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 Radio Basics 
 Radio for the People
 Regular Show
 Daniel (Esplanade Community Group), JD Benjamin (BASICS)
 Radio BASICS (CHRY 105.50 FM Toronto)  
 Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) 
In this show, following up on our headlines, we review a few recent critical forays by pop culture into the realm of serious political criticism. MIA’s new video ‘Born Free’ – directed by Romain Gavras – is reviewed by BASICS Culture Commentator JD Benjamin. As well, we play the new Mos Def / Lenny Kravitz collabo “Ain’t My Fault” on the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, in addition to the jazz collabo: “Shame, shame, shame” that was feauture on a recent episode of David Simon’s new series Treme – also a massive collabo critiquing the US government’s actions, in this case post-Katrina New Orleans.

Feature interview with youth organizer Daniel from Esplanade Community Organization on the ongoing struggle in that hood against police brutality and building a united community.
Steve da Silva

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00:54:50 English 2010-06-07
 CHRY 105.5, York University, Toronto
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