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