articles tagged "California"

Arab Mascot Comes Under Fire In California High School

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 | Salamat
Coachilla

This week your host Sabi Atteyih presents poetry by revered Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani, a report on the controversy surround the California high school ‘Arab’ mascot, and the documentary “Reel Bad Arabs” written by Jack Shaheen. Sabi also reports on the settlement of a religious discrimination lawsuit in Albuquerque and the retirement of the former Director of Michigan’s regional office of the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee. Sabi also checks in for an update from his correspondent in Alexandria, Egypt regarding Egyptian soldiers killed in the Sinai Peninsula and Egyptian financial turmoil. more »

Raging Wildfires Continue in the West

Friday, 30 August 2013 | A Public Affair
Wildfire in California

As wildfires continue to spread throughout the west, on Friday August 30th, our host Esty Dinur had an in-depth conversation with Rich Fairbanks, who has been working in forestry for 41 years and is also a part of the Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology, and Debbie Miley the executive director of the National Wildfire Suppression Association to discuss the history and underlying politics of fighting wildfires and why the problem has escalated. more »

California Complaints

Thursday, 21 June 2012 | buzz

Thursday, June 21 our host Tony Castaneda interviewed Brendan M. Fischer, Staff Counsel for Media and Democracy. They discuss a campaign complaint that seems to be based in California. For more information on Brendan M. Fischer, visit this website: http://www.prwatch.org/users/35275/brendan-fischer. more »

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