Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Robinson’
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 [...]
At 8:30 Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada will join Elizabeth Robinson to comment on recent speech by Barack Obama on Palestine and reactions to it. In the second hour Susan Burton founder and director of 'A New Way of Life Reentry Project' talks about the social, personal, and political realities for women upon their release from prison. [...]
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.
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 [...]
News and analysis begin the show. At 8:30am, Prof. Rami Zurayk will discuss the political unrest in Lebanon. At 9:15am, Christina Heatherton and Pete White, of Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) will come on to talk about the organization and a newly published reader about Skid Row. With Elizabeth Robinson and Maryam Griffin.
At 8:30 a.m. Yousef Baker, graduate student in Sociology, discusses Barak Obama's troup withdrawals from Iraq and its aftermath. At 9:15 Professor Lisa Hajjar reports back from her recent trips to Guantanamo and the state of US legal protections, or lack thereof, for Guantanamo detainees. Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson begin the program [...]
Investigative journalist, Peter Byrne will discuss his eight part investigation of the UC Regents and their alleged use of public funds for private profit. His eight month long investigation indicates that individual regents benefited mightily while the state university system and the state pension funds did not so well. Conflicts of interest, [...]
Vijay Prashad wrote that Wikileaks “cables demonstrate…the blind idealism of the State Department, which has been sidelined by the new diplomacy in the shadows conducted by the U.S. government’s arms of war.” Joins us at 8:30am for more. At 9:15 Craig Aaron examines the recently adopted regulations on ‘Net Neutrality’ and suggests that [...]