‘Public Affairs’ Archives
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
KCSB Associate News Director, Stefany Viesca, interviews UCSB students regarding marijuana initiative Proposition 19. If passed by California voters on November 2nd, Prop 19 would legalize and tax marijuana. Videography/Editing Stefany Viesca
Israeli Peace Activist Jeff Halper is the featured speaker for Santa Barbara Lectures: Monday, September 20, 2010, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Halper is a co-founder of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). He was brought to UC Santa Barbara by the Students for Justice in Palestine. Santa Barbara Lectures is a presentation of the KCSB News [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Mark Frauenfelder, editor of Make magazine and co-founder the zine which has become the massively popular blog Boing Boing. His latest book, Made By Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World, is the story of his quest to fully customize his life by building, maintaining, and [...]
New Yorker writer Michael Specter is featured speaker for Monday, Sept. 13 on SB Lectures, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Specter speaks about his new book "Denialism." Specter's appearance was sponsored by UCSB's Arts & Lectures program. Next week on SBLS: Jeff Halper.
In this segment, No Alibis producers speak with Melissa Gomez from Goleta's own Fairview Gardens about food justice, community agriculture and upcoming workshops at the Center for Urban Agriculture. The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens is a California non-profit organization that was established in 1997. The original [...]
Santa Barbara Lectures: M1 (Mutulu Olugbala) of the hip hop group Dead Prez gives a talk “From the Ghetto to Gaza,” sponsored by UCSB’s Students for Justice in Palenstine in March 2010. Dead Prez was brought to UCSB by the UCSB Multicultural Center, KCSB Radio, and Associated Students Program Board for a public concert later that night. Tune [...]
This week's No Alibis focuses on political, economic, and cultural struggles in New Orleans on the fifth anniversary of hurricane Katrina. Following news, Elizabeth Robinson and Jordan Camp speak with poet and activist Sunni Patterson and UCSB Professor of Black Studies Clyde Woods. Activist, editor, and political journalist Jordan Flaherty joins [...]
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.