Left Coast Forum November 3-5, 2017

Topic: Left Coast Forum November 3-5, 2017
Segment: D Report
Participants: Sharon Kyle , Publisher of LA Progressive and Law Professor at Peoples College of Law, Dick Price Editor LA Progressive
Broadcast Air Date: 10/ 27/17 KUCR 88.3 FM.
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org
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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion points:
What is the Left Coast Forum?
Left Forum of New York city has been held for over 40 years?
Who is Professor Richard D. Wolff?
How did the left forum project begin?
What are some of the differences between the left coast forum of Los Angeles from the Left forum of New York?
How do we create a society that is community oriented?
What is a corpocracy?
How is Race central to the building of the United States?
How many people captured from Africa, died in the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade , middle passage?
How do we talk about the intersection of racism and capitalism?
Is there a caste system in the United State?
How do our bodies “code” for multiple systems of inequality?
Why have we been scared to call the history of the United States, a history of an apartheid State?
Is the green party open to everyone?
What happened to the era of protest and possibility?
Are we trying “too hard” to build a beautiful world?
What does the opposition to building a more just world look like?
What is the Powell memo?
Why does Los Angeles have 70,000 people that are homeless?
Is it becoming harder to live our lives with our questions?
How does fighting for people that you don’t know help build a more beautiful society ?
How do we counter the false belief in scarcity?
Where can we look for alternative models of society?
Is this society as good as it gets?
How do we protect our sense of safety and optimism?
Are we the result of someone else’s dream?
Why is it that some people are just not dreaming?
Do people become “woke” in cycles?
How are we going to spend our time on this planet?
What are the modes of distractions that keep us unaware of the systems of structural inequality?
How do we break the isolation?
How do we become aware that we are not alone?
What is an “unconference?”
What is democratization of the work space?

Do I have to go to school again?

Topic: Do I have to go to school again?
Segment: D Report
Participants: Lydia Martinez Vega , Health professional
Broadcast Air Date: 10/ 22 /17 on KUCR 88.3 FM.
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org
Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion points:

  • Do I have to go to school again?
  • Why do we send our children to a system when its understood as hostile?
  • What is missing from school?
  • What happens if you take your child out of school for few weeks?
  • If adults need a break from daily work, do children also need a break from daily school?