For the 17th year in a row and its second in Nashville, Grateful Dread Public Radio proudly brings Pride to the radio. Our On-Air LGBT Pride Fest takes place Sunday, June 26 from 10 am through 7 pm.
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry — let’s call her Music City’s progressive hope — sends a periodic newsletter paid for by Friends of Megan Barry that talks local events and issues. We share it here in the hope that it helps you stay informed on Nashville matters and that it motivates you to get involved! This […]
The Nashville Peace & Justice Center regularly shares a listing of area peace-progressive events. We share it here, and the group encourages people to share the information widely. Please attend and support the events — do your part to help us all turn Tennessee purple! Among the happenings in Music City this week, the local Showing Up […]
Want to make America great again? The answer lies not with Drumpf, not with Clinton’s status quo, but with what you’ll learn in Michael Moore’s latest award-winning documentary. Lesson One: Love your neighbor. Lesson Two: If you think the land of guns, greed, and Kardashians is the greatest country in the world, you don’t know much.
Donald Drumpf is crisscrossing the nation in the guise of a new-millennium Mussolini, and the poison he spreads along the way — racism, xenophobia, misogyny, disdain for the poor — is infecting school children, say teachers in a new SPLC report. This likely will affect the US– and not in a good way — for at least a generation.
Peace often starts with communicating nonviolently. And in Music City, the place to learn about nonviolent communication is NVC Nashville. The group now offers the services of a team of trainers for the community. This team can tailor an Intro to Nonviolent Communication course specifically geared to the needs of your organization, business, or community. If […]
We at GDPR Nashville are gobsmacked by the reaction we received to our broadcasts of Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ Nov. 19 address to students at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. The emails that came in response have raised our spirits by leaps and bounds. And the numbers of listeners to Bernie’s master class in democracy was […]
I am still on a high following last night’s Nashville stop of the Bernie Sanders campaign’s Tennessee State Volunteer Tour. Nearly 300 people from across the Metro area were on hand at the United Auto Workers Hall to meet with Bernie 2016 staffers and to launch a mission to recruit 5,000 Tennessee volunteers to spread […]
On Aug. 16, Nashville mayoral runoff candidates Megan Barry and David Fox squared off at The Temple Church in a forum put on by Nashville Organized for Action and Hope, a coalition of 45 congregations, labor unions, and other community-focused organizations. More than 1,500 were held in rapt attention as the candidates answered questions surrounding issues including […]