The Broken Record Radio Show is weekly two-hour talk show originating from KBBF Radio in Santa Rosa, California.
The Dave & Broken Record Bro-Out - Irish Anti-Immigration and Timebanking
Full Episode 11-27-23 - In this episode, Sparkle and Amanda have finally had it with Broken Record and Dave. They leave us to our own devices. So, we talk about Star Trek. Also, anti-immigrant riots in Ireland and Timebanking (again).
28/11/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 24 seconds
The Re-re-re-birth of the Zapatistas
Full Episode 11-20-23 - In this episode, friend of the show Arnoldo from the Chiapas Support Committe tells us about the restructuring of the EZLN. Amanda rants about Gaza. Dave's transgression continues to divide the community.
21/11/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 55 seconds
Ceasefire - EZLN
Full Episode 11-13-23 - In this episode, we discuss strategies for stopping the Israeli bombardment in Gaza. We also discuss the Zapatistas' response.
14/11/2023 • 1 hour 51 minutes 27 seconds
The Free Palestine Social Movement - Ceasefire - Sigh, Bernie
Full Episode 11-6-23 - In this episode, Amanda update us on the various actions and protests against Israel happening all over the world, with a focus on the blocking of military ships at the Oakland and Tacoma ports. We also discuss grisly violence, and sign, Bernie Sanders.
07/11/2023 • 1 hour 50 minutes 57 seconds
Full Episode 10-30-23 - In this episode, our guest Armagidon joins us to talk about Palestine, and also shares with us his perspective of having grown up in a Zionist community in the 80s.
31/10/2023 • 1 hour 55 minutes
Full Episode 10-23-23 - In this episode, we continue discussion about Gaza.
24/10/2023 • 1 hour 52 minutes 42 seconds
Full Episode 10-16-23 - In this episode, we do some check-ins and then talk about Gaza and Israel. Amanda joins us for the full 2 hours.
17/10/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 29 seconds
Full(er) Episode 10-9-23 - In this episode, Amanda updates us on Hot Labor Summer / Pumpkin Strike Fall. And then, Hamas.
10/10/2023 • 2 hours 8 minutes 21 seconds
We All Agree - Halloween is Corny
Full Episode 10-2-23 - In this episode, friend of the show Dimitri joins us to talk about the nature of teacher unions -- if they're the workers, who's the boss? Also, we all definitely agree that Halloween is corny and wack. And Sparkle reminds us to be considerate.
03/10/2023 • 1 hour 51 minutes 38 seconds
No Idea What to Call This Episode - Cop City
Full Episode 9-25-23 - In this episode, we discuss the sociopolitical subjectivity of interpers-- you know what, just listen to it. Also, Cop City.
26/09/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 1 second
Full Episode 9-18-23 - In this episode, we discuss Hasbara, also known as the Israeli Ministry of Public Diplomacy, also known as the Israeli State Propaganda Department.
19/09/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 59 seconds
Manosphere / Redpill / Incels / HIgh Value Men / Disneyland / Circus Music / Part 2
Full Episode 9-11-23 - We continue our discussion. Also, Musk is now an expert military strategist. lol.
12/09/2023 • 1 hour 52 minutes 52 seconds
Redpill Incels, Homelessness, Anarchist Book Fair
Full Episode 9-4-23 - In this episode, Amanda makes a strking discovery: redpill incels that have existed for 20 years now. Also, we discuss the paradiggums and the Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair.
05/09/2023 • 1 hour 50 minutes 7 seconds
Excerpt from 8-28-23 - Interview with Epona Rose & Supporters
Excerpt from 8-28-23 - Interview with Epona Rose & supporters about being arrested for defending herself against transphobic violence, decolonizing trans spaces, and the history of colonialist violence against queer people.
29/08/2023 • 33 minutes 29 seconds
Interview With Epona Rose - Woman of Trans Experience Arrested for Self-Defense
Full Episode 8-28-23 - In this episode, Sparkle discusses children's books. And we talk with Epona Rose (and friends), a woman of trans experience who was arrested for defending herself against transphobic violence in Flagstaff, Arizona. Also: Oppenheimer is the same thing as Trump. Also the Catholic Church.
29/08/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 58 seconds
Full Episode 8-21-23 - In this episode, we talk about Heathers and NATO.
22/08/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 39 seconds
Mean Girls - Women's Soccer - Tubi - Hot
Full Episode 8-14-23 - In this episode, we talk about Mean Girls. And also about fascist language and propaganda tactics. Ok I'm off to watch Tubi.
15/08/2023 • 1 hour 50 minutes 49 seconds
Placemaking in Sonoma County - Snoopy - Government Art - Disability Oppression
Full Episode 8-7-23 - In this episode, friend of the show Estrella comes back to officially forgive Broken Record for ruining her life. Oh and also she talks about placemaking in Sonoma County. Which brings up a conversation about Snoopy, which brings up bathtubs on stilts. Also, we discuss disability oppression.
08/08/2023 • 1 hour 52 minutes 8 seconds
ALIENS - Health Part 2 - PragerU (=/)
Full Episode 7-31-23 - In this episode, Amanda continues her discussion about health care, who deserves it, who gets it, why do people get it, why don't people get it? Which kinds of poor people deserve it? We also discuss....sigh....PragerU. OH AND ALIENS
01/08/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 17 seconds
KBBF's 50th Anniversary Event - What Does Health Mean in Capitalism
Full Episode 7-24-23 - In this episode, we discuss KBBF's 50th anniversary event, plus a very big picture discussion on what the word health even means in our society. Broken Record takes a burrito break while Amanda and Sparkle discuss their hobbies.
