Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
We'll hear part one of a two-part interview with Heather Ann Thompson, who has written this first definitive history of the 1971 Attica prison uprising, the state's savage response, and the prisoners' decades-long struggle for justice.
Report from Standing Rock
Revolution Club members Travis Morales and Riley Ruiz, who have been at Standing Rock in North Dakota this past week. The heroic actions of the resisters at Standing Rock " in the face of escalating police attacks, armed company thugs, and government lies at all levels " have put a spotlight on how this country is founded on the genocide of Native people and slavery.
"All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone"
We'll hear from Vancouver-based filmmaker and TV news veteran Fred Peabody, director of "All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone." The documentary explores the life and legacy of the maverick American journalist I.F. Stone, whose long one-man crusade against government deception lives on in the work of such contemporary filmmakers and journalists as Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill and Matt Taibbi.