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 1. Young Turks Rising: What you need to know

Since last Friday, Turkey has been hit by demonstrations that are some of its biggest in years.  Many say it is the result of popular anger over everything from excessive police force to an increasingly authoritarian government to the takeover of public space by private forces.  Tonight we are going talk about all of that plus the lessons American should and shouldn’t be learning from all of this.  Guests include doctor and community activist Ozlem Koksal & musician and activist on location from Turkey Ozhan Onder (Bandista).

but first…

2.  The Bradley Manning trial

Bradley Edward Manning  is a United States Army soldier arrested in 2010 in Iraq after allegedly passing classified material to the website WikiLeaks.
He if currently facing a military trial for 22 charges amounting to treason(including communicating
national defense information to an unauthorized source and aiding the
enemy).  Tune in as we talk about the man the military trial of a man that millions view as a hero more than a traitor.  Guests include Michael Ray (National Lawyers Guild), Jeff Patterson (Bradley Manning Support Network), James Branum (Oklahoma Center for Conscience)

3.  Jackson, Mississippi’s new mayor, Chokwe Lumumba.

Yesterday, Chokwe Lumumba was elected mayor of Jackson, Mississippi by a massive margin.  Find out why Civil Rights leader’s win in Jackson is so significant and a huge upset to entrenched interests in the region. Guests include friend of the show, writer Tom Head & attorney/activist Kamau Franklin.


Also, find out why Florida leads most of the country in Marijuana arrests.