Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Seymour Hersh is interviewed by Steve Scher
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Seymour Hersh is responsible for exposing many of the biggest stories in the 20th century, and he is still hard at work. Hersh alleged that senior officials were waging a crusade overseas, protecting Christianity from the Muslim.
Source: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Seymour Hersh
The natural gas business is booming, sometimes with deadly results. Host Bruce Gellerman sniffs out the cracks in the nearly two million miles of pipeline that run under our cities.
Source: Rampant City Gas Leaks
There are more than a third of a million miles of natural gas transmission pipelines in the U.S., and more to come. But sometimes they rupture, devastating homes and lives. Bruce Gellerman speaks with investigative blogger Frank Gallagher, editor of NaturalGasWatch.org, about the hazards of this vast system.
Source: The Explosive Growth of Natural Gas Networks
Juan Cole has testified before the U.S. Senate and knows Arabic and Persian. He blogs at Informed Comment and is a historian of South Asia. He has been a guest on PBS News Hour, ABC Nightly News, Nightline, the Today Show, Charlie Rose, Anderson Cooper 360, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, the Colbert Report, Democracy Now! and many others. He lived in various parts of the Muslim world for nearly 10 years.
Source: Foreign Policy Roundup: U. Michigan’s Prof. Juan Cole
Mossville, Louisiana sits in the shadow of 14 petrochemical refineries. For decades, Mossville residents have complained about their health problems to industry, and to state and federal agencies. They reached past the U.S. regulators to take their case to the highest human rights court in the western hemisphere, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Now a candid comment from the highest U.S. environmental regulator appears to have boosted their petition. Living on Earth and Planet Harmony’s Ike Sriskandarajah reports.
Source: Obama Administration Divided Over Cancer Alley Case
March 16- 17, 2012 - Sabeel Sacramento Conference, A Time for Justice: Supporting Human Rights in Palestine–Israel.
Conference location: First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sacramento.
An opportunity to hear from and meet with Christian, Muslim, Jewish and secular leaders, scholars, and activists about the situation in Palestine-Israel including its historical context, efforts to end human rights abuses, visions for the future and why a just resolution is important for Americans.
Featuring international, national and regional presenters, the conference runs from noon on Friday to 6pm on Saturday. The Friday evening keynote with Sabeel Founder, Rev. Naim Ateek and Palestinian Freedom Rider, Huwaida Arraf, is open to the public.
"A Child's View," the exhibit of Gaza Children's art work will be on display.
More information and registration options at: FOSNA.org (Sacramento Conference), or SabeelSacramento@gmail.com or phone 916-451-1512.
NOTE: Early registration $50 for entire 2 day Conference, including Friday dinner, Saturday lunch and Friday Keynote. After March 1st, 2012, registration $60. One day, students and group rates available. Scholarships available on request. Friday Keynote open to public - $5-$10 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds (free to registered Conference attendees). Wheelchair accessible.
Ted Turner founded of the cable news network CNN and the cable channel TBS. He owns 2.1 million acres of land across 12 states and also 100,000 acres in South America. According to Forbes magazine he is worth $2.1 billion. The United Nations Foundation was started with a $1 billion grant from Ted Turner to support the United Nations in executing its programs worldwide.
I must confess that I have my own views of the Muslim world. Like most countries they want self-determination. That is the process by which a country determines its own statehood and forms its own allegiances and government. Self-determination is an idea that can't killed with bombs or bullets or autocratic leaders.
Al McCoy talks about how empires are maintained, why the U.S. empire is in decline, and what the consequences might be depending on how we respond to that decline. Al McCoy is a professor of history at the University of Wisconson–Madison, and author of 'Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines and the Rise of the Surveillance State,'
Source: TomCast for April 24, 2011: SubordiNations
Robin Wright talked about the recent Middle East uprisings and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Source: Rock The Casbah
The Right to a Home: Ending Israeli Government Policy of Palestinian Home Demolitions. Speaker, Dr. Jeff Halper is co-founder and director of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions (ICAHD), a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and author of An Israeli in Palestine: Resisting Dispossession, Redeeming Israel.
Saturday, October 15, 7 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St. Sacramento.