“Gerrymandering the States”

Political scientists: Alex Keena (Virginia Commonwealth University), and Charles Anthony Smith (U. C. Irvine), discern the political seismic map shifting under our feet, in their latest book, “Gerrymandering the States; Partisanship, Race, and the Transformation of American Federalism,” available this August from Cambridge University Press. Their co-authors, unavailable for the interview, are Michael Latner (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), and Anthony McGann (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow).
Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique;” Visioneers, “The World Is Yours,” Dirty Old Hip Hop – album.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/PodKeenaSmith5-11-21.mp3

If Beale Street Could Scream AND “Celebration of Life” with Muslims For Progressive Values

UCI second year law student James Lamb brings for our consideration, real power amidst the problematic, persistent aspect of tribal politics. His reading list includes: Paul Frymer’s Uneasy Alliances; Steve Phillips’ Brown Is The New White; and Carol Anderson’s  One Person No Vote.

In the second segment (minute 40:00) Ani Zonneveld, founder of Muslims for Progressive Values, returns to post us on this year’s “Celebration of Life” and how she see’s America “creeping toward theocracy.” Details for this event held at the Harmony Gold Theater in LA on 2/10 are at: http://www.mpvusa.org/