Beginning November 12, Alternative Radio Airs on KPFT – Fridays from 9:00 a.m.to 10:00 a.m.

One of America’s most tireless and wide-ranging broadcasters, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio program, Alternative Radio and over 20 books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Richard Wolff, Arundhati
Roy and Edward Said. His latest book is Retargeting Iran (City Lights, 2020). He lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media and global rebellions.

David Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes. He is the
recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Democracy Alliance of Vancouver, the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center and the Radical Desi. He has collaborated with the world-renowned Kronos Quartet in events in New York, London, Vienna, San Francisco and elsewhere.