25/07/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 47 seconds
Actor's Strike - 400 Tabs - White People - Mushrooms
Full Episode - In this episode, we get deep into Hot Labor Summer and discuss how Brad Pitt, The Greatest To Ever Do It, is leading the charge against the capitalist Hollywood overlords! We also discover how White People suddenly discovered mushrooms one day.
Full Episode 7-10-23 - In this episode, Sparkle isn't here. But we cope with it by talking about all the things in the title.
11/07/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 58 seconds
Affirmative Action - Sacrifice
Full Episode 7-3-23 - In this episode, Amanda leads a conversation about the Supreme Court's decision to get rid of affirmative action but only for people of color. Then we get into some deeeeeeep stuff about, like, struggllllle, and liiiiike, religionnnnnn, and liiiiike, sacrifiiiiiiice, and yeah damn its deep.
04/07/2023 • 1 hour 37 minutes 42 seconds
Excerpt from 6-26-23 - Is Justice Even a Good Thing?
Excerpt from 6-26-23 - Have we ever asked ourselves if justice is something we should even care about? Note - after the episode, I was looking for a thumbnail and found this image of a Zapatista banner that reads "Justice and not revenge." hmmm.....
27/06/2023 • 23 minutes 26 seconds
Excerpt from 6-26-23 - Is It Ok to Make Fun of the Submarine?
Excerpt from 6-26-23 - Is it messed up to poke fun at the people who died in the submarine because they were billionaires? Find out! On this episode....
27/06/2023 • 41 minutes 55 seconds
Making Fun of the Submarine - Is Justice Good? - Ukranian Anarchists
Full Episode - 6-26-23 - In this episode, we discuss whether it's fair to poke fun at the billionaires who died in the submarine. We also ask, um, is justice something we should even care about? Dave teachers us about Ukranian Anarchists.
27/06/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 27 seconds
Excerpt: Breaking Down Right Wing Arguments Against LGBTQ People
Excerpt from 6-19-23 - Right wing arguments about queer people being dangerous to children are flooding the media and internet political forums. These arguments did not come from geniuine concerns from parents but were carefully created in right wing think tanks (such as The Heritage Foundation, see here: https://www.heritage.org/marriage-and-family/commentary/young-children-are-being-targeted-sexual-content-the-equality-act ) and spread through both liberal and conservative mass media and internet outlets. In this exceprt we break down how these arguments don't actually hold up, and why the Republican Party is pushing them. If you have someone in your life who is buying into these arguments, this excerpt could be helpful.
20/06/2023 • 1 hour 10 minutes 18 seconds
Juneteenth and Anti-LGBT Arguments
Full Episode 6-19-23 - In this episode, we go over the history of Juneteenth for those of us who were pretty ignorant about it before a few years ago. Then, we go over the current anti-LBGTQ arguments that right wing think tanks are using in the media. Check out "Juneteenth: Connecting the Historic to the Now": https://learninglab.si.edu/resources/view/5929476
20/06/2023 • 1 hour 52 minutes 30 seconds
Paradiggums, Neo Liburrmzm, Cop City
Full Episode 6-12-23 - In this episode, Amanda teaches us the Neoliberalism school of thought. Amanda invites us to an event. Dave updates us on Cop City.
13/06/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 13 seconds
Sparkle's Memoirs, Police Alternatives in Brooklyn and Haiti
Full Episode 6-5-23 - In this episode, Sparkle explains where she's been for the past 5 months. Dave updates us on his gardening and brags about his new Grateful Dead branded Crocs. We discuss alternatives to police in New York and Port-au-Prince.
06/06/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 3 seconds
Dave's Book Club: The Dawn of Everything
Full(ish) Episode 5-29-23 - In this episode, first of all we started 30 minutes late due to KBBF special programming, and second of all we aired a recording of Dave's first Daves's Book Club meeting!
30/05/2023 • 1 hour 30 minutes 12 seconds
Student Issues at a Santa Rosa School, AI, Privacy, The FBI, China, TikTok, Nancy Pelosi lol
Full Episode 5-22-23 - In this episode, friend of the show Dimitri reports in about a big fight that happened at a Santa Rosa middle school which prompts us to discuss how pandemic politics might have affected the lives of students and workers. Dave and Broken Record argue about AI. Dave scoffs at The Youth With Their FaceTwitters And InstaToks These Days.
23/05/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 43 seconds
AIDS Life Cycle - Have You Ever Heard the Term Critical Race Theory in a School?
Full Episode 5-13-23 - In this episode, a friend of the show invites us to pay them to ride a bike. Amanda goes over the CRT controversy and its plastic grass, and then me and Dave talk about, uh.....
16/05/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 18 seconds
Amanda Meets the Nap Bishop - WGA Writer's Strike
Full Episode 5-8-23 - In this episode, Amanda gives us a full report on her pilgramage to the book fair where she saw the Minister herself - Tricia Herse. Dave reports on the WGA writer's strike.
09/05/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 39 seconds
IDENTITY POLITICS and also ROJAVA
Full Episode 5-1-23 - In this episode, Amanda leads a conversation about identity politics aka wokeness aka CRT aka the CIA aka tankes aka Angela Davis. Also, The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.
02/05/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 42 seconds
Context Collapse on Social Media - Biden Fired Whistleblowers in Migrant Children in Factories Case
Full Episode 4-24-23 - In this episode, Amanda tells us about Context Collapse, I think...or what we think Context Collapse might mean....and also, Dave updates us on the heroic antics of the Democratic Party when it comes to exploited migrant children, or lack thereof. Definitely the Lack Thereof.
