Monday, March 12, 2007

  • Hugo Chavez to George W. Bush: Gringo Go Home


    As President Bush tours Latin America, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke before tens of thousands at an anti-imperialist rally in Argentina of Friday. We broadcast excerpts of Chavez’s stinging attack on Bush who was in Uruguay, just thirty miles away across the River Plate. [includes rush transcript]

  • President Bush v. Hugo Chavez: A Discussion on the State of Politics in Latin America


    We continue our look at President Bush’s five-nation tour of Latin America with Greg Grandin and Steven Ellner. Grandin is a professor of Latin American history at New York University and author of the book "Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism." Ellner has taught political science at the Universidad de Oriente in Venezuela since 1977. He is the author of the forthcoming book "Venezuela: Hugo Chavez and the Decline of an Exceptional Democracy." [includes rush transcript]

  • 23 Arrested at Port of Tacoma In Protest to Stop Shipment of Stryker Armored Vehicles to Iraq


    In Tacoma, Washington peace activists are continuing campaign to prevent the military from shipping 300 Stryker armored vehicles to Iraq. On Sunday, 23 protesters were arrested including T.J. Johnson who serves in the City Council of Olympia. He just got out of jail and joins us on the phone. [includes rush transcript]

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour


    Black Lives Matter: New Film on Jordan Davis Captures Family’s Struggle to Convict White Vigilante
    We are broadcasting from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, where a new film takes on the subject of the growing nationwide protests over the killing of unarmed African Americans by examining one of the cases to make national headlines in recent years: the killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The film, "3 1/2 Minutes," tells the story of what happened on Nov. 23, 2012, when four teenagers pulled into a Florida gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. They were soon confronted by Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man who pulled...