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http://KEXP.ORG presents Small Black performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded October 28, 2015. Songs: Boys Life Big Ideas, Pt 2 Back At Belle‚Äôs No One Wants It To Happen To You Host: Cheryl Waters Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Audio Mixer: Keith Milgaten Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Christopher Meister & Justin Wilmore Editor: Scott Holpainen http://kexp.org […]

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Why Did Chicago Activists Shut Down an International Police Conference?

on October 30, 2015

Protesters sit linked together with lockboxes, inscribed with the names of Damo and Rekia Boyd. (Photo: Sarah Jane Rhee) While the shutdown was in progress, a young woman climbed up a pole outside the convention center to replace the United States’ flag with an Unapologetically Black flag. The first thing the Chicago Fire Department did […]

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En direct sur Radio Campus Paris dans la nuit du vendredi 30 au samedi 31 octobre 2015 ? 1h. R?alisation et montage vid?o : Jean-Philippe Velu Musique : Olivier Lasson ?quipe : R?alisation de l’ailleurs radiophonique : Jean-Philippe Velu et Armand Lesecq. Musique : Olivier Lasson Cerb?re des temps modernes : Sylvia Ceccato Muse : […]

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http://KEXP.ORG presents Kurt Vile performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded October 19, 2015. Songs: Dust Bunnies Pretty Pimpin Wheelhouse Goldtone Host: Cheryl Waters Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen & Justin Wilmore Editor: Jim Beckmann Photo thumbnail by Alan Lawrence http://kexp.org http://www.kurtvile.com

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Mexican Lucha Libre Wrestling: Family Portraits

on October 30, 2015

Lourdes Grobet, Vilano dentist I was going to post this story next month but i just realized that the show closes this weekend already. If you are in Barcelona at the moment, DON?T MISS IT! So, yes, the show! It?s called Mexican Lucha Libre Wrestling: Family Portraits and it?s at CCCB (the Barcelona Contemporary Culture […]

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What We Know About the Computer Formulas Making Decisions in Your Life

on October 30, 2015

We reported yesterday on a study of Uber?s dynamic pricing scheme that investigated Uber?s surge pricing patterns in Manhattan and San Francisco and showed riders how they could potentially avoid higher prices. The study?s authors finally shed some light on Uber?s ?black box,? the algorithm that automatically sets prices but that is inaccessible to both […]

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FSRN Weekly Edition ? October 30, 2015

on October 30, 2015

Geneva to host talks between Yemeni factions as Saudi-led airstrikes continue European Union still working on a refugee resettlement plan as winter nears Registration drive to mobilize Latino vote kicks off in Colorado on day of GOP debate U.S. Senate passes CISA, a cybersecurity bill critics say will expand mass surveillance Congressional representatives from New […]

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Geneva to host talks between Yemeni factions as Saudi-led airstrikes continue

on October 30, 2015

Geneva is set to host talks between the two main Yemeni factions this weekend. The talks come after seven months of Saudi-led airstrikes have internally-displaced more than 2.3 million people . Nell Abram has more. Download Audio Airstrikes destroyed another hospital run by the international medical charity, Doctors Without Borders ? this time in Yemen. […]

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Banning Eyre

on October 30, 2015

?http://www.citylightspodcast.com/episodes/BanningEyre_062315.mp3 | Open Player in New Window A special evening of word and song celebrating the new book with Banning Eyre discussing the life and music of Thomas Mapfuno and his new book, by Banning Eyre from Duke University Press Like Fela Kuti and Bob Marley, singer, composer and bandleader Thomas Mapfumo and his music […]

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Royal Call for Switch to Low Carbon Investment

on October 30, 2015

Posted on Oct?30,?2015 By Kieran Cooke, Climate News Network ? ? Casting light on the global campaign against continued investment in fossil fuels. (Light Brigading via Flickr) This Creative Commons-licensed piece first appeared at Climate News Network. LONDON?The heir to the British throne, speaking to a gathering of some of the world?s leading investors controlling […]

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When Buying Pharmacies, Valeant Affiliates Haven?t Disclosed California License Denial

on October 29, 2015

As they purchased stakes in pharmacies around the country, officials of the specialty pharmacy affiliated with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International did not disclose that their primary employer, Philidor Rx Services, was denied a license to operate in California, records show. In the past year, Valeant has increasingly relied on Philidor to distribute its expensive dermatology drugs […]

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8 Lies, Distortions and Misrepresentations From the Third GOP Debate

on October 29, 2015

Posted on Oct?29,?2015 By Zaid Jilani / AlterNet Lightspring / Shutterstock On Wednesday night, there were two rounds of GOP presidential debates. First, candidates polling at around one percent nationally had a shorter debate, followed by the frontrunners in a second debate. Both debates took place in an alternate reality, where facts are made up […]

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