On this episode, we feature excerpts of a 2-hour interview we did with Rita “Bo” Brown.
Bo Brown is most well known to us as a member of The George Jackson Brigade, a Seattle based revolutionary group. To learn more about the George Jackson Brigade in general, we recommend the recently published books by Daniel Burton-rose, Guerilla USA, and Creating a Movement with Teeth.
Rita "Bo" Brown, was originally from Klamath, Oregon, and moved to Seattle in the 60’s to find community she’d lacked in Klamath. She soon found lesbian bars, and political activists. She became radicalized while in prison for a “social crime”, and was reading the George Jackson book “Soledad Brother” when he was murdered in California, in 1971.
And join us for special interviews, lectures and commentary from 10:30AM to 4PM.
Speakers will include Chris Hedges, author of "The Death of the Liberal Class;" Dick Gregory, comedian and social activist; Michael Parenti, professor and author of numerous books; author and teacher Mark Crispin Miller, a tribute to the late Chalmers Johnson and much, much more. More details at http://kboo.fm/publicaffairs
API Pride, acid violence and the documentary Finding Face, and more
We talk with the community organization API Pride about their upcoming Lunar New Year's Banquet, and interview professor Patti Duncan about her documentary “Finding Face,” which documents the controversial case of Tat Marina, a young woman who was attacked with acid in 1999. There's also another edition of Pop Watch, looking at Asian Pacific Americans in the media, and another Angry APA Minute.
Veteran journalist Reese Erlich discussed his experience by actually talking (imagine!) to some of the people vilified by our government as terrorists. His new book is Conversations with Terrorists: Middle East Leaders on Politics, Violence and Empire.
Interview; Stephan Salisbury, author and journalist on The Right Wing of Killing
Extremist killings; American as apple pie!
According to author, Stephan Salisbury, the American landscape is littered with the dead and wounded killed by those espousing Right Wing beliefs, yet somehow these attacks fade from the mainstream media's attention in the blink of an eye. Tune in to A Deeper Look's Membership Drive Special edition. You'll hear about who is doing the killing, the charges they face, and how many are ever labled as Terrorists. Guest, Stephan Salisbury, culture writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and author of the powerful book Mohamed's Ghost joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about The Right Wing of Killing.