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This Way Out: New Nona Hendryx words and music + global LGBT news

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 03:26
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Overnight Productions (Inc.)

The "Mutatis Mutandis" of legendary lesbian singer/songwriter Nona Hendryx; Tasmania's Upper House narrowly nixes a marriage proposal, same-gender bi-national couples living in the U.S. get official deportation protection, a New York appeals court hears a lesbian widow's DOMA appeal, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says gays engage in "very ugly behavior" while the Pope says they threaten "life and the family", and more LGBT news from around the world.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 04:59
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Michael Slate

Oscar Brown Jr. - singer, songwriter, poet, playwright - talks about his life, his music, his poetry and his politics from his start as one of the first Black radio hosts to the influence of Paul Robeson and his life as one of the premier songwriters and performers in the country.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 05:20
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Michael Slate

We spend an hour talking with jazz musician, composer and poet, William Parker about his life, his music and his mission to foment revolution and change the world. Parker recently composed a musical accompaniment to "All Played Out," a spoken word piece from Bob Avakian, and Parker talks about what inspired him to do this.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 06:04
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Michael Slate

Henry Giroux, author/professor, one of the founding theorists of
critical pedagogy in the U.S and the Global TV Network Chair in
English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University in Ontario,
Canada, talks about the impact and consequences of the permanent
warfare state in the U.S. on the society, especially on youth and
others viewed troublesome elements.

Lili Haydn, musician, debuts a new song and talks about where it
came from.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 06:25
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Michael Slate

On the 20th Anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion, when all of the pundits and "wise-men" have declared the LA Rebellion a tragedy at best and mob violence at worst, Carl Dix, Revolutionary Communist Party, and Erin Aubry Kaplan, journalist and author, discuss the Rebellion as a very good thing for the people. Dix and Kaplan explore the roots of the rebellion and its significance then and now.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 06:40
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Michael Slate

Andy Worthington, Journalist, digs into the history of the Guantanamo torture chamber and the torture and abuse of political prisoners who remain caged at Guantanamo. Worthington reveals how the US imperialists have maneuvered to prevent the release of any prisoners, including those already cleared for release, and effectively prevent the closure of the prison.

Adesola Osakalumi, one of the two actors who portray the Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti in a play celebrating the revolutionary and butt shaking music and art of Fela.