Protest and action

Left & the Law: right of assembly in the occupy movement.

program date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011

Jan Haaken and Mike Snedecker talk about the right of assembly and how it comes into play for the Occupy movement. They consider the role of elected leaders to make discretionary calls in managing assemblies and the importance of protecting First Amendment rights, but also the potential limits on the place, time and manner of people's assemblies. 

 
15:34 minutes (14.25 MB)

Alternative Radio on 11/08/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 11/08/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Professor of Economics Richard Wolff on Capitalism Hits the Fan

Richard Wolff – Capitalism Hits the Fan (lecture)

Like that well known substance, Capitalism has hit the fan. The statistics are numbing and do not convey the suffering and trauma citizens are enduring. Gone up in smoke are their savings, pensions, homes and jobs. Poverty is at record levels. For too many, dreams and hopes are shattered. And like the Howard Beale character in the movie “Network,” people are yelling, “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore.” Occupy Wall Street has gone global. People are in the streets pushing back and saying, Enough. “We are the 99%.” There is widespread recognition that the economic crash is not just the result of greed and arrogance and lax regulation.

More Talk Radio on 11/07/11

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
The effects of the Congressional Super Committee's proposed cuts in Social Security, Medicare, etc.

Cecil Prescod hosts a show about the so-called Super Committee's possible proposals for cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and the effects the cuts might have on Americans. His guest are Nancy J.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 11/07/11

Air date: 
Mon, 11/07/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Deficit commission, Left & the Law:right to assembly, movie moles: They Live, mentally ill occupiers

Joe Clement hosts and we hear:

Voices from the Edge on 11-03-11 Civil Liberties Ten Years After 9/11

program date: 
Thu, 11/03/2011

Civil Liberties Ten Years After 9/11: Can We Be Safe and Free?

52:42 minutes (48.26 MB)

It Takes A Village on 11/04/11

Program: 
It Takes A Village
Air date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin discuss their new book, "The John Carlos Story"

Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin. Dave Zirin is the sportswriter for The Nation magazine, and Dr. John Carlos 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 John Carlos Story" published by Haymarket Books.

Ralph Nader speaks with KBOO about Occupy Wall St

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 11/03/2011

Long-time consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader has long called for the kind of populist uprising that has been manifested in the Occupy Wall Street movement.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Nader about his thoughts on the movement.

10:01 minutes (9.17 MB)

Fight the Empire on 11/03/11

program: 
Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 11/03/2011

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. 

28:48 minutes (26.36 MB)
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