Democracy Now co-host Juan Gonzalez has written a book with Joseph Torres about the history of media and ethnic bias in news reporting.The book is called “News for All The People.”Torres visited Minnesota this week, and talked with KFAI’s Will Wright about the reasons he and Gonzalez took on this topic. [Audio below] Continue Reading
On Nov. 10, Mizna, a Minneapolis-based non-profit organization that promotes Arab-American arts and culture, hosted a panel discussion about art in revolution in the wake of the Arab Spring and as a part of its seventh Twin Cities Arab Film Festival. The discussion was held in Anderson Hall on the University of Minnesota’s West Bank. On the panel were five scholars and artist activists who exchanged their divergent points of view on the politics of art.