“Speaking Truth to Empire” on KFCF 88.1 independently owned and locally operated since 1975 in Fresno, Dan Yaseen interviews Kathy Kelly, a peace and justice activist; and a 3 times Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. She cofounded and coordinated Voices in the Wilderness and Voices of Creative Nonviolence. She has helped organize and participated in nonviolent direct actions in many cities in the United States and in many other countries.
They discuss the ending of Saudi coalition blockade on Yemen, proliferation of drone warfare and the U. S. responsibilities to the people of Afghanistan.
Host Dan Yaseen was born in Karachi, Pakistan and immigrated to the United States in 1974. He received MS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. He has been an independent life and health insurance broker for over 30 years, specializing in Medicare.
Dan has always been interested in politics and history. He follows global issues and geopolitics. After the tragedy of 911, he decided silence was no longer an option and became an anti-war, anti-Empire activist.
He is a charter member of Peace Fresno, was President 2004-2005; he is currently Vice President – Membership. He is also on the boards of Fresno Center for Nonviolence, and the Community Alliance Newspaper. He is the host of the radio show, Speaking Truth to Empire on VT Radio and on 88.1 KFCF Free Speech Radio for Central California.