A Compact for Racial Justice: Building on the Election of Barack Obama
How do we end racial disparity and move towards greater social equity in the wake of the election of the nation's first black president? Jo Ann and Dave discuss the Compact for Racial Justice, a proactive plan that was unveiled at the Facing Race Conference in Oakland California last week. How do we create equaity in our communities, our economy and our laws? How do we make our society more inclusive and our government and institutions more accountable in matters of racial equity? Join us in this important conversation.
Topics include a report from occupied Gaza, the crisis of displaced refugees in Congo, and former Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney reflects on the election and the future of President-Elect Obama.
Obama promised change, but so far, his foreign policy advisors look like the same old crew.
The economic crisis has pushed foreign policy issues to the back burner. Even America's two Asian wars - with a third brewing in Pakistan - have received scant attention in recent months. What should President Obama's foreign policy priorities be and can he really bring change to the nation's relationship with the rest of the world?