Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Walter M. Brasch, Franklin Lopez, Janine Bandcroft Dec. 5, 2011

This week: Walter M. Brasch is an award-winning syndicated social issues columnist, former newspaper and magazine reporter and editor, multi-media writer and producer, retired professor of mass communications and journalism, and the author of eighteen books. His latest is ‘Before the First Snow: Stories from the Revolution’, the tale of “greed, corruption, and intrigue, set against the backdrop of social protest…”

Walter M. Brasch and the “compelling story of history and contemporary American culture and values” in the first half.

And; Franklin López is an award-winning filmmaker, artist, media activist, and founding member of subMedia, whose latest project is to, quote: “document resistance movements that are working towards stopping the flows of hydro carbons, mineral extraction, natural resources and capital, through grassroots and underground organizing.”

Franklin’s films include: ‘Join the Resistance! Fall in Love, the 2005 post-Katrina video remix ‘George Bush Don’t Like Black People,’ and his latest is, ‘END:CIV,’ inspired by the writings of Derrick Jensen. López also created the on-line TV news series, ‘It’s the End of the World as We Know It and I Feel Fine.’

Franklin López and Stopping the Flows in the second half.

And; Victoria Street Newz publisher, and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us newz from the city’s streets and beyond. But first, Walter M. Brasch and remembering an American Spring, before the first snow.

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com

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Author: Chris Cook

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing Thursdays/Saturdays, 11am/8am Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He is too the past contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, (now defunct). Tweets @paciffreepress and the GR blog is at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.

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