Archive | February, 2011

Feb. 25: CLR James and hope for the struggle for social justice

Listen to the entire program here: Music on the program featured John Brown’s Body: Pressure Points The following is an edited version of the comments I made at the beginning of the program: The uprisings in the Middle East and the worker occupation of the State capitol building in Wisconsin show that working people are […]

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Feb. 18: “How to forget the border completely”

Listen to the entire program here: Music featured: Alex Cuba We live in a border city in a de-industrializing region, alongside a famous American city in a time of great turmoil causing security concerns among the ruling elites. The river divides Windsor and Detroit; lines separate us on maps, border security agents treat us all […]

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February 11: Dr Colin Smith and Black History in Windsor

Listen to the entire program here: Music Featured: Sister Carol: Black Cinderella: Jah is Mine; Down In The Ghetto “I am on my way to Canada That cold and distant land The dire effect of slavery I can no longer stand – Farewell, old master Don’t come after me I am on my way to […]

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Feb 4: Perspective on Egypt uprising

Listen to the entire program here:  On Al Jazeera English , this morning, Feb 4: Joint Chief of Staff Mike Mullen said that the “US military is ready depending on “how contagious” the situation is in Egypt. If  the people rising up to directly confront a dictatorship and demand freedom is contagious then I say […]

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Jan 28: Fighting Dystopia and Stop the Metering!

Listen to the entire program here: Perhaps you have been following the mass protests in Egypt and I have to say it is breathtaking to see people in the streets demanding justice and change in their government (if a dictatorship could be called a government) after decades of powerlessness. In our area yesterday (Jan 27)  […]

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