Apartheid

James Baker Claims Reagan Regretted Vetoing Anti-Apartheid Act
The right wing's attempt at historical revisionism continued on this Sunday's Face the Nation, where host Bob Schieffer allowed former Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan, James Baker, to pretend his old boss regretted vetoing the anti-apartheid act. Read more...
Rick Santorum Compares Obamacare To Apartheid
Most tone deaf reaction to Nelson Mandela's passing officially goes toooooo....Rick Santorum. Read more...
A look back at the life of Nelson Mandela. Read more...
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Members of Chicago Students Organizing to Save Our Schools speak out at a school board meeting against unjust and illegal school closures and draconic budget cuts. At 1:57 into the video, all hell breaks loose. Read more...

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A South African court is set to release 270 miners who were arrested on charges of murder after police there gunned down 34 of their co-workers, and wounded 78 others. The release was due to start on Monday around 2:00pm (12:00 GMT), Read more...
These are the stories of the New York Police Department's notorious and illegal Stop and Frisk program, which saw 685,724 illegal searches in 2011 alone. The NYPD is only allowed to stop and search someone if they have reasonable Read more...
March 13, 1961 - Calms Before Storms.
March 13, 1961. West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt offers optimism over a crisis free Berlin, at least for the near future. U.S. and European allies spend a reported $ 7 billion annually aiding under-developed countries versus Communist bloc $3/4 billion. JFK to ask Congress to fund stockpiling of Polio vaccine. Nixon joins L.A. law firm. Conference of Nations of the British Commonwealth condemn South Africa apartheid policies. Cardinal Spellman opposes Federal Funding for schools if they don't include Parochial schools. Read more...
The Rachel Maddow Show gives some props to L.A. for their activism unlike GOP hack Karen Hanratty who implies they're foreigners. With Los Angeles vo Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath - 1971
(Chris McGregor in 1971 - helped bring Township Jazz to the ears of the world) [media id=12768] Last Sunday I posted a program from Radio South Af Read more...