Series: The 3 Lefts Show

Podcast of radical left-wing discussion of issues, news, and topics for looking to a building a post-capitalist future.

  • WLIA25: Food Mirage in the South End:

    This time I return with an update as I catch up with events over the summer regarding the South End Grocery which has closed and pulled the Africa-American Cultural Center […]

  • WLIA Ep 24: Enter the Machine Part 3

    In finish the first reading about Albany’s political machine in the 20th century, covering Dan O’Connell’s rules and what his friends said of him. As I process how the machine […]

  • WLIA Ep 23: Enter the Machine Part 2

    I continue my reading series about Albany’s modern political machine with parts from Mayor Corning’s biography. This part covers the personal relationship between the party boss Dan O’Connell, and the […]

  • WLIA: Ep22 The Local Toastmasters

    As one interview leads to another, I have on leaders from the local toastmasters. The century old organization that seeds clubs that provide an education in public speaking. Of course […]

  • WLIA21: Butterflies in the South End

    Today I have on a mother daughter team who formed and developed a buterfly garden at the foot of Lincoln park. Called the South End Butterfly Sanctuary, a reclaimed vacant […]

  • WLIA18: Scott Ritter; World Saving Writer

    This week is local resident whose activism focuses on Nuclear disarmament. He’s wrote several books and has been a writer/pundet since 9/11. I do a general interview, discuss his latest […]

  • WLIA 17: Local Regulators and Social Problems

    Today I read and react to 2 Times Union articles about local and state regulation in two completely different contexts. One centered on a Methadone clinic that serves the bottom […]

  • WLIA 16: The 787 Redesign and Consulting the Hood.

    Back and with guests from the Albany riverfront Collaborative, facilitated by architect Scott Townsend; and joined by County Legs McLoughlin and Eva Bass of Avillage. Rather that discuss the whats […]

  • WLIA 15: Vacant Property Merry-Go-Round

    This time I cover a bit related to the issues of vacant properties, They all have owners, but few have the capital to do anything about them, even the government. […]

  • WLIA Ep 14: 787, Leadership, and Dying Malls

    Another Houge-pouge show for stories ranging from possible 787 road diet, The smoking of the eastern coast, A study on leadership being linked to talking more, and surviving malls in […]