Archives for Ism Prism

Conversations thru the Ism Prism 9/01/09

Producer/Host: Valentine R.H. King
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
Topic: Iraq Veterans Against War (IVAW)
Guests: Amadee Braxton, Director of Development and Aaron Hughes, Organizing Team Leader, IVAW. FMI: www.ivaw.org

What was the reason for IVAW forming? Why did today’s guest join the military? What is the justification of the war in Afghanistan now?

Conversations thru the Ism Prism 8/04/09

Producer/Host: Valentine King
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
Topic: Classism

Conversations thru the Ism Prism 7/07/09

Producer/Host: Valentine King
Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
Topic: Charlie Howard memorials

Conversations thru the Ism Prism 6/02/09

Producer/Host: Anita Arnold
Studio Engineer: Joel Mann
Topic: Maine Economic Human Rights
What are economic human rights and how do they apply to Maine? Why do we have poverty and will it ever be eliminated? How does our class structure apply to economic human rights?
Guest: Larry Dansinger, ROSC
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Ism Prism: Fear of a Queer Planet 5/05/09

Producer/Host: Valentine King
Studio Engineer: Joel Mann

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Conversations Through the Ism Prism 4/07/09

Producer/Host: Anita Arnold
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
Topic: Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign
What is the campaign and how is it connected to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? Why is poverty invisible and why are poor people blamed for their lack of resources? What is needed to mobilize resources to change the system of poverty in Maine?
Guest: Cheri Honkola, National Coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign
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FMI: www.economichumanrights.org; www.mejp.org (Maine Equal Justice Partners)

Ism Prism: Fear of a Queer Planet Edition (Debut!) 2/3/09

Producer/Host: Valentine R. H. King

Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topics: Going deeper than labels.  Putting a human face on queerness.  Being queer in a rural setting.

Guest: Jane Talley

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Conversations thru the Ism Prism 1/6/09

Producer/Host: Anita Arnold

Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic: Institutionalized Racial Justice

Guests: Valentine King, Bahia Yuksan

What is institutionalized racial justice?  How do we as activists move to dismantle the institutions, policies and laws that create inequality for targeted groups of people?  What is the Compact for Racial Justice?

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