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Hosted by Max Parthas and Yusuf Hassan, Abolition today is a weekly online radio program with specific focus on modern slavery as it is practiced through the 13th amendment of the US constitution and by private for-profit prisons worldwide. Airs live Sundays 7PM EST. 4PM PST and 5 Central. abolitiontoday.org Abolition Today is currently on hiatus for 2024. In his capacity as national campaign coordinator for the Abolish Slavery National network, our host, Max Parthas is currently assisting 18 states and DC with their campaigns to abolish slavery in their constitutions. Please follow him on social media for updates @MaxParthas. We will return as soon as time allows. Meanwhile enjoy our incredibly rich and educational archives.

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This week we discuss the system of modern enslavement as it affects US descendants of slaves. The false narratives, the systemic traps, the criminalization processes, and the racial disparities which are uniquely over-represented in... more

We'll spend some time listening to the brave leaders of modern American constitutional slavery abolition from across the country. They deserve to be heard. Speakers include Samual N. Brown, (Original author of ACA3 The California... more

We are joined by private Attorney General Andy "Hope" Williams. Andy was a 2020 Presidential Candidate and resurrected the Democratic-Republican Party. The mission of the party is to abolish slavery, eradicate poverty, and end... more

Author, public speaker, writer, and 2020 Presidential Candidate Mark Charles returns to Abolition Today. Mark Charles is a dynamic and thought-provoking public speaker, writer, and consultant. The son of an American woman (of Dutch... more

In this episode we discuss the origins, creation, history, purpose, and actions of what is now modern US police forces. As always, we'll have profound in depth discussions, amazing music and poetry, and we'll bring the words of the... more

It's Easter Sunday and National Poetry Month. We've got Poets, Preachers and Teachers who will break down slavery in Black and White. - The story of Ota Benga - The History of White People in America - How America Invented Race... more

This week we are joined by members of United Tennessee to talk about their ballot measure to abolish slavery in the state for the first time. TN is one of FIVE states so far that will give citizens the opportunity to vote to abolish slavery in... more

In our first broadcast for National Poetry Month we'll be honoring the legendary wordsmith Gil Scott-Heron and discussing the critical role of proper perspectives. We know like he knew that "the first revolution is when you change your mind".... more

You heard a taste of her work and research a few weeks ago during S3-E8 Runaway Slave Syndrome. This week she joins us live! Professor Sinha has written for The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Review of Books,... more

(REPLAY) This week we examine the human trafficking and warehousing bodies aspects of modern legal slavery. America has the largest prison population in the world. With only 4% of the worlds population we have 25% of it's... more

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