Category Archives: Racism

INTERVIEW: Peter Bohmer on protests at Evergreen State College

    Aired: July 2, 2017 on KNYO-LP Radio Podcast: http://knyo.libsyn.com/peter-bohmer-on-protests-at-evergreen-state-college In this June 7, 2017 interview, Dan Young speaks with Peter Bohmer, a member of the faculty at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Bohmer discusses recent protests at this … Continue reading

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Will “campus free speech laws” crack down on student activists to protect corporations, neo-nazis?

NOTE: This is an expanded version of a report originally aired on KMUD News on June 30, 2017. Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/will-campus-free-speech-laws-crack-down-on-student-activists-to-protect-corporations-neo-nazis Across America, state legislatures are considering so-called campus free speech laws. Developed by right-wing think tanks funded with cash from billionaire … Continue reading

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Ft. Bragg Police Chief asked to explain keeping officers out of Homeland Security “gang surge”

Aired: June 28, 2017 on KMUD Radio News; July 5, 2017 on KZYX Radio News Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/ft-bragg-police-chief-explains-keeping-officers-out-of-homeland-security-gang-surge At a meeting on June 26, some members of the Fort Bragg City Council criticized their police chief for not taking part in a Homeland … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Ralph Wilson from “Unkoch My Campus” talks about the Koch brothers and “campus free speech”

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/ralph-wilson-from-unkoch-my-campus-speaks-with-dan-young In this June 23, 2017 interview, Ralph Wilson from Unkoch My Campus speaks with radio journalist Dan Young. Wilson discusses so-called campus free speech laws, and how they fit in with the larger political strategy of the right-wing billionaire activist … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: investigative journalist Alex Kotch on the Koch brothers and “campus free speech”

PODCAST: http://knyo.libsyn.com/alex-kotch-on-the-koch-brothers-and-campus-free-speech In this June 22, 2017 interview, reporter Dan Young speaks with investigative journalist Alex Kotch. Kotch describes the activities of far right billionaires — including the Koch, DeVos, and Mercer families — who fund college speaking tours by right-wing … Continue reading

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Evergreen College students seek racial equality, receive right-wing media attacks and death threats

NOTE: This is an expanded version of a report originally aired on KMUD News on June 20, 2017. Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/kmudnews/evergreen-college-students-seek-racial-equality Last month students at Washington’s Evergreen State College demonstrated for racial equality and in defense of their right to protest. Campus … Continue reading

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Fearing mass deportations, Ft. Bragg considers sanctuary city policy

In the wake of Donald Trump’s electoral college victory, city of Fort Bragg citizens and elected officials are discussing how they can resist efforts to imprison and deport undocumented residents, and other attacks on civil liberties and vulnerable populations. The … Continue reading

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