Posts Tagged ‘No Alibis’
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.
At 8:30 Marcy Newman, organizer of Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, talks about teaching Palestinian history, etc. in US and Beirut where she will be teaching at a high school.At 9:15, Rolando Longoria, UCSB sociology graduate student, will discuss the murder of Lawrence King two years ago and the trial of the child who killed him. Plus [...]
Prof Mark Schuller will join us from Haiti where he has worked for many years to discuss impact of aid, conditions there now, and what he and others characterize as 'capitalizing on catastrophe'. 8:30 a.m. At 9:15 Hugh Kaufman, senior policy analyst with the EPA examines the efficacy of the EPA's oversight in the BP deep water oil blowout. With [...]
Harvey Wasserman, investigative journalist, author, elections watchdog, and media activist joins us from the US Social Forum re: the BP travesty and energy alternatives, Diablo Canyon, McChrystal's Afghanistan mess. Kristen Peterson, professor of anthropology at UC Irvine whose work has focused on HIV/AIDS politics and policy in Nigeria talks [...]