Sunday, July 04, 2004

Atkins (Red Meat) Media Diet

Check out AIROS.org, the Native American radio network. Our Native brothers and sisters are critical votes in many swing states, determining contol of the Senate this cycle and possibly the Presidency as well. We would do well to listen to what they have to say.

Good news for documentary lovers: Netflix has signed an exclusive deal with PBS’s documentary series P.O.V. making their award winning documentaries available to rent over Netflix just 24 hours after broadcast. Link for POV titles index.

Recent Political Media (RealPlayer Required):

Kerry at Truman Presidential Library on the role of the military in combatting terrorism. Speech. (36 minutes).

Roger Altman, Senior Economic Advisor to John Kerry on Kerry’s economic policy. Interview and Call-in. (30 minutes).

Chris Jennings, Senior Healthcare Advisor to John Kerry on Kerry’s health care policy. Interview and Call-in. (27 minutes).

Jeffery Smith, Senior Security Policy Advisor to John Kerry on Kerry’s national security policy. Interview and Call-in. (30 minutes).

Wes Boyd & Joan Blades discuss MoveOn.org’s impact on 2004 Presidential election. Inerview and Call-in. (28 minutes).

Richard Clarke, Former National Counter-Terrorism Advisor, on "Are we entering an age of terrorism", interview and Q&A. (72 minutes). Also see Syllabus for Clarke and Beers’ course with readings.

Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (2003) on "Islam, democracy, and human rights". Speech and Q&A. (78 minutes)

Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Egyptian Sociologist and Democracy Activist; Advisor on Civil Society to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan; Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo on "Democracy, Autocracy, and Terrorism in the Middle East", Speech and Q&A. (82 minutes).

Viet Dinh, Professor of Law at Georgetown & Carol Rose, President of the Mass. ACLU, on "Civil Liberties and National Security: Is There Common Ground?". Panel Discussion. (87 minutes).

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