UpFront

The Paris Attacks and ISIS; Reactions to the 2nd Democratic Debate

Last Friday, multiple coordinated terrorist attacksHatem in Paris left over 120 people dead, leaving France and the Western world reeling with shock. We start the show with a live report from Paris followed by analysis and perspective on the events from the Arab and Muslim world by Professor Hatem Bazian, co-editor and founder of the Islamophobia Studies Journal. In the second half, we get reaction on the second democratic debate that took place at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday.

Guests: 

Rafael Krafft, Paris-based independent reporter and correspondent  for Free Speech Radio News

Hatem Bazian, co-editor and founder of the Islamophobia Studies Journal and director of the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, and a senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at Berkeley University

Ruth Conniff, editor-in-chief of The Progressive

Dr. Adrian D. Pantoja, professor of politics and chicano studies at Pitzer College

 

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