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Fighting US Imperialism from Immigrant Rights to Nuclear Weapons

5/13/2019
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This week the Beyond Borders crew starts with our regional round-up discussing news from around the Caribbean and Latin America. While technical difficulties prevented our interview on Venezuela, we discuss the issue of US imperialism in Latin America with a focus on the School of the Americas located at Fort Benning in Georgia. We also learn that the School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will return to Georgia this November to call for tech closure of the SOA. In the second hour we...

Duration:02:01:47

Presidents, Prejudice, and PR Stunts - 02/23/2019

4/5/2019
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On this week's program, the Beyond Borders Crew checks in with several Venezuela solidarity actions happening around the US and the rest of the world in places like New York City, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Pensacola, Florida. These coordinated actions are united in their opposition to US military intervention in Venezuela and seek to expose the so-called "humanitarian aid crisis" at the Venezuela-Colombia border as a PR stunt manufactured by the US government and others supporting the...

Duration:02:12:47

From Haiti to Columbia 3/30/2019

4/2/2019
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The studio team is joined by Guerchang Bastia a renowned artists, changemaker and political activists hailing from Hinche, Central Ayiti to talk about his music, fighting for rights in Haiti, the youth, and the opportunities to support changemaking. Music as a cultural weapon to challenge patriarchy, colonialism, imperialism, etc is explored as well as the central role of Hinche as a center of political and popular challenge to the status quo. Check out his music here. 2nd...

Duration:01:55:29

Machismo, Mexico and Mass Incarceration

2/20/2019
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In this episode we were able to speak with Claudia, the daughter of Mexican immigrants and have a glimpse at her US imperialism, separation, and patriarchy have impacted her. She also tells the story of a woman diagnosed with cancer who was still forced to work The Second Shift (the additional labor women have to perform outside of the workplace at home). We also talked to Josue, (and a woman whose name I don't remember) about issues with the caravan and how there is oppression against...

Duration:01:58:25

Beyond Borders February 1, 2019

2/5/2019
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Kevin, Arielle, and Jovan are joined in the studio by Ras Kofi Kwayana to discuss Bob Fest ATL 2019 and the upcoming weeks of event. The impact and continued vibrations of Bob Marley and his impact on the world are discussed in depth. In the second hour, the team is joined by Bassey Etuk of Project South to discuss the #RAMificationsofPATRIOTISM and callers call in to discuss their beliefs on the matter as folks come to Atlanta to watch the superbowl! The show closes out with...

Duration:02:34:36

December 8, 2018

12/16/2018
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In the first hour with have an update of regional news and the studio team is joined by the Venezuelan consul in New Orleans, Jesus “Chucho” Garcia for a wide ranging conversation on a variety of topics involving Venezuela and the region at large. In the second hour, Georgia Detention Watch provides an update on the situation in the state and students from Freedom University join in on a conversation on liberatory education today.

Duration:01:48:23

Haiti Today and The legacy of Operation Just Cause

12/31/2017
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Joined by Carolyn-Rose Avila and Yvette Modestine, the Beyond Borders team discusses the rights of women and children in Haiti and the region, relief and development, and the history and legacy of Operation Just Cause (Panama 1989)

Duration:00:53:03

Lets Talk about Revolutions and Legacies [12/30/2017 Hour 1]

12/31/2017
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Alister Thomas joins the studio team to talk about reparations, displacement, and land rights . Regular guest Franz follows up in the second half with a discussion of the legacy of the Haitian revolution

Duration:01:12:56

December 23, 2017 Hour 2

12/24/2017
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Joined in the studio by outside guests the team does a Regional Roundup, discusses ARgentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Joined by Vicki Cervantes of La Voz de Los de Abajo, from Chicago regarding the events in Hondauras. The team also speaks to Eduardo Garcia of School of the Americas Watch about new laws being promulgated in Mexico that empower the military.

Duration:00:52:39

December 23, 2017 Hour 1 - Conversations on recovery and Ian Boyne

12/24/2017
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In hour 1 the studio crew hears from Michael S Browne the Minister of Education of Antigua/Barbuda regarding recovery from hurricanes. That conversation is followed by comments on the passing of Ian Boyne

Duration:00:58:34

Learning about Honduras (Hour 2 Dec 2 2017)

12/4/2017
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Jovan, Sobukwe, and Anthony are joined by a panel of activists and citizens to talk about situations in Honduras and at the borders. Learn about US involvement, complicity, and the state of martial law that has been declared in the midst of protest against a stolen election. We also hear some more about GLAHR, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights end of the year celebration.

Duration:00:58:27

Whats going on in Columbia? Hour 1

12/4/2017
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Sobukwe and Jovan are joined in the studio by Anthony Dest to discuss recent developments in Columbia, the frontlines black and indigenous folk find themselves on in Columbia, the effects of the recent peace process, and ongoing developments in Buenaventura. More information can be found at https://afrocolombian.org

Duration:00:56:51

Whats Encuentro?

11/30/2017
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In the second hour of the November 18 show, we hear about WRFG's Carnival of Cultures, the outcome of Encuentro, and a regional Update

Duration:00:52:00

Hurricane Relief Update and the Battle of Vertieres

11/30/2017
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In hour 1 of the show, we speak to Bernard Warner of the ANtigua Barbuda Association of People with Disabilities to hear a report back about how Hurricane relief is going and speak to Ezili Danto about the importance of the Battle of Vertieres, a definitive event in the Haitian revolution and one whose aftershocks are still felt today!

Duration:01:12:12

News from the Border

11/30/2017
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In hour 2, hear from regular contributor Adrian Bernal as he reports back from the border! This show was recorded on November 11, 2017.

Duration:00:42:50

Hour 2 - What's up with Hurricane relief and the Bertha Caceras investigation continues

11/30/2017
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Learn about community events with organizations like BAJI, a roundup of regional news, updates on hurricane relief, and the Bertha Caceras investigation continues. News about TPS and refugee displacement as well!

Duration:00:59:43

Hour 1 - What's up with Hurricane relief and the Bertha Caceras investigation continues

11/30/2017
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Learn about community events with organizations like BAJI, a roundup of regional news, updates on hurricane relief, and the Bertha Caceras investigation continues. News about TPS and refugee displacement as well!

Duration:01:01:20

Beyond Borders 91117 Hurricane Irma and 911

9/13/2017
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The studio team discuss 9/11/1973 and 9/11/2001 in the context of ongoing attacks on the working peoples of the world. Disability activists Bernard Warner of the Antigua Barbuda Association of People With Disabilities, and Lauryn Bonneli of the US VI.

Duration:01:00:57

Beyond Borders 9/11/2017 Hour 2

9/13/2017
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The studio crew discusses DACA with Project South Legal and Advocacy Director Azadeh Shahshahani, Damage caused by Hurricane Irma and long term development efforts.

Duration:01:00:57

Emancipation Day Continued, Independent Media, and The Caribbean

8/1/2017
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The studio crew of Subukwe, Jovan, and Kevin is joined by Kwame, Ras Lofi, and Baba Usi to continue the discussion on emancipation day, talk about the critical nature of independent community owned media, and they discuss the Caribbean.

Duration:00:57:42