The Conversation: Monday, March 13th, 2017

Mar 13, 2017

Speech, Privacy and Technology; Taking a Stand Against Hate; Three Decembers

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Speech, Privacy and Technology: Ben Wizner

Ben Wizner is lawyer with the ACLU and serves as legal adviser to NSA-leaker Edward Snowden.
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Legal advisor to Edward Snowden and Director of the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project shares his thoughts on balancing those aspects of 21st Century life.

Intro Music: Young and Able by Current Swell

Outro Music: Fever by The Black Keys

Turning Real Life into Fiction: Jim Shon

Jim Shon at the Capitol during his time as a legislator.
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Former Hawaii legislator Jim Shon uses his real life experiences from the Capitol as inspiration for a line of fiction novels.

Intro Music: Frenchy I'm Faking by Architecture in Helsinki

Outro Music: Childrens' Magical Death by The Lickets

Civil Beat Reality Check: Capitol Showdown

Representative Angus McKelvey may lose his Chairmanship, allegedly over a dispute with House Speaker Joe Souki.
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A showdown at the state Capitol is brewing between leadership in the House and Representative Angus McKelvey.

Intro Music: High On Tulsa Heat by John Moreland

Outro Music: New York New Dog by Sure Sure

Taking a Stand Against Hate Crime: William Hoshijo

HCRC Executive Director Bill Hoshijo
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The Executive Director of the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission has publicly condemned the recent acts of violence and intimidation against Jewish communities, and he is urging the public to join him.

Intro Music: Somewhere to Fall by Cbdb

Outro Music: A Place to Start by White Denim

‘Three Decembers’ Tour of Hawaii: Karen Tiller

Hawaii Opera Theatre is taking its production of Three Decembers across the state.

Intro Music: Three Decembers: Act I: Prelude by Houston Grand Opera

Outro Music: Three Decembers: Act I: Trio, "Once, before you were born?" by Houston Grand Opera