Tammy Luu and Francisca Porchas: Their Report from the United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainability
hosted by Eric Mann on 06/19/2012
Listen to the report back from Tammy Luu and Francisca Porchas who attended the People's Summit in Rio as two of thousands of activists from around the world who went to Rio to put pressure on the United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainability.
hosted by Eric Mann on 04/10/2012
Carlo Marentes and Dena Hoff are two leaders of the international movement La Via Campesina. They will discuss the upcoming April 17 event called A Global Day of Peasant Struggle Against Land Grabs.
by Eric Romann
The BRU, Communities for a Better Environment, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, and Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles have sent this letter to Mayor Villaraigosa and the Board of Directors of MTA calling for swift action on climate change. We demand restoration and expansion of bus service and a halt to the multi-billion dollar expansion of the I-710 freeway as two immediate actions that would benefit the health and well-being of LA's low income communities of color while reducing LA's carbon footprint.
by Eric Romann
Joining forces with Communities for a Better Environment, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, and Physicians for Social Responsibility-LA, the BRU marched to demand the Mayor and the MTA "Expanding the bus system, not the 710 freeway. Meanwhile, BRU organizer Francisca Porchas is representing Grassroots Global Justice Alliance and Transit Riders for Public Transportation in Durban, building our connections with the international climate justice movement.
hosted by Eric Mann on 02/15/2011
An 86-year Jewish survivor of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz discusses why his own experience has led him to become a defender of the Palestinian people and carry the message of "Never Again for Anyone."
hosted by Eric Mann on 01/25/2011
The first of a new series "Dispatches from the Bolivarian Revolution" with award-winning journalist Eva Golinger
hosted by Tammy Bang Luu on 02/08/2011
An expert on Middle Eastern and Third World social movements breaks down the contending forces in the Egyptian uprising, with a variety of opposition forces and potential defectors inside Mubarak’s ruling clique jockeying for position. Will the mass movement in the streets succeed in achieving a political revolution?