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The Great Leap Forward
with John Malkin
Wednesdays at 7PM

John Malkin has been hosting The Great Leap Forward on Free Radio Santa Cruz since 1998, plus a two year period of simultaneous broadcasting on San Francisco Liberation Radio.  The program focuses on exploring social change and spiritual growth, nonviolence and anarchy. Guests have included Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, singer Rickie Lee Jones, hobo storyteller Utah Phillips, author/teacher Joanna Macy, historian Howard Zinn, Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, Buddhist nun Ani Tenzin Palmo, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr, Yolanda King and grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, Arun Gandhi.  

Interviews originally broadcast on Free Radio Santa Cruz have subsequently been published in AlterNet, Ascent, Shambhala Sun, In These Times, The Sun Magazine, Tricycle Online, Z magazine, and Conscious Choice.  

Sounds of Freedom, a book of interviews from his radio shows, was published by Parallax Press in Spring, 2005.

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