25/04/2023 • 1 hour 46 minutes 26 seconds
Triggers Continued, Police, Racism, Power, Etc.
Full Episode 4-17-23 - In this episode, we continue our discussion about triggers, and incorporate it into a wider discussion about White Supremacy, racism, police brutality, Metallica, The Matrix, Star Trek The Original Series, Blade Runner, Ghost in the Shell, etc.
18/04/2023 • 1 hour 46 minutes 47 seconds
Talking About Triggers - Is F the Police Valid - Rohnert Park Makes Being a Kid Illegal
Full Episode 4-10-23 - In this episode, Amanda facilitates a discussion about "getting triggered," and hopefully right wingers haven't made it impossible to have that conversation productively. We also discuss how to reconcile hating cops (something Broken Record is quite fond of) with understanding systems of power.
11/04/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 50 seconds
Haven't You Ever Seen Training Day?
Full Episode 4-3-23 - In this episode, Amanda facilitates a conversation about the different levels of racism in a workplace. We also discuss cops, and the 1980 Al Pacino Gay Slasher Classic "Cruising."
04/04/2023 • 1 hour 51 minutes 59 seconds
Sassy Dave Teaches Gardening
Full Episode 3-27-23 - In this episode, Dave teaches us how to garden. We discuss FBI informants trying to get activists to smuggle guns. We also discuss where white farmers land on the 'corporate farmland grab' conversation.
28/03/2023 • 1 hour 50 minutes 58 seconds
Hot Takes On Death Penalty, Laws, Punishment, Cancelling People
Full Episode 3-20-23 - In this episode, Amanda facilitates a conversation about how to imagine a non-capitalist lifestyle, community and society. Broken Record gives an hour long hot take on the death penality, laws, punishments, school violence, and cancelling people.
21/03/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 23 seconds
Voicemails From High School Students, Keith Lamar
Full Episode 3-13-23 - In this episode, we listen to the voice of a local high school student regarding the recent death at Montgomery High School. Dave tells us the story of Keith Lamar, political prisoner who is scheduled to be excecuted in November.
14/03/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 1 second
Racist Swimming Pools, Fascist Drag Show Bans, Railroads, Death at Santa Rosa High School
Full Episode 3-6-23 - In this episode, Amanda talks with us about the book "The Sum of Us" by Heather Mcghee, and discusses one particularly interesting story about the lengths White people are willing to go to be boring and racist. We discuss the fascist tactic of wasting people's time with "debate," Dave updates us on railroads, and we talk about the recent stabbing death of a Montgomery High School student.
07/03/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 34 seconds
Working Class Life is Not Teneble - NYT Report on Migrant Child Labor - White People Should Be Mad
Full Episode 2-27-23 - In this episode, Amanda guides us in a conversation about the daily grind, the impossible speed at which working class people must move through life's obstacles, and how we can live in a different way. Also, we cover the New York Times article about migrant child labor. Oh and landlords taking goofy self defense kung fu fantasy classes.
28/02/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 54 seconds
Unpaid Labor, Burma / Myanmar, Doing It For The Culture, We Do It For The Culture How About You Try Doing It For The Culture For Once How Bout Dah
Full Episode 2-20-23 - In this episode, we discuss unpaid labor, which is necessary for capitalism to sustain itself. Dave updates us about Burma / Myanmar. We do it for the culture, do you?
21/02/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 55 seconds
Black Queer Artists Continued, People Getting Sick From Train Company Greed, Organized Hotel Workers
Full Episode 2-13-23 - In this episode, we continue last week's discussion about the nature of art and its relationship to White Supremacy. We also discuss the Norfolk Southern railroad company's greedy negligence and people suffering serious health problems as a result of the exploding train in Ohio. Also, workers at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn organize for better working conditions.
14/02/2023 • 1 hour 46 minutes 15 seconds
Black Queer Artists Invented All Music, Earthquake in Rojava, Railroad Mismanagement
Full Episode 2-6-23 - In this episode, we discuss FINAL FANTASY VII, Beyonce's influential role in the history of dance music and/or the lack thereof, KINGDOM HEARTS, and more.
07/02/2023 • 1 hour 50 minutes 18 seconds
MLK, Audre Lorde, Tyre Nichols, Metaphors, and French Unions, Sideshow
Full Episode - 1-23-30 - In this episode, Amanda takes us on an epic journey of metaphors. Dave does our annual The French Don't Fuck Around When It Comess To Their Pensions report. Santa Rosa Police Department proudly show us the big fish they caught.
31/01/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 3 seconds
Excerpt - Why Do Mass Shootings Happen?
Excerpt from 1-23-23 - In light of a mass shooting close to our area, the hosts weigh in (once again) on one of the most important questions of our lifetime: why do mass shootings happen?
24/01/2023 • 20 minutes 57 seconds
Clueless, Mass Shootings, Atlanta
Full Episode 1-23-23 - In this episode, we (we meaning Sparkle and Amanda) analyze the 1995 classic Clueless (which came out a few years ago), we discuss why mass shootings happen, and the forest defender Tortuguita who was killed by Atlanta police.
24/01/2023 • 1 hour 47 minutes 17 seconds
Excerpt from 1-16-23 - Ok This is the One, This is the Definitive Boat Hole Segment, I Swear
Excerpt From 1-16-23 - Ok this is the last Boat Hole segment, I swear. All jokes aside, this can be a useful tool to tell an anti capitalist story if you're looking for one.
