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2011-03-09 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
Good Autocrats vs. Bad Autocrats

Professor Vijay Prashad braves flashbacks to former visits to the Valley Free Radio studios to join us for a chat about what’s happening in the Middle East.

Also, Bill and Jaz discuss whether a journalist for the UMass Daily Collegian was “asking for it” (and by “it,” I mean “being fired”).

 

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Attorneys David Hoose and Luke Ryan represented Jason Vassell, who was attacked in his dorm at UMass Amherst in February 2008. They discuss in detail the events of that evening, the aftermath, and the institutional racism that led to Jason facing 40 years in prison for defending himself, while one of his assailants faced much lesser charges, and the other was never charged.

Due to the nature of the discussion, there is some disturbing language in this podcast.

Watch the security cam footage after the jump.

 

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