Alan Minsky

Alan Minsky is the interim Program Director at KPFK Pacifica Radio Los Angeles.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
Why Donald Trump Could Be the Next President of the United States
This is madness. Fully predictable madness. One archetype of the American experience is now realized. We’ve always had our carnival hucksters and itinerant preachers and snake oil thieves. P.T. Barnum put on a good show. All sought wealth and power. But never before has one risen so high as Donald...
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Sunday, November 09, 2014
This Democratic Party Is Going Nowhere. Can Progressives Take it Over and Change the World?
Tuesday’s crushing defeat of the centrist Clinton/Obama Democratic Party provides an opening for the American left. The next few years are not going to be pretty, but they could be the beginning of something beautiful. In 2009, shortly after its most crushing national electoral defeat in 44 years,...
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Sunday, April 08, 2012
Would Jesus Occupy?
“Whatsoever you do for the least of My people, that you do unto Me.” --Matthew 25:40 On Easter Sunday 2012, it is important for American Christians, and non-Christians alike, to reflect on Jesus’ teachings in light of a social movement that put some of his most famous actions into practice. The Occupy movement, in its short history, has firmly established an unwavering commitment to serving the poorest and neediest among us, even in the face of severe state repression.
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