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Blase’s Commentary on Famine and War

Friends, we wonder why mass starvation comes about. Tufts University has tried to figure that out with the help of the world’s experts on this matter. The material was pulled together by Robert Naiman with the help of Tufts University and Heather Stevenson at Tufts. And...
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Blase Interviews Marjorie Cohn

Today I’m privileged to have Marjorie Cohn as a guest. Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she taught for 25 years. The former president of the National Lawyers Guild and criminal defense attorney is a legal scholar, political analyst...
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Blase’s Commentary for a New Year

I’d like to wish everyone a very happy 2018. May there be peace in 2018. You know, the gospel message is not one of dogmas. It never has been. It’s about peace on earth, goodwill to everyone. It’s about compassion. Courage. Endurance. Joy. Love. And so often we...
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Blase’s Christmas Commentary

Well, friends, during this holiday season, I want to introduce the light of my life and the founder of the Office of the Americas. She wants to give you a greeting. Theresa Bonpane, are you there? Theresa: Yes, Blase, I’m here, and thank you! As you know, I’ve been...
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Blase Interviews Kathy Kelly

Hello, friends, and welcome to World Focus. A recent public truth commission examined the Cold War here in Los Angeles. Here’s my statement to the truth commission: “The Cold War was an attempt to continue the military industrial windfall profits of WWII. The Cold War...
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Guest Host Matthew Hoh Interviews Will Griffin

Good morning and welcome to World Focus. I’m Matthew Hoh, sitting in today for Blase Bonpane. Blase is enjoying some well-deserved time off with his family this holiday weekend. I learned last week the origin of the phrase Don’t Mourn, Organize!  Of course, Blase, in...
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Blase’s Commentary on Thanksgiving

Well folks, there’s much to be thankful for. I’d like to thank Theresa Bonpane for the great work of Don’t Mourn, Organize. The campaign started after the election of 2016. It came out of the progressive labor movement of the early 20th century. Before his...
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Blase Interviews Matthew Hoh – November 12, 2017

We’re ecstatic to say that Our Revolution-backed candidates claimed victories at every level of government in cities, towns and neighborhoods all across America. Voters showed up for election day 2017 and swept progressive candidates into office. Our Revolution won 21 seats...
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Blase Interviews Father Roy Bourgeois

Friends, I’m very honored today to have Father Roy Bourgeois on World Focus. He’s received so many awards for his work. He received the Gandhi Peace Award; the Pax Christie Teacher of Peace Award; the Thomas Merton Award; nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his work...
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Blase Interviews Matthew Hoh

Well, we have someone who received a great award this week, a very special award. That’s the Soviet commander who averted a nuclear war.  A senior officer of a Soviet submarine who averted the outbreak of nuclear conflict during the cold war is to be honoured with a new...
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