• 00:59

    US-Latin America: Cuba-Venezuela, elections in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina & more

    in Politics

    Guest:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog.    We will look at the latest in the Cuba-Venezuela story and its impact on US-Cuba talks........A review of the upcoming elections in Mexico.....it will be a real test for President Pena-Nieto and the PRI now back in power.....it will also give us an idea of how the PAN and PRD will benefit from the nation's political uncertainty.......we will also look at the anti-government marches in Brazil over corruption and the stagnant economy......the continuing scandal regarding the murder of Alberto Nisman in Argentina.........and other Latin American stories of the week...


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  • 00:55

    Mother’s Milk #SamiyyahSaafirMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Family

    Samiyyah Saafir-Muhammad was born Jacqueline Glover in New York City in 1951. After spending her early years in foster care, moving four times before the age of three, she settled in with her aunt, following her father’s passing.


    While still in elementary school Samiyyah took an interest in helping other students do well, joining “The Future Teachers’ Club” in the fifth grade. As a high school student, Samiyyah became aware her people’s struggle for freedom—witnessing civil rights demonstrations, protests, assassinations and riots—and decided she wanted to help somehow.  It was in this atmosphere that she went off to Northeastern University in Boston where she majored in Education. Her stay there was short-lived, however, as she was introduced to the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and thereafter joined the Nation of Islam. Within the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad University, Samiyyah underwent educational training and worked as a teacher’s assistant.


    Since 2005, Samiyyah has had the privilege of serving as the Directress at Muhammad University of Islam in Atlanta, which serves students from Pre-K to the eighth grade. She has been blessed to carry on the 84-year educational tradition, which was started by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his brave followers in the 1930’s.


    A widow after 35 years of marriage, Samiyyah presently enjoys the blessing of her and her husband’s nine children: six sons and three daughters, all of whom attended or are attending HBCUs. Samiyyah has been a mother to not only her nine children, but also to her two stepchildren, her nieces and nephews, her eight grandchildren and countless other children and adults in the community who come to her for advice, wisdom and guidance. Affectionately called MamaMiyyah, Samiyyah’s house is never empty.

  • 01:54

    Behind the Headlines: 'Containing' Russia-China and Global Economic Collapse

    in Current Events

    Welcome to the radio network of SOTT.net, your media source for independent, unbiased, alternative news and commentary on world events. The Behind the Headlines talkshow takes place each Sunday on the SOTT Radio Network. Analyzing global impact events that shape our world and future, and connecting the dots to reveal the bigger picture obscured by mainstream programming, Behind the Headlines is current affairs for people who think.


    From the crisis in Ukraine to the ISIS in Iraq, from increasingly extreme weather to surviving in a world ruled by psychopaths, your hosts, their colleagues (and occasional guests) explore the deeper truths driving world events by exposing the manipulations behind what passes for 'news'.


    Behind the Headlines airs live this Sunday, 22 March 2015, from 3-4:30pm EST / 12-1.30pm PST / 7-8.30pm UTC / 8-9.30pm CET.

  • 00:30

    Eric Garner

    in News

    In this episode, blogger Sacerdotus speaks on the events surrounding Eric Garner who was killed by an NYPD officer during an arrest in Staten Island. Officer Daniel Pantaleo is seen on video taken by a young Hispanic named Ramsey Orta with his cell phone.  His death caused outrage throughout the nation. After Pantaleo was cleared of any charges, massive protests formed throughout major American cities.  Sacerdotus gives his thoughts on the situation.


     


     


    Images are from Google images.

  • 02:23

    The Authority Smashing! Hour: Radical Report 3/19/15

    in Politics Progressive

    Radical analysis of news, politics,commentary and reports from the front lines of the struggle. Roundtable covering the news, and building a radical community. Produced by the Authority Smashers Collective.
    Join us live tonight at 6PM EST. Call in or just listen @ (917) 932-8111 Tonight we have updates and headlines from around the world,  anti-capitlist protests in Germany, Ukraine, Iraq, Syria, Venezuela coup updates,  Ferguson, news on Israel and Palestine,police terror,  state spying news, Syriza occupied, Selma at 50 and how things are worse now, California has 1 year of water left, good news from the circus, Wisconsin protests, U.S. pols lobby for war with Iran, and radical history.

  • 02:32

    O yE DRYBONES, SELMA PART2: JESUITS, JEWS AND COMMUNIST CONNECTION

    in Current Events

    Dr. King was invited to speak at Saint Peter’s Michaelmas Convocation by the board of trustees, with the main push coming from Jesuit Father Victor Yanitelli, the president at the time. Held at the beginning of the school year, the Michaelmas Convocation is an annual celebration honoring student and faculty with awards as well as featuring a guest speaker.Saint Peter’s awarded Dr. King with an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws and Letters. After receiving the honorary degree, Dr. King spoke on the evils of inequality and how segregation was in opposition of democracy.


    When Martin Luther King visited the White House on June 22, 1963, President John Kennedy took him on a private walk in the Rose Garden and urged him to cut his personal and organizational ties to both Stanley Levison, a white businessman and lawyer who was a close confidant, and Jack O’Dell, a Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) staffer who had been hired on Levison’s recommendation, on the grounds that they were Communists. Levison had been a central figure in party financial activities. Not only was he the source of a big chunk of money bundled from Communist-leaning businessmen, he was also actively involved in laundering party funds. 


