It's Makeshift Week here on BTR! On today's show, we're talking with Taino Native American percussionist William Ruiz about his experiences playing the 12-tongue log drum. Plus, a word with Jolie Kerr about her new book
For The New Economy Week on BTR, we feature a special segment on the Rent Strike in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Later, Sam Kazman, Lead attorney for the the Competitive Enterprise, states his organization's case against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
For Winning Week on BTR, we bring you an in-depth conversation with Marcia Rock and Patricia Lee Stotter, the filmmakers behind a new documentary called Service: When Women Come Marching Home. The film explores post-traumatic stress syndrome, military sexual trauma, homelessness, and other issues facing military service women.
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch