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For the past 18 years photojournalist Tish Lampert has documented the ongoing, political and human rights issues that have compelled Americans to stand up and speak out. Her lens has captured the leading critical social uprisings of our era. In an effort to inspire moral consciousness and give voice to today's heroes on the front-lines the America Speaks Podcast is born.

For the past 18 years photojournalist Tish Lampert has documented the ongoing, political and human rights issues that have compelled Americans to stand up and speak out. Her lens has captured the leading critical social uprisings of our era. In an effort to inspire moral consciousness and give voice to today's heroes on the front-lines the America Speaks Podcast is born.
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For the past 18 years photojournalist Tish Lampert has documented the ongoing, political and human rights issues that have compelled Americans to stand up and speak out. Her lens has captured the leading critical social uprisings of our era. In an effort to inspire moral consciousness and give voice to today's heroes on the front-lines the America Speaks Podcast is born.

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323-819-5107


Episodes

Making History Deb Haaland

8/12/2018
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Deb Haaland is running to make history in New Mexico, the first Native American woman who would represent the first district in New Mexico in Congress. Deb is committed to a campaign devoted to accountability, honest values, and a fierce dedication to her constituents.Deb has a vision for the future emphasizing renewable energy and green jobs. Deb is passionate about having the opportunity to represent New Mexico with a forward direction for today's youth. This conversation is outside the...

Duration:00:14:54

Deb Haaland Is Going To Make History in New Mexico

8/5/2018
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Deb Haaland reflects the new wave of candidates running in the 2018. She is a veteran of political campaigns and a well respected Democratic party chair, in New Mexico. Deb is a strong advocate for women's rights , Native Americans, LGBTQ rights, Veterans, early education (one of Deb's real motivations) and a true honoring for our commons and our sacred lands. Deb is a down to earth single mom, who has devoted her life to issues all Americans care about. She is not driven by political...

Duration:00:15:02

When Chronic Fear Becomes A Way Of Life , Part 2 with Maria Joes Mendez

7/27/2018
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What are the underlying threats facing those living in Central America today and why these families are risking their lives, and their family's lives to find safety in the U.S.. Citizens from all walks of life are living with daily threats of extortion. Maria Joes Mendez has just teturned from Honduras and El Salavodor where she spoke to a wide spectrum of those who are impacted by the violence and extortion that is uncontrollable in the region at the hands of M-13 and the 18th Street gangs.

Duration:00:15:00

The Effects and Root Causes of Transnational Violence In Central America

7/23/2018
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Understanding why Central America invariably ranks as the most violent region in the world outside an official war zone has been a question that has always intrigued Maria Jose Mendez. But it was not until she started organizing with MIRAC (Minnesota Immigrants’ Rights Action Committee) that she realized the gravity of the matter and how the upsurge of violence in the region has led to increased migration. Moreover, Maria's participation in an activist caravan that travelled throughout...

Duration:00:15:00

Allegra Love Part Two- Profiteering On The Backs of Migrants

7/13/2018
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We have learned a great deal about ourselves as Americans since Donald Trump was sworn in as president. His administration has provoked us to examine who we want to be as a people and as a country. What has become evident is how ugly the moral character of those who have harvested the president’s policies of hate and persecution. It is simply shameful behavior by lawmakers to turn away from these families that have risked their lives to escape terror, violence, and extortion Our government...

Duration:00:14:51

Allegra Love The Fearless Immigration Attorney For Those Most Vulnerable

7/9/2018
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Allegra Love 's journey is remarkable as she has now become a singular voice for those seeking asylum in the U.S. She is a no nonsense force to be reckoned with. Not prone to intimidation Allegra is outspoken about our misguided immigration policies from many administrations leading up to the cruel polices of zero tolerance from the Trump Administration. Allegra is a fighter and provides great clarity on the full challenge facing all of those who are fleeing the violence and horrors...

Duration:00:15:10

Brad Freidman - Part Two

7/1/2018
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Part two of our conversation with Brad Friedman of the Brad Cast focuses on the many threats we are facing as we head to the polls in 2018. What the SCOTUS decision related to Ohio voter registration will mean for every state in the union. And a lively discussion on all things voting.

Duration:00:14:44

Brad Friedman Host of the Brad Cast

6/25/2018
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Brad Friedman Investigative journalist, blogger, muckraker, troublemaker and broadcaster Brad Friedman's investigative interviews, analysis and commentary, as ripped from the pages of The BRAD BLOG,. Brad is the renown voice for voting rights , and host of the very popular Brad Cast...this lively discussion is on the crisis within our democracy, and the overall fix, if any : via the ballot box.

Duration:00:14:44

Enrique Morones and His Door of Hope

6/17/2018
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It’s harder to find a more passionate advocate for Latino issues in America than Border Angels founder, Enrique Morones.Enrique has been a constant face in the Media on all issues related to migration; and is the “go-to expert” whenever a major immigration issue faces America, from aftermath of the firestorms in San Diego, to the migration of refugee children in Texas from Central America in 2014. Enrique talks a bout the unacceptable moral compass in the US today. it’s time to face...