17/01/2023 • 31 minutes 9 seconds
Chaos in the Workplace, and I Swear This is the Last Boat Hole Episode
Full Episode 1-16-23 - In this episode, Amanda teaches us Office Space shenanigans, and Dave encouages Broken Record to Do You and do a whole 'nother Boat Hole segment. Sparkle discusses her art philosophy.
17/01/2023 • 1 hour 54 minutes 46 seconds
Excerpt from 1-9-23 - The Boat Hole Metaphor Explained
Excerpt from 1-9-23 - This is the part of the show where we explain in detail how the Boat Hole metaphor works: We are all living on a sinking ship, with poor people in the lower decks and rich people on the upper decks. A hole in bottom of the boat, and how to address it, can teach us a lot about how to create social change.
10/01/2023 • 46 minutes 15 seconds
A Serious Look at The Boat Hole Metaphor
Full Episode 1-9-22 - In this episode, we finish up our annual end-of-the-year wrap-up, and we discuss the Boat Hole metaphor, in great detail this time.
10/01/2023 • 1 hour 49 minutes 22 seconds
The Big 0-9, 2022 Was the Year of Class War, Annual Recap
Full Episode 1-2-23 - In this episode, we reflect on our big 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! We also do our yearly recap of episodes. Pictured: Dave's Banana Bread.
03/01/2023 • 1 hour 53 minutes 30 seconds
Full Episode 12-26-22 - In this episode, we address the question "well ok everything is bad but are we just going to complain about it or actually do something about it?" We also discuss A.I. art.
27/12/2022 • 1 hour 52 minutes 47 seconds
The Sports Edition
Full Episode 12-19-22 - In this episode, we discuss philanthropy and charity at the suggestion of a listener. We also introduce the first ever Broken Record Radio Show Sports Edition.
20/12/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 54 seconds
200 Activists Sabotage Cement Factory in France
Full Episode 12-12-22 - In this episode, Amanda reports about Action Le.....you know what, this is the first sentence of the article: "On December 10th, at around 6 p.m., 200 environmental activists suddenly stormed and “invaded” a Lafarge company cement factory of La Malle in Bouc-Bel-Air in the Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Southern France."
13/12/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 9 seconds
Fun With Labor Movements
Full Episode 12-5-22 - In this episode, we explore the nuts and bolts of labor movements and their many exciting complexities.
06/12/2022 • 1 hour 47 minutes 34 seconds
White People Have a Cat Problem
Full Episode 11-28-22 - In this episode, Broken Record does a dramatic reading of his latest publication, "White People Have a Cat Problem." Also Banksy.
29/11/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 29 seconds
I Don't Want to Have to Say Jordan Peterson and Club Q in the Same Sentence
Full Episode 11-21-22 - In this episode, we try to convince Amanda to quit her job, we discuss Jordan "this is what your genitals look like" Peterson, as well as the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. Also, Dave updates us on the railroad workers organizing and possibly going on strike in the near future.
22/11/2022 • 1 hour 47 minutes 22 seconds
The State Controls Who Young People Can Learn From
Full Episode 11-14-22 - In this episode, our hot take is that the State decides who gets to spend time with young people, instead of the communities of those young people, and in this way controls what ideas young people are exposed to.
15/11/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 2 seconds
Red For Ed But Not In Like The Communist Way Or Wait Is It It Might Be
Full Episode 11-7-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Dimitri stops by to update us on teacher strikes and the inside info on what's going on at Roseland School District. Louie stops by to talk about how this relates to gentrification. Egg nog doesn't have to have alcohol. WHAT?
08/11/2022 • 1 hour 47 minutes 40 seconds
Full Episode 10-31-22 - In this episode....umm let's see, Halloween, Kaiser mental health workers update, Elon Musk buying Twitter,
01/11/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 37 seconds
Cops Ignore Black Community in Kansas City -and- What Does Struggle Mean
Full Episode 10-24-22 - In this doozy of an episode, we discuss the disturbing story of cops in Kansas City ignoring the Black community's pleas to investigate a White Supremacist serial killer / the monopoly of violence. We then get into an hour long conversation about Broken Record's Shower Thoughts and the meaning of Struggle.
25/10/2022 • 1 hour 51 minutes 27 seconds
Kids These Days and Hospital Workers Shaking Down Patients
Full Episode 10-17-22 - In this episode, we learn about militant Gen Z movements in Iran, Burma, and Palestine. Amanda tells us about the Providence coropraiton shaking down hospital patients. We also learn about Amanda's nefarious communicaiton tactics.
18/10/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 28 seconds
Update on Railroad Workers Strike, Biden :(, Kaiser Mental Health Workers
Full Episode 10-10-22 - In this episode, Ron Kaminkow with the United Railroad Workers updates us on the labor dispute that could result in a strike of railroad workers united under one banner. We also clear up any confusion you might have about whether Biden is doing anything. Also, a follow up on last week's Kaiser Permanente mental health workers strike. Sparkle discusses Indigenous People's Day.
11/10/2022 • 1 hour 48 minutes 5 seconds
Kaiser Mental Health Workers on Strike, The Gentrification of Roseland
Full Episode 10-3-22 - In this episode, we hear picket line interviews with striking Kaiser mental health workers, and we interview Louie, San Francisco gentrificaiton historian. Also we talk a LOT of smack on Santa Rosa politici--NOTPLAYINGAROUNDWITHTHESEINTERVIEWS
04/10/2022 • 1 hour 49 minutes 49 seconds
Corporate Land Grabs and Air Pollution in Rural Hungary
Full Episode 9-26-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Gergo tells us his home town of Györszentiván, Hungary where the city government is attempting land grabs of family farms in order to build factories, even as local doctors report a direct relationship between health problems and the air pollution from the factories. If you would like to donate to help his local community raise funds for an air pollution meter, you can send payments to [email protected] on PayPal.
