Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Robinson’
On September 23, 2011, David Barsamian was denied entry to India by the Indian authorities. He has visited there for decades, interviewed people there for Alternative Radio, and reported on regional events. While authorities offered no specific reason for the denial of entry, he and others believe that it is related to Kashmir, its independence [...]
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 [...]
Abu Nimah discusses 'false statehood' effort at the UN undertaken by Palestinian Authority noting the absence of grassroots Palestinian support. He also discusses recent demonstrations in Israel with Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson as well as the BDS movement and the mood in Jordan where he was at the time of the interview.
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, [...]
Journalist Jordan Flaherty joins Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the recent verdict in the case against New Orleans police officers for shootings that occurred on the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina. He has been covering the trial throughout and provides his analysis of the verdicts in which defendants were found guilty [...]
Prof. Clyde Woods‘ untimely death July 6 occasions this look at his work as a scholar and activist, chronicler of the Black communities from the Mississippi Delta to Los Angeles. Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson were joined by a number of Clyde’s former students and colleagues including Jeffrey Stewart, Jordan Camp and Damien Schneider. [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]