Joanna Manqueros hosts Music of the World. Interview with Lila Downs at 11AM, who will be part of the Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco 8/29/09. Tickets for Israel Vibration at the independent and Alam Khan at Herbst Theatre for 9/19/09.
Rising Up With Sonali
5:00 AM PT: Monday-Friday
A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities.
Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.
Is the Honduras Coup a Test Case for Today's Latin America?; Empire Notes on the Coup in Honduras; Israeli Navy Intercepts Gaza Boat, Palestinians Remain Trapped; Supreme Court Ruling on Firefighters Has Wide-Ranging Impacts; Book Interview: Founders – The People Who Brought You a Nation.
Guest Host Victoria Z spins music from Egypt, Mali, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, the Lebanese Underground, locals Santero and Bang Data.
Analyzing the GM Bankruptcy Plan; Black Agenda Report: Bankers Win Even When They Fail; Conservative Accusations of Racism Against Sonia Sotomayor; Empire Notes on Israeli Settlements and Obama; Mainstream Media's Love Affair with Arizona's Renegade Sheriff Arpaio.
Taguba: Abu Ghraib Photos Show Rape and Sexual Abuse; Empire Notes on Guantanamo and American Culture; California Supreme Court Maintains Gay Marriage Ban; Black Agenda Report about Obama's Memorial Day Decision; Bhopal Survivors Seek Justice 25 Years After World's Worst Industrial Accident.