Monday, November 10, 2008

  • The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel on Obama’s First 100 Days, and His First Foreign Policy Challenge from Russia

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    President-elect Obama is meeting with President Bush today at the White House to discuss the transition of power. We look ahead to the first 100 days of the Obama presidency with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation magazine. A longtime analyst on US-Russia relations, vanden Heuvel also talks about Russia’s vow to deploy missiles if Obama proceeds with the Bush administration’s widely discredited “missile defense” program in eastern Europe. [includes rush transcript]

  • LA Immigrant Rights Activists Wrap Up 3-Week Fast to Change US Immigration Policy

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    Immigration was hardly an issue in the presidential race. But immigrant rights activists have just finished a twenty-one-day "Fast for the Future" to call on President-elect Obama to change US immigration policy. We speak to two people from the immigrant rights community: Alex Sanchez of Homies Unidos and Janis Rosheuvel of Families for Freedom. [includes rush transcript]

  • Will Obama Presidency Ease Barriers to Politically Outspoken Black Athletes?

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    Professional athletes, especially African American athletes, have long been rebuked for speaking out on political issues. Could the Obama presidency herald a change? We speak to sportswriter David Zirin, author of A People’s History of Sports in the United States. [includes rush transcript]

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