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Monday, April 26th, 2010 
1st Guest Lisa Mottet Esq.  Director - Transgender Civil Rights Project, National Gay & Lesbian Task Force  Activists intensify the campaign for passage of a federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest Sheila Crowley  President - National Low- Income Housing Coalition  Annual study finds low-income renters  particularly hard hit by the economic recession  
3rd Guest Ralph Paige  Executive Director - Federation of Southern Cooperatives/ Land Assistance Fund  More than a decade after their lawsuit was settled, tens of thousands of Black farmers still await compensation for decades of discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture  
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 
1st Guest Anuradha Mittal  Executive Director - the Oakland Institute (Mis)Investment in Agriculture: The role of the World Bank and International Finance Corporation in the global land grab  www.oaklandinstitute.orgf LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest Prof. Roberto Rodriguez  Professor - University of Arizona  Arizona's latest anti-immigrant law (SB 1070) is only the latest in a series of apartheid policies adopted by the state  
3rd Guest Entou Pearl Springer; Dara Healy   Trinidadian poets & performing artists This mother & daughter duo present dramatic readings of their work and discuss the importance of the poetic art  
Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 
1st Guest Shawn Fremstad  Director, Inclusive and Sustainable Economy Initiative - Center for Economic and Policy Researech New Report: A Modern Framework for Measuring Poverty and Basic Economic Security LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest David Bacon Author - Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants Going beyond the hype to examine the root causes of migration and the real meaning of Arizona's new anti-immigrant law  
3rd Guest Prof. Michelle Alexander  Professor of Law, Ohio State University; author - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness  Alexander discusses the rebirth of a Black under-caste in America through racialized policies of mass incarceration and the so-called war on drugs  
Thursday, April 29th, 2010
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!   LISTEN TO SHOW
Week of Mon April 19th to Thurs Mar 22nd, 2010  
Monday, April 19th, 2010
  Report to The Listener! WBAI General Manager Muriel Tillinghast; Program Director Tony Bates; Public Affairs Director Kathy Davis et al. WBAI's management report to listeners    
Tuesday, April 20th, 2010
1st Guest Joshua Kors  Investigative Reporter - Nation magazine How the U.S. military is saving billions of dollars by deliberately depriving veterans of disability, medical care and other benefits  
2nd Guest Jarrett Murphy  Editor (print edition)  City Limits magazine  The Black Depression: How the recession has precipitated a deepening economic crisis among New York's Black male population     
3rd Guest Robert Lederman  President - A.R.T.I.S.T. (Artists Response To Illegal State Tactics) Artists organize to challenge new proposals limiting the display and sale of expressive art in public parks  
Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
1st Guest Sara Horowitz  Executive Director - Freelancers Union New survey finds one-third of all American workers are independent contractors and freelancers; calls for new national safety net to protect their interests  
2nd Guest Avis Jones-Deweever  Institute for Women's Policy Research; National Council of Negro Women  Reflections on the life of civil-rights icon Dr. Dorothy Height; new study reveals persistent gender gap in U.S. workforce  
3rd Guest Rabbi Lynn Gottleib  Co-founder - Community of Living Traditions  Reflections on the anniversary of Israeli independence and the Israel-Palestine conflict  
Thursday April 22nd, 2010
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!    
Week of Mon April 12th to Thurs Mar 15th, 2010                                                                                                        
Monday April 12th, 2010                                                                                                  
1st Guest Prof. Marjorie Cohn Professor of Law - Thomas Jefferson School of Law  Civilian casualties of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; the future of the U.S. Supreme Court after Justice John Paul Stevens                                                                                                    
2nd Guest Matt Rojansky  Executive Dirctor - Partnership for a Secure America  Assessing the stakes at the Nuclear Security Summit, understanding the new START Treaty and upcoming NPT Review conference                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Charles "Chuck"  Mohan Partnership Specialist - U.S. Census Bureau  Update on local and regional census participation rates; importance of the census; what happens next                                                                                                    
Tuesday April 13th, 2010                                                                                                  
1st Guest Herb Boyd  Journalist, author, political analyst Harlem politics in uproar as Rep. Charles Rangel faces a November primary; Adam Clayton Powell IV, Sen. Bill Perkins among likely challengers                                                                                                    
2nd Guest Marq Claxton Retired NYPD detective; Director - the Black Law Enforcement Alliance  Is a recent surge in city crime cause for alarm? How should communities of color respond?                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Milton Allimadi  Publisher, Editor-in-chief - The Black Star News Election in Sudan extended; U.N. peacekeepers prepare to leave Democratic Republic of Congo                                                                                                    
Wednesday April 14th, 2010                                                                                                  
1st Guest Ethan Nadelmann Executive Director - Drug Policy Alliance Despite significant reforms, the Obama administration's drug policy remains focused on supply-side enforcement rather than demand reduction LISTEN TO SHOW                                                                                                  
2nd Guest Patrick Markee  Senior Policy Analyst - Coalition for the Homeless  Exposing the absurdity of a Bloomberg administration plan to charge the homeless for staying in shelters                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Esmeralda Simmons Esq.  Executive Director - Center forLaw and Social Justice / CUNY  Reviewing the city's charter revision process and the work of the current commission                                                                                                    
