This Week with David Rovics

Occasional column and podcast on current events and particularly relevant bits of history.  You can subscribe to the podcast by searching for This Week with David Rovics wherever you get your podcasts, by downloading the free David Rovics mobile app for iOs or Android.  I also put out a regular podcast of songs (with a little introductory context) related to this date in history — Song For Today.

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I also post This Week with David Rovics on Soundcloud.

For radio broadcasters, This Week with David Rovics is available via the Pacifica Audioport — every episode is completely FCC-friendly.  Other platforms you can find the podcast on each week include Spotify, YouTube, iTunes and Stitcher.  It will also be included along with other excellent programming on the internet radio station, Folk Music Notebook, which launches on May 3rd.

This Week with David Rovics BLOG

In written form, my weekly column can be found on the This Week with David Rovics Blog as well as on Dissident Voice.

  • The Forms of Isolation March 27, 2020
    As we hunker down wherever we are, we are collectively having radically differing experiences of isolation.Humanity, on any given day, is experiencing reality in very different ways. As a writer writing about the world around me and about things that have happened in the past, I spend a lot of time imagining what it's like to be someone else. There are […]
  • Unprecedented Precedents March 19, 2020
    What do Donald Trump, 1848, Covid-19 and Winston Churchill have in common?So much is changing so fast, by the time I publish this piece, it will likely sound very yesterday very soon.  But particularly now, there seem to be some salient points worth making, and a few recent moments worth recounting.Over the past several weeks -- which up until Sunday morning […]
  • Anarchists For Bernie February 14, 2020
    A Sanders presidency is a long shot -- and it might also be our only shot.Since only recently discovering the social media platform, Reddit, I have been posting various things to various sub-Reddits, depending on the subject matter of whatever I'm posting. Knowing it was possibly going to be considered unwelcome on the very popular Anarchism sub-Reddit, […]

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Supporting the Podcast

This podcast, like everything else I do, as supported by members of my Community-Supported Art program.  But one-time donations are also most appreciated, and there are now various exclusive rewards available for those making such donations (with steep discounts for CSA members).

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Sharing the Podcast

“It’s not folk music unless the folk are singing it.”

Can a short weekly podcast change the world, or at least have a real impact on society?  Yes, it can, is my unequivocal response to that question.  So can music, and many other things.  But only if people hear it.  If you like this podcast, please share it with at least one friend — preferably many friends.  Do you know anyone with a radio show, or who works as a Program Director for a community radio station?  Know anyone who has a podcast, a blog, or who writes for any kind of online or print publication?  Know any producers who work for Pacifica, BBC or CBC?  Anyone who can introduce the podcast to a new audience, whether it’s one new person or thousands of listeners to a popular radio show, podcast or other broadcast, is appreciated — by me and hopefully by lots of other people as well.

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And the Critics Raved…

It’s informative and inspirational, and well worth listening to.

The Anarcho-Syndicalist Review

Counterpoint — Interview with Scott Harris, mostly about This Week with David Rovics podcast