NAM Radio: Al Jazeera's Arab Spring Coverage, Redistricting Guide, Vietnamese American Lit, World Diets

NAM Radio: Al Jazeera's Arab Spring Coverage, Redistricting Guide, Vietnamese American Lit, World Diets

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New America Now is the radio program of New America Media. The program is hosted by
Shirin Sadeghi and is broadcast on 91.7 FM KALW San Francisco on Fridays at noon and Sundays at 3 pm.
 
New America Now's Complete Show for June 10 and 12, 2011:


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Al Jazeera's Coverage of the Arab Spring
The media giant's reputation is at stake in the Arab world as several high profile journalists have resigned and the Arab viewing public has taken note of poor coverage of Syria and Bahrain. New America Now Host Shirin Sadeghi speaks with New America Media's Jalal Ghazi about the coverage and the reaction in the Middle East. 


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Redistricting: A Guide
Every ten years the nation's voting districts have their lines redrawn. Every ten years somebody gets lost in the shuffle of redistricting -- too often it is minority voting blocs that are most effected. New America Now Host Shirin Sadeghi speaks with Associate Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Dale Ho as he gives us a primer on redistricting, gerrymandering and prison gerrymandering and what it means for voters, not just in California, but nationwide. 


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This is All I Choose to Tell 
Vietnamese-American writer and activist Isabelle Thuy Pelaud's new book, This is All I Choose to Tell is a the first book length study of Vietnamese American literature. She spoke with New America Media's Andrew Lam, author of Perfume Dreams and East Eats West, about her book and the journey she took to write it. 


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What Do You Eat?

Author Peter Menzel travelled the world and photographed what people in different countries eat in any given day. The result is his new book, with co-author Faith D'Aluisio, called What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets. Menzel spoke with New America Media's Sandip Roy


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