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 MLK, Audre Lorde, Tyre Nichols, Metaphors, and French Unions, Sideshow 01/31/2023
MLK, Audre Lorde, Tyre Nichols, Metaphors, and French Unions, Sideshow Full Episode - 1-23-30 - In this episode, Amanda takes us on an epic journey of metaphors. Dave does our annual The French Don't Fuck Around When It Comess To Their Pensions report. Santa Rosa Police Department proudly show us the big fish they caught.
info_outline Clueless, Mass Shootings, Atlanta 01/24/2023
Clueless, Mass Shootings, Atlanta Full Episode 1-23-23 - In this episode, we (we meaning Sparkle and Amanda) analyze the 1995 classic Clueless (which came out a few years ago), we discuss why mass shootings happen, and the forest defender Tortuguita who was killed by Atlanta police.
info_outline Excerpt from 1-16-23 - Ok This is the One, This is the Definitive Boat Hole Segment, I Swear 01/17/2023
Excerpt from 1-16-23 - Ok This is the One, This is the Definitive Boat Hole Segment, I Swear Excerpt From 1-16-23 - Ok this is the last Boat Hole segment, I swear. All jokes aside, this can be a useful tool to tell an anti capitalist story if you're looking for one.
info_outline Chaos in the Workplace, and I Swear This is the Last Boat Hole Episode 01/17/2023
Chaos in the Workplace, and I Swear This is the Last Boat Hole Episode Full Episode 1-16-23 - In this episode, Amanda teaches us Office Space shenanigans, and Dave encouages Broken Record to Do You and do a whole 'nother Boat Hole segment. Sparkle discusses her art philosophy.
info_outline Excerpt from 1-9-23 - The Boat Hole Metaphor Explained 01/10/2023
Excerpt from 1-9-23 - The Boat Hole Metaphor Explained Excerpt from 1-9-23 - This is the part of the show where we explain in detail how the Boat Hole metaphor works: We are all living on a sinking ship, with poor people in the lower decks and rich people on the upper decks. A hole in bottom of the boat, and how to address it, can teach us a lot about how to create social change.
info_outline The Big 0-9, 2022 Was the Year of Class War, Annual Recap 01/03/2023
The Big 0-9, 2022 Was the Year of Class War, Annual Recap Full Episode 1-2-23 - In this episode, we reflect on our big 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! We also do our yearly recap of episodes. Pictured: Dave's Banana Bread.
info_outline 200 Activists Sabotage Cement Factory in France 12/13/2022
200 Activists Sabotage Cement Factory in France Full Episode 12-12-22 - In this episode, Amanda reports about Action Le.....you know what, this is the first sentence of the article: "On December 10th, at around 6 p.m., 200 environmental activists suddenly stormed and “invaded” a Lafarge company cement factory of La Malle in Bouc-Bel-Air in the Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Southern France."
info_outline I Don't Want to Have to Say Jordan Peterson and Club Q in the Same Sentence 11/22/2022
I Don't Want to Have to Say Jordan Peterson and Club Q in the Same Sentence Full Episode 11-21-22 - In this episode, we try to convince Amanda to quit her job, we discuss Jordan "this is what your genitals look like" Peterson, as well as the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. Also, Dave updates us on the railroad workers organizing and possibly going on strike in the near future.
info_outline The State Controls Who Young People Can Learn From 11/15/2022
The State Controls Who Young People Can Learn From Full Episode 11-14-22 - In this episode, our hot take is that the State decides who gets to spend time with young people, instead of the communities of those young people, and in this way controls what ideas young people are exposed to.
info_outline Red For Ed But Not In Like The Communist Way Or Wait Is It It Might Be 11/08/2022
Red For Ed But Not In Like The Communist Way Or Wait Is It It Might Be Full Episode 11-7-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Dimitri stops by to update us on teacher strikes and the inside info on what's going on at Roseland School District. Louie stops by to talk about how this relates to gentrification. Egg nog doesn't have to have alcohol. WHAT?
info_outline Cops Ignore Black Community in Kansas City -and- What Does Struggle Mean 10/25/2022
Cops Ignore Black Community in Kansas City -and- What Does Struggle Mean Full Episode 10-24-22 - In this doozy of an episode, we discuss the disturbing story of cops in Kansas City ignoring the Black community's pleas to investigate a White Supremacist serial killer / the monopoly of violence. We then get into an hour long conversation about Broken Record's Shower Thoughts and the meaning of Struggle.
