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No Alibis 11/30/11: Live report from Tahir Square. World Aids Day. Annual Book Tastings

No Alibis 11/30/11: Live report from Tahir Square. World Aids Day. Annual Book Tastings

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

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 [...]

No Alibis 9/22/11,8 am: Surveillance, legacy of torture Post 9/11/01

No Alibis 9/22/11,8 am: Surveillance, legacy of torture Post 9/11/01

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 [...]

No Alibis 9/7/11 8am: Civil liberties post 9/11; Turkey/Israel break

No Alibis 9/7/11 8am: Civil liberties post 9/11; Turkey/Israel break

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, [...]

No Alibis 7/6/11: California Prisoners’ Hunger strike

No Alibis 7/6/11: California Prisoners’ Hunger strike

Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the hunger strike at Pelican Bay protesting the 'Security Housing Units' there and elsewhere. At the time of the interview, prisoners at six prisons had joined the strike. Now more than 6500 are on strike.

No Alibis 8am 7/6/11, Patrick Cockburn on Libya;Molly Porzig on Pelican Bay prisoners’ hunger strike

No Alibis 8am 7/6/11, Patrick Cockburn on Libya;Molly Porzig on Pelican Bay prisoners’ hunger strike

Unlike the overwhelming majority of US media, journalist Patrick Cockburn reminds us that propaganda is too often the order of the day in Libya, on both sides. He joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 following the news. At 9:15, Molly Porzig, California Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, discusses the hunger strike at Pelican Bay [...]

No Alibis 8am,6/29/11:Peru GMO Moratorium;Longley on Pakistan

No Alibis 8am,6/29/11:Peru GMO Moratorium;Longley on Pakistan

At 8:30 following news, Carrie Burrgraf research assistant at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs discusses the movement against genetically modified organisms in Peru with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson. In the second hour, awarding winning documentarian ('Gaza Strip', 'Iraq in Fragments') James Longley reports on Pakistan where he has been [...]

No Alibis 6/1/11,8a.m:Philip Rizk on Egyptian military courts;Richard Falk on LDCs

No Alibis 6/1/11,8a.m:Philip Rizk on Egyptian military courts;Richard Falk on LDCs

Professor Richard Falks, recently returned from Cairo and Turkish sponsored conference on helping the UN's 'Least Developed Countries', joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 a.m. to discuss the conference and the efficacy of the current approaches to economic development for LDCs. At 9:15a.m. writer & filmmaker Philip Rizk, discusses [...]

No Alibis 5/4/11 8am: Andy Worthington on Guantanamo Wikileaks; Rami Zurayk in Beirut on ‘Arab Spring’

No Alibis 5/4/11 8am: Andy Worthington on Guantanamo Wikileaks; Rami Zurayk in Beirut on ‘Arab Spring’

Following news, independent journalist Andy Worthington joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the Wikileaks documents on Guantanamo prisoners and the 'regime of torture' therein. At 9:15 am they are joined by agronomist Rami Zurayk to discuss events which continue to unfold in the Middle East and North Africa.

No Alibis 3/2/11 8am Prof Paul Amar on Egypt; Radical Librarians Alana Kumbier, Gary Colmenar

No Alibis 3/2/11 8am Prof Paul Amar on Egypt; Radical Librarians Alana Kumbier, Gary Colmenar

Following the news, UCSB Prof. Paul Amar shares his perspective on the current situation in Egypt and beyond. He has recently written an article entitled 'Why Mubarak is Out'.At 9:15 Alana Kumbier, Wellesley College librarian and organizer of Boston Radical Reference Collective and Gary Colmenar, UCSB librarian and member of the Progressive [...]

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