‘Public Affairs’ Archives
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 [...]
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.