March 2017

March 7, 2017: Favela Tourism in Brazil.  An interview with international sociology scholar Bianca Freire-Medeiros from the University of São Paolo in Brazil.  We discussed her research on the growing market of favela tours in Brazil and structural poverty.  Freire-Medeiros is currently a Tinker Visiting Professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

March 14, 2017: The Struggles of Day Workers in Santa Cruz County: An interview with Ana Hirsig Gutierrez, Program Coordinator of the Day Workers Center in
Santa Cruz.  We discussed the challenges facing day laborers in the county and the services the center offers the community for both employers and day laborers.

March 28, 2017: This show played excerpts of three interviews since the start of the show.  You can hear full interviews below with Laurie Palmer of UCSC Art Department about Chicago Torture Justice Memorials, Shahid Buttar of the Electronic Frontier Foundation about surveillance, and Fernando Leiva of UCSC Latin American & Latino Studies Department about Chile, the US, and authoritarianism.