Posts Tagged ‘Avery Gordon’
Nancy Kurshan, author of Out of Control:A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the Marion Prison lock down as the prototype for control unit prisons. These prisons have now become common as at Pelican Bay's 'Secure Housing Units' which have created an international outcry as [...]
On January 23rd, No Alibis will be joined in the first hour by Tom Barry, director of the Transborder Project and Senior Analyst, Center for International Policy to discuss border security and his new book, Border Wars and in the second hour by Andrew Ross, author of Nice Work if you can get it:Life and Labor in Precarious Times and a dozen other [...]
The debate held amongst 'third parties' touched on issues and exchanges that were entirely excluded from the Romney/Obama debates. Shortly after 8 am, HLT Quan joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the impact on democratic processes that a limited national discussion produces. In the second hour, Maryam Griffin discusses [...]
Our 'Money Matters' guy, Christopher Newfield joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson from Berlin to discuss latest revelations about banks 'too big to fail' at 8 am. Avery & Elizabeth will follow with news and at 9:15 will be joined by Dave Zirin, sports journalist, who will discuss the Olympics and politics and, time permitting, the efficacy [...]
In protest against the cruel and unusual punishment meted out in California prisons, prisoners are again on a hunger strike and one prisoner at Corcoran State Prison, Christian Gomez, has died. Jay Donahue of CA Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 to report on current actions inside and out of the [...]
Khalil Gibran Mohammad, historian and Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, discusses his book, The Condemnation of Blackness:Race,Crime and the Making of Urban America with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson.
At 8:00 Noor Aljawad and Mohammad Abdul Latif Ibrahim report live from Occupied Cairo. At 9:30 we’re joined by Stephen David Simon, Los Angeles City Aids Coordinator for World Aids Day. Other news and the start of our annual Book Tastings. With co-host Avery F. Gordon.
No Alibis 10/12/11: Money Matters with Chris Newfield; Carlos Alberto Torres on political prisoners and Puerto Rico
At 8:30, following news, our regular Money Matters columnist, Christopher J. Newfield, will discuss what Occupy Wall Street looks like from Wall Street insiders. At 9:15, we’re joined by former political prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres who will talk about U.S. political prisoners and Puerto Rican independence. With co-hosts, Avery Gordon and [...]
Arun Kundnani, fellow at the Open Society Institute and author of 'The End of Tolerance', discusses surveillance of the Muslim community and the FBI practice of developing 'community partnerships' sometimes based on stereotyping of communities. In the second hour, UCSB professor Lisa Hajjar comments on the practices of torture and detention that [...]
At 8:30 Shayana Kadidal, senior attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the state of our civil liberties and surveillance in the post 9/11 US. At 9:15 Professors Hilal Elver and Richard Falk with comment on the recent announcement by the Turkish government it is suspending trade, [...]