Veteran journalist Reese Erlich discussed his experience by actually talking (imagine!) to some of the people vilified by our government as terrorists. His new book is Conversations with Terrorists: Middle East Leaders on Politics, Violence and Empire.
OLMV - Rashid Khalidi talks about the stuggle for Palestinian statehood.
Tune in this Friday at 9AM to One Land, Many Voices, with hosts William Seaman and Wael Elasady. This week's program features Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Rashid Khalidi, talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for national self-determination. Professor Khalidi is author of The Origins of Arab Nationalism, Palestinian Identity: the Construction of Modern National Consciousness, Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East, Sowing Crisis: American Hegemony and the Cold War in the Middle East, and, on the topic of today's program, The Iron Cage: the Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood.
A father and son have just been sentenced to death by a Salem jury for killing two police officers with a bomb planted in a failed bank robbery. This month's guests on the Recovery Zone are three people who want us to re-examine our relationship to the death penalty and to the idea that violence is an appropriate solution to social problems.
A father and son have just been sentenced to death by a Salem Jury for killing two police officers with a bomb planted in a failed bank robbery. This month's guests on the Recovery Zone are three people who want us to re-examine our relationship to the death penalty and to the idea that violence is an appropriate solution to social problems.
Carrie talks to Bill after returning from Cancun where she attended the International Climate Change Conference as a representative of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee. She relates her experience caravaning across Mexico to the conference. She emphasizes climate change and social justice as twin issues, and speaks of climate justice, especially in movements to localize food and energy systems.
Bill and David Gespass talk about the hypocrisy of the Obama Administration condemning Chinese human-rights violations when doing so obfuscates US complicity (on structural-economic and militant-political levels) in those violations. They also consider the United States' own anti-democratic tendencies on the electoral level.
David is President of the National Lawyer's Guild. The guild was formed in 1937 and fights for human rights in the US.
Tom Becker hosts today's Old Mole, which features: US and Chinese Human Rights; a review of the film Marwencol; a profound and jarring disconnect between the will of the American people and their administration; and climate justice.
Dinner with Ruth, a fundraiser for Street Roots, included some special guests who shared stories about prison issues. We presented excerpts of these conversations on tonight’s show. Guests at the dinner included Jeremiah Stromberg, Margaret Puckette, and Gretchen Vala.
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Congratulations to Potluck in the Park who were recently named for $50,000 grant from
Walmart. More about this was on the 5:00 KBOO evening news tonight (1/24)
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