Desiree Hellegers interviews Quinault fisherman Junior Goodell about the battle to stop the construction of two oil export terminals slated for Grays Harbor, WA. A hearing on the draft environmental impact statement on the terminals will be held later in July, with more information on dates and bus transportation to the hearings available here. Goodell's op ed piece entitled "Grays Harbor oil terminal would threaten Quinault Indian identity" appeared in the June 1 edition of the Seattle Times.
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With the release of the third season of "Orange Is the New Black," Densise Morris reviews some commentary about what the show gets right and wrong -- in particular about "compassionate release". (Photo: Orange Is the New Black/Youtube) 2:23 minutes (1.64 MB)
Victoria Law talks with Bill Resnick about solitary confinement and the lawlessness of the criminal justice system. Victoria Law is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women, which won the 2009 PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) award. She frequently writes and speaks about the intersections between mass incarceration, gender and resistance. 21:34 minutes (14.81 MB)
This week: we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies about World Drug Day, and we hear from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime about its new World Drug Report, drug legalization, and the drug war. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
Today's "Jiggery-Pokery" is eclipsed by the brilliance of my guest, Yasmind Nair.
Proof? The Supreme Court digraced itself by handing a 'Get Out of Jail Free' to coal-fired power plants. The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is still alive and kicking, although many of the animals involved in the 'enterprise' are not. The Gifford-Pinchot Forest Plan is exactly that: a planned tree farm created to please the timber industry. ...
So it goes *
Here then, is a ray of light, a breath of air and a challenge to the Dominant Paradigm:
"The Secret History of Gay Marriage"
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