“Coming Up” archives

Sep 26 2014

Coming up on September 29, 2014

We’ll get the latest in the US-led war on ISIS with Dahr Jamail, independent journalist and author of the Mass Destruction of Iraq. And, Alondra Nelson joins us to discuss her book, Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. Plus, we’ll hear from a teacher representative of the Jefferson County School District in Colorado, where there have been walkouts and protests against the whitewashing of their history books by …

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Sep 25 2014

Coming up on September 26, 2014

We’ll hear a re-broadcast of one of our most popular interviews – David Graeber, author, activist, and anthropologist, on his acclaimed book Debt: The First 5000 years. In it, Graeber shows how debt, and debt forgiveness have been at the center of political debates across the world and have given rise to innumerable uprisings. He explores the history of money and credit, and how societies have been divided into creditors and debtors. …

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Sep 24 2014

Coming up on September 25, 2014

We’ll find out what’s behind the protests in Hong Kong and what their fight for democracy really means. And the city of New York’s has witnessed a series of disturbing bus ads aimed at Muslims – our guest Shakeel Syed will respond. Plus, Jane Piper, a survivor of a brutal rape, will tell us the story of how she confronted her rapist in court and what it means to give voice to others like her. …

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Sep 23 2014

Coming up on September 24, 2014

We’ll examine the US strategy of bombing Syria with Peter Certo of Foreign Policy in Focus. And, Mark Schapiro will join us to discuss his new book, Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of a Disrupted Global Economy. Plus actress Daniele Watts, best known for her role in Django Unchained, will discuss her recent encounter with the LAPD and how police view black women. …

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Sep 22 2014

Coming up on September 23, 2014

We’ll speak with Courtney Morris, an assistant professor of African American and women’s Studies at Penn State University. She attended both the People’s Climate March, and Flood Wall Street in New York and will give us a report back. And, Elisha Baskin joins us in studio to discuss a little known fact about Israel – how Gaza and the West Bank are used as testing grounds for weapons sales. Plus, California continues to remain the …

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Sep 18 2014

Coming up on September 19, 2014

We’ll examine the US’s militarized response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa with Emira Woods. And, we’ll look at the results of the historic Scotland independence vote and what the future holds. Plus, Arun Gupta will explain why the coming People’s Climate March in New York on Sunday could be a game changer. …

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Sep 17 2014

Coming up on September 18, 2014

We’ll explore the coming impact of the war on ISIS on civil liberties here in the US. Will we see a greater clampdown on personal freedoms and a greater targeting of minorities? And, Brigid Schulte joins us to discuss her book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time, part of our series on the Politics of Parenting. Plus, a look at the links between domestic Violence, professional sports, and race – …

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Sep 16 2014

Coming up on September 17, 2014

We’ll hear a recent address by the award winning investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald about his new book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State. Greenwald will discuss what motivated Snowden to risk his life in releasing documents, and the chilling impact of surveillance on our society. …

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Sep 15 2014

Coming up on September 16, 2014

We’ll speak with Stephen Zunes on how and why the US is taking the bait offered up by the Islamic State and what a president Hillary Clinton or a President Bernie Sanders would do. And, we’ll speak with the authors of a book called Gather At The Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade. Plus, we’ll get an update on Ferguson, Missouri, with new evidence emerging. …

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Sep 12 2014

Coming up on September 15, 2014

We’ll speak with author Ed Baptist on his new book, The Half has never been told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. And, we’ll hear episode 2 of our project I Am A Man, part of our series called Real People, Real Stories, exploring the lived experiences of Black Men in America. …

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