Video Archives

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Previous Episodes for 2008

 

February 12, 2008

Hawai‘i People’s Fund

Guests: Nancy Aleck, Executive Director of the Hawai‘i People’s Fund; Richard Rodrigues, Grant-Making Coordinator, The Hawai‘i People’s Fund; Morgan Cooper, Fund Grantee.

A discussion about the Fund’s vision and mission. What funding for social change means to the Fund. Information on how to apply for funding and examples of projects that were funded are given. Relations with the community and other funding agencies in Hawai‘i and nationally are also discussed.

 

March 11, 2008

Palestine: Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing and Resistance

Guest: Professor Jess Ghannam, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF/Member, International Executive Committee of al-Awda (The Palestinian Right of Return).

A discussion of Israeli settler-colonial practices of ethnic cleansing and repression and the native response to Israeli crimes against humanity.

 

April 8, 2008

Islands in Crisis

Guests: Bart Dame, Democratic Party Activist, Hawai‘i; Ah Quon McElrath, Retired Social Worker, ILWU/Retired Member, UH Board of Regents; John Witeck, Community Labor Activist/UH Lecturer.

The political and economic situation in Hawai‘i in the context of the national political scene is discussed. Special attention is given to the significance of the Democratic Party Primaries and the difference between the Obama and Clinton campaigns regarding political and economic reforms.

 

May 13, 2008

Race and Politics

Guests: Noel Kent, Professor Department of Ethnic Studies, UHM; Elisa White, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies-UHM.

The political and economic situation in Hawai‘i in the context of the national political scene is discussed. Special attention is given to the significance of the Democratic Party Primaries and the difference between the Obama and Clinton campaigns regarding political and economic reforms.

 

September 9, 2008

Democrats 2008

Guests: Bart Dame, Community Activist; Richard Port, Former Chair, Hawai’i State Democratic Party/Former Member of the DNC; Elisa White, Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, UHM.

A discussion about the Obama-McCain presidential race and the differences between the Democratic and GOP candidates. Special attention is given to the significance of a Black presidential candidate and the dynamics of Sarah Palin as running mate to McCain.

 

October 14, 2008

The Contemporary Hawaiian Movement

Guest: Ikaika Hussey, Convenor, MANA

A discussion introducing the new indigenous party, Movement for Aloha No ka Aina (MANA), describing recent developments such as state and federal policy that contradicts sustainable Hawaiian practices.

 

November 11, 2008

Susan Nathan: The Palestinians in Israel

Guest: Susan Nathan, Israeli Writer

Israeli author Susan Nathan discusses her experiences living in a Palestinian town in Israel and the discrimination Palestinian citizens are subjected to. Nathan’s experiences speak to the architecture of institutional discrimination designed by the Israeli state.

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December 9, 2008

Budget Cuts at Manoa

Guests: Noel Kent, Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, UHM; Richard Nettel, Assistant Professor of English, UHM/ Board & Executive Committee Member, UHPA

A discussion of the political and economic environment in which budget cuts at the University of Hawai’i are being proposed and how the University administration plans to implement those cuts.