Episode 25: An Unpatriotic September 11th Commemoration
The September 13 edition of the Horizontal Power Hour features global action news, September 11th anniversary commentaries by Nick Petrie and Paul, poetry from Suheir Hammad and Langston Hughes and an interview with Hasham El-Meligy on Islamophobia and patriotism. Hasham El-Meligy works on interfaith dialogue in and around his community in Staten Island, NY. Themes of trauma, national memory, violence and anti-authoritarian response are addressed. The episode also includes music from Tiny Masters of Today, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Immortal Technique. Original air date: 9-13-2011.