Looking at student strikes in Quebec, and racist legacy in US.
by Phil Taylor the Taylor Report for CIUT
Phil speaks with Thomas Martin Sobottke, author of Across that Dark River, a meditation on the American Civil War and the continuing issue of race in America. Sobottke tries to understand the US attempts to come to grips with institutionalized racism following the civil-war.
Then, Montreal grad student Sunci Avlijas returns to the program to report on the progress of the economic disruption strategy in the Quebec student strike.
Finally, Phil reaches Thomas Mountain in the middle of the night in Africa to discuss Western intelligence operations and Etiophia's continuing aid dependence.
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About Phil Taylor
The Taylor Report, heard Mondays from 5:00-6:00 pm, is one of CIUT's flagship spoken word programs. Show host and producer Phil Taylor has a long and fascinating history as a social activist and journalist. He grew up in California, but has lived in Canada for the past 30 years. He's been a US Marine, a newspaper journalist, and a television producer.
Taylor currently works as an investigator for prominent human rights lawyers including former US Attorney-General and civil rights advocate Ramsey Clark, and Toronto-based Charles Roach. Roach's work as a defense lawyer involved in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has given Taylor the opportunity to work in Africa.
© Copyright 2012 Phil Taylor, All rights Reserved. Written For: StraightGoods.ca
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