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Stir Crazy! Episode #28: Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2020

On today’s show: Racial justice, labor, and international activist Bill Fletcher, Director of the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy Laura Carlsen, and TRNN political editor Don Rojas. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #27: May The Fourth Be With Us All

May 4, 2020

On today’s show: Host of The Fade podcast Tunde Ogunfolaju, and sociologist Taure Brown. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #26: The Workers Strike Back!

May 1, 2020

On today’s show Vanessa Bain of the Gig Workers Collective, former Amazon employee Chris Smalls, and Danny Spitzberg of the Tech Workers Collective. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #25: Schools Out For…Ever?

April 30, 2020

On today’s show: TRNN Executive Producer Lisa Snowden-McCray, “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman, and special guest Center for American Progress Managing Director for K-12 Education Policy Dr. Khalilah Harris. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #24: Packing Meat!

April 29, 2020

On today’s show: TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, TRNN Executive Political Editor Don Rojas, and “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman, with special guests Peoples Power Assembly organizer and former Amazon worker Sharon Black, TRNN’s Rattling the Bars producer Ericka Blount, and activist Tawanda Jones. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #23: The Empire State

April 28, 2020

On today’s show: TRNN Digital Director Charles Lenchner. We’re also joined by founding member of the Chinatown Collective which hosts the Charm City Night Market Leandro Lagera and Democratic State Committeeman and activist from Manhattan’s 66th Assembly District Ben Yee. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #22: Another Day in Paradise

April 27, 2020

On today’s show: TRNN Managing Editor Marc Steiner, TRNN Executive Producer Lisa Snowden-McCray, and special guest political commentator Marcus Ferrell. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #21: Don’t Bleach Me Bro!

April 24, 2020

On today’s show: TRNN Managing Editor Marc Steiner, TRNN Executive Political Editor Don Rojas, and special guest Sahar Aziz, director of the Center for Security, Race and Rights. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #20: The Empire Strikes Back!

April 23, 2020

On today’s show: TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman, TRNN investigative reporter Stephen Janis, and special guest DC consultant Dante Atkins. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #19: Earth Day!

April 22, 2020

On today’s show: Director of the Earth System Science Center Michael Mann, Earther staff writer Dharna Noor, Climate Justice Alliance policy coordinator Anthony Rogers Wright, and TRNN climate reporter Steve Horn. Hosted by Kim Brown.   This story is broadcast as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story and a week of coverage focused on Climate Solutions to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Stir Crazy! Episode #17: Our Dankest Ever: In Weed We Trust

April 20, 2020

Episode #17 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. Today’s show is our dankest ever. We are joined by special guests and coauthors of “I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad” Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg, who report on cannabis policy for the newsletter The Outlaw Report. Also on the show Real News investigative reporter and host of The Police Accountability Report, Taya Graham. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #16: The Ineptitude of Power

April 17, 2020

Episode #16 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. Political consultant Marcus Ferrell talks with TRNN Climate Reporter Steve Horn and Executive Producer Lisa Snowden-McCray about how Big Pharma and others are taking advantage of COVID-19. Hosted by TRNN reporter Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! #15: No Time To Play: COVID-19 Hits Sports Hard

April 16, 2020

Stir Crazy! on The Real News Network. Sports editor for The Nation Dave Zirin and digital consultant Beth Becker talk with TRNN Finance VP Leandro Lagera about the pandemic’s permanent impact on the world of sports. Hosted TRNN’s Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #14: The Left Ruins Everything!

April 15, 2020

Episode #14 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. On today’s show: The Left Ruins Everything! We’re happy to have special guest Carmen Russell-Sluchansky, a freelance journalist with experience covering National Elections. Also on the show: Jacqueline Luqman and Jaisal Noor. Hosted by Kim Brown

Stir Crazy! Episode #13: What Hath Corporate Media Wrought!

April 14, 2020

Episode #13 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. On today’s show: What Hath Corporate Media Wrought! We’re happy to have special guest Baltimore based journalist Brandon Soderberg. Also on the show: Eddie Conway, Leandro Lagera, and Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown

Stir Crazy! Episode #12: Labour Party Madness!

April 13, 2020

Episode #12 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. On today’s show: Labour Party Madness! We’re happy to have a special guest, Steve Hudson. Also on the show: Steve Horn, Jacqueline Luqman, and hosted by yours truly, Kim Brown of TRNN.

Stir Crazy! Episode #11: The 1% Fight Back

April 10, 2020

Episode #11 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. On today’s show: The one percent fight back! We’re happy to have a special guest, Angie Aker from Kenosha, WI. Also on the show: Steve Horn, Dimitri Lascaris, and hosted by yours truly, Kim Brown of TRNN.

Stir Crazy! Episode #10: Dying to Vote

April 9, 2020

Episode #10 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. On today’s show: when voting is a death sentence. That’s right, we’re discussing yesterday’s Wisconsin primary! We’re happy to have special guest Adriel Hampton, a political consultant to the left. Also on the show: Lisa Snowden-McCray, Jacqueline Luqman and hosted by yours truly, Kim Brown of TRNN.

Stir Crazy! Episode #9: Coronavirus casualty of the day: Sanders’ campaign

April 8, 2020

Episode #9 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. Today we’re talking about the latest casualty: The Bernie Sanders campaign. Also on the show: Marcus Ferrell, one of our favorite political consultants, along with Jaisal Noor and Marc Steiner, Real News correspondents, and TRNN’s own, Kim Brown.

Stir Crazy! Episode #8: How awful is Covid-19?

April 7, 2020

Stir Crazy Episode #8 on The Real News Network. Journalist Baynard Woods just recovered from COVID-19 and talks with writer/organizer Jesse A. Myerson and TRNN’s Kim Brown, Leandro Lagera, and Lisa Snowden-McCray about how to prepare for self-quarantine. Today’s Show: Cuomo is not a hero; Amazon fights its own workers; Wisconsin Republicans conspire to kill voters with Biden enthusiastically cheering along. And more!