civil liberties

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 09:52
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Michael Slate

“Gimme Some Truth: Obama and Torture, the National Epidemic of Police Brutality and Blowing the Whistle on Stop and Frisk”

Marjorie Cohn, author and Professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, examines the record of the Obama administration on Torture and concludes that the Obama regime has not only continued the Bush program, but taken it to whole new levels of barbarity. War crimes are being committed.

Dave Lindorff, journalist, talks about the national epidemic of police brutality and what's behind it.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 04:45
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Michael Slate

"Amnesty International Sells US War, US Troops Moving In On Africa and Getting Down to BAsics with the People of Sanford, Florida"

Ann Wright, Ret. US Colonel, and former State Dept. official who left the State Dept in opposition to the War on Iraq, calls out Amnesty International's new campaign to paint the War on Afghanistan as a NATO humanitarian effort and the dangers that poses for the world.

Glen Ford, Journalist and executive editor of Black Agenda Report, discusses the role of AFRICOM and the recent escalation in the number of US troops stationed in Africa.

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, 04/04/2012 - 05:17
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Michael Slate

"An American Anthem: What's Behind Murdering Soldiers in Afghanistan, Racist Vigilante Killers in Florida and the Blind Arrogance of White Privilege on Stage"

Kathleen Barry, Professor Emerita/author, takes on the assertion that Sgt. Bales was simply a deranged soldier who went nuts and slaughtered 17 people, mainly women and children, in Afghanistan. Barry argues instead that this kind of sociopathic behavior is rooted in the training, mission and purpose of the US military.

THE MICHAEL SLATE SHOW

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 06:54
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Michael Slate

This week's show is drawn from an interview with Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, on many of the questions of the revolution, questions that are now being asked and debated: What's the nature of society? Who's responsible for all the horrors in the world? How do we change it? And what are we going to do in the new world?