Learn about the history of the "forever war" against public education, the oligarchs and right-wing and Christian soldiers looking to destroy it, and what you can do to defend it in Bucks County and beyond.
Wendling takes us on a journey through the American far-right landscape and the militias, conspiracy theorists, white supremacists, Christian nationalists, and other extremists that occupy it.
Khan recently served as Bucks County Solicitor, was Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of PA before that, and began his career in the Philadelphia DA's office.
The Landsdale-based foundation, through strategic partnerships with local organizations, strives to foster a more inclusive and equitable society.
Dawn Paley is editor of Ojalá, a feminist digital weekly providing reporting and analysis from Latin America.
In this episode of our podcast The Signal, Editor Cyril Mychalejko speaks with Temple University Professor Ralph Young about the history of progressive dissent in the United States.
Editor Cyril Mychalejko speaks with Rann about his book "Resistance Stories from Black History for Kids" and about why we are seeing a war being waged against Black History being taught in K-12 public schools and in colleges and universities across the country.
From July 2021 to June 2023, PEN America recorded 5,894 instances of book bans across 41 states and 247 public school districts. And Pennsylvania was one of the worst states, coming in behind just Florida and Texas.
We dove into Bucks County history, covered the school board wars, examined the growing threat of Christian Nationalism, discussed parenting a trans child, and much more.
Learn about the far-right charismatic Christian movement that seeks to seize Dominion over society's Seven Mountains: family, religion, education, media, entertainment, business, and government.
"The leadership of the Christian Right has for decades been telling us that they want to demolish the public school system and replace it with Christian schools funded by taxpayer dollars," said Stewart.
I speak with Fordham University School of Law Professor Julie Suk about how to create a legal system free of misogyny in the United States.
I talk to this Bucks County author and poet about his book "American Carnage" and why he feels compelled as a retired military officer and mental health professional to speak out about the threat former President Donald Trump poses to U.S. democracy.
These students from Bucks County will be focusing on PA politics and want the podcast to serve as a call to action for all young people to get involved in the civic process and demand change.
Central Bucks is under fire for allegedly creating a toxic environment for LGBTQ+ students, vindictively targeting a teacher, and spending more than $1 million for reputation laundering.
Barbara Simmons was executive director of The Peace Center for 30 years. She was founding director of PeaceTalks radio, producing documentaries from across the globe. And she continues to be a force for peace and justice in Bucks County.
Frederick Clarkson unpacks this GOP-linked far-right theocratic movement that wants to build a "kingdom revolution" led by an "army of believers" to usher in Christian dominion over what they call the "Seven Mountains": religion, family, education, government, media, entertainment and business.
On the first half of the show Olivia talks about her undercover reporting at the Moms for Liberty summit in Philadelphia, then Diana joins to explain why she and so many others in Bucks County refuse to co-parent with these extremists.
Brett talks about being a dad to his daughter Lily and what it's like in this Transphobic moment we find ourselves in nationally, and in Bucks County (specifically in Central Bucks School District).
Victoria speaks about her new book "Textures of Terror: The Murder of Claudina Isabel Velasquez and Her Father's Quest for Justice," which she wrote, in part, "to help readers understand the violence and corruption that drives migration."
What does successful student- and teacher-led community resistance to book banning look like? These two #FReadom fighters share their story – and strategy and tactics.
The ideology and worldview of conservative activist parents is creating and contributing to the ongoing school board wars.
The co-author of "A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door: The Dismantling of Public Education and the Future of School" and author of the forthcoming "The Education Wars: A Citizen’s Guide and Defense Manual" speaks to the Bucks County Beacon about the the backlash politics driving the so-called parental rights' movement looking to capture, transform, and potentially dismantle public education.
"Do I think there could be violence? There is violence. There are casualties all over the country," said Sharlet, the author of "The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War."
A radical history lesson for Women's History Month that offers feminists lessons for today.
In this episode we unmask the right-wing extremist figures, their tactics, and the funding behind today’s attack on public education in Bucks County and beyond. 
The Bucks County Beacon kicks off its new podcast by interviewing a local immigrant rights solidarity activist about her recent trip to the Texas-Mexico border.

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