we speak with organizers Jamala Rogers, Michelle Higgins, and Matt Nelson about the protests that erupted in St. Louis after local police officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of first-degree murder for the 2011 shooting of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. Later we speak with hip-hop artist and activist Ximbo about the devastating earthquake … Continued


Talkies

NEPAL! Plus: devorah major, poet laureate of S.F.

Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, , lacking in basic infrastructure, and with a nearly disfunctional government, is reeling from major earthquakes and on-going aftershocks—and a vast shortage of international aid.  We get the details from Mikel Dunham.  PLUS: devorah major, the 3rd poet laureate of San Francisco, performs the world premiere … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – May 4, 2015

Women Bearing Brunt of the Earthquake in Nepal Dr. Renu Adhikari talks about the disparate impact of natural disasters on women, and how we can help make sure that the needs and voices of Nepali women are included in the reconstruction efforts.  Dr. Adhikari is an OB/GYN and founder of the Women’s Rehabilitation Center, a … Continued


Talkies

Nepal! Baltimore! and International Workers Day

The devastation from last Saturday’s massive earthquake continues to unfold in Nepal.  And though charges have been filed against police in the death of Freddie Grey, unrest continues in Baltimore.  PLUS: May Day, International Workers Day, David Bacon tells us the state of labor in 2015.  With host Kris Welch.


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