Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin discuss their new book, "The John Carlos Story"
Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Dr. JohnCarlos and Dave Zirin. Dave Zirin is the sportswriter for The Nation magazine, and Dr. JohnCarlos was one of two athletes who raised a Black Power salute during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. They collaborated on the new book "The JohnCarlos Story" published by Haymarket Books.
Host Per Fagereng interviews Brian Terrell, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence.
There have been a string of attacks on Western forces in Afghanistan this week, killing over 20 troops.
On Tuesday the trial of the Hancock Drone Resisters began. The Resisters are 38 people from throughout Central New York and beyond who converged on Syracuse, New York on April 22, 2011 to protest the piloting of hunter-killer Reaper drones at Hancock Air National Guard Base. They participated in a die-in at the main entrance, symbolizing the indiscriminate killing of civilians in Afghanistan and Pakistan by drones.
Per Fagereng guest hosts today. He speaks with John Miller, National Coordinator of the East Timor and Indonesia Network or (ETAN) about a Protest to Reject Honoring Henry Kissinger by the New-York Historical Society.
On Monday, November 7, protesters will gather outside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel to express their outrage at the honoring or former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger by the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS).
John Miller says “Kissinger’s policies were from the 1% for the 1%, and the 99% suffered the consequences. The survivors of those policies can not forget and neither should we.”
What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color
Host Lisa Loving asks" What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color--and the wider society? Her guests are Marcelo Bonta, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Diversity and the Environment and Alan Hipólito, Executive Director of Verde, which just announced the first independent ecodistric in Portland.