8 O'Clock Buzz
Professor of International relations at Colby college and co-author of “19 Years Later: How to Wind Down the War on Terror“, Steven Simon’s report proposes policy changes, in light of the reduced threat of terrorism in the U.S., to reduce the scope and intensity of counter-terrorism operations and increase congressional oversight.
Jan touches base with Mark Colville, founder of Amistad Catholic Worker house in New Haven and advocate of peace, to talk about the upcoming sentencing of the Kingsbay Plowshares 7 for their civil disobedience to protest Trident submarines and nuclear weapons in the U.S.
Kevin Alexander Gray, activatist, writer, and author of “Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics” shares his insight about oppression, from slavery to changes in militaristic attitudes in the U.S. including increased militarization of city and campus police, “no-knock searches”, and more.
Damita Brown talks with… M Adams from Freedom, Inc about humanity, justice and navigating and healing our world. Liam Manjon from Free the 350 about the state of our jails and why we need to change them! Photo by Tipocracia on Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/2j8iWoM
The newspaper the Guardian has documented at least 50 incidents since May 25 where police appear to have targeted journalists covering protests stemming from the death of George Floyd. One reporter, Guardian correspondent, Linda Tirado, was left permanently blind in one eye after getting hit by a rubber bullet. Police deliberately fired rubber bullets at […]
Waves of protests have rocked the United States since Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin choked Minneapolis resident George Floyd to death on May 25th. Here in Madison, Floyd’s death reopened old wounds, including echoes of the deaths of Tony Robinson, Paul Heenan, Ashley DiPiazza and Michael Shumacher at the hands of Madison Police between 2012 […]