“Coming Up” archives

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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Sep 11 2014

Coming up on September 12, 2014

We’ll explore the growing movement for independence in Scotland just days ahead of a referendum to split off from the United Kingdom. And, journalist and political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal on ISIS and the US war. And, journalist Daisy Hernandez joins us to discuss her new book, “A Cup of Water Under my Bed: A Memoir.” Hernandez is former editor of Colorlines, and co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. …

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Sep 10 2014

Coming up on September 11, 2014

We’ll dissect President Obama’s Wednesday evening speech as he lays out his strategy for responding to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Our guests will include Raed Jarrar and Marjorie Cohn. And, Chris Hedges joins us to put the upcoming People’s Climate March into context. His recent column on the subject is entitled, The Last Gasp of Climate Change Liberals. …

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Sep 09 2014

Coming up on September 10, 2014

We’ll speak with Michael Muhammad Knight on his Washington Post article, “I understand why Westerners are joining jihadi movements like ISIS. I was almost one of them.” And, award winning author Andrew Solomon joins us to discuss his best selling book Far From the Tree, as part of our on-going series on the Politics of Parenting. Plus, a new documentary by John Wellington Ennis called Pay2Play explores the fight for campaign finance reform. …

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Sep 08 2014

Coming up on September 9, 2014

We’ll examine the impact of one of the most significant legal rulings on corporate malfeasance in US history – a recent federal judge’s decision that found BP grossly negligent in its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. And, we’ll find out just how furious immigrant rights groups are at President Obama’s decision to delay executive action on immigration. Plus, the Great Internet Slowdown promises another battle in the fight for Net Neutrality. …

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Sep 03 2014

Coming up on September 4, 2014

We’ll turn to journalist Dahr Jamail about the specter and spectacle of ISIS – what the group is trying to achieve and how the US is likely to respond. And, Professor Julia Cole joins us to discuss her latest study on drought in the Southwestern United States – and yes – it is worse than you think. Plus, we’ll examine California’s newly proposed sexual consent law in an effort to combat rape on college campuses. …

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Sep 02 2014

Coming up on September 3, 2014

We’ll speak with a fast food worker who is part of the national Fight for 15 campaign – we’ll discuss how and why workers are walking off their jobs this Thursday in the latest challenge to corporate suppression of wages. And, we’ll hear part 2 of a conversation with journalist Todd Miller about his new book Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Homeland Security. …

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Aug 31 2014

Coming up on September 2, 2014

We’ll speak with Ajamu Baraka, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, about some of the on-going crises in the Middle East and Russia. And, we’ll hear part 1 of a conversation with journalist Todd Miller about his book Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security. Plus, a critical look at the annual Burning Man Festival – does it live up to its self-professed radical ideals? …

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Aug 29 2014

Coming up on September 1, 2014

We’ll spend the hour with Arun Gupta, for a Labor Day special. Arun is an Independent Journalist and regular contributor to the Guardian, In These Times, The Progressive, and Truthout, and co-founder of the Occupied Wall Street Journal and the Indypendent. We’ll talk about the legacy of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and the broad struggle against poverty and income inequality in the US. …

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