Alternative Radio (Boulder, Colo.)
Most widely held works about Alternative Radio (Boulder, Colo.)
Most widely held works by Alternative Radio (Boulder, Colo.)
The prison industrial complex by Angela Y Davis ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"The public's perception of crime is high while statistics indicate crime is lower. It doesn't matter. The official response is more and more prisons, stiffer and stiffer sentences, capital punishment and three strikes and you're out. The U.S. has more people in jail than any other country. The General Accounting Office says the number of inmates has tripled since 1980. In this program, Davis discusses how race, class and gender issues intersect with the drug war and the fast-growing prison industry."--AR web page.
Artists in a time of war by Howard Zinn ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
"The role of artists, writers, poets, actors, and musicians have an enormous impact on society. Because of the special place they occupy in people's hearts and minds their influence is central. Artists shine light into the dark crevices of the human psyche. They question, nudge and agitate ... In times of crisis and war, great artists provide comfort, hope, inspiration and understanding."--Http://www.alternativeradio.org.
Case studies in hypocrisy U.S. human rights policy by Noam Chomsky ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Noam Chomsky draws a contrast between the rhetoric and the reality of US foreign policy. He analyzes the United States' role in NAFTA, GATT, MAI and the World Trade Organization, as well as its relations with Palestine, Israel, Haiti and China. In the second lecture, he focuses on the motives and consequences of US Iraq policy.
An American addiction drugs, guerillas, counterinsurgency : US intervention in Colombia by Noam Chomsky ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Iraq the forever war by Noam Chomsky ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The progressive story of America by Bill D Moyers ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers speaks about the inequalities in the U.S. economy, which results in inequality in political power.
Beyond Vietnam by Martin Luther King ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In a speech given one year before his assassination, Dr. King speaks out against the war in Vietnam and calls for the people of the United States to embrace a "revolution of values" that places greater importance on social and spiritual well-being than on material gain.
Terrorism theirs & ours by Eqbal Ahmad ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Is America driving you crazy by Stephen Bezruchka ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"The number of Americans suffering from mental illness has nearly doubled since 1987. That's when Prozac, the first of the "wonder drugs" was introduced. Mental disorders are reported in more than 25% of returning soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan. And more than 1 in 4 college students are now on anti-depressants. With all the new drugs available for treatment, depression and anxiety disorders continue to rise. Is our drug-based system of care fueling this epidemic? With an unstable future and fewer family and community ties to help deal with problems, anxiety is also heightened by other factors related to modern society, such as war, global warming, advanced technology and globalization. What can we do to create a healthier society and treat those afflicted with mental illness in a more effective way?"--Alternative Radio website.
Health & wealth by Stephen Bezruchka ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Health and longevity are based upon factors we can all acknowledge: genetics, lifestyle and luck among them. They are also largely taken for granted. But as Stephen Bezruchka explains, social class has a far more profound effect in the U.S. than we realize, in ways we wouldn't guess, even for the many of us who consider ourselves middle class.
Origins of terrorism by Edward W Said ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
From the womb to the tomb by Stephen Bezruchka ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Bezruchka examines reasons why the US currently ranks 27th in the health of its citizens, down from among the top 5 just 50 years ago. He contends the decline is largely due to increasing stratification between rich and poor and he questions what we can learn from other countries whose citizens live longer and healthier lives.
Imperial democracy by Arundhati Roy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
U.S. imperialism, like its predecessors, is based on the moral right to rule. In a newly packaged version of manifest destiny and white man's burden, America is delivering democracy to the benighted and bedraggled masses. The empire is rooted in the near-theological conviction that American values, whatever that might be, are good for the world. In fact, the Bush administration has declared, with a hubris that would make Roman emperors blush, that its vision for the rest of the planet is the only sustainable model. Emanating from Washington is a series of diktats telling other countries: Follow orders or else.
On imperialism by Noam Chomsky ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"'Our fingers will be in every pie,' declared Sen. Robert Taft. 'Our frontiers today are on every continent,' announced JFK. And indeed it has come to pass. In mainstream media and scholarship it has been rare to find the noun imperialism preceded by the adjective American"--Website.
9/11 & the uses of fear by Sut Jhally ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sut Jhally speaks about the ways in which the events of September 11, 2001, have been used by politicians and the media to manipulate the American people.
Earth democracy by Vandana Shiva ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Advocates of corporate driven globalization are like the missionaries of old. Convinced of their righteousness, they are full of good intentions to save the world. Instead of bibles they are waving so-called free trade agreements. The gospel they preach is, "Open your markets. Let us in." A recent UN study unequivocally states that globalization is creating a growing divide between rich and poor countries. Farmers in the developing world are particularly hard hit. They are facing not only having to compete with subsidized grain from the U.S. but also American corporations like Monsanto coming in and literally patenting their seeds. The planet is fast moving toward a choice-continue with rapacious predatory capitalism or develop a system of cooperation and collective action that protects the environment and prioritizes people before profits.
Democracy & the global economy by Vandana Shiva ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The mantra of free trade and open markets has widened the gap between rich and poor nations. Level playing fields don't seem very level to the have-nots. Democracy is weakened by powerful institutions such as the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO. The US largely dominates these organizations. The massive monopoly of resources by the US and a handful of other countries has created tremendous imbalance and inequality.
Race & class in public education by Jonathan Kozol ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Public schools are a political and social battleground infused with issues of race and class. Kozol addresses the inequalities in American education, poses possible solutions, and questions the role of business and economics in education.
Public power in the age of empire by Arundhati Roy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Arundhati Roy discusses concerns including globalization, U.S. foreign policy, terrorism, and non-violent resistance to injustice.
Gene wars, the politics of biotechology by Kristin Dawkins ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Rapid and radical developments are occurring in laboratories that will shape the future. Genetic engineering and biotechnology hold promise and peril. New varieties of plants and plant-derived medicines are being literally invented by multinational corporations ... The biotech industry says the new strains of products like corn and soy beans are safe. Critics are not so sure."--Http://www.alternativeradio.org.
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