Today’s show ALEC and the 1% Censoring Journalists and Occupying Student Debt. We’ll hear about the Against Cuts Conference happening tomorrow at Berkeley City College, student organizer Dielly Diaz joins us from UC Berkeley; Lisa Graves of the Center for Media and Democracy returns to the program to discuss the American Legislative Exchange Council- and ALEC’s recent censoring of the press in AZ; at the bottom of the hour we hear from Steve Zeltzer of Work Week Radio with the labor calendar; and we conclude the show we talk to attorney and president of the Public Banking Institute Ellen Brown about a Jubilee on Student Loan Debt, which is one of the many concerns of the Occupy Wall St. movement.
Archive for January 2012
Today’s program we address Ten Years of Guantánamo and the Evisceration of the Rule of Law. Joining us will be investigative journalist Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files; Almerindo Ojeda, professor of linguistics and director of the Guantánamo Testimonials Project at University of California, Davis; and Pardiss Kebriaei, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, an organization that has led the way in seeking accountability for torture and arbitrary detention at Guantánamo. We will also have live music in studio from one of the most notable political folk musicians of our time, the one and only David Rovics.
Welcome to the Project Censored Show on the Morning Mix today Peter Phillips, Andy Roth, and Abby Martin from Media Roots will address the questions of Strategy for Occupy: Can a non-violent social movement be effective and remain non-violent in the face of a repressive empire? We will be joined by Dr. Cynthia Boaz political Science professor in nonviolent struggles at Sonoma State University and rapper and activist Boots Riley with the Occupy Oakland Movement, with in studio music by singer songwriter Vic Sadot. We will also hear from Steve Seltzer with Work Week Radio Labor News and round out the hour with Ted Rall author of the Anti-American Manifesto and Michael Nagler former Chairperson of UC Berkeley’s peace and Conflict Studies Program.