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Host: Daniel

A dialogue at the intersection of culture, education, law, politics, economics, language and “race” deconstruction.

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A weekly topical conversation.

Host: Daniel

A dialogue at the intersection of culture, education, law, politics, economics, language and “race” deconstruction.

    Ending Immigration Detention Centers: Until all of us free none of us are free.

    Ending Immigration Detention Centers: Until all of us free none of us are free.

    Topic:  Immigration  Detention Centers,
    Segment: Ending Immigration Detention Centers: Until all of us free none of us are free.
    Participants:  Hilda Cruz, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity
                            Reverend  Jeffery Ryan , The Riverside Center for Spiritual Living
    Broadcast Air Date: 11/15/19
    Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
    Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
    KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
    Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

    Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

    Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

    Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

    Discussion Topics:
    -What is the relationship between the imprisonment of people and the subject of immigration?
    -What is the difference between an immigrant detention facility and general prison facilities?
    – Why are asylum seekers placed in detention centers?
    – The detention  facility in Adelanto  California  holds approximately 2,000 people.
    -The Adelanto  detention facility is a for profit facility that charges $120 a day for each person.
    -The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funded  by public   federal  money and then DHS contracts with  private detention centers.
    – Do people in the detention centers have legal representation?
    -How does the non-visibility of detention centers facilitate their continual operation of violence?
    -How to we turn the hidden into the visible?
    -What are the alternatives to having people caged in detention centers?
    –  Will AB32 terminate the renewal of contracts of detention centers in California?
    -Will the Adelanto Detention Center  close with the passing of AB32?
    – What are the different systems that profit from manufacturing harm for people?
    -How do we create a just world where we truly feel safe?
    – We all have our own gifts as humans.
    – Why are people    held in  detention centers paid a 1 dollar a day for their work?
    – What is the nature of health care within detention centers?
    – How do  “instant noodle” soup companies  and telephone service providers benefit from the detention centers?
    – The bonds for release from detention centers can cost 30,000?
    – How does the pain being caused within the detention centers ripple out to our communities?
    – How do we envision a world that works for everyone?
    -Until all of us are free none of us are free.

    • 45 min
    History of Memories: Mexican School Segregation

    History of Memories: Mexican School Segregation

    Topic:  Education, School Segregation, Mendez v. Westminster, Mexican-American,
    Segment: History of Memories: Mexican School Segregation
    Participants:  Gabe  Flores,  Historian.  Doctorate Candidate in History department, UC Riverside
    Broadcast Air Date: 11/22/19
    Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
    Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
    Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

    Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

    Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

    Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

    • 44 min
    Rise to Reunite, Al Orto Lado, Family Reunification, US-Mexico Border

    Rise to Reunite, Al Orto Lado, Family Reunification, US-Mexico Border

    Topic:  Rise to Reunite, Al Orto Lado, Family Reunification, US-Mexico Border,
    Segment: Rise to Reunite: Don’t be Afraid to Take a Stand Against Government Policies of Hate
    Participants:  Angeline  Chen,  Attorney and Co-founder of Rise to Reunite
    Broadcast Air Date: 01/17/19
    Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
    Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
    Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

    Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

    Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

    Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility  of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of  the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

    Discussion Topics:

    -Rise to  Reunite , “We are a volunteer group of immigration attorneys and community  members dedicated to helping reunite children with their families at the  border.”
    – Al Otro Lado,   ”   We are a bi-national, social justice legal services organization serving  indigent deportees, migrants, and refugees in Tijuana, Mexico.”
    -How do we support one another as humans?
    -There are over 20,000  migrants in  Tijuana, waiting immigration proceeding.
    – What is the Migrant Persecution Protocol?
    – Why does the government  send  Central Americans to Tijuana to  wait for their immigration proceeding?
    – How are the migrant shelters funded?
    – What is the experience of children at the shelters?
    -How do we motivate people to do more to help the people seeking asylum?
    -How do we make sense of the US government’s action of  taking children  from their parents?
    -What is the difference in the  detention of men  versus detaining women with children?
    -What is the motive for applying torture tactics on the people being detained?
    -Why are people purposefully being kept in hieleras,  ice boxes ?
    -If  border enforcement officers are not following explicit instructions,  then  why  do they puncture water bottles, keep the lights on at night  and take away people’s extra clothing to cause injury?
    -Are officials being guided by a policy of hatred?
    -If the courts ended the zero-tolerance policy, then why are families being separated?
    -What is the relationship between the history of US intervention in Central America and the present immigration movements?
    -What happens when we recognize the humanity of one another and  question the policies of violence imposed by nations?
    -What is the lasting trauma effect on children resulting from being detained and separated from their families?
    -How are national policies different from human policies?
    -Don’t be afraid to take a stand.

