Previous Episodes for 2017
March 10, 2017
Guests: LaJoya R. Shelly, President of the Black Students Association — UH Manoa; Teresa Hodges, Lecturer of Ethnic Studies — UH Manoa
Discussed race and ethnic relations that the Trump presidency has unleashed in the public sphere. The main focus was on color-based discrimination, stereotyping, and immigration. The guests also discussed what could be done to combat the politics of hate.
February 10, 2017
Trump: Politics for a New Century?
Guests: Cynthia Franklin, Professor of English—UH Manoa; Noel Kent, Professor of Ethinc Studies—UH Manoa
The discussion centered on Trump ‘s extremist worldview and the neo-fascist movement he has unleashed at home. Loss of individual liberties domestically and dangerous foreign policy moves appear to define the Trump presidency.