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David Barsamian of Alternative Radio

Talks David has given in New Mexico

David Barsamian in Taos
What We Say Goes:
Media & U.S. Foreign Policy
Wednesday October 23rd 2013 7 pm
UNM Harwood Museum of Art
Benefit for Cultural Energy
in collaboration with the UNM Harwood Museum of Art.

Co-sponsored by Code Pink Taos, Peace Action New Mexico & Veterans for Peace Taos.
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$10 donation $8 Harwood Alliance members, no one turned away for lack of funds.

David interviews historian Eduardo Galeano - Robin Collier photo

Barsamian will explore the history of U. S. imperialism and predatory capitalism and the “Obama Doctrine” in relation to traditional U.S. rules of engagement, and mass media's role in drumming up support for violent means to uncertain ends.

Barsamian sets the historical context of U. S. complicity in the death squads of the mid 1960’s in Indonesia revealed in “The Act of Killing,” the chilling documentary film to be screened at the Harwood, Oct. 24/25. Does this complicity continues to this day?

David Barsamian in Española

Capitalism & the Environment

Saturday October 25. 2013 3:30-4:30
with Clayton Thomas-Muller

David will speak at the Four Bridges Conference at Northern College with keynote by Vandana Shiva.

Sure we have Earth Day, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act and the Environmental Protection Agency. Still, the threat to our environment is acute and growing. The majority of solutions on offer, from driving a hybrid, to recycling plastic, to using efficient light bulbs, focus on individual lifestyle choices of mostly privileged people. But the scale of the crisis requires a far deeper and fundamental transformation. As global warming accelerates, carbon-fueled industrial capitalism is systemically incapable of making the necessary radical changes to protect the planet. Its insatiable appetite for profits precludes it from doing so. It is time to think about a different economic system.
Barsamian in Santa Fe at CCA
Dec 4. 2012
Intro by Jason Silverman
3:17
David Barsamian Speed Round 55:19
Q & A with David 15:53
Recorded by Robin Collier, Edited by Spence Stall
David Barsamian in Española
Saturday April 27, 2013 3 - 5 pm
In the Convento in the Plaza of Española
"From I Have a Dream to I Have a Drone"
$5 donation, under 18 free, no one turned away for lack of funds. Hosted by the Española American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and co-sponsored by Cultural Energy, Tewa Women United and Four Bridges. Refreshments provided by AFSCME.
David Barsamian in New Mexico
Friday July 6, 2012, 7 PM
"U.S.-Israel: War on Iran”
Unitarian Church, 107 W. Barcelona
Santa Fe, NM
Partial list of endorsers: Occupy Santa Fe, Another Jewish Voice of Santa Fe, Vets for Peace, People for Peace, Social Justice Group, Unitarian Church. Barsamian on Iran in Santa Fe
July 6 2012
Intro by Jeff Hass
6:46
David Barsamian on Iran 1:23:37
Q & A with David 5:56
Recorded & edited by Robin Collier
David Barsamian in New Mexico
Tue Mar 20 20126:30 Santa Fe
Lannan Foundation. James Little
David in conversation with Chris Williams on the Ecological Crisis.

Wed Mar 21, 6 pm
Uprisings: Kashmir to Cairo to Wall Street
Albuq Center for Peace and Justice
202 Harvard SE, Albuquerque
505-858-0882, citizen@comcast.net

David Barsamian in Montezuma, New Mexico Mon Apr 9 2012 7 pm
War of the Words: Decoding Propaganda - Sponsored by the
Las Vegas Peace & Justice Center

Intro by Pat Lehan 2:15
David Barsamian 1:23:27

Occupy the Economy
Challenging Capitalism

David Barsamian interviews economist Richard Wolff
New book from City Lights

David Barsamian in New Mexico
Tue Apr 10 2012 6:30 Santa Fe
Lannan Foundation. James Little
David in conversation with Phyllis Bennis on the Middle East.

Barsamian's next book Occupy the Economy - Challenging Capitalism interviews with Richard Wolff coming in May from City Lights

Freedom of Expression, the Media and Democracy
Friday February 17 2011 7 pm

Thanks to all who came to this almost sold out talk!

David Barsamian
Speaking in Taos at the
Harwood Museum of Art
Arthur Bell Auditorium

Jointly presented by Cultural Energy, the Harwood Museum of Art & the University of New Mexico $10 at the door $8 for Harwood Museum Alliance and Cultural Energy Members. No one turned away for lack of funds..

One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio-now in its 26th year-and with his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His latest book of interviews with Noam Chomsky is How the World Works. Barsamian, who was deported from India last fall due to his reporting on Kashmir and other revolts, discusses world affairs, the state of journalism, censorship, the economic crisis and global rebellions.

David Barsamian Deported from India to Silence his Reporting on Kashmir

David is interviewed by Lorene Mills on the half hour “Report from Santa Fe” Sunday Nov 13, 2011 7:30 am on KNME TV Ch. 5.1 Albuquerque.

