More Attacks on BDS. Duopoly In The US and more….

Flashpoints

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Today on Flashpoints…activists critical of Israel’s brutal occupation of Palestine speak out about the move to silence them in State Legislatures across the country with the latest attack against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement underway in California, Fadi Saba of the Defending Dissent Foundation joins us, then we speak with author Dave Gillespie about … Continued


Arts-Waves – August 29, 2016: The Gershwin Project I: English Strunsky

Arts-Waves on Cover to Cover

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An interview, recorded Aug 25, 1992 with the late English Strunsky, brother-in-law of Ira Gershwin about his friendships with both George and Ira Gershwin, never before aired. First of a series of interviews about George Gershwin and his music, all recorded in the 1990s. An hour-long version of this interview can be found in the Radio Wolinsky podcast.


Sexual Violence against women

Womens Magazine

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Recently widespread outrage has erupted over the bias and leniency in court decisions involving rape and the general acceptance and prevalence of violence against women. In California, a judge’s decision to give a white former Stanford University swimmer an unusually lenient six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious Stanford student sparked a campaign to … Continued


Workers and Local Food Production

Against the Grain

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For Americans who are concerned about the ways that big agribusiness grows our food—whether it’s the pesticides in vegetables, the ecological impact of food being shipped around the country, or the tastelessness of much mass produced food—local food production on family farms seems like a holistic alternative. But, as political scientist Margaret Gray argues, there’s … Continued


Globalization and Trade Agreements: Lessons from the Euro Zone. And, Belle La Follete: Progressive Era Reformer

Letters and Politics

With Nobel Prize Laurate, Joseph E. Stiglitz, professor of economics at Columbia University.  He is a former chief economist of the World Bank and is former  member and chairman of the (US president’s) Council of Economic Advisers. He is known for his critical views of the management of globalization, free market economics and some international institutions like … Continued


Complete Reversal of Democracy: Glenn Greenwald on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment

Democracy Now

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Complete Reversal of Democracy: Glenn Greenwald on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment; As Bernie Sanders Condemns “Coup” in Brazil, Why Have Obama & Clinton Been So Silent? Greenwald: “Why Did Saudi Regime & Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to Clinton Foundation?” Greenwald: Journalists Should Not Stop Scrutinizing Clinton Just Because Trump is Unfit for Office; … Continued


Campaign Finance & Voting ID Laws. And America’s Social Arsonist & Grassroots Organizing

UpFront

In the firs segment we talk to Zachary Roth, national reporter for MSNBC Digital.  Roth is author of the book The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash, and the Conservative Assault on Democracy. About the book: A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy. Control of the country is up for grabs—and … Continued


Complete Reversal of Democracy: Glenn Greenwald on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment

Democracy Now

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Complete Reversal of Democracy: Glenn Greenwald on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment; As Bernie Sanders Condemns “Coup” in Brazil, Why Have Obama & Clinton Been So Silent? Greenwald: “Why Did Saudi Regime & Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to Clinton Foundation?” Greenwald: Journalists Should Not Stop Scrutinizing Clinton Just Because Trump is Unfit for Office; … Continued


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