Subversive Thought for December 9, 2013: "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." -- Nelson Mandela
We’ll speak with scholar Vijay Prashad on the radical legacy of Nelson Mandela. And, Blase Bonpane discusses whether Pope Francis is truly a reformist or not. Plus, Greg Laemmle on the 75th anniversary of his family’s local theater chain. …
Acclaimed Afghan human rights activist and author, Malalai Joya, returns to the US this fall for a national tour coinciding with the 12th anniversary of the start of the US war in Afghanistan. Joya’s tour is sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and Afghan Women’s Mission (AWM).
During her tour Joya will address the following questions:
• Why are Afghan women more vulnerable than ever?
• What is the impact of US drones, bombs, and raids?
• What does the end of ……