 - In this episode, we discuss the Georgia runoff election, Google workers unionizing, Travelodge housing rights occupation, privileged COVID refugees, a small Rojava update, and some other stuff, but most importantly, we continue our annual tradition of failing to celebrate our anniversary. Here are links to the items we discussed:
info_outline Tenant Counseling Hotline, Community Land Trusts and Young People's Oppression 12/23/2020
Tenant Counseling Hotline, Community Land Trusts and Young People's Oppression Full Episode 12-21-20. In this episode, Noa from the Sonoma County Tenant's Union talks with us about their tenant Counseling Hotline, and we discuss Community Land Trusts as a model for fighting capitalism in the housing market. We then discuss how humans' egocentric assumption that we are the center of the universe causes us to think that the specific angle from which we see planets and stars has some kind of universal effect on reality. Also, young people's oppression.
info_outline Another Lost Episode (See description) 12/15/2020
Another Lost Episode (See description) 12-14-20: This episode did not get recorded. So enjoy a Sparkle and Broken Record highlight recap show! These are the articles we discussed: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/07/racism-ages-black-americans-faster?fbclid=IwAR1_u1nF5_N_4n3Krj-y00LSZW6lEzA7JW_D6p1ddwzLj5menggfQwA2c2g
info_outline How Broken Record Got His Woke Back 12/01/2020
How Broken Record Got His Woke Back Full Episode 11-30-20. In this episode, our beloved host DJ Broken Record finishes his story about how he became Woke AF. Spoiler: it's because he had free time. Also, how to not get COVID tests, a working class victory, and museums, resorts, and national parks and other sites of genocide.
info_outline How The Crew Became Politicized 11/24/2020
How The Crew Became Politicized Full Episode 11-23-20 - In this episode, we deliver on last week's promise to tell our individual stories of how we became to be political. AKA The Broken Record Radio Show Presents: The Story of Our Radicalization - Part One: Origin Stories
info_outline Manufactured Obsession With Trump 11/17/2020
Manufactured Obsession With Trump Full Episode 11-16-20. In this episode, Dimitri gives us some local school updates, and the team discusses Glenn Greenwald's epic piece about liberals and right wingers who benefit from a public obsession with Trump went out of their way to make him a cartoon villain. Items discussed in this episode: https://abc7news.com/7905551/
info_outline Philadelphia Cops, Biden, and Other Racists 11/03/2020
Philadelphia Cops, Biden, and Other Racists Note: Sorry for not uploading last week. The thing is, there was no episode to upload. The recording didn't work. But here's this week's episode: Full Episode 11-2-20 - Amanda talks about Philadelphia police and each thing we learn just gets worse and worse. Also, feelings about the elections.
info_outline Middle Class Roles Part Two - Rojava Justice - Racist Vote Shaming 10/21/2020
Middle Class Roles Part Two - Rojava Justice - Racist Vote Shaming Full Episode 10-19-20 - In this episode, we explore the complicatedness of middle classness, it gets deep, then we discuss the Rojava justice system and what the victims of terrorist organizations think should happen to terrorists. Then, we call out racist liberals who say dumb shit like "if you don't vote you must be privileged."
info_outline Toxic Positivity, Measure P and Middle Class Politics 10/15/2020
Toxic Positivity, Measure P and Middle Class Politics Full Episode 10-12-20
info_outline Trump Sportsmanship, Pigs and Dogs, and the 2021 EZLN World Tour (Please read description) 10/07/2020
Trump Sportsmanship, Pigs and Dogs, and the 2021 EZLN World Tour (Please read description) Full Episode 10-5-20 - In this episode, apocalyptic Zoom shenanigans prevent Broken Record from being heard. Skip to 14 minutes to get past the intro banter. We discuss Trump's COVID, cops using dogs to kill people, and the 2021 Zapatista World Tour.