‘Public Affairs’ Archives
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.
On this week’s No Alibis Jordan Camp and Elizabeth Robinson speak with Arizona State University Professor Alan Eladio Gómez about the May 29th march in Phoenix, Arizona to stop SB 1070. We situate the events in the context of long struggles against criminalization in the US-Mexico Borderlands.
This week's show co-hosted by Jordan Camp and Elizabeth Robinson discusses the poetics and politics of post-Katrina New Orleans on the occasion of the Katrina Commemoration events held on August 29th, including interviews with: * Founding member of the People's Hurricane Relief Fund and revolutionary community organizer, Malcolm Suber * [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Tyler Cowen, professor of economics at George Mason University and co-blogger, with Alex Tabarrok, at the immensely popular economics and culture blog Marginal Revolution. Cowen's new book is Create Your Own Economy: The Path to Prosperity in a Disordered World, a treatise on the [...]
This week on "Dining with Dave": Independence Day has come and gone, but we celebrate the freedom of July 4th. We're talkin' hot dogs, for a very patriotic Dining with Dave. On the show, a look at the famed Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island, PLUS, Dave's look at hot dogs in the Good Land, Goleta, CA. "Dining with Dave" airs [...]
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to David Sheppard, musician, music journalist and author of On Some Faraway Beach: The Life and Times of Brian Eno. Sheppard's new book traces the upbringing and career of Eno, who rose to fame as an androgynous, otherworldly synthesizer player in the 1970s avant-rock band Roxy Music. [...]
Publishing consultant and former Soft Skull editorial director Richard Eoin Nash on The Marketplace of Ideas this Thursday
This week on The Marketplace of Ideas, Colin Marshall talks to Richard Eoin Nash, who ran the acclaimed small publisher Soft Skull Press from 2001 to March of this year. Willamette Week called Soft Skull's offerings under Nash "solidly grounded, daringly provocative food for the brain", and Quill & Quire called the company "one of the most visible [...]