INDEPENDENT GLOBAL NEWS: “Goodbye, Columbus: Bree Newsome Bass on the Movement to Topple Racist Statues Across the Globe” / Democracy Now! / Amy Goodman, Juan González ☮

As protesters worldwide continue to topple monuments to racists, colonizers and Confederates as part of the wave of demonstrations against racism and state violence, we speak to Bree Newsome Bass, artist and antiracist activist based in North Carolina, who five years ago was arrested at the state Capitol in South Carolina after scaling a 30-foot flagpole to remove the Confederate flag. She says the current backlash against racist symbols reflects “impatience with the pace of incremental progress” both in the United States and elsewhere. “People are tired of centuries of colonialism and white supremacist ideology.”

POLITICAL AND CULTURAL TOPICS: “DISGUSTING!!! Trump Holding Tulsa Rally on Juneteenth, All While America Protests for Black Rights!” / Jesse Dollemore ☮

Jesse talks about Donald Trump’s decision to hold his first rally after a short pause in TULSA, OKLAHOMA. Which is the notorious site of the devastation in Greenwood, Tulsa, Oklahoma, commonly known as “Black Wall Street.” Making matters more egregious, he has chosen the date of June 19th which is known as “Juneteenth.” The day when the last of America’s enslaved population was FINALLY freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, which was issued two years prior.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Capitalism’s Dirty Little Secret: Prison, Slavery and Police with Richard Wolff” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

Are prisoners being used as slave labor? Do police act as guards to private property? Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann exposing Capitalism’s dirty little secret….