    A master strategist and tireless activist, Bayard Rustin is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States. He brought Gandhi’s protest techniques to the American civil rights movement, and helped mold Martin Luther King, Jr. into an international symbol of peace and nonviolence.


    Despite these achievements, Rustin was silenced, threatened, arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from important leadership positions, largely because he was an openly gay man in a fiercely homophobic era.

  • 00:59

    3/17/15 9pm Eastern Time "The Armenian Genocide"with Virginia Apelian

    in Politics

    The Armenian Genocide a was the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects from their historic homeland within the territory constituting the present-day Republic of Turkey. The starting date is conventionally held to be 24 April 1915, the day Ottoman authorities rounded up and arrested some 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople. The genocide was carried out during and after World War I and implemented in two phases: the wholesale killing of the able-bodied male population through massacre and subjection of army conscripts to forced labour, followed by the deportation of women, children, the elderly and infirm on death marches leading to the Syrian desert.   Tonite we will hear from Author Virginia Apelian who wrote the book "Musa Dagh Girl, Daughter of Armenian Survivors." Apelian’s story tells of deportation, refugee camps, and the historical background of the Armenians. The book can be found here. http://www.parable.com/i.Musa-Dagh-Girl-Apelian-Virginia-Matosian.9781612155517Hosts Doreen Finkle and Reuben Torres  Show sponsored by studentsforabetterfuture.com

  • 02:04

    Young Leaders Alliance Organizes Nationwide To Seize Political Power

    in Women

    Decades ago young people participated in sit ins, rallies and protest marches to secure the right to vote and use unsegregated public accommodations. Today young people are posting videos of rallies on Facebook, e-mailing organization meeting notices and Tweeting their political candidate choices, able to share ideas with hundreds, even thousands in a matter of moments. Youth have at their fingertips today the most sophisticated communication systems imaginable. How are they using these tools to build a national movement for political empowerment? Members of the Youth Leaders Alliance discuss their intentions to create an urban agenda and organize the political force to make sure elected officials adhere to it

  • 00:55

    Mother’s Milk #SamiyyahSaafirMuhammad 323.927.2913

    in Family

    Samiyyah Saafir-Muhammad was born Jacqueline Glover in New York City in 1951. After spending her early years in foster care, moving four times before the age of three, she settled in with her aunt, following her father’s passing.


    While still in elementary school Samiyyah took an interest in helping other students do well, joining “The Future Teachers’ Club” in the fifth grade. As a high school student, Samiyyah became aware her people’s struggle for freedom—witnessing civil rights demonstrations, protests, assassinations and riots—and decided she wanted to help somehow.  It was in this atmosphere that she went off to Northeastern University in Boston where she majored in Education. Her stay there was short-lived, however, as she was introduced to the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad and thereafter joined the Nation of Islam. Within the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad University, Samiyyah underwent educational training and worked as a teacher’s assistant.


    Since 2005, Samiyyah has had the privilege of serving as the Directress at Muhammad University of Islam in Atlanta, which serves students from Pre-K to the eighth grade. She has been blessed to carry on the 84-year educational tradition, which was started by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his brave followers in the 1930’s.


    A widow after 35 years of marriage, Samiyyah presently enjoys the blessing of her and her husband’s nine children: six sons and three daughters, all of whom attended or are attending HBCUs. Samiyyah has been a mother to not only her nine children, but also to her two stepchildren, her nieces and nephews, her eight grandchildren and countless other children and adults in the community who come to her for advice, wisdom and guidance. Affectionately called MamaMiyyah, Samiyyah’s house is never empty.

  • 01:03

    Ferguson: The DOJ Report & Beyond

    in Current Events

    The Department of Justice revealed to the world a fact that any person of color who has driven through Ferguson already knows…driving while black will cost you.  The fallout has resulted in a few resignations, changes in nearby jurisdictions, resurgence of protests, revived conversations about race in this country, and the shooting of two police officers. We will talk about the implications of the DOJ’s report for not only Ferguson but for the country as a whole. What real conversations should we be having now that the covers have been pulled back on the practice of “citation without representation”?  Let’s talk about this…we want to hear your thoughts and DON’T BITE YOUR TONGUE!!! Call in or listen in at 646-716-5470.

  • 01:04

    American Security

    in Politics

    Good morning, today on The Meter we will discuss the current state of American security. Former Secretary of State and presumptive Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is under fire for using her personal email server to conduct offical US business. In today's age of computer hacking and identity theft, did Secretary Clinton carelessly put America at risk? This week 47 Republican US senators sent a letter to Iran warning that country that any nuclear deal concluded by President Obama without congressional approval will be temporary only. This has caused a fire storm of controversy enraging many in Democratic Party ranks. Does a deal with Iran put American security at risk or are we more at risk if republicans sour the deal? In Ferguson, MO the protests over the Michael Brown shooting by white police officer Darren Wilson are not going away. This week 2 Ferguson police officers were wounded in a shooting outside their own police station and the suspect remains at large. Are we less safe as citizens if police are attacked during continual protests or is racism institutional among America's police forces? In another security breach, Secret Service agents presumingly driving intoxicated breached the perimeter of the White House shutting down an active bomb investigation. Is the President and his family's security at risk because of disrespect by the Secret Service? Please join this debate at 9:00 A.M. The call in number 347-308-8933. Your input is essential.

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