By Anonymous (not verified), 29 August, 2012
Michael Slate


“Repression & the Criminalization of Dissent, Fighting the Power and Revolution and Secrets Revealed in the South African Karoo”

Raymond Lotta, a contributing writer to Revolution newspaper, and advocate for Bob Avakian's new synthesis of communism, talks about the dangers posed by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and the criminalization of dissent. Lotta also talks about a federal court's ruling that a key clause in the act is unconstitutional and a dangerous mischaracterization of the Revolutionary Communist Party and its leader, Bob Avakian. And he talks about a Statement being circulated in opposition to the NDAA - A Call To Stand Together To Oppose The Obama Administration's Dangerous Assault On Fundamental Rights.

Carl Dix, Revolutionary Communist Party & Stop Mass Incarceration Network, declares Stop and Frisk illegitimate and racist and talks about nationwide protests focusing on stop-and-frisk: September 13th -- Blow the Whistle on Stop-and-Frisk: A Call for Nationwide Resistance to Racial Profiling, Police Brutality.

Stephen Sachs, the director, and Morlan Higgins, one of the actors, talk about the US premiere of South African playwright Athol Fugard's latest play, The Blue Iris.