info_outline Kids These Days and Hospital Workers Shaking Down Patients 10/18/2022
Kids These Days and Hospital Workers Shaking Down Patients Full Episode 10-17-22 - In this episode, we learn about militant Gen Z movements in Iran, Burma, and Palestine. Amanda tells us about the Providence coropraiton shaking down hospital patients. We also learn about Amanda's nefarious communicaiton tactics.
info_outline Update on Railroad Workers Strike, Biden :(, Kaiser Mental Health Workers 10/11/2022
Update on Railroad Workers Strike, Biden :(, Kaiser Mental Health Workers Full Episode 10-10-22 - In this episode, Ron Kaminkow with the United Railroad Workers updates us on the labor dispute that could result in a strike of railroad workers united under one banner. We also clear up any confusion you might have about whether Biden is doing anything. Also, a follow up on last week's Kaiser Permanente mental health workers strike. Sparkle discusses Indigenous People's Day.
info_outline Kaiser Mental Health Workers on Strike, The Gentrification of Roseland 10/04/2022
Kaiser Mental Health Workers on Strike, The Gentrification of Roseland Full Episode 10-3-22 - In this episode, we hear picket line interviews with striking Kaiser mental health workers, and we interview Louie, San Francisco gentrificaiton historian. Also we talk a LOT of smack on Santa Rosa politici--NOTPLAYINGAROUNDWITHTHESEINTERVIEWS
info_outline Corporate Land Grabs and Air Pollution in Rural Hungary 09/27/2022
Corporate Land Grabs and Air Pollution in Rural Hungary Full Episode 9-26-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Gergo tells us his home town of Györszentiván, Hungary where the city government is attempting land grabs of family farms in order to build factories, even as local doctors report a direct relationship between health problems and the air pollution from the factories. If you would like to donate to help his local community raise funds for an air pollution meter, you can send payments to on PayPal.
info_outline Excerpt - Interview with Railroad Workers United Organizer Ron Kaminkow 09/20/2022
Excerpt - Interview with Railroad Workers United Organizer Ron Kaminkow Excerpt from 9-19-22 - Interview with Ron Kaminkow about the current labor dispute in which railroad worker unions united under one banner will possibly go on strike due to labor conditions. We discuss the history of railroad workers, dynamics of labor organizing, the state of the railroad industry, and some history.
info_outline Interview With Railroad Workers United Organizer Ron Kaminkow 09/20/2022
Interview With Railroad Workers United Organizer Ron Kaminkow Full Episode 9-19-22 - In this episode, we interview Ron Kaminkow, organizer with Railroad Workers United, a labor organization that has managed to unite all railroad unions and is currently in a labor dispute that could result in a historic railworkers strike.
info_outline Reptilians, the Queen of England, etc. 09/13/2022
Reptilians, the Queen of England, etc. Full Episode 9-12-22 - In this episode, we discuss why people believe in Reptilian Overlords, then we pay our respects to the Queen of England. ............ Please check out our Patreon if you want to support our work! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
info_outline Local Art, Mississippi Floods, More From Maria, Labor Movement Updates 09/06/2022
Local Art, Mississippi Floods, More From Maria, Labor Movement Updates Full Episode 9-5-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Jorge invites us to an awesome local art event, Amanda covers the climate change disaster in Mississippi, we wrap up our rememberance of Maria Cañas, and Dave updates us on the labor movement.
info_outline Excerpt - Remembering Maria Cañas 08/30/2022
Excerpt - Remembering Maria Cañas Excerpt from 8-29-22 - In this excerpt, the crew celebrates the life of Maria Cañas, local friend, organizer, painter, poet, writer, healer, and lots of other things. She passed away in the early hours of August 28th, 2022. Here is her family's GoFundMe link to help with funeral costs, living expenses and Maria's community projects: https://gofund.me/8ac7b646
info_outline Updates on Local Police Accountability, Remembering Maria Cañas, Inspirational Quote Memes 08/30/2022
Updates on Local Police Accountability, Remembering Maria Cañas, Inspirational Quote Memes Full Episode 8-29-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Kimi updates us on efforts to hold local cops accountable via the Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach. We remember the memory of local badass Maria Cañas, and we read some inpirational quote memes.
info_outline Interviews with Poor Magazine and The Chiapas Support Committee / CompArte 08/23/2022
Interviews with Poor Magazine and The Chiapas Support Committee / CompArte Full Episode 8-22-22 - In this episode, we interview members of Poor Magazine in East Oakland about gentrification, People's Park, and colonialism in the East Bay. We also discuss the Zapatista CompArte with members of the Chiapas Support Committee.