Archive for October, 2015

Oct 26 2015

Yes, the Clinton Benghazi Hearings are Political, But There’s More To It

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GUEST: Diane Roark, former intelligence professional who spent 7 years on the staff of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and prior to that served on the National Security Council Staff, in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and in the Intelligence section of the International division of the Department of Energy. She just wrote an article entitled, Classified Politics: A System and …

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Oct 26 2015

Indie Filmmaker Plans New Short Film About Punk Rockers of Color

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GUEST: Donovan Vim Crony, Director of Anarchy Nowadays.

It is very rare to see rock, punk, and other forms of music dominated in the mainstream by white musicians and white consumers of music, to acknowledge the roots of their favored tradition. It is rarer still to admit that there are young black and brown artists creating and enjoying punk rock. Hollywood stereotypes always place African American youth …

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Oct 26 2015

Our Grandchildren Redesigned – Part 2

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GUEST: Michael Bess, Chancellors Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, the recipient of various fellowships from the J. S. Guggenheim Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Human Genome Research Institute, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. His earlier books include Choices Under Fire, and The Light Green Society.

Technology has shaped our lives in ways so serious that we barely live …

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Oct 23 2015

Conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate, Shirin Ebadi

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GUEST: Shirin Ebadi is a pioneering lawyer and human rights activist. In 2003 she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the first Iranian woman, and the first Muslim woman to win the prize. She is also a co-founder of the Nobel Women’s Initiative. She has received numerous other awards and many honorary doctorate degrees.

Iranian leaders are eagerly awaiting the official dismantling of …

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Oct 23 2015

Our Grandchildren Redesigned – Part 1

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GUEST: Michael Bess, Chancellors Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, the recipient of various fellowships from the J. S. Guggenheim Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Human Genome Research Institute, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. His earlier books include Choices Under Fire, and The Light Green Society.

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Oct 22 2015

Supreme Court Considers Striking Down Death Penalty

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GUEST: Lisa Bloom is the legal analyst for The Today Show, NBC News, and Avvo.com and the New York Times bestselling author of ‘Swagger and Think,’ as well as Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of the Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It.

Speaking at the University of Minnesota Law School on Tuesday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made …

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Oct 22 2015

The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor

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GUEST: Andrew Ross, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, a contributor to the Nation, the Guardian, New York Times, Al Jazeera, and Artforum. His books include Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal.

The Syria refugee crisis captured the world’s attention this year. But there are migrant crises all over the world, some are fast floods, others are slow-moving. …

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Oct 21 2015

Justin Trudeau, New Canadian Prime Minister, Vows to End a Decade of Conservatism

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GUEST: Derrick O’Keefe is an activist and journalist based in Vancouver, Canada. He is a founding editor of Ricochet.Media

Canadians went to the polls on Monday and gave a stunning majority victory to the Liberal Party, ending a decade of conservative rule under Prime Minister Stephen Harper. With 338 seats in Parliament, Liberal Party head Justin Trudeau is the new Prime Minister. IF his …

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Oct 21 2015

Journalist Exposes “Little Guantanamos” Inside US

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GUEST: Will Potter, an investigative journalist specializing in civil liberties post-9/11 and how protest has been labeled as terrorism. He is also a TED Senior Fellow, author of ‘Green Is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege’.

In August 2015, journalist and senior TED fellow Will Potter gave a TED talk about the most secretive prisons in the US, called …

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Oct 21 2015

Inequality in US Still A Shocking High

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GUEST: Paul Buchheit is teacher and activist and founder and developer of several social justice and educational websites including youdeservefacts.org. He is also the editor and main author of “American Wars: Illusions and Realities” (Clarity Press).

Income and wealth inequality in the US remains a major issue despite Wall Street’s recovery. Millions of Americans live below the federal poverty line, which itself is set …

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