Economic imperialism

Treasures From The KBOO Archives on 10/10/12

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Wed, 10/10/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael)

Kwame Ture ( Stokeley Carmichael ) 1941-1998
Originator of the phrase 'Black power!'
part one of a two-part lecture - part two will air on Thursday Oct. 11th 7 - 8 pm

Kwame Ture was born of working class parents in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad on November 15, 1941. When he was seven years old, he migrated to New York City with his parents, and four sisters. Ture was a brilliant student who excelled at the prestigious Bronx High School of Science, from which he graduated in 1960.

From 1960-1964 Kwame Ture studied philosophy at Howard University. At Howard he was exposed to some of the best minds in the African-American community, studying with such authors as the poet and folklorist, Sterling Brown, and the sociologist and editor, Nathan Hare.

Flashpoints on 10/10/12

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

NEWS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS DAY "A BETTER WORLD IS POSSIBLE: BEYOND ELECTORAL POLITICS"

7 am to 8 pm on Friday October 12th

The best of KBOO’s news, talks and interviews: In this special day of programming KBOO presents authors, activists, analysts and idealists who look beyond the current political rhetoric to the real basics of what it will take to build a better world from the local, national and international perspectives. Positively Revolting kicks off the day at 8 with Thai Jones, author of MORE POWERFUL THAN DYNAMITE: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York’s Year of Anarchy.

Political Perspectives on 10/10/12

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Wed, 10/10/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Investigative reporter James Steele on THE BETRAYAL OF THE AMERICAN DREAM.

The guest is James Steele, co-author with Donald Barlett of the THE BETRAYAL OF THE AMERICAN DREAM. The New York Times calls the book "a fiercely-reported indictment of how the American middle class has been condemned to terminal decline, from the authors of America: What Went Wrong."

Flashpoints on 10/09/12

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 10/09/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/09/12

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Tue, 10/09/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Jody Wiser of Tax Fairness Oregon talks Measure 84 with Abe and Joe. And it's Fall Membership Drive!

The Estate Tax is one of the ways our society tries to discourage the establishment of a hereditary aristocracy. Naturally, would-be aristocrats want to do away with it.

Jody Wiser of Tax Fairness Oregon joins Abe and Joe to discuss Measure 84, the latest attempt to abolish the Estate Tax -- or, as it's known by those who want to get rid of it, the "Death Tax." Also -- give us your money! It's the annual KBOO Fall Membership Drive.

Alternative Radio on 10/09/12

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 10/09/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Arundhati Roy - Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Arundhati Roy - Capitalism: A Ghost Story (lecture)

Arundhati Roy is the celebrated author of “The God of Small Things” and winner of the prestigious Booker Prize. “The New York Times” calls her, "India's most impassioned critic of globalization and American influence." She is the recipient of the Lannan Award for Cultural Freedom. She’s the author of many books including The Checkbook & the Cruise Missile,  Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers, and Walking with the Comrades.

Flashpoints on 10/05/12

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 10/05/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Treasures From The KBOO Public Affairs Archives on 10/04/12

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Thu, 10/04/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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John Trudell: Descendant Now Ancestor

John Trudell: Descendant Now Ancestor - Trudell is a Native American author, poet, actor, musician, and former political activist. He was the spokesperson for the United Indians of All Tribes' takeover of Alcatraz beginning in 1969, broadcasting as Radio Free Alcatraz.  In this talk, he describes the origins of patriarchy and racism, and the mining of the human spirit.

This talk is part of a special series Treasures from the KBOO Archive, which presents examples of the thousands of reels currently deteriorating in KBOO's back room.  We need your help to preserve these audio gems!  Donate today to help support the archive digitization project.

Flashpoints on 10/04/12

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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