Civil Liberties

Colombia - La Lucha Sigue

program date: 
Wed, 01/04/2012

On October 12th, 2011, Congress passed the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.  The fight against the FTA, by trade unionists, small farmers, Indigenous communities, Afro-Colombians, and human rights activists was lost after 5 years, but the struggle continues. 

On this program, we speak with Carlos Cruz, from Witness for Peace in Colombia.

www.witnessforpeace.org/

54:56 minutes (50.3 MB)

African People's Socialist Party - 40 Years of Resistance

program date: 
Wed, 01/18/2012

This year, marks the 40th anniversary of the African People's Socialist Party - USA.  The Party's National Plenary will be held from February 18th-21st in St. Petersburg Florida at the Uhuru House.

www.asiuhuru.org/ontheground/apsp-usa/plenary2012/index.shtml

On this program, we talk to Nyabinga Dzimbahwe, of the African People's Socialist Party and Wendy Snyder of the African People's Solidarity Committee.  We also feature a speech by the Chairman of the African People's Socialist Party, Omali Yeshitela.

58:49 minutes (53.84 MB)

Abe and Joe marvel at "Beyond Vietnam," one of MLK's greatest speeches.

program date: 
Tue, 01/17/2012

 Great oratory speaks to universal and self-evident human truths, and thus remains timeless. Nearly 45 years on, Abe and Joe revisit "Beyond Vietnam," one of Dr. Martin Luther King's most powerful and prescient speeches. In it, he expresses the concept that the movements against poverty, racism and militarism are all facets of humanity's inexorable struggle toward justice and enlightenment.

52:36 minutes (48.16 MB)

Presswatch on 12/29/11

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 12/29/2011

The news you're not suppposed to know from 1811, a review of 2011 and listener calls.

56:45 minutes (51.96 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/17/12

Air date: 
Tue, 01/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Abe and Joe marvel at "Beyond Vietnam," one of MLK's greatest speeches.

Great oratory speaks to universal and self-evident human truths, and thus remains timeless. Nearly 45 years on, Abe and Joe revisit "Beyond Vietnam," one of Dr. Martin Luther King's most powerful and prescient speeches. In it, he expresses the concept that the movements against poverty, racism and militarism are all facets of humanity's inexorable struggle toward justice and enlightenment.

Prison Pipeline 1/9/12 w/ Trules Neil and Shawn King Hosted by Peter Pincetl

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Mon, 01/09/2012

Peter Pincetl talks with Trules Neil,  District Manager of the Department of Community Justice,  about the Re-entry Enhancement Coordination Program (REC) and how it helps to reduce recidivism.  Peter also talks with Shawn King,  a graduate of the program,  about how the program helped him through the transition process.

27:10 minutes (24.88 MB)

State of the Dream 2012

program date: 
Mon, 01/16/2012
Tom Becker reads the State of the Dream 2012 report from United For a Fair Economy: "The report examines trends across a variety of indicators including income, wealth, education, employment, health and incarceration. It finds that when the U.S. becomes a minority-majority country, the racial economic divide will remain disastrously large and will threaten the stability of the entire economy ... The report proposes policy solutions to significantly reduce the racial divide.
5:50 minutes (4 MB)

Bill Resnick and Malik Miah

program date: 
Mon, 01/16/2012

 Bill Resnick talks with Malik Miah about the Occupy movement, how race figures into the economic crisis,  mobilizing in the black community and what the Occupy movement could learn from their history of organizing against the 1%.

 
Malik Mia is an airplane mechanic, but also one of the editors of Against the Current, a writer for GreenLeft Weekly, and a long-time civil rights and union activist.
19:25 minutes (13.33 MB)
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