gcc 008 - YearlyKos Interview with James Rucker



This is goodCRIMETHINKcast episode 8 in video shot from the YearlyKos netroots political blogger conference in Chicago, IL. I'm still playing around with blip.tv so apologies if it doesn't show up appropriately in your podcast player.


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At a panel titled "Outfoxing Fox" people discussed some of the recent victories we've had in de-legitimizing this Republican propaganda outlet. One of the best examples, is the effort to call attention to and cancel the jointly sponsored Fox "News" / Congressional Black Caucus Democratic debate set to go down in Detroit this fall.

Most of the major Democratic candidates have withdrawn, and that was thanks in major part to the work of Robert Greenwald, creator of FoxAttacks,.com, and our own James Rucker at Color of Change. Color of Change provided a rallying point for many of us political black bloggers, black newspapers and others, crossing class and technological boundaries to put a stop to the CBC's absurdity. In this interview, I talk to James about the current status of the debates, Color of Change's mission and a new opportunity correct the injustice involving the Jena 6 (pronounced JEE-na, BTW)