‘Public Affairs’ Archives
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.
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 [...]
Jeff Halper of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions was a guest on the Wednesday, April 17 edition of "No Alibis." In the podcast of this conversation, he discusses the Israeli occupation of Palestine, why he considers a two-state solution dead, and the impact of Israeli militarism in the US and much of the rest of the world. Plus Nano [...]
Nancy Kurshan, author of Out of Control:A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, spoke with Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson about the Marion Prison lock down as the prototype for control unit prisons. These prisons have now become common as at Pelican Bay's 'Secure Housing Units' which have created an international outcry as [...]
KCSB is hosting live readings from the 2013 UCSB Reads and Santa Barbara Reads book, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, by Joshua Foer. Readings will take place every weekday from noon-12:30pm. Tune in to hear who's reading!
A group of family members of prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Units (SHUs) organized a charter bus to offer free rides for other family members to visit their loved ones at Pelican Bay. The trip was organized by California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) in an effort to support families who have been unable [...]
KCSB Special Broadcast: “Illuminating the Shadows 2012: 40 Years of the Global AIDS Pandemic” (Saturday, December 1)
This Saturday, December 1st, from 12noon-2pm, join KCSB and Coyote Radio as we present a two-hour special commemorating World AIDS Day, "Illuminating the Shadows 2012: 40 Years of the Global AIDS Pandemic." Your host, Corey Dubin, will present interviews, voices past and present, documentary segments, opinions, and some world-renowned surprise [...]
Wasserman;Sancho8:2012As the 2012 elections approach, new laws have been adopted in many states to limit access to the polls for people who are eligible to vote in the US. At the same time, voices like those of Harvey Wasserman (freepress.org) and Ion Sancho (Registrar of Voters, Leon County, Florida), have raised alarms about manipulation of [...]
This week, the KCSB News and Public Affairs Dept. offers coverage of the RNC Monday through Thursday at 5:00 PM. Next week, join us for coverage from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Anchors: Corey Dubin and Elizabeth Robinson (Santa Barbara), Bianca Beltrán (Tampa) Producers: Monica Lopez (Tampa), Kyle Trager (Santa [...]
Join KCSB News and Public Affairs programmers for coverage of the RNC this week Monday through Thursday at 5:00 PM. Corey Dubin and Harry Lawton anchor from the KCSB studios in Santa Barbara while Monica Lopez presents RNC updates and field reports from KCSB reporters on the ground in Tampa. *GOP Attempts to Woo Latino Voters While Members [...]