Against the Grain

Against the Grain – June 2, 2004

Spinning Wheels: Well-respected mainstream media sources like The New York Times and The Economist magazine are enormously influential. But how reliable or biased is their information? Martha Starr examines how The Economist covers and presents the phenomenon of corporate globalization; Norman Solomon dissects media (and government) spin on all things Iraq.


Explorations – June 1, 2004

Ross Gelbspan, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of The Heat Is on: The Climate Crisis, the Cover-Up, the Prescription. Also: U.S. government trying to reclaim nuclear devices and uranium that were dispersed around the world during the Cold War; Both human and chimp genomes have been sequenced and are being compared: Is it possible to … Continued

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 26, 2004

Attorney General John Ashcroft warns of a possible Al Qaeda attack on the United States ..some democrats question the timing of the warning– saying it may be politically motivated. Former Vice President Al Gore with a slashing critique of top Bush adminsitration officials whom he accuses of causing a catastrophe in Iraq …Gore says Defense … Continued

A Musical Offering

A Musical Offering – May 23, 2004 at 5:00am

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Weyland discusses the Discovery Channel reality show San Quinton Film School. Later in the program in light of the recent Somali Piracy that's been making headlines, we re-broadcast an excerpt of an interview Davey D did with Somali Rapper K'Naan who spoke about that issue.  

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – May 12, 2004

Join co-hosts Malihe and Khali for a talk by Tariq Ali, writer, filmmaker and a long-time political activist. Tariq delivered this presentation on April 23 at the 2004 Conference of the Union for Democratic Communications (UDC) held in Saint Louis, Missouri. The theme for this year’s conference was “The Axis of Empire”. The conference was … Continued

La Raza Chronicles

La Raza Chronicles – May 11, 2004 at 7:00pm

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Jack and Adelle Foley present selections from the delightful Green Tiger’s Book of Children’s Poetry, published by Laughing Elephant Press. Both old favorites and some new discoveries will be heard—presented in a wide variety of ways, including song and choral pieces.  

The Morning Show

The Morning Show – May 11, 2004

7:00 amAn interview with Gloria Feldt, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and author of The War on Choice : The Right-Wing Attack on Women’s Rights and How to Fight Back; Medea Benjamin, cofounder of Global Exchange and founder of Code Pink; Whoopi Goldberg speaking at the March for Women’s Lives. 8:00 amA conversation … Continued