27/09/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 59 seconds
Excerpt - Interview with Railroad Workers United Organizer Ron Kaminkow
Excerpt from 9-19-22 - Interview with Ron Kaminkow about the current labor dispute in which railroad worker unions united under one banner will possibly go on strike due to labor conditions. We discuss the history of railroad workers, dynamics of labor organizing, the state of the railroad industry, and some history.
20/09/2022 • 1 hour 55 seconds
Interview With Railroad Workers United Organizer Ron Kaminkow
Full Episode 9-19-22 - In this episode, we interview Ron Kaminkow, organizer with Railroad Workers United, a labor organization that has managed to unite all railroad unions and is currently in a labor dispute that could result in a historic railworkers strike.
20/09/2022 • 1 hour 49 minutes 56 seconds
Reptilians, the Queen of England, etc.
Full Episode 9-12-22 - In this episode, we discuss why people believe in Reptilian Overlords, then we pay our respects to the Queen of England. ............ Please check out our Patreon if you want to support our work! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
13/09/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 55 seconds
Local Art, Mississippi Floods, More From Maria, Labor Movement Updates
Full Episode 9-5-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Jorge invites us to an awesome local art event, Amanda covers the climate change disaster in Mississippi, we wrap up our rememberance of Maria Cañas, and Dave updates us on the labor movement.
06/09/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 15 seconds
Excerpt - Remembering Maria Cañas
Excerpt from 8-29-22 - In this excerpt, the crew celebrates the life of Maria Cañas, local friend, organizer, painter, poet, writer, healer, and lots of other things. She passed away in the early hours of August 28th, 2022. Here is her family's GoFundMe link to help with funeral costs, living expenses and Maria's community projects: https://gofund.me/8ac7b646
30/08/2022 • 24 minutes 16 seconds
Updates on Local Police Accountability, Remembering Maria Cañas, Inspirational Quote Memes
Full Episode 8-29-22 - In this episode, friend of the show Kimi updates us on efforts to hold local cops accountable via the Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach. We remember the memory of local badass Maria Cañas, and we read some inpirational quote memes.
30/08/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 36 seconds
Interviews with Poor Magazine and The Chiapas Support Committee / CompArte
Full Episode 8-22-22 - In this episode, we interview members of Poor Magazine in East Oakland about gentrification, People's Park, and colonialism in the East Bay. We also discuss the Zapatista CompArte with members of the Chiapas Support Committee.
23/08/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 38 seconds
Full Episode 8-15-22 - In this episode, we discuss "Consensus," which is a way to make decisions in a group. We also discuss DJing, God of War, environmentally responsible paint, and solitary confinement.
16/08/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 16 seconds
On Location at the Parker Elementary Liberation in Oakland
Full Episode 8-8-22 - In this episode, East Bay correspondent Amanda is on location at the building formerly known as Parker Elementary School, which is being occupied/liberated by the community after it was closed by the school district. We discuss the community educational programs being provided in the building, the self defense efforts against the disctrict's security guards, the community's long terms plans, and more.
09/08/2022 • 1 hour 48 minutes 5 seconds
The Occupation/Liberation of Parker Elementary with Tongo Eisen-Martin
Full Episode 8-1-22 - In this episode, friend of the show and famous poet and musician and educator and organizer Tongo Eisen-Martin reports from the occupation / liberation of Parker Elementary School, which is being defended by community members from the authorities which have chosen to close the school down.
02/08/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 26 seconds
Can You Pay the Rent With Time Banking?
Full Episode 7-25-22 - In this episode, Monica from the Bay Area Community Exchange gets to the nitty gritty of time banking, and answers our lightning-round rapid-fire questions perfectly. Also: Biden, Nazis, and local politicians.
26/07/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 32 seconds
Excerpt: Broken Record Orders Guac From the Local ShyPotLeez
Excerpt from 7-18-22 - Broken Record tells his woeful story of ordering green guac from the local Chipotle, only to discover a terrifying turn of events. He then rolls his eyes at adults who cook at home and think that you can get a refund from DoorDash, lol.
20/07/2022 • 15 minutes 21 seconds
Crypto Bros in Anarchapulco and DoorDash
Full Episode 7-18-22 - In this episode, we discuss HBO's new series "The Anarchists."
19/07/2022 • 1 hour 49 minutes 39 seconds
Breathing, Chairs, Sri Lanka
Full Episode 7-11-22 - In this episode, we discuss being present, and go over the sitation in Sri Lanka where people are partying in the president's pool.
12/07/2022 • 1 hour 44 minutes 52 seconds
Me and Dave Arguing About Star Wars / Special July 4th Episode
Full Episode 7-4-22 - In this special Bachelor episode, Dave and I do our patriotic duty and have a show all by ourselves. We discuss the history of 4th of July, patriotism, assemblies, and then I try to interview Dave, which goes about as well as you'd imagine.
05/07/2022 • 1 hour 41 minutes 17 seconds
Full Episode 6-27-22 - In this episode, we threw out our regular format and just chatted about everything that's going on. And contrary to how that sounded just now it was actually really amazing.
