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Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers

Bloggers, activists and brothers Mike and Fred Klonsky get together each week, often with special guests in studio and from around the country, to discuss current topics involving politics, education and social justice "from the Left side of the plate." The topics covered may be local, national or international but always with a Chicago sensibility and perspective.
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 29, 2017

Barry Romo joins us this week and tells his personal journey from growing up Catholic and wanting to go to Vietnam, to his battlefield experience, the loss of his nephew in battle, to his transformation as a founding member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Barry was featured in the recent Vietnam documentary by Burns and Novick on public television

Sep 22, 2017

Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers
Airs Fridays 11AM (CST)
Talking education, politics and social justice!
An hour-long, weekly radio show featuring long-time political and education activists, the Klonsky Bros. They, along with their weekly special guests, review the latest happenings in the world of politics, media and culture, challenging the political establishment and hitting from the left side of the plate.
This week David Orr, the retiring Cook County Clerk and Stevie Valles, head of Chicago Votes! drop by for a discussion. Fred tries to sing. Jamie has the flu. Happy New Year everyone!
David Orr
http://www.cookcountyclerk.com

Stevie Valles
http://chicagovotes.com

Sep 15, 2017

Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers
Airs Fridays 11AM (CST)
Talking education, politics and social justice!
An hour-long, weekly radio show featuring long-time political and education activists, the Klonsky Bros. They, along with their weekly special guests, review the latest happenings in the world of politics, media and culture, challenging the political establishment and hitting from the left side of the plate.

This week G. Flint Taylor, the lawyer who represented Black Panther Fred Hampton and the victims of the Burge torture case drops by. Mike and Jamie disagree on “Medicare for All.” Fred wants to be called “Truck” from now on. And much much more!

Sep 5, 2017

Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers
Airs Fridays 11AM (CST)
Talking education, politics and social justice!
An hour-long, weekly radio show featuring long-time political and education activists, the Klonsky Bros. They, along with their weekly special guests, review the latest happenings in the world of politics, media and culture, challenging the political establishment and hitting from the left side of the plate.
A genuinely hot show this week...as the air-conditioning went out in Studio B. Jamie smartly chose to run the event, poor Neil roasted behind the board. On this show:
Troy LaRaviere https://troylaraviere.net/ Danny Rodgriquez (SEIU), Cory Stevenson (educator), Craig Stevenson (educator), Anne Emerson (political consultant), Jennifer Klonsky (teacher and musician, member of Jackass Magnets), Joanna Klonsky (political consultant), Ellen Gradman and Lisa Kosowski, (activists in Jewish Voice for Peace).

Sep 1, 2017

Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers
Airs Fridays 11AM (CST)
Talking education, politics and social justice!
An hour-long, weekly radio show featuring long-time political and education activists, the Klonsky Bros. They, along with their weekly special guests, review the latest happenings in the world of politics, media and culture, challenging the political establishment and hitting from the left side of the plate.
This week, The Klonskys talk to State Rep Will Guzzardi about schools, Houston, the Democratic party and much more. Guzzardi also announces his candidacy for re-election. Mike and Jamie express surprise that some guy named "Fred" showed up. Where's Brandon?

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