Posts Tagged ‘No Alibis’
Join Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson for the last of this year's 'Book Tastings'. We'll be reading bits from books that we and others have enjoyed this past year. If you're still thinking about last minute gifts for others or yourself, or if you just enjoy being read to, tune in. Of course, we'll also be bringing some news and analysis your [...]
Prof. Ralph Arbruster Sandoval and two of his students, Austin and Lauren, report on their recent trip to Fort Benning, Georgia where the annual protests against the training of foreign militaries recently occurred. They witnessed arrests and an accelerating repressive reaction to the demonstrators as compared to past years. Listen now. [...]
At 8:30 Avery Gordon reports live from Paris on labor actions and impact on France. She has been in France throughout these actions. In the second hour, Juan Botero of the World Justice Project will be interviewed about the recently completed 'Rule of Law Index'. A three year long comparative study finds, among other things, that the US does [...]
Professor Rosa-Linda Fregoso discusses her book, 'Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas'. While the book primarily focuses on Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, it examines the increase in violence against women and the climate of impunity in orther areas of the Americas. She joins Marisela Marquez and Elizabeth Robinson at 9:15am. Student activists [...]
Following news, at 8:30 Randy Shaw discusses his book, 'Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century'. At 9:15 Cedric J. Robinson talks with us about Measure S and the proposed new jail for Santa Barbara County and the efficacy of funding the carceral state. With Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth [...]
Just returned from Lebanon, Elizabeth Robinson shares interviews with agronomist Rami Zurayk and mayor of Baabdat Iman Labaki. With very different experiences, they share perspectives on Lebanon rarely seen in US media and provide a sense of a vital, engaged polity. Also featuring Lebanese musicians. NoAlibis92210.output
Just returned from Lebanon, Elizabeth Robinson shares interviews with agronomist Rami Zurayk, driver Samir Attrache, and mayor of Baabdat Iman Labaki. With vastly different experiences, they share perspectives rarely seen in US media and provide a sense of a vital, engaged polity. Also featuring Lebanese musicians.
Laura Flanders of 'Grit TV' comments on threat posed to internet access posed by proposed Google merger with Verizon. She remains a champion of media democracy...all media. 8:30 a.m. At 9:15, Doug Henwood, Left Business Observer editor, marks the 75th anniversary of US Social Security suggesting that critics who claim it is failing rely on very [...]
A special reading from Howard Zinn's just published book, The Bomb, marking the 65th anniversary of the bombings of Hirsoshima and Nagasaki. The manuscript, published by City Lights, was completed just prior to Zinn's death earlier this year. With Maryam Griffin, Elizabeth Robinson and guests. No Alibis 8.4.10 Bomb
Egyptian writer,feminist Nawal al Saadawi discusses current political climate in Egypt and its connections to us. 8:30 a.m. Sociology graduate student, Cesar Rodriguez reports on the verdict in Meherles trial for murder of Oskar Grant and reactions in Bay Area at 9:15.