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Dave, jim, Ginny

A half hour weekly radio show committed to community, peace, justice, and non-violence issues.

The show aires on Community Radio stations:
KSVR 91.7 FM (Skagit Valley College) Wednesdays 5:00 PM PT, rebroadcast Sundays 8:00 PM PT
KSVU 90.1 FM, Hamilton, Sundays 8:00 PM and Thursdays 8:00 AM PT
KMRE 102.3 FM, Bellingham, Sundays 11:00 AM and Wednesdays 7:30 AM PT
KAOS 89.3 FM, Olympia, Thursdays 5:30 PM PT


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Human Rights in Mexico - October 11, 2017

Speak Up! Speak Out! recorded the presentation "Human Rights in Mexico: How US Policies Affect State Violence, Militarization, and Displacement" at the Garden Street UMC in Bellingham. The speaker was Roberto Mendoza Perez, a member of Mexico's National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH), and the Frente Nacional de Lucha por el Socialismo (FNLS). Roberto was in Bellingham as a part of a three week tour sponsored by Witness for Peace NW.

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DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) update - September 27, 2017

Join jim justice as she speaks with Hannah Stone, Bellingham immigration attorney to get an update from her on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) and the proposed legislation (DREAM Act of 2017) in both House and Senate. This bill would replace DACA with similar plan but the actual legislation will have a path to legalization as a final outcome. What does the legislation look like AND what are its prospects in this Congress? FYI, jim is also founder of the Skagit Immigrant Rights Council. DACA recipients have until Oct. 5th to submit their renewal (if eligible to do so at this time.)

DREAM Act of 2017 - HR 3440/S1615 - use this link to follow the progress of the bills https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/1615/related-bills

Skagit Immigrant Rights Council http://skagitirc.org

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Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy Introduces Ballot Initiative to Address Climate Change - September 20, 2017

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy (AJCE) is a coalition of 176 supporting organizations including businesses, non-profits and community groups. For today's show, two members of the AJCE: Sameer Ranade, Clean Energy Campaign Associate for the Washington Environmental Council, and Steve Garey, retired refinery worker who serves on the AJCE steering committee, join Ginny Wolff to discuss a ballot initiative the Alliance intends to put on the Washington State ballot in 2018.

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy has been working for over 3 years on an environmental policy that effectively reduces carbon emissions, and helps us transition to a clean energy economy. The ballot initiative they have designed would put a price on carbon, and use the revenue to jump start a transition from fossil fuels to clean energy. The initiative is designed to mitigate effects of this transition on those disproportionately harmed such as low income workers and refinery workers; to build a more resilient environment that can face the challenges of climate change; and to invest in clean energy development.

More information, and how to volunteer to help the effort at: http://jobscleanenergywa.com

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DACA Stories (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) - September 13, 2017

Join host jim justice as she brings you stories from DACA recipients. DACA means Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival. It is a federal program that was implemented in September of 2012 through a proclamation by then President Obama. He had pushed Congress to pass an immigration reform bill, but was unsuccessful in that, so he started it through a Presidential proclamation. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival means that since September 2012, undocumented immigrant students who were under age 16 when they arrived and arrived in the United States before June 15, 2007, were eligible to apply for "deferred action" from being deported if they were stopped by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). They could NOT have left the US since they arrived. They could apply when they were at least age 15, if they under age 31 on June 15, 2012. They were basically required to stay in school to at least finish high school. This DACA permit also granted them status for two years to remain in the US without being deported and included a work permit. It had to be renewed every two years.

President Trump is ending the program and at present no more may apply. Those who currently have their DACA will have valid work permits and DACA until their expiration date. If their DACA expires between Sept. 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018, they may renew NOW with their renewal application arriving at USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Service) BEFORE Oct. 5, 2017. The cost for each DACA permit is $495. Many think of them as "Dreamers", but that also refers to those who are of age and meet other criteria, but didn't arrive in the US in time.

Listen to their stories and the story of one student who arrived in the United States one month AFTER the deadline date for arrival in the US in order to apply for DACA.

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No More Bombs - August 30, 2017

Long time peace activist Tracy Powell has gathered a large print and media collection on nuclear weapons and disarmament and formed a group, No More Bombs http://www.nomorebombs.org/ . He sees his role as filling an information gap between experts and ordinary citizens, to empower people to become more active. Julia Hurd talks with Tracy about the history of nuclear weapons, the significance of the nuclear industry in Washington State, threats to our future and what we can do.

It is significant that on July 7th this year 122 non-nuclear nations adopted the first United Nations treaty banning all nuclear weapons. Years in the making, it frames nuclear weapons not simply as a security issue, but places them in the same class as chemical and biological weapons and tied the issue to international humanitarian law. The nine nuclear nations, including the U.S. plus its NATO Allies, and Japan and South Korea did not sign.

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