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:
Al Jazeera's Coverage of the Arab Spring
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.
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.