“Coming Up” archives

Oct 30 2014

Coming up on October 31, 2014

India’s leading journalist P. Sainath joins us in studio to discuss the crisis of Indian democracy and economy and how it is linked to the US corporate model. And, Omar Leon of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network joins us to discuss immigration policy, and how day laborers are using art to draw attention to migrant detainees. …

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Oct 29 2014

Coming up on October 30th, 2014

The Untold Stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free. We’ll speak with journalist Hector Tobar about his extraordinary book. And, John Nichols paints the picture that is emerging from next week’s mid-term elections – what can we expect at the Congressional and gubernatorial level.

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Oct 28 2014

Coming up on October 29, 2014

We’ll speak with acclaimed, award winning film maker Laura Poitras, about the third film in her post-9/11 trilogy – Citizenfour, the story of how Poitras and fellow journalist Glenn Greenwald met Edward Snowden in a hotel room in Hong Kong and learned how shockingly widespread US surveillance is. And, we’ll go live to Pakistan, to speak with Reena, a member of the underground Afghan women’s group, RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, …

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Oct 27 2014

Coming up on October 28, 2014

We’ll speak with Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director of Breast Cancer Action, about the Komen Foundation’s pink washing relationship with a fracking company. And, Leo Cerda of the group Yasunidos, joins us to discuss indigenous activism against oil drilling in the Amazon. Plus, Ian Vandewalker of the Brennan Center for Justice will expose the extent of dark money in the mid-term elections and specifically Senate races. …

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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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