Thursday, under attack from all sides: the non-violent peace movement in Syria. The proxy wars, international influence, violent so-named rebels. Who is caught in the middle? What happened to Syria’s Arab Spring, non-violent protests against corruption and repression in Syria? Our guest is Mel Duncan, founding director of Nonviolent Peaceforce.
The global fight against fracking and an English village is in the crossfire. Ewa Jasiewics, Ewa Jasiewicz is an activist from the UK with No Dash for Gas, a climate justice group organizing to stop fracking and new gas-fired power plants in the UK fills us in.
And is expanding prisons and jails the answer to overcrowding? Why are community based organizations opposing the building of a new women’s jail in LA County? Guests include Diana Zuniga of Californians United for a Responsible Budget.