"Getting Down to BAsics With the People of Sanford: Virginia," the first installment. Michael Slate recently joined the BAsics Bus Tour in Sanford, Florida, where Trayvon Martin was murdered, taking the vision and works of Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, to the people of Sanford, and building a movement for revolution. This is the first in a series based on the interviews he did with people there—-this is his interview with Virginia. Michael Slate is a revolutionary communist and host of The Michael Slate Show which airs weekly on KPFA every Friday at 10am Pacific time and is rebroadcast on a number of stations around the country at different times throughout the week. Slate has hosted this show since 2002.
This is Michael Slate’s show from Thursday, June 21Ann Wright recently co-authored an article on “Amnesty International: Shameless Shill for US Wars,” detailing the organization’s support of NATO’s war in Afghanistan. Ann Wright a former US diplomat who resigned in March, 2003, in opposition to the war on Iraq. She is the co-author of the book Dissent: Voices of Conscience. Read the article here. And check out Ann Wright’s website.
Glen Ford on how the Obama administration is turning Africa into a battleground, escalating its military penetration of the continent. Glen Ford is executive editor of Black Agenda Report.