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NoAlibis 5/01/13 Bangladesh factory disaster; Anti-drone protest

NoAlibis 5/01/13 Bangladesh factory disaster; Anti-drone protest

In the wake of the Boston marathon bombings, scant attention was paid to the horrendous collapse of a factory in Bangladesh that killed more than 100 workers. With international workers day in mind, Barbara Briggs of the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights joins Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the conditions in the factory and elsewhere [...]

Bobby Verdugo remembers Sal Castro & Chicano student walkout; No Alibis 04/15/17 podcast

Bobby Verdugo remembers Sal Castro & Chicano student walkout; No Alibis 04/15/17 podcast

As a school student in 1968, Bobby Verdugo and thousands of other Chicano students walked out of their classrooms demanding quality education and simple respect. He shared those experiences with Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson and also remembered his teacher, Sal Castro, who had supported the students. Castro died April 4, 2013. We [...]

No Alibis 4/3/13, 8am: World Social Forum report; Pharmaceuticals and the FDA

No Alibis 4/3/13, 8am: World Social Forum report; Pharmaceuticals and the FDA

Jim Ellinger has just returned from Tunisia and will report on the 2013 World Social Forum just concluded in Tunis. In the second hour, Corey Dubin of the Committee of 10,000 will discuss pharmaceutical patents and the need for a strong, independent Federal Drug Administration. Elizabeth Robinson hosts.

Nancy Kurshan: No Alibis 3/20/13: Prison ‘security’ units. Podcast

Nancy Kurshan: No Alibis 3/20/13: Prison ‘security’ units. Podcast

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 [...]

NoAlibis 1/23/12 8am: Border ‘security’; debt resistance

NoAlibis 1/23/12 8am: Border ‘security’; debt resistance

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 [...]

No Alibis 12/19/12: ‘Juvenile In Justice’; Report from Doha Climate Talks

No Alibis 12/19/12: ‘Juvenile In Justice’; Report from Doha Climate Talks

Richard Ross new book 'Juvenile In Justice', an extensive photo essay of children in various detention facilities documents the practices, whether humane or not, and he includes statements from the kids themselves. He discusses the book with Elizabeth Robinson following news. In the second hour, Richard Falk and Hilal Elver, just returned from [...]

No Alibis 12/12/12 8am:CA families against solitary confinement; Booktastings

No Alibis 12/12/12 8am:CA families against solitary confinement; Booktastings

A group of family members of prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Units (SHUs) organized a charter bus to offer free rides for other family members to visit their loved ones at Pelican Bay. The trip was organized by California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) in an effort to support families who have been unable [...]

NoAlibis recent elections-related sound:Podcasts

NoAlibis recent elections-related sound:Podcasts

In the past month, the No Alibis crew has had a number of elections related programs and the sound can be found here.  Interviews include Prof John Foran on Prop 30; Prof. HLT Quan on the importance of multi-party participation in elecitons; and Craig Gilmore, prison reform advocate, on Props 34,35,36.  Additionally, interviews with Harvey [...]

NoAlibis 8am 10/24/12: HLT Quan on 3rd parties; Lebanon

NoAlibis 8am 10/24/12: HLT Quan on 3rd parties; Lebanon

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, participants discuss [...]

NoAlibis 10/17/12 8a.m.: John Foran on Prop 30;Beto Juarez on Affirmative Action challenge.

NoAlibis 10/17/12 8a.m.: John Foran on Prop 30;Beto Juarez on Affirmative Action challenge.

Proposition 30's success or failure in the coming elections is likely to have a profound impact on California's education system across all levels.  Prof. John Foran discusses its implications with Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 following news.  At 9:15 Prof. Beto Juarez discusses the current consideration of Fisher v. Texas in [...]

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