Towards ending sexual assault: Building tools to a safer, better, and stronger society

Topic: Towards ending sexual assault : Building tools to a safer, better, and stronger society
Segment: D Report
Participants: Karla Aguilar, campus advocate and Assistant Director of CARE Program ( Campus Advocacy ,Resource and Education) http://care.ucr.edu/
Broadcast Air Date: 12/15/17 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
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:
– What are the different conversations addressing Sexual assault?
– Is this a pivotal time where people are finding different ways to give voice to what they have experienced?
– How do we change the of stigma away for the survivors and onto the perpetrators of sexual harassment and sexual violence?
– Why do the perpetrators of sexual assault get to hide?
– How do we emphasize the unequal power dynamics in the intervention of sexual assault?
– Isn’t it an awkward contraction, to have the recipients of sexual harassment and sexual violence have to convince everyone that their narrative is true, when the perpetrators get the benefit of the doubt by default?
– What the new ways we talk about consent?
– Is sexual assault an expression of the system of oppression?
– How do all of us hold a little piece of the overall enforcement of oppression?
– What happens if we build more tools, to counter the forces that support sexual violence?
– What are you trying to ruin the party? If your party is about violence, then YES- I will ruin your party.
– How do we acknowledge our numerical power as a tool to build a safer, better stronger society?- “ we are many.”

What the available advocacy resources? http://care.ucr.edu/, http://care.ucr.edu/get-help/index.html

If you’re a survivor of sexual violence, know that what happened to you was not your fault. UCR’s CARE advocates are available if you’d like confidential help in sorting through your emotions, resources and options.

As UCR’s certified sexual assault/domestic violence survivor advocates, CARE advocates operate within an empowerment model of support, aiming to provide those impacted by violence with on- and off-campus resources, and supporting whichever path the survivor feels will be most helpful on their healing journey.

We welcome students, faculty, staff — as well as support individuals — to meet with us in a safe and highly confidential space.
– CARE advocates are here for you, to listen to, support and empower you with the following services:
– For more information of resources for reporting and or support contact
Tel: (951) 827-6225 Email: advocate@ucr.edu

Net Neutrality and Society: Who controls the keys?

Topic: Net Neutrality and Society: Who controls the keys?
Segment: D Report
Participants: Tony K. Yang PhD, economic Historian and host of podcast I’ll Look into it http://illlookintoit.org/
Broadcast Air Date: 12/08/17 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
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:
– What is economic history?
– Is the interment being regulated or deregulated?
– How did the internet become such a vital component of capitalism?
– How did the internet move from being a niche accessed medium to a ubiquitous item in our daily lives?
– Is the internet a disruptive technology?
– Is net neutrality an issue relevant to the first amendment, freedom of speech?
– Is the internet simply the social network site and the video stream location?
– Wasn’t the internet unregulated prior to 2015?
– What is the difference in classifying the Internet Service Providers as “common carriers” instead of “information services?”
– Is net neutrality a subject that addresses the digital divide?
– How has the internet altered our physical lives?
– Have we as a society agreed that the big telecommunication companies will be the gatekeepers of the internet?
– Are ISP’s delivering a product themselves or are ISP’s delivering a type of transportation to a product?
– What if ISP’s decide where you should go to read, listen, watch or buy?
– What’s the big deal about losing net neutrality, if I’m still going to get my information from Fakebook and GlueTube?
– How will you describe the internet you first encountered to your grandchildren?
– Who actually owns the internet?
– Do most people think the internet is like radio stations and or cable channels?
– Can you and I put our own fiber optic cables and have or own servers?
Is the internet a public good, a public utility like the gas and electric company?
– Is there public option to the corporate internet service providers?
– If the internet is so important, why aren’t people really fighting to protect an open and neutral internet?
– When do you think Amazon is going to become its own ISP?
– What kind of human being are you when one corporation dresses you, informs you, entertains you and makes choices for you?
– Do you control all the keys if you control Internet access?

Affirmative Action: from anti-discrimination legal intervention to promotion of diversity

12/01/17 Affirmative Action: from anti-discrimination legal intervention to promotion of diversity
Topic: 12/01/17 Affirmative Action: from anti-discrimination legal intervention to promotion of diversity
Segment: D Report
Participants: Daniel
Broadcast Air Date: 12/01/17 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
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:
Why do we currently understand affirmative action differently from its original intent?
What don’t we understand about affirmative action?
How is Affirmative Action larger than our individual feelings?
Why do we say “you’re so lucky ,” to those that maybe applicable to affirmative action ?
Does it make sense, to say , “you have it easier because you “ not- white” and “ under represented?”
Wasn’t Affirmative Action policy a legal intervention to undo the legal construction of racial inequality?
How did Affirmative Action become about diversity?
Was the 1865 The Freedmen’s Bureau a form of Affirmative Action?
Is it charity for the government that legally supported slavery to consequently support the recently freed slaves toward some form of equality?
When does the phrase “affirmative action” enter popular speech?
Doesn’t the government have a responsibility to counter the legal construction of racial inequality?
How do you prove that you are not discriminating when you have a 100% white male employee pool?
Why did Proposition 209 in 1997 officially take a position against affirmative action?
How does the Bakke case of 1978 change the conversation about affirmative action from legal intervention toward racial equity into inclusion through diversity?
Grutter v Bollinger in 2003, re-affirms the permits of diversity models of affirmative action’s policies.
Why are the courts so hesitant to use the law to counter racial inequality when racial inequality was legally created?
Why is the conversation regarding the fairness of Affirmative Action policies a loosing discussion?