SFBG Radio

SFBG Radio: What is NPR afraid of?

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Today we discuss why everyone seems to be afraid of a few right-wing nuts and why an undercover videographer whose work is consistently shown to be shoddy keeps getting all this attention. Listen after the break. Read more »

SFBG Radio: The end of Democrats?

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Today, Johnny Angel (check out his new tune here) and Johnny Venom talk about the situation in Wisconsin, how the Republicans are trying to defund the Democratic Party -- and why they may live to regret it. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: From Rodney King to Tasers

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Today we remember the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King beating -- and talk about police accountability, videos and why the SFPD should not have Tasers. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: protecting obnoxious speech

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In today's episode, Johnny Angel and Johnny Venom talk about the Supreme Court, free speech, the asshole Fred Phelps -- and why we have to stand up for the rights of people to be really, really obnoxious. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: The right's agenda failed

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Today Johnny has a profound revelation at the gym: For 30 years, the right wing in this country has had its way. Almost every part of the right's economic and foreign-policy agenda -- tax cuts for the rich, cuts in welfare, deregulation of financial institutions, dramatic increases in the military budget -- has come to pass. We've seen, and we see today, the results of that agenda. It doesn't work. So why does anyone still take it seriously? Listen after the jump.

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SFBG Radio: North Africa, oil, and cotton

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Today Johnny talks to economist Johnny Venom about the situation in North Africa and explains how there's a surplus of oil right now in the United States, how the real price hike is going to be cotton -- and how the revolutionary fervor is going to play out over the next few weeks. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Talking with Jim Goad

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Today's special treat: Johnny talks to Jim Goad, publisher of the short-lived ANSWER Me magazine, the subject of an obscenity trial in Washington in the 1990s, and the author of The Redneck Manifesto. Read more »

SFBG Radio: People power, from Libya to Wisconsin

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In today's episode, we talk about that remarkable moment when people realize that they aren't alone -- and that tends of thousands or maybe millions of their neighbors are willing to go out in the streets and do something about it. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: The message of Wisconsin

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Today Johnny talks to Johnny Venom from Chicago about the story behind what's happening in Wisconsin. Listen after the jump. Read more »

SFBG Radio: Howie Klein, part II

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In today's installment, Johnny continues his interview with Howie Klein, founder of 415 records, contemporary of Harvey milk and Bill Graham. Listen after the jump. Read more »