30/06/2022 • 1 hour 53 minutes 46 seconds
Excerpt from 5-9-22 about Roe v. Wade
This is an excerpt from our show on 5-9-22 about the Supreme Court's leaked decision overturning Roe v. Wade and therefore removing abortion rights. This morning the decision was released. This is our discussion at that time about abortion. The full episode can be found here: https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/tbrrs/id/23061089
24/06/2022 • 36 minutes 15 seconds
Self Care is Good If It's the Black Panthers
Full Episode 6-20-22 - In this episode, we discuss the history of how the Black Panthers brought acupuncture to the States from China. Also, climate change.
21/06/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 26 seconds
Self Care and Other Bad Things
Full Episode 6-13-22 - In this episode, Amanda talks about the capitalism-ization of Self Care. Broken Record rants about the usual.
14/06/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 28 seconds
The Carceral State in Philadelphia, kind of
Half Episode 6-6-22 - In this episode, our guest Estrella painstakenly explained her reseaerch paper on the carceral white supremacist state in Philadelphia, its historical roots, and the ways that housing and the child welfare system are involved, only for me to forget to push the fucking record button, god fucking dammit. But the second hour got recorded, and she read her poetry which was amazing. We also discussed Nazis and Catholics.
07/06/2022 • 58 minutes 32 seconds
Full Episode 5-30-22 - In this episode, we talk about the school shooting in Texas.
31/05/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 54 seconds
The Tesla Guy, Whether to Worry About Individual Guys, Trying to Explain Boring Stuff
Full Episode 5-23-22 - In this episode, we discuss Elon Musk, unfortunately. We also discuss important stuff that is kinda boring, unfortunately.
24/05/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 20 seconds
Trying to Avoid Talking About the Buffalo Shooting
Full Episode 5-16-22 - In this episode, we had to talk about the shooting in Buffalo, New York, but we really didn't want to, so instead we talked about more happy subjects like deadly cults and COVID-19.
17/05/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 7 seconds
Roe v. Wade, F*ck Harvard Part 2
Full Episode 5-9-22 - In this episode, Sparkle gets COVID for the movement. The Hyphy Movement. We discuss the leak of the Supreme Court decision to overturn abortion rights. We also discuss F*ck Harvard Again, and other stuff.
10/05/2022 • 1 hour 49 minutes 26 seconds
The TikTok, F*** Harvard, Radium Girls
Full Episode 5-2-22 - In this episode, Dimitri teaches us about solidarity, Amanda complains about the kids these days, and Dave talks about his Ivy League days.
03/05/2022 • 1 hour 47 minutes 20 seconds
Power Naps, Self Immolation, NIMBYs
Full Episode 4-25-22 - In this episode, we discuss good work vs. bad work, self annihilation as a form of protest, and bouncy houses all up in the gated community.
26/04/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 10 seconds
Four Day Work Week, Turkey, South Africa
Full Episode 4-18-22 - In this episode, we discuss the merits of various super hero weapons and weaknesses. Also, national and international news and analysis.
19/04/2022 • 1 hour 44 minutes 54 seconds
All-Tomatoes, Scientist Rebellion, Artist Liberation
Full Episode 4-11-22 - In this episode, we do our weekly Netflix roundup, we discuss the epic badassery of Scientist Rebellion, and Sparkle teaches us art.
12/04/2022 • 1 hour 47 minutes 51 seconds
Black People Sleeping Part 2, Low Rider Cop Car Part 2, Representation, This is Concerning
Full Episode 4-4-22 - In this episode, Dave a.k.a. David Duchovny a.k.a. Dave Matthews a.k.a. The Davest To Ever Do It joins us live in the studio, Amanda falls asleep again, Sparkle continues Low Rider Cop Car (?), and we read off banned Amazon words. We also discuss representation (see thumbnail).
05/04/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 49 seconds
Straight People Are Finally Outlawed, Black People Sleeping, Lia Thomas, Low Rider Cop Car
Full Episode 3-28-22 - In this episode, society finally puts a stop to hetero nonsense, Amanda falls asleep on the show, Lia Thomas, and Low Rider Cop Car (?)
29/03/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 27 seconds
Striking Teachers Win, Zines, The Myth of Choice
Full Episode 3-21-22 - In this episode, Dimitri tells us about yet another strike victory, Sparkle teaches us about zines, and we discuss how capitalism uses the idea of choice.
22/03/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 59 seconds
Matt Sedillo and Kim K Return to the Show
Full Episode 3-14-22 - In this episode, world renowned poet Matt Sedillo is back to talk with us about art, poetry, organizing and politics. Also Kim K
Full Episode 3-7-22 - In this episode, Sparkle talks about having immigrant parents, and we discuss ummmm......a lot of stuff.
08/03/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 53 seconds
Ukraine, Russia, Sparkle's Hot Take
Full Episode 2-28-22 - In this episode, Sparkle gives us her hottest take yet: how capitalism uses alcohol as a tool. Also Ukraine Russia etc
01/03/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 18 seconds
Kim and Kanye, Covid is Over, Canadian Truckers
Full Episode 2-21-2 - In this episode...just look at the title
22/02/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 31 seconds
The Return of Amanda The ReAmandaning, Prisons
Full Episode 2-14-22 - In this episode, Amanda returns with a frickin vengeance to talk to us about Oakland teachers on hunger strike and how climate change affects incarcerated people. We rant about prisons a lot.
15/02/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 50 seconds
Question Game, Krondstadt
Full Episode 2-7-22 - In this episode, we play the tried and true classic, The Question Game, and Dave teaches us some Russian history, but not because of the stuff that's in the news.
