Thousands of National Guard troops deploy in Baltimore after days of protest and violence, placing the city under a nighttime curfew. We get a live report from the streets, and talk about the history that made Baltimore into a powder keg. Plus: veteran peace activist Kathy Kelly is just out from a three-month stint in … Continued
“You Can Replace Property, You Can’t Replace a Life”: Voices of the Unheard in the Baltimore Streets; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Marks 100th Anniversary as War Rages on Worldwide; Japan Agrees to New Military Cooperation Plan with United States Despite Its Pacifist Constitution; From Police Violence to Boko Haram, African Activist Says … Continued
Baltimore declares a state of emergency after violent clashes follow the funeral for Freddie Gray — the young black man who died of spinal injuries apparently inflicted in police custody. We’ll talk to an investigative reporter who’s done a sweeping investigation of police violence there. But first: the Supreme Court takes up arguments in a … Continued
National Guard Deployed as Baltimore Erupts After Years of Police Violence, Economic Neglect; Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi on Nuclear Deal, Islamic State, Women’s Rights.
Today on Flashpoints: A special extended report on a new federal civil law suit, in connection with the recent San Francisco police killing and apparent cover-up of 20 year old Amilcar Perez-Lopez in San Francisco s largely Latino Mission District.
4/28 Layna Berman discusses the complex issues that impact metabolic function and disruption.
How geography shapes interpretation of the US constitution. Tomorrow the US Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on marriage equality in four cases consolidated under the name Obergefell v. Hodges. We’ll talk about that and more with Yale Political Science Professor Akhil Reed Amar, author of the new book The Law of the Land: … Continued
No to Violence, Yes to Dialogue: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mairead Maguire on Path to Peace Today; Liberian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee: How a Sex Strike Propelled Men to Refuse War; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Launches Campaign to Stop Killer Robots After Winning Ban on Landmines; Nobel Laureates Call on “Militaristic” United States … Continued
Public Education on the Hot Seat with Ken Yale, a professional educator with 11 years as a leadership and equity coach & facilitator, and Louis Freedberg, Executive Director of EdSource; and “The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco” with Randy Shaw, author and executive director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic.
Remembering Eduardo Galeano; SXSW 2015 interviews with the Brazilian band Apanhador Só and the Mexican band La Orquesta Vulgar; plus information about the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival. With Host Miguel Guerrero