Full Circle 1-26-18: #Right2Resist –Challenging Islamophobic Policy

This weekend marks the One Year Anniversary of the landmark SFO protest against one of Trump’s first Executive Orders: The Muslim Ban.

On tonight’s show:

  • Lara Kiswani of the Arab Resource Organizing Center gives a retrospective on the three Muslim Bans that went into effect since last January …
  • We investigate the connection between the bans and U.S. Imperial and military interests …
  • Then we will be joined live in studio by two members of the Palestinian Youth Movement to investigate the move to make Jerusalem the capital of the settler state of Israel …
  • And we will talk about the powerful resistance movements that have been fighting all along the way.

All that tonight on Full Circle.


“Free Ahed Tamimi!” January 31 in Oakland


Arab Resource and Organizing Center:     email      website

Bay Resistance

Stop Urban Shield

Palestinian Youth Movement      email     Facebook     Twitter: @PYM_USA


Edward Said’s “On Orientalism”

Reel Bad Arabs




About First Voice Apprenticeship

First Voice Apprenticeship is an apprenticeship program at KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley and is designed to provide comprehensive broadcast, technical, and administrative skills training in radio. First Voice also aims to build and strengthen community and empower our participants to find their voice and tell their stories. The First Voice program is based on community building, a collaborative work environment and passing on our skills and stories. We focus on bringing women and people of color into media and work in partnership with Pacifica community radio station KPFA and other community media outlets, both locally and nationally. The First Voice Apprenticeship Program is currently 18 months. Everyone is required to spend one business day each week working at KPFA, as well as two class nights. The dayshift is a three hour shift and apprentices do administrative and production tasks. The dayshift runs on an intergenerational group learning model, with each phase teaching the next, and integrates service to the station, skills acquired in classes, motivation and leadership.
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