08/02/2022 • 1 hour 46 minutes 33 seconds
Joe Rogan, Starbucks Unionizing, Cops De-escalating Things
Full Episode 1-31-22 - In this episode, we discuss how Joe Rogan was just a white supremacist before COVID, no big deal. We discuss the wave of Starbucks shops unionizing, and the phenomenom of cops "deescalating" situations by murdering people who aren't rich.
01/02/2022 • 1 hour 44 minutes 3 seconds
Some Updates and the Women of the Spanish Civil War
Full Episode 1-25-22 - In this episode, we remember Edgar Cahn, foundational thinker and innovator in the field of Timebanking, who recently passed. We discuss more student organizing for COVID safety, and Amy's Kitchen which is cruelty free to four-legged animals. Hold up I just had a wild thought. Do liberals think animals are white? YOOOOOOOO. Anyways. Dave continues his history of the Spanish Civil War and discusses the contribution of women.
25/01/2022 • 1 hour 48 minutes 34 seconds
MLK and More on Spanish Anarchists
Full-ish Episode 1-17-22 - In this episode, it's actually a half of an episode, but we have the obligatory "forgotten MLK quotes" discussion, and Dave continues teaching us who would build the roads if we didn't have capitalism.
24/01/2022 • 58 minutes 10 seconds
COVID Absurdity, Spanish Civil War Anarchism
Full Episode 1-10-22 - In this episode, we talk about our COVID feelings. Dave gives us a quick refresher on the Spanish Civil War and the anarchist labor unions.
11/01/2022 • 1 hour 48 minutes 31 seconds
KUWTK, New CDC Guidelines, Fake Cop Scientists, Haitian Revolution
Full Episode 1-3-22 - In this episode, Dimitri updates us on local schools and new CDC guidelines about isolating. Amanda talks about fake scientists and Dave talks about the Haitian Revolution.
04/01/2022 • 1 hour 45 minutes 47 seconds
Pre-recorded End of the Year Special 2021
Full Episode 12-27-21 - In this pre-recorded episode, we review the episodes of the year, which we also did last year, for last year's year-end episode.
28/12/2021 • 2 hours 53 seconds
More on the Creation of the Nuclear Family, Being Addicted to Ppl
Fullish Episode 12-20-21 - In this episode, friend of the show Jackie contributes to our previous conversation about the creation of the nuclear family in the US and its relationship to capitalism. Also, Broken Record has some hot takes on social media and falling in love.
21/12/2021 • 1 hour 23 minutes 6 seconds
Tornado Politics, More Autonomy in Michoacan
Full Episode 12-13-21 - In this episode, we discuss how rich people responded to the Kentucky tornado disaster (bad), anarchism in New York City (complicated), and indigenous autonomy in Michoacan (good).
14/12/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 22 seconds
Full Episode 12-6-21 - In this episode, special guest Dave (not Dave) explains to us how "Family Owned Winery" doesn't mean anything interesting. Also, we explore how families in general are bad.
07/12/2021 • 1 hour 42 minutes 31 seconds
Representation in Academia, Local Housing Continued
Full Episode 11-29-21 - In this episode, Amanda interviews Mexican-American educator Mayra Reyes about her personal experiences the role of Chicanxs in education. Dave interviews a member of the Sonoma County Tenants Union about all this housing (or lack thereof) business we've been discussing. No, I did not want to deal with the weekly endeavor of finding a thumbnail this week. So, I found a house. That's it. That's what you get.
30/11/2021 • 1 hour 48 minutes 20 seconds
Some People Really Wanted a Kid to Go to Jail, North Bay Housing Politics
Full Episode 11-22-21 - In this episode, we discuss Kyle Rittenhouse and get sketched out that apparently some people really wanted to see a kid go to jail. Also, politicians in the North Bay find themselves at a loss about how to create affordable housing that makes them richer.
23/11/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 4 seconds
CompArte Zapatista Art Show in Oakland, Strikes, Rojava Updates
Full Episode 11-15-21 - In this episode, members of the Chiapas Support Committee of Oakland talk discuss the CompArte Zapatista Art Show.
16/11/2021 • 1 hour 43 minutes 49 seconds
Nazi Parenting, Internet Blackout, Dave Chapelle, you know the usual
Full Episode 11-8-21 - Well kind of. A lot of the episode is spent figuring out technical difficulties since Comcast went out for much of the Bay Area. But we did get in some good conversations and one big rant from me.
09/11/2021 • 1 hour 29 minutes 42 seconds
Community Organizing With Amanda Part 4 - The Re-Re-Reorganizing
Full Episode 11-1-21 - In this episode, Amanda teaches us about building coalitions, and we learn about some real life case studies in community organizing. Also, Halloween.
