With Abe away, Joe is joined by Greg Kafoury to discuss "fun and games with cops."
Greg Kafoury joins Joe to recall the bloody details from his recent lawsuit against the Portland Police. Among other things, Joe and Greg will discuss the lawsuit's implications for the future of law enforcement in the Rose City, as well as implications for the city's prospective membership in the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Sarika Mehta speaks with film-maker and professor of Womens’ Studies at Oregon State University, Patti Duncan. Her film,“Finding Face”, explores acid violence against women in Cambodia. This film has been featured at a number of festivals and won a number of awards including best documentary feature at the San Diego Asian Film Festival last year.
What are the prospects for realizing the goals of the Egyptian revolutionaries as the military takes over? What will the people need to do to make sure the old order is not re-established with only cosmetic changes? Stephen Zunes has published widely on the Middle East, and he talks here with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about Egypt's future.
Philosopher and social critic Slavoj Žižek has been following events in Egypt with an eye to their historical signficance. In this commentary, read by the Old Mole's Joe Clement, Žižek analyzes the Egyptian revolution's commitment to universal democratic values and social justice.
In honor of Black History month, our show briefly reviewed the history of the Prison System in the U.S. Brenda Escobar, our engineer helped by presenting some of the facts we found in our research. After you listen to this show, we hope you’ll use the web to learn even more about our Prison System.