Bears Ears Sets The Table AND The ICE Pick in OC

Documentary filmmaker Angelo Baca returns to the show on the topic of Native American food sovereignty, along with an update on the Bears Ears National Monument. Watch for more details about the Indigenous Food Sovereignty Gathering, Saturday October 28th 1-5 pm at New York University. 
In the second segment (min 30:35), Patrick Michels, reporter with Reveal/Center for Investigative Reporting, brings his definitive account of Orange County’s complicated history with immigrant detentions. OC residents: Theo Lacy Jail is in a league of its own nationally. Read his entire article at: https://www.revealnews.org/article/orange-county-california-is-ices-island-of-support-in-sanctuary-state/.

Out of the Pan, Into the Venn Diagram AND Climate Changes, Costs, and Still More Plastic

Political commentator and author, Charles Sykes takes a break from mainstream media and visits college radio to talk about his new book “How the Right Lost Its Mind,” published by St. Martin’s Press. How will the left vs right political Venn diagram look when we’re done?

Then in the second segment (Min 36:00), climate scientist and blogger Shahir Masri resumes his climate science coverage: “Eaarth” Bill McKibben’s re-considering the planet in its current state, the spike in post disaster payouts, and oh the ubiquitous plastic.

UCI DREAMERS In These Times

The full hour is devoted to Oscar Teran, Director of the DREAM Center at UCI’s Center for Educational Partnerships. The current status of Deferred Action for Child Arrivals/DACA, and all the functions that the DREAM Center offers, demands our full attention. This is an administrative coverage, the politics of this program are saved for another program with other guests who have appeared previously on Ask A Leader. Information for upcoming events is available at: http://dreamers.uci.edu/resources/, http://www.law.uci.edu/academics/real-life-learning/clinics/immigrant-rights.html or calling 949-824-6390. Stay tuned for future updates on this website. At their office in Lot 5, until Friday October 6th, is an exhibit commemorating DREAMERS making their way through the desert.