Posts Tagged ‘No Alibis’
The Regents of the University of California recently approved the appointment of former Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano as president of the UC system. Prof. Christopher Newfield discusses the implications of the appointment with Elizabeth Robinson. In a second interview, Prof. Michael Morgan and some of his students talk about their [...]
Al Kagan, African Studies librarian at the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign joined Gerardo Colmenar and Elizabeth Robinson to talk about the recent resolutions on Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning passed by the Social Responsibilities Round Table Action Council (SRRT-AC) during the American Library Association annual conference [...]
UN Special Rapporteur, Richard Falk discussed implications of Mohammad Morsi's ouster in Egypt. Coup or legitimate military intervention? Populist or democratic movement. Barbara Barrigan-Parilla of Restore the Deltatalked about the potential impact of peripheral canals diverting water from the Sacramento and San Joaquin river delta and the local [...]
Nobel Peace recipient Mairead Maguire joins Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss her recent trip to Syria and her thoughts on US intervention there. Recorded live at KCSB-FM in Santa Barbara, California.
Following news, Nobel Peace recipient Mairead Maguire joins Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss her recent trip to Syria and her thoughts on US intervention there. In the second hour, Joseph Villela of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) analyzes immigration reform [...]
Hilal Elver and Richard Falk recently returned from Lebanon and on their way to Turkey join Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the current social and political situations in both countries in the larger context of regional turmoil. In the second hour, Vanessa, Evalejandra and Jessica of KCSB's 'Radio Xicana' share their thoughts about their program [...]
On May 22nd, we inaugurate a new feature on No Alibis called Race & Class Radio that highlights the current issue of the internationally known journal published in London. Following the news, Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson are joined by Elizabeth Fekete and Jon Burnett as we focus on crime and racialization. In the second hour, we speak [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.