Duration:00:14:59

Enrique Morones

6/10/2018
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Enrique Marones is the mother /father Teresa for the countless who are vulnerable at the gateway into the U.S./the Mexican border The conclusion of this three-part series on immigration describes the conditions at the California, U.S./Mexican border. We are introduced to the remarkable programs Enrique and his team are creating at Friendship Park. He talks about how the newly appointed administration of Border Patrol are now terminating beloved events, like the Door of Hope, and the...

Duration:00:14:53

Dr Hans Kirstead New Wave of Candidates for 2018

5/24/2018
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America Speaks a focus on candidates running for office, for the first time in 2018. These candidates will represent a new perspective and outlook needed to attract young voters to engage in politics and be the hope for the future. Dr. Hans Kierstead, is opposing Dana Rohrabacher in the hotly contested CA in the 48th district

Duration:00:23:44

Compton Rising - Chico Brown

5/21/2018
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Chico Brown’s provocative episode traces his days supplying cocaine for guns during Iran /Contra, and his eventual conviction. After prison Chico inspires a compelling perspective of how he turned his life around. Today he is a community leader and film producer. He is creator of Chico Rising, a forthcoming TV series produced by Mark Whalberg and Penny Marshall

Duration:00:14:54

The Truth Will Set You Free - part two

5/14/2018
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We are proud to be joined by veteran CBS news producer, Robert Richter, who produced Walter Cronkite’s hourly news program for over fifteen years, and worked with Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly and Dan Rather. Robert speaks with humor and sobriety about his long career of reporting the truth to the public, including risking his life to expose disturbing U.S. policies related to torture training, and cover-ups at the Pentagon.

Duration:00:15:28

THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE

5/7/2018
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We are proud to be joined by veteran CBS news producer, Robert Richter, who produced Walter Cronkite’s hourly news program for over fifteen years, and worked with Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly and Dan Rather. Robert speaks with humor and sobriety about his long career of reporting the truth to the public, including risking his life to expose disturbing U.S. policies related to torture training, and cover-ups at the Pentagon.

Duration:00:15:01

Oh, For A Real Leader?

4/30/2018
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Part two of this smart, and compelling conversation with acclaimed author, journalist and historian Dennis Macdougal. We are starved for a leader worth listening to. A further examination of Jerry Brown and what a contrast he is to the disappointing man in the White House today, Donald Trump. This conversation dives into how a legend like Jerry Brown missed his opportunity to be president, and examines what Brown thinks is his legacy.

Duration:00:14:34

The Legend Of Jerry Brown

4/23/2018
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Dennis MacDougal, acclaimed novelist, biographer and journalist muses on his forthcoming biography on the dynasty of Governor Jerry Brown and what Brown’s legacy has meant for California, the 6th largest economy in the world. We explore how Gov. Brown has steered California to become the ultimate ‘city on the hill’. This discussion inspires a comparison of Jerry Brown's vision for the future of California, in contrast to Donald Trump's assault on Brown's position on immigration, the...

Duration:00:14:56

Poking The Bees Nest

4/14/2018
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As we lead up to military strikes in Syria we speak with environmentalist, pacifist, and veteran Garrett Reppenhagen. This is a compelling conversation examining how these strikes in Syria could lead us into large scale war. And how this military action could be a diversion away from trumps crisis here at home.

Duration:00:14:55

The Madness of War

4/9/2018
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How can we talk about a nuclear threat without grasping the full understanding of the impact of modern warfare? Join Jonathan Granoff, a Nobel laureate, founder of The Global Security Institute, and United Nations representative on the consequences of nuclear weapons and what is threatening the stability of the planet. Also joining us is Garrett Reppenhagan, sniper specialist, Iraq war vet, pacifist, environmentalist, who now works with Vet Voices. This is a rare conversation about the...

Duration:00:30:45

I Fear Madness

4/6/2018
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How can we talk about a nuclear threat without grasping the full understanding of the impact modern warfare? Join Jonathan Granoff, a Nobel laureate, founder of The Global Security Institute, and United Nations representative on the consequences of nuclear weapons, with Garrett Reppenhagan, sniper specialist, Iraq war vet, now pacifist, in a rare conversation about the danger we face at the hands of volatile political players.

Duration:00:14:54

The Immigrant Narrarive Must Change

3/14/2018
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What is the future for undocumented youth? We get a real sense of the day to day, living in fear of being removed from the only homeland they have ever known. It’s time to dispel the basic talking points of the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ immigrant. Join us for a round table discussion with Ivan Ceja, the founder of Undocumendia( the grass roots platform with over a million followers) Jonathan Yost, director the water drop program for Border Angels, Arlene Ferendelli, previous director of Angel’s...

Duration:00:33:41