YouTube Video of Oct 24 CCA talk filmed by Eric Mondragon
CCA part 1 10:31
CCA part 2 10:26
CCA part 3 10:26

David Barsamian speaking at Occupy Denver Sat. Oct 22nd
Denver part 1 10:31
Denver part 2 10:26


David Barsamian spoke in Santa Fe Monday October 24 2011 at the Center for Contemporary Arts with Jason Silverman
Barsamian Talk 55:53 Q & A after CCA talk 11:49
Interview with David by Joel Edelstein on KGNU Boulder Sep 26 8:31
Interview with David by Dennis Bernstein of Flashpoints on KPFA Berkeley Sep 27 first half hour
Interview with David on KKFI Kansas City Sep 27
Interview with David on WORT Madison Sep 28 starts at 7:15
Interview with David on KBOO Portland Sep 28 14:53
Interview with David by Maeve Conran on KGNU Boulder Sep 29 54:30
Interview with David on KCSB Santa Barbara Oct 1
David & Jason Silverman on KSFR Santa Fe by Mary Charlotte Oct3
NY Times/AP picks up Indian Intellectual Protest of Barsamian Ban
AP/NY Times/WaPo have deleted the story-AP story still on Huffington Post
Huffington Post Article on Barsamian Ban
The Hindu article Sep 30
Syndicate TamilNet Nov 5: Tamil leader denied entry to US with valid Visa - David's deporation covered

The Guardian UK: Arundhati Roy: The Dead Begin to Speak up in India
Roy speaks out about David Barsamian's deportation from India and the killing by the Indian government of thousands in Kashmir and among the Adivasi peoples in India. Ignore the rabid comments by wealthy Indians attacking David & Arundahti Roy.

Founder of Alternative Radio and good friend of CE, was deported from India on Sep 23, on has arrival for 3 weeks of interviews on Kashmir and India. Indian officials claimed he had violated his tourist visa by doing interviews in his previous trip, even though he was paid by no one for his reporting, and has done such reporting for decades. His interviews and articles have exposed the oppressive conditions in Kashmir, and the extreme fate of tribal peoples in India. Arundhati Roy is preparing an article on this of censorship by the so-called democracy of India. Here is David on events in Kashmir recorded March 2011 7:23.

59 95 98 noted Indian and International Intellectuals including Noam Chomsky have signed a letter of protest about David's deportation They ask that the ban on David Barsamian and others like Richard Shapiro (deported in Nov 2010) be revoked, and the Government of India not impede their return to India. Call for protest letters by Matthew Rothschild Editor of The Progressive

Below is a recent interview by David with Arundhati Roy on Revolts and Rebellion in India and Kashmir. From Deep Dish TV.

Below is a recent interview by David with Parvaiz Bukhari on the situation in Kashmir. From Deep Dish TV.


David Barsamian with Noam Chomsky walking on Pearl Street in Boulder, CO April 22, 2011

Noam Chomsky with David Barsamian at Alternative Radio's
25th Anniversary Benifit for KGNU in Boulder
India & Nepal: Culture, Tradition & a Juggernaut of Injustice.
Taos June 24, 2010
CE Update 1:51

Intro to David 1:20
David's Talk 58:25
Q & A 38:01

Language of Empire.
June 23, 2010 Española. Co-presented Cultural Energy & Las Mujeres Hablan
Intros 4:49

David's Talk 47:37
Q & A 25:03

Language of Empire 1:13:34
CCA Santa Fe Apr 20, 2010 on the Language of Empire. Introduced by Mary Charlotte.
Q & A after the talk 21:30

Memory, Obama, Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iran. Speaking in Taos Sep 22, 2009 for Cultural Energy at the TCA.
Intro - Robin Collier
5:00
Memory, History & Southwest Asia 1:01:25
Questions & Answers 31:26

The War Expands: Obama, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran
In Taos: June 18, 2009
1hr 18:36
Questions and Answers 33:49
Hosted by Peace Action NM


David Barsamian climbs Tres Orejas south peak in Taos. Sep 22, 2009.

David Barsamian
Interview with Mike Tilley on Iran, Afghanistan and the Armenian Genocide. Sep 09

David Barsamian on Iran
In Santa Fe Mar 8 07 at CCA. Speech & full questions 52 minutes

The Crisis in the Middle East Sep 06 58 Minutes


David climbs to Williams Lake below Mt. Wheeler June 23, 2010

On the War in Lebanon Aug 06 28 Minutes

Another World is Possible Oct 05 58 Minutes

Post-Election Activism Dec 04 58 Minutes. Benefit for KLDK


David speaks at CCA in Santa Fe


David speaks for KLDK-LP in Dixon
David Barsamian is the award winning founder and director of Alternative Radio, the independent weekly series based in Boulder, Colorado. Alternative Radio is broadcast on public radio stations throughout the world. His interviews and articles appear in The Progressive, The Nation, Z and other journals and magazines.

He is winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Award and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes. He is the author of numerous books with Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Eqbal Ahmad, Tariq Ali and Edward Said. Recent books are "Targeting Iran" and "How the World Works"
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