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Oliver Wang is a music writer, scholar, and DJ based in California. Since 1994, he's written on popular music, culture, race, and America for outlets such as NPR, Vibe, Wax Poetics, Scratch, The Village Voice, SF Bay Guardian, and LA Weekly.

Wang begins work as an assistant professor in sociology at Long Beach State this fall; He also hosts the renowned audioblog soul-sides.com. For more information, visit o-dub.com.

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Syria
12:55 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Eyes on Syria: Dr. Jabar Hassan

The current civil conflict in Syria has just entered its third year and the U.S. government is weighing a decision over whether to provide official foreign aid and support to the country. Dr. Jaber Hassan is a Syrian-American doctor living and practicing in Maryville., Tenn. He's made several trips to Syria during this conflict, providing medical care with the Syrian American Medical Society. He recently returned from Syria and spoke with WUOT's Chrissy Keuper.

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Ag Gag Opposition
4:36 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Tennessee ACLU urges veto of 'Ag Gag' bill

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee says it has collected 33,000 signatures on a petition that urges Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to veto the so-called "Ag Gag" bill.  The bill would require anyone taking photos or videos of livestock abuse to immediately turn that footage over to law enforcement. Late last month, the ACLU sent Haslam a letter asking for a veto; today it submitted a petition to follow up on the letter. ACLU officials claim the bill is unconstitutional. 

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