    • 40 min
    Chicano Research Center: Archives of Chicana/o History

    Chicano Research Center: Archives of Chicana/o History

    Topic:  Chicano Research Center, Richard Soto, Chicano Movement, Community  History, Books,

    Segment: Chicano Research Center:   Archives of Chicana/o History

    Participants:  Richard Soto, founder of  Chicano  Research Center
    Broadcast Air Date: 1/24/20
    Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
    Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
    Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

    Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

    Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

    Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

    Discussion Topics:


    How does the library represent an accumulation of life experiences?
    How do you move from Vietnam in 1966 to the Chicano Movement of 1968?
    The Plan de Santa Barbara,1969
    What was the Sacramento State University program that recruited community activists to be agents of change by providing scholarships for Bachelors, Teaching degrees or Masters?
    In 19650’s why were most jobs held by Raza in agriculture, domestic help or as small independent business owners?
    Why did JC Penny limit its employment of Chicanas/ Chicanos to the Christmas season during the bracero program?
    How do you take a Chicano history class without books?
    Have you read the book, North from Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking People of the United States, by Carey McWilliams 1948?
    Is the 1964 book Mexican-Americans of South Texas (Case Study in Cultural Anthropology) by William Madsen, racist?
    When did Richard Soto, meet  Jose Montoya and the Royal Chicano Air Force?
    How do you teach a Chicana history class when the field of Chicana History is being made by the people outside of the class  room?
    How do you teach Chicano history in reverse by using the daily  newspaper  articles ?
    Turning 40 books to fill one shelf into 20,000 book  library
    Who is Oscar Zeta Acosta’s son?
    Who attended Corky Gonzalez’s Crusade for justice in Colorado?
    What happened at the second Chicano Moratorium, 1972?
    What is a Pocho?
    Are corridos like oral text books?
    Why did the private collection of books and memorabilia become a public library?
    Have you read the magazine , Joaquin?
    Was the biggest success of the Chicano  movement, the  educational attainment of the following generations?
    The Chicano Research Center is not just a library; the Center is also an archive of Chicano movement.
    The Smithsonian Museum is interested in the material archived at the Chicano Research  Center.
    Who has the  1949 poster of  Dolores Fernandez  running  for the pageant  of Reyna De las  fiestas Patrias in Stockton California?
    Have you read Josefina Fierro: California Blacklisted Latina by  Carlos Larralde  and  Michael Lynch III?

    • 45 min
    Peace and Dignity Run: Becoming an Instrument of Healing

    Peace and Dignity Run: Becoming an Instrument of Healing

    Title: Peace and Dignity Run: Becoming an Instrument of Healing
    Topic:  Peace and Dignity run 2020,
    Participants: Atl Gonzales, Peace and Dignity ,  
    Broadcast Air Date:  02/14/2020
    Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
    Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
    KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
    Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

    Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org
    Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

    Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility  of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of  the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

    Discussion Topics:


    How did the Peace and Dignity Journey begin?
    What is the generation that was born after World War 2, saw Vietnam war and lived the Chicana movement?
    What was it like to grow up in Chavez Ravine?
    What happens to children when they grow up in a violent place?
    How do we find peace when we have been through violence?
    What were the respective sources of spirituality for the Brown Berets, Black Panther and American Indian Movement?
    Spiritual leader Lenard Crow Dog
    Gustavo Gutierrez, UFW organizer and Peace and Dignity
    What was the first theme of the Peace and Dignity run?
    How do indigenous people manifest their right to exist?
    Why did the first  peace and dignity run occur in 1992?
    Who were the Chicanos of 1960’s in comparison to the present Chicanos?
    How was Mexico different for indigenous people before NATFA?
    Why are Indigenous activists are being murdered in North and South America?
    What are the present genocidal acts being committed against indigenous people?
    What is the history of inventing Latino?
    Why did the Spanish and Portuguese colonizer call themselves Latinos?
    How does the Latino community outcast the indigenous community?
    Chicanas are part of the land, part of the Indigenous people.
    Running can be a healing experience.
    Why does the Los Angeles marathon start in Chavez Ravine?
    What does the staff held by the runners represent?
    What is lost in translating native teachings into the English language?
    Are our bodies water and fire?
    Where on our bodies is the center of the universe?
    What is the spiritual internet, the spiritual network?
    Thomas Banyacya (June 2, 1909 – 1999), Hopi elder
    Native people in the Americas are being threatened because of corporations’ Lithium mining interest
    The runners becomes instruments of healing
    For more information  visit,  https://peaceanddignity.net/

    • 47 min
    Politics of COVID-19: Is This Our Chernobyl Moment?

    Politics of COVID-19: Is This Our Chernobyl Moment?

    Topics:  Politics, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2020 Presidential Elections , Government Bail Outs
    Title: Politics of COVID-19: Is This Our Chernobyl Moment?
    Participants:  Dave Poyer, Political Junky
    Publish Date: 10/2/20
    Homepage : http://www.dreport.org

    Also available on:
    AnchorFM,  iTunes, RadioPublic, Spotify,  Soundclound

    Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

    Discussion Topics:


    How much has changed in the world of US Politics?
    Will the death of judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg affect the Presidential election?
    Is the American Care Act at risk with a replacement supreme court judge?
    Why did the democratic party settle for the ACA instead of single payer Medicare system for all?
    Is government designed to represent the common folks?
    Was the 2020 Care Act the greatest upward transfer of wealth in recent US History?
    Is the COVID moment   our Chernobyl moment?
    Why did we bail out the cruise shop   companies?
    Does Naomi Klein’s book, The Shock Doctrine   help explain transformative political and capitalism changes?
    How does the politics of an Appalachian coal town differ from downtown Los Angeles?
    Is Donald Trump’s wealth equivalent to the 1%?
    What is the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee?
    If you can’t raise 2 million dollars just from the   contracts in your cell phone, then the DCCC doesn’t want you?
    Why did the DCCC oppose Alexandra Ocasio-Cortes’s political run?
    Are corporate interests shaping the rise of global conservative nationalism?
    Are people realizing that they are like serfs, or wage-slaves?
    What    kind of economy do we have where there is over supply of food and homes  yet there is an increasing percentage of people   hungry and without    shelter?
    Capitalism is full of inconsistencies.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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