Human Rights

On today’s show, Michael speaks with Milton Allimadi, publisher of Black Star News, about just what the hell the United States is doing in Africa. (Spoiler alert: nothing too good!) From helping France fight Al Qaeda in Mali (which just happens to have a lot of uranium and oil) to supportingĀ  problematic neoliberal president Yoweri […]
Attorney Gavi Mairone the founder of MM~LAW LLC, a law firm dedicated to advancing private human rights law, explains how he uses private lawsuits against major corporations to combat terrorism and human rights abuses. When banks and oil companies are complicit in terrorism. The Chevron case and kickbacks to the Saddam Hussain regime. How is […]
Author and reporter John Washington explains why there are prison strikes taking place across America. The Free Alabama Movement. Post Civil War America and the American prison system. How brands like McDonalds and Victoria Secret benefit from prison labor. How prisoners are working many hours and receiving no payment. The modern prison human rights movement […]
Journalist Jay Cassano explains why Turkey’s AKP Government is launching military strikes against Kurdish fighters and violating Kurdish rights in Turkey. The history of Turkish and Kurdish relations. Why the Turkish President is moving against the Kurds and is Turkey heading into civil war? AndĀ Tennis star James Blake attacked by NYPD. On The Fun Half: […]