Monthly Archives: January 2015

It is time to do something different, America!!!!!!!!!!!


COLUMNS Imagine Something Different By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan “Imagine if we did something different.” Those were just six words out of close to 7,000 that President Barack Obama spoke during his State of the Union address. He was … Continue reading

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“One Person Can Make a Difference”: Ava DuVernay Remembers Film Critic Roger Ebert’s Early Support


“One Person Can Make a Difference”: Ava DuVernay Remembers Film Critic Roger Ebert’s Early Support As Ava DuVernay considers her next steps after “Selma,” her first big budget feature film, she offers advice to aspiring filmmakers. “We have to work … Continue reading

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“Selma” Director Defends Film’s Portrayal of LBJ-MLK Dispute on Voting Rights Legislation


“Selma” Director Defends Film’s Portrayal of LBJ–MLK Dispute on Voting Rights Legislation As we continue our interview with “Selma” director Ava DuVernay, she responds to the controversy around her film’s portrayal of President Lyndon Johnson and his relationship with Dr. … Continue reading

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“The Power of the People”: Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Fight for Civil Rights, Voting Equality


“The Power of the People”: Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Fight for Civil Rights, Voting Equality In our extended interview with “Selma” director Ava DuVernay, we broadcast excerpts from her Oscar-nominated film, which highlights both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s … Continue reading

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SELMA Director Ava DuVernay on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity, Oscar Snub and #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag


Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity, Oscar Snub and #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag Today we spend the hour with Ava DuVernay, the director of the acclaimed new civil rights film “Selma,” which tells the story of the campaign led … Continue reading

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Sen. Barbara Boxer on Campus Rape Bill, Climate Skeptics & Why She Supports Obama’s War on ISIS


Amy Goodman interviews one of the Senate’s leading advocates for changing the way both universities and the military respond to sexual violence — California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer. Boxer talks about her proposed bill to require advocates for sexual assault … Continue reading

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SEN. BARBARA BOXER: Well, I was a leader in the antiwar movement on the Iraq War. That was—I think it will go down as the biggest error that has ever been made, you know, in history


 Well, I was a leader in the antiwar movement on the Iraq War. That was—I think it will go down as the biggest error that has ever been made, you know, in history.-               … Continue reading

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As 18 Die on Anniversary of Revolution, Egypt Intensifies Crackdown on Activists, Journalists


As 18 Die on Anniversary of Revolution, Egypt Intensifies Crackdown on Activists, Journalists TOPICS Egypt, Sundance Film Festival, Freedom of the Press GUESTS Jehane Noujaim, director ofThe Square, which documented the Egyptian revolution of 2011 from its roots in Tahrir … Continue reading

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Because I am a father of a daughter, I want American Colleges and Universities to do Much Much Much Better


“The Hunting Ground”: Film Exposes How Colleges Cover Up Sexual Assault and Fail to Protect Students TOPICS Sexual Assault, Rape,Sundance Film Festival,Women’s Rights, Education,Military, Film GUESTS Amy Ziering, producer of the new documentary, The Hunting Ground. She also produced The … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy


Alternative Energy – Wind, Solar, Hydro and other alt energy … http://www.altenergy.org/ Alternative energy sources are renewable and are thought to be “free” energy sources. They all have lower carbon emissions, compared to conventional energy sources. These include Biomass Energy, … Continue reading

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