Shows: January 30, 2017

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Resisting Misogyny, Islamophobia, and Climate Change
From the Women's March to #NoBanNoWall mobilizations around the country; activists, organizers, lawyers, first-time protesters resist the Trump's policies that impact women, immigrants, and Muslims during the first 10 days of the Trump administration.

APIA Reflections: Women's March on Washington

Asia Pacific Forum speaks to guest host and journalist, Justine Calma- Calma reported on Asian American voices that attended the Women's March on DC on January 21, 2017 and shares her own reflections on the march and the changing media landscape.


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#NoBanNoWall, #NoMuslimRegistry

Throughout the weekend, grassroots organizations, activists and attorneys mobilized around the one common rallying call, #NoBanNoWall, to protest the Muslim ban enacted by Donald Trump on January 27, 2017. We hear audio from the protests at JFK Terminal 4 and hear perspectives from Ana Liza Caballes, Kazi Fouzia, Nazli Parvizi, and Yolanda Rondon.


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Climate Change and Pacific Resistance

In the United States, the new administration has shown a reluctance to accept scientific fact and outright and blatant denial of climate change as an issue. In many ways, Papua New Guinea is ground zero in the Pacific- where the immediate impacts of climate change is evident and where the evidence for such environmental harm is linked to the fossil fuel industry.


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*NB: On February 4, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a statement suspending any and all actions implementing the Executive Order, "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States."

This program is brought to you by Olivia Canlas of the APF collective.

Guest Host: Justine Calma

Justine Calma is a Filipina American journalist based in New York. Her work has been published on NBC News, PBS, WNYC, PRI's The World, Quartz, Salon, and Huffington Post, among others. She reports across the US and internationally on women, migration, global health and climate change.

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