Syria is undergoing a crisis, a civil war some call it, but Syria is also having a rape crisis. Jackie Blachman-Forshay is an epidemiologist graduate student at the School of Public Health at Columbia University. She is the lead researcher for Women Media Center's Women Under Siege Project. Her research on sexualized violence in Syria has been highlighted in the Atlantic, the New York Times and has been presented to the United Nations.
Women Under Siege is a journalism project that investigates how rape and other forms of sexualized violence are used as tools in genocides and conflicts throughout the 20th century and into the 21st century. They have created a crowd-sourced map documenting sexualized violence in Syria.
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Steve McQuiddy talks about his new book, "Here on the Edge", published by Oregon State University. McQuiddy looks at a long-neglected element of World War II history: the role of pacifism in what is often called "The Good War." He shares the fascinating story of one conscientious objector camp located on the rain-soaked Oregon Coast, Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp #56, providing the definitive history of the Fine Arts Group at Waldport. 38:38 minutes (35.38 MB)
Host Sutree talks with Lisa Sorensen about the benefits of EFT, The Emotional Freedom Technique.
Lisa Sorensen has been a professional licensed massage therapist for over 9 years and loves it. She is trained in classic Swedish massage techniques as well as Trigger Point Therapy, Therassage, Reiki II, Quantum Touch, SET, EFT.
Her personal experiences with EFT led her to become certified in its application. “I have personally had a sprained ankle that was over a year in healing and with one EFT session on myself, I could literally watch the swelling disappear and the pain with it. 83:00 minutes (75.99 MB)
President Nixon announced the US Government expanded war in Southeast Asia on April 30th, 1970. Portland citizens protested May 2, 1970. In response to the bombing of Cambodia, and the massacre of students at Kent State in Ohio, there was a 5 day Student Strike at Portalnd State University. Audio on tonights show is from the early protest against war, and the later protests against the Kent State massacre, and the war in Vietnam and Cambodia.
Robert Naiman is policy director of Just Foreign Policy, a non profit that works to improve US foreign relations. He's the author of the article "If We Cut Aid to Egypt, Would We Die?" Don Merrill talks with Mr. Naiman about the unfolding situation in Egypt and the complications that arise when states have to balance what is ethical with what is in their strategic interests.
With peace negotiations yet again underway between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, KBOO's One Land Many Voices on Friday, August 23 from 9 – 10 am takes a look at why these talks are happening now and explores with Yousef Munayyer of the Jerusalem Fund whether these negotiations will likely contribute anything meaningful towards resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict.