One Land Many Voices

              

                  

Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch provide a look at the Israeli-Palestine conflict from the perspectives of a Palestinian-American and a Jewish-American.

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Phyllis Bennis and Josh Ruebner on the Mid-East Peace Talks

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Fri, 06/27/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Phyllis Bennis and Josh Ruebner on the Mid-East Peace Talks

Today's One Land Many Voices features a panel discussion recorded at the recent Sabeel conference held in April. The theme of the conference was "Seeds of Justice and Hope for Palestinians and Israelis: What is Required of Us?":
 
We'll hear excerpts from the panel on the current status of peace talks with speakers Phyllis Bennis and Josh Ruebner and Moderator: Steve Niva. They 
discuss the status and the consequences of their failure. Are the talks an “Einstein Round” as Bennis has described them, in homage to Einstein’s definition of “crazy” as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result?  

Ali Abunimah talking about The Battle for Justice in Palestine & why the Palestinians are winning.

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Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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a full hour interview with Ali Abunimah, author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine

This One Land Many Voices show, with guest Ali Abunimah, commemorates the Nakba, the ethnic cleansing of over 750,000 Palestinians from historic Palestine which began in 1947-48 and continues to this day.  Ali is the author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli Palestinian Impasse, and his recently released book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine.  He is also co-founder and director of the widely acclaimed Electronic Intifada.  Through his extensive writings and talks, Ali has been actively engaged in the movement for justice in Palestine for over 20 years. He is the recipient of a 2013 Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship. 

Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian leader, and Nihad Boqai, Palestinian activist living in Israel

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian leader, and Nihad Boqai, Palestinian activist living in Israel

This show features remarkable interviews recently recorded in Palestine and
Israel by One Land Many Voices co-host, Zaha Hassan. The interviews are with
Hanan Ashrawi, an internationally known and respected Palestinian leader whose powerful eloquence always inspires, and Nihad Boqai, a deeply committed Palestinian activist living in Israel.

In the discussion with Hanan Ashrawi, recorded shortly after the celebration of
International Women's Day, Ashrawi addresses the important connection between the liberation of Palestinian women and the national struggle of the Palestinian people.

Rabbi Lynn Gotlieb on justice and peace and film actor/producer Waleed Zuaiter on the film "Omar"

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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Rabbi Lynn Gotlieb on justice and peace and film actor/producer Waleed Zuaiter on the film "Omar"

Co-hosts Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch interview Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, long-time activist in support of Palestinian human rights and justice, and discuss the new Palestinian film, “Omar” with Waleed Zuaiter, one of the film’s producers and stars. 

As not only one of the first women rabbis, but also one of the first rabbis to take a public stand for justice for Palestinians, Rabbi Gottlieb practices what she preaches - creatively and powerfully.  Lynn explores the prophetic tradition in Judaism that requires people to stand for justice and to work for peace.

Omar Barghouti and Chandan Reddy: How BDS is changing the Palestinian struggle for justice

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Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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How BDS is changing the political landscape of the Palestinian struggle for justice

KBOO’s One Land Many Voices explores the rapidly-growing and historic grassroots global campaign known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or ‘BDS’ through interviews with two courageous BDS leaders. 
Omar Barghouti (pictured above) is the founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel and author of “BDS: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights”.  He joins us from occupied Palestine. 
 

Crisis in Gaza as a result of the fuel shortage and international call for a boycott of Sodastream

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Fri, 01/24/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Crisis in Gaza as a result of the fuel shortage and international call for a boycott of Sodastream

Co-hosts Ned Rosch and Zaha Hassan interview Ziad Abbas from the Middle East Children Alliance and Mohammad Nabil, Palestinian student from Gaza, about the crisis in Gaza as a result of the fuel shortage.  Since November 1st, 1.8 million Gazans have had to make do with power outages that last 12 hours each day.  No fuel has meant that garbage trucks can’t make rounds to pick up trash and sanitation facilities can’t dispose and treat waste so that in parts of Gaza there is raw sewage flowing through communities while severe winter storms have meant ten thousand Gazans have had to relocate.  

The Crisis in Gaza as a result of the Fuel Shortage and the International Boycott of Sodastream

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Fri, 12/27/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Crisis in Gaza as a result of the Fuel Shortage and the International Boycott of Sodastream

Co-hosts Ned Rosch and Zaha Hassan interview Ziad Abbas from the Middle East Children Alliance and Mohammad Nabil, Palestinian student from Gaza, about the crisis in Gaza as a result of the fuel shortage.  Since November 1st, 1.8 million Gazans have had to make do with power outages that last 12 hours each day.  No fuel has meant that garbage trucks can’t make rounds to pick up trash and sanitation facilities can’t dispose and treat waste so that in parts of Gaza there is raw sewage flowing through communities while severe winter storms have meant ten thousand Gazans have had to relocate.  

Ned Rosch on "Finding Our Voice in the Struggle for Justice" and Max Blumenthal on "Goliath"

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Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Israeli-Palestine conflict from the perspectives of a Palestinian American and a Jewish-American

We hear a talk by co-host and Palestinian solidarity activist Ned Rosch on “Finding Our Voice in the Struggle for Justice” and a talk by author Max Blumenthal on his book “Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel.”

Laila El-Haddad on her book "The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey"

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Fri, 10/25/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Interview with Laila El-Haddad about "The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey"
One Land Many Voices co-hosts Ned Rosch and Zaha Hassan interview Laila El-Haddad author of the highly acclaimed cookbook, The Gaza Kitchen:  A Palestinian Culinary Journey.

The Gaza Kitchen is “part ethnography, part cookbook, and part political analysis” exploring the distinctive cuisine and food heritage of Palestine’s Gaza District through the personal stories and history of its people, particularly women.
Featured recently on CNN’s ‘Parts Unknown’ with Anthony Bourdain, Laila points to the challenges facing Gazans living under military siege while introducing the culture and beauty of the region and its people to viewers.

Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila, 20 Years of Oslo

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Fri, 09/27/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila, 20 Years of Oslo
Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila, 20 Years of Oslo

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinian refugees lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

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OLMV - Will and Wael inteview Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Dr. Rashid Khalidi

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Fri, 03/25/2011

Live interview and discussion with the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University in New York, Dr. Rashid Khalidi.  We'll be talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and statehood.

Dr. Khalidi received his BA from Yale in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974.  He is editor  of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and was President of the Middle  East Studies Association, and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from  October 1991 until June 1993. He is author of Sowing Crisis: American  Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009); The Iron Cage:  The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006); Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in  the Middle East (2004); Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1996); Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making During the 1982 War (1986); and British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980), and was the co-editor of Palestine and  the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991).

To get a head start on the discussion, check out his June 23, 2007, lecture in Portland, Oregon HERE:

http://www.pdxjustice.org/node/21 or here:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2581753713395720227#

 

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OLMV - From Oregon to Wisconsin, from Egypt to Palestine, Solidarity Everywhere! Feb. 25, 2011.

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Fri, 02/25/2011

Freelance writer and member of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, Ellen Stark, and President of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, Peter Miller, join hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman for a discussion of the local initiative to increase ties between Oregon businesses and the state of Israel.  Also covered on the program this week are local actions in solidarity with the people of the Middle East and the March 19th Peace Rally and March marking nine years of war in Iraq and eight years of war in Afghanistan.  Finally, journalist Eric Ruder joins us to discuss events in the Middle East and the potential consequences for the conflict in Palestine-Israel. 

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OLMV - Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, discusses Egypt plus Rashid Khalidi

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Fri, 01/28/2011

Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, discusses the rapidly changing situation in Egypt, plus Columbia University Professor Rashid Khalidi talks about the history of the Palestinian struggle for statehood.

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OLMV - Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action Anarchists Against the Wall + Kulongowski's Israel initiative.

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Fri, 11/26/2010

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week's first guest is Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action group, Anarchists Against the Wall <http://www.awalls.org/>, a coordinator for the Hampshire College divestment campaign and a national Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions student coordinator with Students for Justice in Palestine.  The second half hour turns local with a discussion of Governor Kulongowski's recent Memorandum of Cooperation for business development between the State of Oregon and the State of Israel.   President of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights (AUPHR), Peter Miller, joins us by phone to discuss the role of human rights in Oregon's campaign to increase business ties with Israel.  AUPHR recently released a document, "The Moral Implications of Doing Business with Israel", which can be found at:

http://www.auphr.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4715&Itemid=4
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OLMV - This month we check out the ADL "top ten anti-Israel groups" + New Seasons campaign up close.

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Fri, 10/22/2010

In the first half hour, we talke with local activist, Virginia Feldman, about the New Seasons BDS campaign.

In the second half of the program, One Land, Many Voices welcomes Rob Mosrie, Executive Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.  Recently, ten organizations active on Palestinian human rights were put on the Anti-Defamation League's "top 10 anti-Israeli Organizations" list which included the US Campaign, Friends of Sabeel and Jewish Voice for Peace.  Rob will discuss that and the US Campaign's work for a just peace in Palestine-Israel.

Wael Elasady and Will Seaman are hosts for this latest edition of One Land, Many Voices.

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One Land, Many Voices - Nada Elia and Jess Ghannam are guests for an in-depth discussion of BDS, Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions.

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Fri, 09/24/2010
One Land, Many Voices welcomes Dr. Nada Elia and Dr. Jess Ghannam for an in-depth discussion of the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions movement that is taking hold here in the United States. 
 
Dr. Nada Elia is professor of Global and Gender Studies at Antioch University, Seattle. A scholar-activist, she has published widely on resistance to institutionalized systems of oppression, and is a community organizer with INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, where she co-chaired the Anti-Militarism and Occupation Taskforce.  Dr. Elia is a diaspora Palestinian from Jerusalem, a former war journalist, immediate past-president of the Association for Middle East Women's Studies, and member of the Organizing Committee of USACBI, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
 
Dr. Jess Ghannam is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco and Adjunct Professor of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. He is a grassroots activist and member of Al-Awda San Francisco and Al-Awda's Coordinating and Executive Committees. He is past-president of the San Francisco American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. Dr. Ghannam also sits on the Organizing Committee of USACBI, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
 
Wael Elasady and Will Seaman are hosts for this latest edition of the monthly program focused on Palestine-Israel.
 
