Living Room, for September 4, 2008 - 12:00pm
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The RNC turns Minnesota into a police state; Ed Roberts Campus groundbreaking.
A heavily armed, extremely large police presence, sweeping raids, mass arrests, excessive force: this is the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis. We hear all about it. PLUS: 13 years in the planning, the Ed Roberts Campus, the first national disability services and transit center in the country, breaks ground in Berkeley---today!
With host Kris Welch.
guests: Zona Roberts, Ed's mom, disability rights activist
Kathy Martinez, exec. dir. World Institute on Disability (Ed co-founded)
Starhawk, at RNC, her group tasered at Poor People's March
Chuck Samuelson, exec. dir. Minnesota ACLU
somebody from I-Witness Video, raided by FBI Saturday