‘Public Affairs’ Archives
No Alibis 5/4/11 8am: Andy Worthington on Guantanamo Wikileaks; Rami Zurayk in Beirut on ‘Arab Spring’
Following news, independent journalist Andy Worthington joins Avery Gordon and Elizabeth Robinson to discuss the Wikileaks documents on Guantanamo prisoners and the 'regime of torture' therein. At 9:15 am they are joined by agronomist Rami Zurayk to discuss events which continue to unfold in the Middle East and North Africa.
Danielle S. Bassett, PhD takes the time to come by Radio Causeway to discuss a recent article she co authored looking at the use of brain scans in predicting learning. Dr. Bassett is a post doctoral research associate at the Complex Systems Group in the Department of Physics at UC Santa Barbara. The article titled, Dynamic [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to novelist and philosopher Lars Iyer, author the blog Spurious and the new novel Spurious. In both the blog and the book, the philosophers Lars and W. discuss their favorite artists and writers — Franz Kafka, Andrei Tarkovsky, Maurice Blanchot, Béla Tarr — and what [...]
Photos from the KCSB 40th Anniversary Alumni Reunion during spring of 2002. KCSB hosted its 45th Anniversary Alumni Reunion from Friday April 27th through Sunday April 29th, 2007. KCSB's Alumni Reunion is part of a larger campus-wide reunion; click here to view events for the All Gaucho Reunion. The following is a schedule of KCSB Reunion [...]
Following the news, UCSB Prof. Paul Amar shares his perspective on the current situation in Egypt and beyond. He has recently written an article entitled 'Why Mubarak is Out'.At 9:15 Alana Kumbier, Wellesley College librarian and organizer of Boston Radical Reference Collective and Gary Colmenar, UCSB librarian and member of the Progressive [...]
Tune in! Monday, January 31, 2011, 8 to 9 a.m. on KCSB 91.9 FM or streaming live. Journalist Bill Moyers brought to UCSB by Arts & Lectures. His latest book: Moyers on Democracy. Santa Barbara Lectures is a program of the KCSB News and Public Affairs Department.
This week in the Independent's column on KCSB, The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall highlights the finest broadcasts in the first year of Poodle Radio, the show of the Santa Barbara Independent:The current version of Poodle Radio, official radio program of the Indy, first broadcast on January 16, 2010. Maybe that’s not quite the right word; while the [...]
Vijay Prashad wrote that Wikileaks “cables demonstrate…the blind idealism of the State Department, which has been sidelined by the new diplomacy in the shadows conducted by the U.S. government’s arms of war.” Joins us at 8:30am for more. At 9:15 Craig Aaron examines the recently adopted regulations on ‘Net Neutrality’ and suggests that [...]
At 8:30 Professor Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers Guild and author of The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse discusses indefinite sentencing at Guantanamo and international law. Professor Cedric J. Robinson,author of Black Marxism and Forgeries Of Memory And Meaning: Blacks And The Regimes Of [...]
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 [...]