Leid Stories Stories and news that affect us all

December 14, 2018  

It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories--our weekly sound-off session that's all about what you're thinking.

Don't keep your deep thoughts all to yourself. Share! Call 888-874-4888 and let's hear your brain. 

December 13, 2018  

Leid Stories discusses turf wars over affordable housing that already are in the making, as neighborhoods long emptied to attract a "better class of people" are being readied for their new residents.

December 11, 2018  

Gilbert Mercier, co-editor in chief of newsjunkiepost.comexplains what is behind the "Yellow Vests" protests in France that have forced President Emmanuel Macron to review and retool major domestic and foreign policies that were viewed as hardline and undemocratic.

December 10, 2018  

Leid Stories discusses an often overlooked aspect of activism: taking care of ourselves so that we can do righteous battle as long as possible. Too many of our sisters, brothers and leaders in struggle have been sidelined--often permanently--by ailments, disorders and diseases that went unchecked. 

Let's be truly revolutionary, says Leid Stories. Let's make health a number one priority for ourselves and our communities.

December 7, 2018  

What a week it's been. And there's more to come. Free your mind about both on "Free Your Mind Friday," the best open forum in Radioland.

Take the conversation where you want it to go, and share your insights on the issues of the day. Call 888-874-4888 and get us all started

December 6, 2018  

Leid Stories in a commentary draws attention to housing emergencies that exist in most communities of color, especially those in the city: an acute lack of affordable housing, accelerated by population shifts, real estate speculation and race-based social and institutional policies.

December 5, 2018  

Leid Stories listeners decipher clues to issues and developments in the news then wade in with their own versions. 

December 4, 2018  

Continuing yesterday's discussion, Leid Stories listeners share their views about the late President George Herbert Walker Bush, who died last Friday at his home in Houston, Texas, after years of battle against Parkinson's disease and related complications.

Bush was vice president of the United States from 1981-89, and president from 1989-93.

December 3, 2018  

George Herbert Walker Bush, vice president of the United States from 1981-89 and president from 1989-93, died Nov. 30 at his home in Houston, Texas, after prolonged battles with a range of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 94 years old. 

Leid Stories listeners tell how and why they remember the 41st president and his administration.

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