02/11/2021 • 1 hour 47 minutes 10 seconds
Okay Apparently Last Time Wasn't the Conclusion / Autonomy in Peru, Spain, and Syria
Full Episode 10-25-21 - In this episode, Amanda continues her warpath of community organizing education. We also learn about Peruvian indigenous autonomy and its connection to Catalonia and Syria. Check out our Patreon if you want to support us! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
26/10/2021 • 1 hour 46 minutes 49 seconds
Dramatic Conclusion of: Community Organizing With The Midwest Academy
Full Episode 10-18-21 - In this episode, Amanda concludes her community organizing adventures with The Midwest Academy....or does she? Check out our after-show commentary on Patreon: patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
19/10/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 18 seconds
Community Organizing With The Midwest Academy, Alcatraz
Full Episode 10-11-21 - In this episode, Amanda gives us a thorough introduction to community organizing, and then we discuss the history of Alcatraz. Check out our "song" on our Patreon! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
12/10/2021 • 1 hour 47 minutes 49 seconds
Anti-Civilization, Anarcho-Primitivism, Derrick Jensen, all that stuff
Full Episode 10-4-21 - In this episode, we learn about anti-civilization anarchism, anarcho-primitivism, Derrick Jensen and stuff like that. Check out our Patreon for the after-show commentary! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
05/10/2021 • 1 hour 44 minutes 35 seconds
More In-Depth with Time Banking, Astrology, and Missing Indigenous People
Full Episode 9-27-21 - In this episode, Time Banking expert and member of the Bay Area Time Exchange Monica Johnston dives deeper into Time Banking. Then Broken Record snaps and goes into some weird rant about astrology and science and indigenous people. Check out our after-show commentary by becoming a supporter on Patreon! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
28/09/2021 • 1 hour 48 minutes 23 seconds
Birth Work Family Regulation Services With Jackie Diaz and Amirah Bashir
Full Episode 9-20-21 - In this episode, guests Jacqueline Diaz and Amirah Bashir discuss being birth workers and all that entails - including learning to navigate the systems of oppression in the foster care, child protective services, adoption, and other "family regulation services." Also, Lilo & Stitch, obv. Check out their links: https://www.rootsoflaborbc.com/ https://www.instagram.com/birthtochtli/
21/09/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 5 seconds
Full Episode 9-13-21 - In this episode, we have a big picture COVID discussion with Dimitri, Amanda yells 'Attica!' for some reason, and Dave updates us on the fast-developing situation in Burma, completely ignored by the media. Check out our Patreon and become a supporter to listen to our post-show conversations. patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
14/09/2021 • 1 hour 46 minutes 55 seconds
COVID, Labor, Rojava
Full Episode 9-6-21 - In this episode, we reflect on some big picture changes that COVID has brought along. Dave updates us on Rojava. Check out our post-show commentary by becoming a supporter on Patreon: patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradio
07/09/2021 • 1 hour 46 minutes 55 seconds
Interview with Alison Malisa - Economic Trauma
Full Episode 8-30-21 - In this episode, we discuss Economic Trauma with guest Alison Malisa. Here's a message from her: There are many possibilities- non-profits can pay volunteers with Simbi- all kinds of ways to increase mutual aid, with mutual credit systems! https://simbi.com/alison-malisa/welcome </div
01/09/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 47 seconds
Teachers Teaching Whiteness, Toxic Mining in Latin America
Full Episode 8-23-21 - In this episode, Amanda decides to back to an article that deserved further analysis...........and Jorge is back to fill in the details of neoliberal mining projects in Latin America. Check out or post-show conversation on our Patreon! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
24/08/2021 • 1 hour 46 minutes 58 seconds
Autonomy (so like really no cops or politicians) in Cheran
Full Episode 8-16-21 - In this episode, Dimitri gives us a going back 2 school update and Jorge The Anthropologist teaches us the story of Cheran so that you can ask people to google it next time you go to a party and someone ends up inevitably asking you "um so can you think of even one place where they don't have capitalism that works."
17/08/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 4 seconds
Bad Climate, Good Resistance
Full Episode 8-9-21 - In this episode, we spin off into all kinds of stuff but somewhere in there we talk about climate change and Mexican indigenous autonomy. Check out the Patreon for a great after-show discussion! Patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
Full(ish) Episode 8-2-21 - In this episode, Dave updates us on the Myanmar / Burma military coup, Amanda reports on the Activision Blizzard worker walk-out, and we discuss white people hating cool things. Also: the status of LGBT people in Rojava.
03/08/2021 • 1 hour 20 minutes 59 seconds
Berta Caceres, Capitalist Media Bias, Self Defense in Mexico
Full Episode 7-26-21 - In this episode, Dimitri gives us a COVID school update, Amanda updates us on Berta Caceres' murderer, and we learn about the Liberal Leftist Media.
27/07/2021 • 1 hour 47 minutes 20 seconds
Facebook Vs. Rojava, CIA Hip Hop Agents in Cuba, Frito-Lay Strike
Full Episode 7-19-21 - In this episode, Dave goes over some of the political decisions made by Facebook to censor the Rojava movement's ideological leader, Abdullah Öcalan. We also confirm our suspicions from last week that the CIA had a hand in the Cuba protests, and we learn about the Frito-Lay worker's strike. As always, check out or post-show commentary on Patreon! Patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
20/07/2021 • 1 hour 47 minutes 35 seconds
Interview With Alejandra Domenzain
Full Episode 7-12-21 - In this episode, we interview activist, educator and author of the children's book "For All / Para Todos," the story of a girl learning about the immigrant struggle through her own experiences. We discuss labor, immigration, children, and capitalism. Also, Cuba.
13/07/2021 • 1 hour 45 minutes 46 seconds
Full Episode 7-5-21 - In this episode, we discuss the concept of time banking with Dave, although we were supposed to discuss it with someone else. Check out the Patreon post-show conversation by supporting us at patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow
06/07/2021 • 1 hour 47 minutes 43 seconds
Non-Binary Zapatistas, Mass Graves for God, Climate Change, Critical Race Theory
Full Episode 6-28-21 - Ok in this episode we talk about basically everything that's in the title BUT check this out, for this episode we had to do some after-show commentary which is available only to our PATREON SUPPORTERS! BLAOW! patreon.com/thebrokenrecordradioshow