The brutal kidnapping, rape and murder of an 8-year old Muslim girl in Kashmir, India, has shocked Indians and prompted mass protests around the country. Despite the fact that laws have strengthened since a similar moment in 2012, sexual violence in India remains rampant. On our show today we’ll go to India to speak with … Continued
Caroline hosts long-time radio-guest ally, Deborah Felmeth, from Syria, joining us from Kuwait (may the gods of audio connection be willing!) on our Dark of Moon rendezvous path to convening Trickster Council in India. The syncretizing sacrament of crossing borders, and dissolving them as we do. Convening Bodhisattva Coyote’s astro*mytho cross-cultural Middle Eastern/South Asian cahoot. … Continued
The vote that defeated the pedophile in Alabama was the Black women’s vote. Now what? PLUS: 10 reasons to hope, from social movement struggles. PLUS; your year-end thoughts. With host Kris Welch.
On our bi-monthly South Asia spotlight, we highlight two critical issues – the #Notinmyname campaign that has gone viral in India in the aftermath of a series of brutal lynchings and murders of Muslims and Dalit communities in India. And we have an update from closer home here in California – the #NehaRastogi case and … Continued
With Robert Norrell, author of Alex Haley: And the Books that Changed a Nation. And Somini Sengupta, New York Times UN Bureau Chief and author of the book The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young. About Alex Haley: It is difficult to think of two twentieth century books by one author that … Continued
Climate change is here affecting weather conditions and sea levels. In India it’s also having a more surprising influence on the country’s tigers. On this edition of Making Contact, reporter Daniel Grossman takes us to India in Heat of the Moment: Sea Level Rise. Heat of the Moment was originally produced for the Pulitzer Center … Continued