Happy St. Patrick's Day, folks! It's Blue Gal from The Professional Left Podcast, bringing you this week's podcast round up. Be aware that these podcasts are also available on i-Tunes, and may not be safe for work.
Virtually Speaking: Our own Susie Madrak talks with Avedon Carol.
KCRW's To The Point: Women Target Men with Humor to Defend Reproductive Rights
Thom Hartmann (video): Week in Review with Bernie Sanders
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Rock and roll has been the music of rebellion and social change since the 1950s, and each successive wave of youths have discovered its power (chords) and embraced its do-it-yourself aesthetic. Punk rock and technology, from cassette tapes to MP3 and[...]
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Why the GOP can't stop themselves from finding new ways to show their contempt for the rights of women. And why gas prices aren't bringing Obama down. With Traci Olsen and the Stabby Five.
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With special guest appearance by Jeff Henig, now at Teacher?s College, once of GWU?s political science department (before my time).
The Cupcake Wars came to Public School 295 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in October. The Parent-Teacher Association?s decision to raise the price of a cupcake at its monthly bake sale ? to $1, from 50 cents ? was supposed to be a simple way to raise extra money in the face of city budget cuts. Instead, in a neighborhood whose median household income leaped to $60,184 in 2010 from $34,878 a decade before, the change generated unexpected ire, pitting cash-short parents against volunteer bakers, and dividing a flummoxed PTA executive board, where wealthier newcomers to the school serve alongside poorer immigrants who have called the area home for years.
Such fracases are increasingly common at schools like P.S. 295, where changing demographics can cause culture clashes. PTA leaders are often caught between trying to get as much as possible from parents of means without alienating lower-income families. Sometimes, the battles are over who should lead the PTA itself: many of the gentrifiers bring professional skills and different ideas of how to get things done, while those who improved the school enough to attract them become guardians of its traditions. So along with cross-cultural exchanges, international festivals and smorgasbords, school diversity can mean raw feelings about race and class bubbling to the surface. ?It?s never just about the cupcake,? said Jeffrey Henig, a professor of political science and education at Teachers College, who has written extensively about this topic. ?The cupcake is the spark.?
Lee would have been all over this one.
This is a very difficult topic for me, because I have now realized that I have to do that. I wish that I did not, but I do.Before I go on any further, let me say that I used to lie. That was in my cheating days, and I really regret the[...]
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I seldom comment on conservatives, because, well, just listening to them disengorge the recesses of their imaginations renders me speechless:h/t twolf @ dependable renegade [...]
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I do not know how the universe gave me the opportunity to be there at that minute. I cannot overstate my gratitude that I know how she left: that she was not in pain, it was fast and her suffering was familiar: discomfort and confusion. Best of all,[...]
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"SANFORD -- SANFORD The 911 tapes released by police Friday show neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman called in with a problem: there had been a few break-ins lately, and now there was another suspicious guy in his Retreats at Twin Lakes neighborhood.
He looked like he might be on drugs and ?up to no good.?
?It?s raining. He?s just walking around, looking about,? Zimmerman told the dispatcher. ?He?s just staring looking at all the houses.?
Later, he lamented: ?These a**holes always get away.?
Zimmerman is the neighborhood watch volunteer in the Central Florida town of Sanford who on Feb. 26 shot and killed Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman claimed the teen started an altercation, and then -- in fear for his life -- Zimmerman pulled a weapon from his waistband and fired. He has not been charged.
Family members and attorneys believe the Sanford Police has bent over backward to protect Zimmerman out of a sense of kinship for a man who had devoted his spare time to law enforcement.
In an interview this week with the Miami Herald, Police Chief Bill Lee said the 911 calls would prove the incident was not a case of racial profiling, because when asked whether the suspect was white or black, Zimmerman did not know. However the recording clearly shows that when asked, Zimmerman said, ?He looks black.? And then a few moments later, ?He?s a black male.?
His family filed a lawsuit to force the Sanford Police Department to release the 911 tapes to clarify the murky circumstances. A hearing had been scheduled for Monday, and in the face of mounting national pressure the Sanford Police decided to release the tapes late Friday. They first allowed the slain teen?s family and attorneys to listen.
According to the recordings posted on the city?s website, Zimmerman was perturbed because Trayvon looked a bit out of sorts. Other callers reported hearing someone calling for help and then a blast that silenced the wailing. One call, so close that the cries for help could be heard, contains two sounds, first a muted bang that family attorneys believe was a warning shot, then the louder crack of close-range gunfire. Sanford police said Sunday that a check of the weapon showed only one shot was fired.
The first call came from Zimmerman.
?He?s just looking at all the houses,? Zimmerman said. ?Now he?s just staring at me.? Then Zimmerman said the suspicious person, who appeared to be black and in his late teens, had his hand in his waist band. ?Something?s wrong with him. He?s coming to check me out.?
As he narrates where the man was headed, the dispatcher asks, ?are you following him?? Yeah,? Zimmerman said. ?We don?t need you to do that.? [Source]
"These a**holes always get away". Yes they do. But they might not this time Mr. Zimmerman.
Glad to see that the main stream media like NBC (they waited until the weekend) and CNN have finally caught up to this story. It always takes them awhile (they have to check out the sensibilities of their audience, first ), but eventually they catch up to the rest of us.
The thing is, the media in A-merry-ca will jump all over a story where there is perceived injustice somewhere else in the world, but not so much here in A-merry-ca. They are especially afraid of stories that involve the uncomfortable subject of race. God forbid we mess up the beautiful kumbaya post-racial vibe that we have been enjoying of late. *sarcasm off*
At the end of the day it's bloggers and the social media that always drives these stories,because the producers who work in the main stream media and their puppet masters do not have the guts to do it. It's only after the public outcry becomes loud enough to embarrass them that they give in and feature these types of stories in their programming.
Troy Davis, the Scott Sisters, Jena, and on and on it goes.
But hey, that's why we are here; because CNN doesn't always cover our world.
Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/03/16/2697604/trayvon-martins-parents-criss.html?asset_id=2699335&asset_type=audio#storylink=cpy
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