Subversive Thought for March 11, 2014: "Capitalism is an organized system to guarantee that greed becomes the primary force of our economic system and allows the few at the top to get very wealthy and has the rest of us riding around thinking we can be that way, too - if we just work hard enough, sell enough Tupperware and Amway products, we can get a pink Cadillac." -- Michael Moore
We’ll get an update from the National Immigrant Youth Alliance about Monday’s border action when dozens of undocumented immigrants presented themselves at the US-Mexico border. And, we’ll learn about the curious case of Jesse Snodgrass and how law enforcement use disturbing practices of entrapment to arrest kids on drug charges. Plus, food justice activist and author Raj Patel joins us to discuss a new UN report on food and its bold new vision. …
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 ……