More Talk Radio
Cecil and Celeste welcome your calls. This program is open to local, national and international issues ranging from poverty in Portland to politics in Africa.
Guest host Dave Mazza talks with former New York Times investigative journalist David Cay Johnston about his latest book, Free Lunch. Johnston's recent work explores the impacts of three decades of deregulation on the economy and how taxpayers are paying the cost for corporate socialism.
Host Celeste Carey spoke with Fouad Pervez about Afghanistan and Pakistan. Fouad Pervez is a writer, actor, and policy analyst. The Karachi native grew up in New Jersey, and lives and works in Washington, DC. He has organized on a variety of political issues. He currently works as a senior researcher at George Washington University. He is also a contributor to Foreign Policy in Focus, a think tank and online journal comprised of over 600 scholars and activists that analyzes U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. Additionally, Fouad is a member of Transcend International, a global group of over 300 scholars and practitioners working on issues of peace and development.
Host Cecil Prescod spoke with Reed professor Darius Rejali, (DAR-ee-us Ray-JAHL-ee) author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, (HUN-sing-er) author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak"; and Kevin Finney of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.
A Memorial Day Special Edition with Ret. Col. Ann Wright: Mike Marceau, Washington D.C. Veterans for Peace: and Chanan Suarezdiaz, Seattle Iraq Veterans Against the War. The costs of war go far beyond those who have lost their lives. The toll on survivors, their families and the nation is immeasurable.
Ann Wright discusses the additional burdens that women soldiers carry. Mike Marceau relates how DC VFP was dis-invited from the Capital's Memorial Day Parade for being "too political" and Chanan Suarezdiaz invites Cascadia to NW Winter Soldier in Seattle on May 31.
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Thomas Norman DeWolf, author of the memoir, Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History. He discusses what happened in the summer of 2001 when he and other family members traced the slave trade route of their ancestors, the DeWolf family, the largest slave-trading dynasty in early America. who transported 10,000 Africans to America and the Caribbean between 1769 and 1820.
More Talk Radio hosts, Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey guests are Antonia Juhasz, policy-analyst, activist and author of The Bu$h Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time and David Cobb, activist and former candidate for President of the Green Party. They are in Portland for the Procession for the Future, a 3-day touring parade, using high production value art and spectacle to animate our aspirations and deliver a compelling progressive vision for the country.
- Title: Antonia Juhasz and David Cobb speak of Building the future we want.
- Date: 3/3/08
- Producer: Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey
- Length: 74:58 minutes (34.32 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Dana Welty and Britta Duncan, co-chairs of Portland Jobs with Justice Health Care Committee, join host Martha Odom to discuss JwJ's Health Care Initiative Campaign. This is one of the most critical issues of the day and JwJ joins other groups across the country in support of HR676 to fix a problem facing millions of Americans.
- Title: Jobs with Justice Launches the Health Care Initiative Campaign
- Length: 79:03 minutes (36.19 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Dennis Parker, Director of the Racial Justice Program of the American Civil Liberties Union was interviewed by More Talk Radio hosts, Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod. The topic was the recent Supreme Court decision on diversity in schools and what it means for the future of education.
- Title: Dennis Parker on Supreme Court Decision on Diversity in Schools
- Length: 74:50 minutes (21.41 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 40Kbps (CBR)