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One Land, Many Voices - Vivien Sansour talks about Fair Trade olive oil and Jess Ghannam discusses healthcare in Gaza and BDS.

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Fri, 08/27/2010

This week, OLMV welcomes Producer Relations Manager for Canaan Fair Trade, Vivien Sansour, and Palestinian-American doctor and professor, Jess Ghannam.  Dr. Ghannam has done extensive humanitarian work in the Gaza Strip; he co-hosts the San Francisco radio talk-show ARAB TALK WITH JESS AND JAMAL and is a board member for the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott Campaign.  Vivien Sansour is a writer and organizer who has been documenting the lives and work of Palestinian farmers of the Palestine Fair Trade Association.

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OLMV - This week's guests are deputy director of Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky and DC JVP coordinator, Shelley Fudge.

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Fri, 07/23/2010

This week hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman welcome the deputy director of Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky.

Cecilie Surasky joined the staff of JVP in 2003 as part of a Ford Foundation human rights fellowship following 15 years working with NGOs on advocacy communications.  The  granddaughter of Labor Zionist activists, a videomaker, former newspaper columnist and talk radio host, Ms. Surasky's analyses of Israel-Palestine politics have appeared in numerous media outlets around the world.  She graduated from Brown University with a BA in Religious Studies with special honors for her work in Modern Culture and Media.  She also heads up JVP's online outreach and is editor of Muzzlewatch, JVP's acclaimed blog documenting efforts to silence open debate about Israel-Palestine policy.

 

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One Land, Many Voices welcomes Paul Larudee and Sara Kershnar.

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Fri, 06/25/2010

This week's hosts are Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch, two long-time local organizers in the Palestine solidarity community. Joining Zaha and Ned will be co-founder of the FREE GAZA MOVEMENT, Paul Larudee, and International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network activist, Sara Kershna. Tune in this Friday at 9:00AM at 90.7 FM in Portland, 100.7 FM in Corvallis, 91.9 FM in Hood River and live streaming via the internet at kboo.fm ... KBOO community radio.

 
Dr. Paul Larudee has visited Palestinian territory many times since 1965, and is active with the International Solidarity Movement, a nonviolent resistance group. He is a co-founder of the Free Palestine Movement and the Free Gaza Movement, whose boats broke a 41-year-old Israeli naval blockade of Gaza in August, 2008.   He was on the recent flotilla of ships that were attacked by the Israeli navy for attempting to break the siege of Gaza by bringing humanitarian supplies to the Palestinian people of Gaza.
 
Sara Kershnar is a member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network <http://www.ijsn.net/home/>. She'll be speaking hosts Ned and Zaha from the Social Forum in Detroit, Michigan, where she'll be participating in a related conference: The 2010 US Assembly of Jews: Confronting Racism & Israeli Apartheid.
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OLMV - This week's guest is filmmaker and ISM volunteer, Trip Jennings.

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Fri, 05/28/2010

This week's guest is Trip Jennings who has just returned from a winter volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement in the West Bank.  Jennings is an environmental filmmaker by profession and an environmental and social justice activist.  He founded the Portland-based outdoor and environmental media company, The Epicocity Project.  He was recognized by the National Geographic as "Adventurer of the Year" in 2008 for his work with threatened rivers, indigenous cultures and oil palm plantations in Papua New Guinea.

OLMV hosts this month are Wael Elasady and MaryAlecia Briggs of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER).  They'll be talking with Trip Jennings as he presents his latest film, FLATHEAD WILD, at the Mountainfilm in Telluride, Colorado.
 

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Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila & 20 Years of Oslo

 

 

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinians lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

One Land Many Voices co-hosts, Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch will look back to those two events not only to remember what they meant to Palestinians and the world at the time, but also to consider what they mean today in the search for justice and peace. 

The first half of the show will include an interview with Nabil Mohamad, Vice President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who was the only one of his family to survive the massacres in Sabra and Shatila. 

In the second half of the show, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, senior negotiator for the Palestinians in the current US sponsored talks between the PLO and Israel, will be joining us from Ramallah.  

 

 

Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila & 20 Years of Oslo

 

 

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinians lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

One Land Many Voices co-hosts, Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch will look back to those two events not only to remember what they meant to Palestinians and the world at the time, but also to consider what they mean today in the search for justice and peace. 

The first half of the show will include an interview with Nabil Mohamad, Vice President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who was the only one of his family to survive the massacres in Sabra and Shatila. 

In the second half of the show, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, senior negotiator for the Palestinians in the current US sponsored talks between the PLO and Israel, will be joining us from Ramallah.  

 

 

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