Smiley & West http://kalw.org en Smiley & West: What do you think? http://kalw.org/post/smiley-west-what-do-you-think <P>At the end of September, <A href="http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2012/10/14/chicagos-wbez-is-the-4th-station-to-drop-smiley-and-west/">WBEZ – Chicago’s primary NPR affiliate – made the decision to drop <EM>Smiley &amp; West </EM>from its schedule</A>.&nbsp; This week, Tavis Smiley released a public letter responding to the cancellation, and to comments made by Chicago Public Media president and CEO Torey Malatia, who said the show was “becoming like Democracy Now" and veering too far from WBEZ’s declaration of principles.</P> <P>WBEZ’s principles and programming decisions are certainly its o Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:49:13 +0000 Matt Martin 18137 at http://kalw.org Smiley & West: What do you think? Confronting Inequality: Barbara Ehrenreich + Smiley & West http://kalw.org/post/confronting-inequality-barbara-ehrenreich-smiley-west <p>On Monday morning from 10 to Noon, tune to 91.7FM&nbsp;for&nbsp;two hours of critical conversation about&nbsp;rising poverty and inequality in the U.S.,&nbsp;its effects&nbsp;on&nbsp;our society and democracy, and how we can take action.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 21:42:47 +0000 Matt Martin 10876 at http://kalw.org Confronting Inequality: Barbara Ehrenreich + Smiley & West Smiley & West at the Paramount...the DVD! http://kalw.org/post/smiley-west-paramountthe-dvd <p>Cornel West&nbsp;and Tavis Smiley were absolutely&nbsp;floored by the turnout at the&nbsp;Paramount&nbsp;on&nbsp;April 28, in which they discussed the current&nbsp;political climate in the context&nbsp;of&nbsp;&quot;The Rich and the Rest of Us:&nbsp; A Poverty Manifesto&quot;.&nbsp;&nbsp;If you missed&nbsp;the live event,&nbsp;<a href="http://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/kalw/default/pledge.pledgemain">a pledge&nbsp;of&nbsp;$50 will get you a special DVD we made,&nbsp;$75&nbsp;gets&nbsp;you their&nbsp;book, or, for&nbsp;a $120 pledge, get both!</a></p> Thu, 10 May 2012 21:38:25 +0000 David Latulippe 10449 at http://kalw.org Smiley & West at the Paramount...the DVD! KALW Presents Tavis Smiley & Cornel West at The Paramount http://kalw.org/post/kalw-presents-tavis-smiley-cornel-west-oakland <p>On Saturday,&nbsp;April 28th at 6pm,&nbsp;Tavis Smiley and Cornel&nbsp;West will speak about their&nbsp;new book, <em>The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto</em>, at&nbsp;The Paramount&nbsp;Theatre in Oakland.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>This event&nbsp;is free and open to the public,&nbsp;but pre-registration is required.&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;We have now reached&nbsp;capacity for the venue,&nbsp;and have closed pre-registration.</strong></p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 22:13:17 +0000 Matt Martin 8408 at http://kalw.org KALW Presents Tavis Smiley & Cornel West at The Paramount Arun Gandhi on Smiley & West http://kalw.org/post/arun-gandhi-smiley-west <p>On this week&#39;s <a href="http://www.smileyandwest.com/home.html"><em>Smiley &amp; West</em></a>, a conversation&nbsp;with Arun Gandhi about his grandfather&#39;s legacy, and the future of nonviolence.&nbsp; Friday at 1pm.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 17:19:55 +0000 Matt Martin 6764 at http://kalw.org Arun Gandhi on Smiley & West