Omar Barghouti on How to End Apartheid in Palestine

Inspired by the campaign to end South African apartheid, Palestinians are leading an international campaign to put economic and political pressure on Israel by boycotting Israeli products, divesting from Israeli companies and pushing for international sanctions on Israel. On this edition, Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti explains his people’s resistance, and the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions campaign.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:18am PST

Putting the "Eco" Back into Economics with David Suzuki

Author, radio host, and scientist David Suzuki has spent a lifetime working to protect the environment. But a generation later, he says activists like him have failed to shift the paradigm; more is needed to protect
the health of our species and our planet. On this edition, David Suzuki says we need to stop fighting, and use the laws of nature as a starting point for moving forward.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:55pm PST

Not In Our Backyard: Fighting Pollution in Richmond, California

Richmond, California is one of the lowest-income communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s also one of the most toxic. On this edition, we’ll hear how community activists in this heavily polluted area are coming together to fight for environmental justice.

Direct download: MakingCon_130213_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:02pm PST

Breaking the Psychological Chains of Slavery

African-Americans have endured one of the most painful eras of American history – an era that has been normalized and justified not only by institutions that have been complicit with slavery but also by African-Americans themselves. Dr. Joy DeGruy is the author of “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing”, she argues that African-Americans suffer from a deep psychological trauma that has been passed on through generations.

Direct download: MakingCon_130206_Ax.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:44pm PST





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