One Land Many Voices

                               

Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel and the conflict there from a human rights centered perspective.  

 

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Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel.
 

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Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Omer on The War in Gaza One Year Later

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Fri, 07/24/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Omer on The War in Gaza One Year Later

Hosts Maxine Fookson and Mohammed Nabil speak with Palestinian journalist Mohammed Omer about the War in Gaza one year later. 

Palestinian-American Poet and Activist Remi Kanazi Speaking on Divestment at PSU

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Palestinian-American Poet and Activist Remi Kanazi Speaking on Divestment at PSU

We hear a talk by Remi Kanazi,  a Palestinian-American performance poet and human rights activist based in New York City. He is the editor of the anthology of hip hop poetry and art, Poets for Palestine, and the author of the collection of poetry, Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine.  He has toured hundreds of venues across the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

He spoke at Portland State University on divestment on school campuses.

Sponsored by Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights. 

One Land Many Voices on 05/22/15

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Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel.

Steven Salaita Speaks on Indigenous Rights, Palestine and Academic Freedom

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Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Steven Salaita Speaks on Indigenous Rights, Palestine and Academic Freedom
OLMV presents a talk by Steven Salaita given at Portland State University on April 9th.
Steven Salaita had been a tenured professor at Virginia Tech University, focusing on settler-colonialism studies. He accepted a tenured position at the American Indian Studies Department of the University of Illinois only to be fired for criticizing the Israeli government for its massacre of Palestinian civilians in Gaza during the summer of 2014.

One Land Many Voices on 03/27/15

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Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel.

One Land Many Voices on 02/27/15

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Fri, 02/27/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel.

The US Civil Rights Struggle & Making Connections with Palestine, Access to Freshwater in Palestine

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Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Dele Balogun of the African Heritage Delegation to Palestine and Natasha Carmi-Hanna Water Advisor
One Land Many Voices welcomes guests Dele Balogun and Natasha Carmi-Hanna.

Solidarity Work of Jewish Voice for Peace and Palestine's Bid for Statehood

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Fri, 12/26/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Solidarity Work of Jewish Voice for Peace and Palestine's Bid for Statehood

One Land Many Voices welcomes guests Cecilie Surasky (pictured above), Jewish Voice for Peace’s Deputy Director; Dr. Husam Zomlot (pictured below) Adjunct Professor of Public Policy at Birzeit University and Director of Fatah’s Commission on Foreign Relations; and Kelly Lynn, (also below) photographer and journalist living and working in Occupied Palestine and based at Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp. 
Surasky will give a survey of JVP’s solidarity work over the last year and what the organization’s priorities will be for the coming new year.  Zomlot will talk about the
Palestinian statehood bid and its strategy for sovereignty, particularly

One Land Many Voices on 11/28/14

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Fri, 11/28/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch explore political, social and cultural issues affecting Palestine/Israel.

Palestinian-Americans in the fight for justice in Palestine and US Activism

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Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Palestinian-Americans in the fight for justice in Palestine and US Activism
Follow up on the Cases of Tareq Abu Khdeir and Steven Salaita &
Activist Round up on Solidarity Work Nationally and Locally
Zaha Hassan checks in on some of the stories  she and Ned Rosch have covered on One Land Many Voices in the last few months. 
 

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A Shift in US Policy in Palestine-Israel? - Professors Steve Niva and Jamal Nassar join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman

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Thu, 07/23/2009

Leading authority on Middle East politics, Dr. Jamal R. Nassar and Professor of International Politics and Middle East Studies, Steve Niva, talk about prospect for peace and the Obama administration's conflict with the Israeli government over settlements.

Obama's Cairo Speech and Beyond - Independent Scholar, Norman Finkelstein, talks with OLMV hosts Wael Elasady and Peter Miller

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Thu, 06/25/2009

Independend scholar and author, Norman Finkelstein, is the guest on this edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES, with special guest hosts, Wael Elasady and Peter Miller.

The Obama "Peace Process" and local Palestine-Israel activism and events: Ali Abunimah, Wael Elasady and Nael Saker are guests

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Thu, 05/21/2009

This week hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abunimah, about the latest developments in the Middle East "Peace Process" under the new Obama Administration.  And in the studio to discuss local activism will be Nael Saker and Wael Elasady, talking about the upcoming Palestinian Via Dolorosa photo exhibit opening at PSU on May 28th.  

To hear past editions of One Land, Many Voices, you can find us at http://kboo.fm/OneLandManyVoices or at www.pdxjustice.org ... thanks for tuning in!
 

Examining Zionism: Special guest, New York University Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and History, Zachary Lockman

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Thu, 04/23/2009

This week Hala Gores and William Seaman welcome New York University Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and History, Zachary Lockman, to the program for a discussion of Zionism.  Zionism is broadly understood as the movement supporting the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people.  In 1975, the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 3379 declaring that Zionism is a form of racism.  Is Zionism inherently racist?  What role has Zionism played, and what role does it continue to play, in the Palestine-Israel conflict?  Join us this Friday for a discussion of Zionism on ONE LAND, MANY VOICES with our special guest, Professor Zachary Lockman. 
More about our special guest this Friday:

Professor Zachary Lockman:

 

 

My main research and teaching field is the socioeconomic, cultural and political history of the modern Middle East, particularly the Mashriq. Under the influence of the "new social history" and "history from below" movements of the 1960s and 1970s, I did my doctoral dissertation on the emergence and evolution of a working class and labor movement in Egypt from the late nineteenth century until the Second World War; it was published in 1987 in a book co-authored with Joel Beinin. Since then I have sporadically continued to work on Egypt, with a special interest in society, culture and politics in the 1882-1919 period. I have also done a great deal of research on Palestine, manifested (among other things) in a 1989 edited volume on the Intifada and a 1996 book on relations between Arab and Jewish workers and labor movements in Palestine during the British mandate period, and various articles and papers. My most recent book is an introduction to the history and politics of Orientalism and Middle East studies, with particular attention to the study of the Middle East in the United States since 1945 and its intersections with U.S. policy in that region. Along the way I have served as president of the Middle East Studies Association and as a member of the Joint Committee on the Near and Middle East of the Social Science Research Council/American Council of Learned Societies, and as an editor (and currently a contributing editor) of Middle East Report.

 

 

Political Prisoners and Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - Guests Mr. Jaber Wishah and Yonatan Pollack

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Thu, 03/26/2009

Political Prisoners and Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - Guests Mr. Jaber Wishah, the Deputy Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, and Yonatan Pollack, an organizer with Anarchists Against the Wall, join hosts William Seaman and Wael Elasady. 

One Land, Many Voices - Hala Gores talks with Tom Nelson about Israeli war crimes in Gaza and with Bill Corcoran of ANERA

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Thu, 02/26/2009

Hala Gores is joined in the studio with special guest, attorney Tom Nelson.  Bill Corcoran also joins the conversation by telephone from Washington DC.

Mr. Corcoran is President of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) and just returned from a visit to Gaza where he had an opportunity to assess the devastation of Israel's assault on the people of Gaza.  ANERA was incorporated in 1968 to help ease the suffering of Palestinian refugees after the Arab-Israeli War of 1967. It has become one of the largest American non-profits working solely in the Middle East for 40 years. In fiscal year 2008, ANERA delivered more than $50 million worth of donated medicine and medical supplies into Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon.

Tom Nelson also just returned from Gaza as a member of a National Lawyers Guild delegation of 8 attorneys who went to Gaza to assess the effects of the recent attacks on the Palestinian people, and to determine what, if any, violations of international law occurred and whether U.S. domestic law has been violated as a consequence.

OLMV co-host Will Seaman will return next month.

Guests Melinda Borne of United Palestinian Appeal and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights

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Thu, 01/22/2009

Guests Melinda Borne of United Palestinian Appeal and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman to talk about what folks in the United States are doing to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza today, and what has to happen to change US policy in the Middle East to bring a just peace to the Palestine/Israel conflict.

Gaza Correspondent for Al Jazeera on the Aftermath of Israel's War

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Sun, 01/18/2009

Special guest Ayman Mohyeldin, Gaza correspondent for Al Jazeera English language news, talks about the aftermath Israel's war. 

In an exclusive live interview by telephone directly from Gaza, hosts William Seaman and Hala Gores talk with Ayman Mohyeldin about the three weeks of Israeli military attacks and the aftermath, as the people begin the long process of recovering bodies and rebuilding.

Guests Diana Buttu and Bernard Sabella talk about the seige in Gaza and emigration of Christian Arabs from the Middle East.

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Thu, 12/25/2008

In this program, hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman discuss the siege in Gaza, and other topics, with Palestinian-Canadian lawyer and former negotiator Diana Buttu. Further along in the program they discuss the issue of emigration of Christian Arabs from the Middle East with Professor of Sociology at Bethlehem University, Dr. Bernard Sabella.

Academic freedom at PSU: Interview with Professor Joel Beinin and Dean Marvin Kaiser.

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Thu, 11/27/2008

Hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman spend the hour with Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, and Dean of College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Portland State University, Marvin Kaiser, talking about academic freedom and the recent hiring controversy at Portland State University. Last week's Willamette Week feature by Beth Slovic ("Tug of War - A Controversial prof creates a skirmish at PSU over academic freedom") provides a glimpse into a job interview process derailed by politics. Professor Beinin ultimately withdrew his name from consideration for the opening at PSU, a great loss for the university and for Portland. Tune in Friday at 9:00 AM to learn more about the "skirmish at PSU", and very special OLMV guests, Professor Joel Beinin and Dean Marvin Kaiser!

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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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