Full Circle

Full Circle – March 4, 2005

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We will explore queer youth identity. How does queer identity intersect with racial identity in the activist community? The latest coverage on racism in the Castro. And in honor of international women’s month, the first segment in our honoring series. We honor labor and human rights activist, Lucy Parsons.


Counterspin – March 4, 2005

The U.S. has been rattling the saber at Syria for the last few years, and the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in mid-February has caused an escalation of US belligerence toward Syria-despite an apparent lack of evidence that Syria was involved in the killing. We’ll talk about coverage of Syria with Professor … Continued

Democracy Now 9am

Democracy Now! (6 am) – March 4, 2005

Harsh Medicine: New York Times Exposes How Private Health Care in Jails Can Be a "Death Sentence" for Prisoners We take an in-depth look at the for-profit health care in prison and jails in this country. The New York Times published a series titled "Harsh Medicine" based on a yearlong investigation of Prison Health Services, … Continued

Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon – February 27, 2005

First Hour: The C.I.A.: from Test Tubes to Torture Guests: Michael Scheuer, author (as "Anonymous") Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror (Brassey); Lindsay Moran, author, Blowing My Cover: My Life as a CIA Spy (Putnam). Second Hour: Can It Happen Here? Again? Voting Reform after 2004 Guests: Emily Levy, Project … Continued

Democracy Now 9am

Democracy Now! (6 am) – February 24, 2005

Katrina vanden Heuvel on U.S.-Russian Relations President Bush is due to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava today on the last leg of his European tour. We examine U.S.-Russian relations with Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor of the Nation magazine. Archbishop Desmond Tutu on South Africa, Poverty and Militarism Nobel Peace … Continued

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 23, 2005

Legislation for universal health insurance to cover all Californians that would save 25 billion dollars in the first year …it would create a single-payer health care system for the state similar to the one in Canada…. Berkeley officials file suit against the University of California’s expansion plans in the city…….the action charges that U.C. did … Continued

La Raza Chronicles

La Raza Chronicles – February 22, 2005

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Voices of Latin Rock Directly from the Mission District in San Francisco, the explosive fusion of Latin, salsa and rock is chronicled in this 3 hour special We’ll be talking about the book that covers the stories of prominent Latin rock bands including Santana and Malo, examining in detail the pioneering records and the ways … Continued

Democracy Now 9am

Democracy Now! (6 am) – February 21, 2005

The Undiscovered Malcolm X: Stunning New Info on the Assassination, His Plans to Unite the Civil Rights and Black Nationalist Movements & the 3 ‘Missing’ Chapters from His Autobiography On this the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, we spend the hour with historian Manning Marable who has spent a decade working on … Continued

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 18, 2005

More documents detailing abuse and torture of prisoners at the hands of American Soldiers. …and this time, indications of a cover-up… ..documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union show the army destroyed pictures of abuse in Afghanistan after the Abu Ghraib prison scandal broke The deadliest day in Iraq since the national elections… five … Continued