For the first half of the program, Mickey speaks with Rachael Jolley of Index on Censorship in London, who explains the vital role of radio in breaking through governments’ attempts to control the flow of information. Next, senior correspondent Michael Levitin interviews Anna Callahan with The Incorruptibles about recruiting and electing authentic grassroots candidates to local office. Finally, Mickey speaks with Elle Aviv Newton of Poets Reading the News, a year-old online newspaper that presents journalism via poetry.
Rachael Jolley is editor at Index on Censorship, a UK-based organization that tracks government suppression of media and free speech across the globe. Anna Callahan is an organizer with The Incorruptibles. Elle Aviv Newtonis cofounder and editor-in-chief of Poets Reading the News.