‘Public Affairs’ Archives
Palestinians held in Israeli prisons in contravention of international law have been on hunger strike for weeks. UN Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights, Prof. Richard Falk, examines the failure of governments and media to address this human crisis. He addresses hunger strikes as non-violent resistance and the practices of arbitrary [...]
Are you still deciding if you might want to come to the KCSB Reunion? Here's a list of those who have already RSVPed. Maybe it's some of your old pals! This list will be kept up to date, so check back often! Please RSVP by April 15th. If you notice names that aren't on this list, but should be, please contact them! We don't have current [...]
KCSB Presents ‘Los Olvidados: The Impact of Deportation & Immigration Policies in Our Community’ – A March 8th Town Hall Meeting at La Casa de la Raza (Thursday, 630pm)
On Thursday, March 8th, at 630pm, at La Casa De La Raza Cesar E. Chavez Center, KCSB-FM will host a town-hall meeting on the effects of immigration policies and deportations in Santa Barbara. The second in KCSB’s three-part series of town-hall meetings on topics of interest to our community, “Los Olvidados: The Impact of Deportation and [...]
At 8:30 a.m., Frida Berrigan of 'Witness Against Torture' will discuss the 'National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and its constitutional implications. She is currently in Washington D.C. marking the 10th year of the Guantanamo detention center and protesting its continued use. At 9:15, Harmit Athwal and Elizabeth Fekete of the Institute of [...]
At 8:00 Noor Aljawad and Mohammad Abdul Latif Ibrahim report live from Occupied Cairo. At 9:30 we’re joined by Stephen David Simon, Los Angeles City Aids Coordinator for World Aids Day. Other news and the start of our annual Book Tastings. With co-host Avery F. Gordon.
On the next edition of Santa Barbara Lectures, Liberian human rights activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Leymah Gbowee delivers a presentation entitled, Building Global Peace Using Local Knowledge. Ms. Gbowee spoke as part of UCSB Arts & Lectures, Fall 2011 lecture series. Santa Barbara Lectures airs every Monday at 8:00 am.
No Alibis 10/12/11: Money Matters with Chris Newfield; Carlos Alberto Torres on political prisoners and Puerto Rico
At 8:30, following news, our regular Money Matters columnist, Christopher J. Newfield, will discuss what Occupy Wall Street looks like from Wall Street insiders. At 9:15, we’re joined by former political prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres who will talk about U.S. political prisoners and Puerto Rican independence. With co-hosts, Avery Gordon and [...]
At 8:30am, following news, we will air an interview with David Barsamian about the Kashmiri independence movement. At 9:30am, Sheila Carapico will talk about the uprisings in Yemen and the US drone assassination of Anwar al-Awalki. With co-hosts Elizabeth Robinson and Maryam Griffin.
Reverend Billy Talen Podcast Blessing KCSB-FM: Straight Outta Occupy Wall Street to KCSB’s 50th Anniversary Celebration!
Friday morning, while preparing for KCSB’s 50th anniversary kick-off party, KCSB Development Coodinator Ted Coe got a surprise call from the award-winning performance artist and activist Reverend Billy Talen, fresh from the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City. Reverend Billy is the genius behind the anti-consumerist Church of [...]
Abu Nimah discusses 'false statehood' effort at the UN undertaken by Palestinian Authority noting the absence of grassroots Palestinian support. He also discusses recent demonstrations in Israel with Maryam Griffin and Elizabeth Robinson as well as the BDS movement and the mood in Jordan where he was at the time of the interview.