A call to environmentalists to heed the living example of the First Nations protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), from Reverend Billy. PLUS: a new book from Jordan Flaherty, award-winning journalist, author, producer. With host Kris Welch.
An Unequal Recovery in New Orleans: Racial Disparities Grow in City 10 Years After Katrina; Shock Doctrine: A Look at the Mass Privatization of NOLA Schools in Storm’s Wake & Its Effects Today; New Orleans Actor & Activist Wendell Pierce on the “Greatest Crime” in Wake of Hurricane Katrina; “George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black … Continued
On this edition of Hard Knock, we’ll speak with Louisiana based community organizer Sukura Kone, about Hurricane Katrina ten years later and the visible differences between the old and new populations residing in New Orleans.
After more than 50 years, the flag was again raised over a U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. What will this shift in relations mean, to Cuba and the Caribbean? Dr. Gerald Horne gives us some history. PLUS: Sakura Kone visits from his home in New Orleans, where he is a community activist, to share some … Continued
Ten years ago this month, 29 August 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. We talk with Jordan Flaherty about New Orleans today. PLUS: Country Joe MacDonald is holding a 12-hour Protest Festival in Berkeley (Protest? in Berkeley?). AND: a new documentary film by William Farley, about Jerry Ross Barrish—Plastic Man opens in SF. With host … Continued