Shows: February 2, 2010

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The Democracy Movement in Hong Kong

Street demos, rowdy protests over development plans, the sudden resignations of five prominent reform legislators—suddenly the democracy movement in Hong Kong is restive again. But the movement is also divided. Is this smoke with no fire? We get a frontline report from an independent media activist.

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Guantanamo in NYC? The Fahad Hashmi Case

APF has been following the case of Flushing native Fahad Hashmi, who has been held in solitary confinement at Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center for more than two years, charged with providing material support to Al Qaeda. Last week he finally had a hearing in court. We get an update.

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The Asian American Movement, Reinterpreted

Asian America is only 40 years old, if by that you mean the term and the concept of a multi-ethnic movement based in racial solidarity. A new cultural history of Asian American activism in the ‘60s and ‘70s argues that Asian American identity was a radical response to radical times.

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A Queer Lunar New Year Parade

For the first time, there will be an LBTGQ contingent marching in New York Chinatown’s annual parade. We hear how the historic breakthrough was won.

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