“Coming Up” archives

Nov 20 2014

Coming up on November 21, 2014

Roberto Lovato dissects President Obama’s executive action on immigration policy, and how Mexicans are mobilizing against state-violence. Plus, from UC to the UK – we’ll speak with a London-based student, and another student from UCLA about the common fight for free public higher education. And, a new report details disturbing levels of violence aimed at Native American and Alaska Native children – we’ll speak with professor Sarah Deer about it. …

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Nov 19 2014

Coming up on November 20, 2014

We’ll turn to Colombia to examine what’s behind the FARC’s recent kidnapping of an Army General and how it may impact peace talks. And, as part of our series on the Politics of Parenting, we’ll speak with Dr. Paul Bloom, author of Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil. Plus, what’s behind the commotion over Cosby? Stacia L Brown dissects the media circus over the Bill Cosby rape allegations. …

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Nov 14 2014

Coming up on November 17, 2014

Twenty five years after the creation of the School of the Americas Watch, we’ll speak with organizer Hendrik Voss about how little has changed in the training school for assassins that the US government runs in Georgia. And, activists Roberto Flores and Antonio Arias join us live in studio to discuss the crisis in Mexico, sparked by the missing 43 students, what it means for autonomous communities, for Mexico as a whole, and for US-Mexico …

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Nov 12 2014

Coming up on November 12, 2014

Ajamu Baraka joins us with a report back from his recent trip to the West Bank, part of a delegation of activists who met with Palestinian film maker Iyad Burnat. And, Pennsylvania school districts sue the state over what they see as a “caste system” in public education. Plus, author Edith Mirante discusses Burma, President Obama’s trip there, and that nation’s transition to democracy. …

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Nov 11 2014

Coming up on November 12, 2014

Hector Barajas, a deported Latino veteran, joins us live from Tijuana to discuss Veterans Day vigils and his own story of military service and deportation. Plus, journalist and author Erin Aubrey Kaplan will discuss Ferguson and the echoes of the 1992 LA rebellion, the militarization of police, the nomination of Loretta Lynch as US Attorney General, and much more. …

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Nov 10 2014

Coming up on November 11, 2014

We’ll continue our post-election analysis with a look at how Voter ID laws in states like Texas meant the difference between one outcome versus the other. The Brennan Center for Justice’s Vishal Agraharkar will join us. And, acclaimed feminist writer Katha Pollitt will discuss anti-woman ballot measures and lawmakers that emerged from the election, plus her new book Pro. Finally, Craig Aaron of Free Press will analyze President Obama’s recent comments advocating strong regulations to …

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Nov 07 2014

Coming up on November 10, 2014

We’ll examine fracking victories and defeats around the nation with a number of election-related battles playing out over the past week. My guest Jeff Biggers will give us the low-down. And, hip hop activist and scholar, and former Vice Presidential candidate Rosa Clemente joins us in studio to examine the aftermath of the elections and the resounding defeat suffered by Democrats. …

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Nov 06 2014

Coming up on November 7, 2014

Forty three students have gone missing in Mexico and the country has rallied to demand answers. We’ll go live to Mexico to speak with Laura Carlsen about the case and why it has captured so much attention. And, Who We Be: The Colorization of America – we’ll speak with acclaimed author Jeff Chang about race and culture wars in the US. …

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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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