Thursday April 15th, 2010                                                                                                  
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!   LISTEN TO SHOW                                                                                                  
Week of Mon April 5th to Thurs Mar 8th, 2010                                                                                                  
Monday April 5th, 2010                                                                                                  
1st Guest Marjorie Cohn  Professor of Law - Thomas Jefferson School of Law  In Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder, the U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity to restrain immigration authorities from abusing the deportation process                                                                                                    
2nd Guest Mariko Chang Ph.D.  InsightCenter for Community Economic Development  New study points to shocking disparities in wealth between women of color and all other Americans                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Gloria J. Browne-Marshall  Professor of Law - John Jay College of Criminal Justice / CUNY  Understanding the First Amendment (Part 2)                                                                                                    
Tuesday April 6th, 2010                                                                                                   
1st Guest Jo Comerford  Executive Director - National Priorities Project  In FY'09, the federal government financed more than half of its spending through borrowing; collected revenues accounted for only 43 cents of each dollar of federal fund outlays                                                                                                    
2nd Guest Marcel V. Reid & Michael McCray  Former members of the ACORN national board, now members of The ACORN 8  Amid conflicting reports about the future of  ACORN, critics call for greater transparency and accountability in the organization's affairs                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Jermaine Monk  Department of Urban Education - Rutgers University  Exploring the relationship between educational outcomes and notions of Black and Latino masculinity; Rutgers to host conference on April 9                                                                                                    
Wednesday April 7th, 2010                                                                                                  
1st Guest Craig Aaron  Senior Program Director - Free Press  Federal court rules that the FCC lacks authority to impose "net neutrality" requirements on broadband providers                                                                                                    
2nd Guest Jennifer Smyser  Program Officer - the Stanley Foundation  President Obama unveils new Nuclear Posture Review, heads to Prague for new START Treaty and prepares to host two-day summit on preventing nuclear terrorism                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Paul Rogat Loeb  Social activist, author of Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times Loeb discusses the challenges and satisfaction of making change -- one person at a time                                                                                                    
Thursday April 8th, 2010                                                                                                  
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!                                                                                                      
Week of Mon Mar 15th to Thurs Mar 18th, 2010                                                                                                        
Monday, March 15th, 2010                                                                                                  
1st Guest Doug Turetsky  Communications Director - New York City Independent Budget Office  Budget Options for closing the city's looming budget gap LISTEN TO SHOW                                                                                                  
2nd Guest Laura Murphy  Director - ACLU Legislative Office, Washington, D.C.  The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to significantly reduce the 100-1 disparity between crack and powdered cocaine sentencing under federal law                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Helen Zelon  Contributing Editor for Education and Child Welfare - City Limits magazine  An expert panel convened by governors and state education superintendents has proposed uniform academic standards for the nation's schools                                                                                                    
Tuesday, March 16th, 2010                                                                                                   
1st Guest Ellen Shaffer, Ph.D. & Quentin Young, M.D.  Shaffer is co-director of the Center for Policy Analysis; Young is a founding director of Physicians for a National health Program  Debating the benefits and disappointments in the health-care reform legislation LISTEN TO SHOW                                                                                                  
2nd Guest Gabriella Villa Real  Immigration Policy Coordinator - New York Immigration Coalition  Immigrant-rights advocates nationwide are intensifying the campaign for comprehensive immigration reform                                                                                                    
3rd Guest Nan Strauss  Researcher, author -  Amnesty International   African American women are nearly four times more likely to die of pregnancy complications than white women; in high-risk pregnancies, the disparities is even greater                                                                                                    
Wednesday, March 17th, 2010                                                                                                   
1st Guest Bryan Pu-Folkes Esq.   Attorney, community organizer, candidate for New York State Assembly  In a special election for State Senate, Jose Peralta prevails in a landslide over Hiram Monserrate - issues in the election LISTEN TO SHOW                                                                                                  
2nd Guest Anne Sovcik  Advocacy Counsel - Refugee Program, Human Rights First  On the 30th anniversary of the 1980 Refugee Act, advocates call on government to restore the nation's commitment to a fair and generous asylum policy