California Homemakers Association – Erica Diamond & John Gaines
Run for office!
Morgan Godwin, vice-Mayor of Truckee, California discusses with Arnold Levine his path to running for elected office. Compelled by his interest in climate change and community service he decided to enter government and run for public office.
Curtis Byrd – Sonoma Co NAACP report card on race
Interview with Sue Berkowitz of Appleseed Legal Justice Center and friend of Rev Pinckney who was slain in South Carolina.
HolLynn D’Lil – author of Becoming Real in 24 Days
1977 Section 504 Demonstrations for Disability Rights
Marc Levine, California 10th district assembly person discusses government in California, the drought and a Civics Camp to be held in April at Santa Rosa Junior College.
Justice Bus trips organize and provide legal clinics staffed by pro bono lawyers and law students who go to rural California locations and provide free legal services to underserved people. This is an interview with attorney Renée Schomp who organizes clinics in Northern California.
Jody Evans – founder of Code Pink
Laura Cahue – human trafficking
Margot Bennett of Women Against Gun Violence
Ellen Shaffer of Silver Ribbon Campaign for Women’s Health Rights
Janette Robinson Flint of Black Women for Wellness
Dr. Sophia Yen of Silver Ribbon – Campaign for Women’s reproductive rights
Jeanne Woodford ex-warden of San Quentin on Prop 34 (Death Penalty)
Layla Marzouk. mother of Khaled Saeed, whose killing sparked the Egyptian Revolution in 2011.
Stephen Spaulding of Common Cause – American Legislative Exchange Council (A.L.E.C.)
Derek Cressman of Common Cause: campaign financing and voting
Robert Naiman. from Just Foreign Policy on Iran and Middle East Politics.
Kathy Robinson – Women’s Action for New Direction (WAND) – military and nuclear reductions
John Wonderlich – Sunlight Foundation, Washington D.C. – Government Transparency, Super Committee
Cindy Williams – MIT Principal Research Scientist – on the military budget
Osha Neumann – activist, advocate and artist discusses his political work and the influences that brought him to political activism from his childhood as the stepson of Herbert Marcuse to his work advocating in Berkeley on behalf of homeless people and peace.
Bart Schneider and Terry Ehret – politics poetry reading in the KOWS studio – Sept 2, 2011
Pamm Larry of GMO Free California about the California ballot initiative to label GMO contents on all foods. 8/26/11.
S Brian Willson – Peace Activist, Vietnam Veteran, author of Blood on the Tracks
Victor Nieblas – Immigration Issues, Dream Act, E:verify, immigrant rights
Professor Joshua Stacher of Kent State on current Egypt and Middle East uprisings.
Pat Schroeder, Colorado congresswoman. Author of 24 Years of Housework… and the Place Is Still a Mess – My Life in Politics.
Laura Melgarejo – Immigration Rights and Reform. Laura is the a community organizer and lead youth organizer for PODER, (People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights) from San Francisco.
Georgia Kelly of the Praxis Peace Institute. The Economics of Peace Conference.
Monique Lesson. Investigator of Human Trafficking.