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Audio: December 2009 Blogcast

This month we meet with another activist fighting for the basic civil right called marriage. As you probably know, here in California Proposition 8 passed late last year and court challenges have not been successful in overturning the discriminatory law … Continued

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Audio: March 2009 Blogcast

As you have most likely read on the 2050 blog, there has been some heavy anti-immigrant activity in Arizona lately. Many of the people caught in this war on immigrants are the regions Native (American) population. In light of this … Continued

Culture

Audio: (Part 2) One Be Lo on Hip-hop and Being American.

What does it mean to be “Hip-Hop”? What does it mean to be “American”? In part two of our visit with Michigan-based hip-hop artist One Be Lo, we get his take on both of these questions and what he feels … Continued

Immigration

Audio: (Part 1) Hip-hop artist One Be Lo talks music, youth, and empowerment.

During this month’s hip-hop show “Stop the Circus. Stop Arpaio!” in Phoenix, Arizona, I got a chance to sit down with the popular underground hip-hop artist One Be Lo. So join us as we get the positive scoop from this … Continued

Immigration

Audio: Stop Arpaio, Stop the Circus!

This week I’ve been in the area of Phoenix, Arizona documenting the organizing efforts of the young people here as they take a stand against the recent human rights abuses committed by Sheriff Joe Arpaio. With the assistance of the … Continued

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Audio: November 2008 Blogcast!

Come along with me this month as we take part in a rally for same-sex marriage rights. You might ask, what does same-sex marriage have to do with identity? I’d answer, a whole heck of a lot! First of all, … Continued

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Audio: September 2008 Blogcast

Around the globe people have always immigrated from one country to another. The U.S. is a unique place in that our nation was founded on exactly that movement of people. Since day one a multitude of cultures and ethnicities have … Continued

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Audio: August 2008 Blogcast

Welcome to the August 21, 2008 edition of the Imagine 2050 audio podcast. This week we take to the streets in Oakland, California for an engaging exploration of what it means to be American. I feel the need to give … Continued

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Audio: 2050 Blogcast – July 2008

(Image gratefully borrowed from tomsaint’s photos on flicker.com/creativecommons) This month I bring you some audio that I captured during a summer trip the Middle East. What you will hear is an interview that I did with a person I met … Continued