Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andy Kroll, Kevin Neish, janine Bandcroft July 11, 2011

This week: Andy Kroll is a reporter in the Washington, D.C. bureau of Mother Jones magazine. He’s also been a featured guest on MSNBC, Al Jazzeera English, Current TV, and Democracy Now! commenting on the state of the nation’s economy. Andy Kroll too serves as an associate editor at the online public affairs site TomDispatch, where his latest article, ‘What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis.’

Andy Kroll and the black and white of joblessness in America in the first half.

And; last week, Gaza Freedom Flotilla II attempted to sail into the “liberated” Gaza Strip to deliver aid and messages of good will from the world beyond Israel’s unofficial blockade. Victoria’s Kevin Neish traveled again across the world to participate, planning to make a second journey on the Turkish cruise ship, Mavi Marmara.

Kevin is back in Victoria, and will join us in the second half to discuss his second encounter with the Israeli embargo in the second half.

And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us up to speed with the goings on on Victoria’s streets and beyond. But first, Andy Kroll and the jobless behind America’s jobless recovery.

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com

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Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Thursday, 11-Noon Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, which you can now support at Petreon.com. Check out the GR blog at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.ca/. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.