State of the Revolution
State of the Revolution
Michigan Progressive
State of the Revolution is a weekly broadcast bringing you discussions of big ideas and current events, stories from grassroots activists, interviews with community leaders and elected officials, with a focus on local activism and movement politics from a left perspective.
Peter Werbe – Interview
This week we have an interview with Peter Werbe, a long-time figure in alternative and commercial media in Detroit, and a political activist. He is a member of the editorial board of the Fifth Estate magazine. He also hosted ‘Nightcall’, WRIF’s phone-in talk show, that was the longest running such program in U.S. radio history, […]
Oct 19, 2021
49 min
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed – Stand Alone Interview
This week we have an interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a former candidate for MI governor, medical doctor, former public health professor, and civil servant. Dr. El-Sayed was executive director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit from 2015 to 2017. We discuss the pandemic, politics, and how politics […]
Sep 24, 2021
25 min
Episode #99 – with Leaha Dotson and Zahra Abbas
This week we’re joined by Leaha Dotson, Chair of the Young Democrats of Michigan and Zahra Abbas, Vice-President of Motor City NORML, Vice-Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party Cannabis Caucus, and a recently elected DNC delegate. We discuss the progressive movement, youth engagement, the Michigan Democratic Party, defund the police and the rhetoric around it, […]
Jul 26, 2021
1 hr 7 min
First Drafts #1
Liano talks with Carina Freeman of the FREED Peoples, a Grand Rapids non-profit focused on political education. We discuss, freedom, democracy, economics, and theory of change.
Jul 12, 2021
40 min
#98 The FREED Peoples and LOVE GR
Liano and Nikki are joined by Carina Freeman and Cciara Mosie to discuss the intersections of race, politics, education, and housing.
Jun 28, 2021
1 hr 10 min
#97 – Markle & Morgan
We talk about British Royalty and then watch Tulsi Gabbard relate cancel culture to ISIS. Join us for our livestream on Sunday (3/21) @8pm EST on twitch.tv/stateoftherevolution. Follow State of the Revolution on Twitter: @sotrpod @_jangkoon @caseyjonesmusic @ajsahouri @decoratedshed Subscribe to our podcast: RSS | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | GooglePlay | Pocket Casts […]
Mar 17, 2021
1 hr 11 min
#96 – Literally An Awful Lot of Malarkey
Comedian Robert Jenkins joins us to talk about Biden’s $2,000 stimmies (or lack thereof), student debt relief (or lack thereof), local community building in the age of COVID, and gun ownership. How to Survive In America podcast: https://anchor.fm/robert-jenkins0We Laugh fundraiser for Women’s Center of Greater Lansing: shorturl.at/jlmwV Join us for our livestream on Sunday (2/28) […]
Feb 25, 2021
1 hr 7 min
#95 – The King Is Dead
We talk about the passing of talk radio demon Rush Limbaugh and then indulge in some generation discourse. Join us for our livestream on Sunday (2/21) @8pm EST on twitch.tv/stateoftherevolution. Follow State of the Revolution on Twitter: @sotrpod @_jangkoon @caseyjonesmusic @ajsahouri @decoratedshed Subscribe to our podcast: RSS | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | GooglePlay […]
Feb 18, 2021
1 hr 6 min
#94 – The Vibe Curator
We share and discuss our interpretations of the work of David Lynch. Featuring Aria and Quinn. [CW: discussion of SA] mountainaccessbrigade.orgReal Housewives of Neopia Follow State of the Revolution on Twitter: @sotrpod @_jangkoon @caseyjonesmusic @ajsahouri Subscribe to our podcast: RSS | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | GooglePlay | Pocket Casts | Patreon
Feb 11, 2021
1 hr 23 min
#93 – Presidential Pronouns
We’re talking about a local political scandal and then discussing video games, gaming culture, and the ideological currents that run through them. Featuring Brandon Johnson and Atulya Dora-Laskey. Follow State of the Revolution on Twitter: @sotrpod @_jangkoon @detroitread @caseyjonesmusic Subscribe to our podcast: RSS | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | GooglePlay | Pocket Casts […]
Feb 4, 2021
1 hr 25 min
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