Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know." A look at Israeli plans to deport Palestinians from Left Bank. US nuke strategy--state terrorism? 403 billionaires in US -- preying on the rest of us -- wage theft. Advice from Howard Zinn -- how the U.S. could come up with a trillion dollars and what to do with it. Corporate imperialism as terrorism. May1st, International Workers Day. The foreclosure crisis -- 200,000 -370,000 per month. Soaring debt costs (for military, wall street bailouts) threaten "social cohesion."
Near deadly error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the killing of Auburndale, FL beauty salon owner Delbert Baker.
The first-ever summer Youth Olympic Games will be held in Singapore from Oct. 12-25. Some 3,600 athletes, ages 14 to 18, will compete in 26 sports. Iran's girls' squad was to be among the six teams competing in the girls' soccer competition.... No longer.
The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) ruled that the Iranian girls may not play while wearing the hijab.
In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answered as part of the Greenfield Peace Writing Contest for Oregon High School Students.
Author, Lisa J. Shannon joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund in the Kboo Studio to talk about her new book,A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into The Worst Place On Earth To Be A Women. In 2005 Lisa saw an episode of the Oprah show depicting the plight of women in the conflict in The Congo where rape had affected the lives of over fifty percent of the women fleeing the fighting. That show changed Lisa's life forever. She founded Run For Congo Women, raising funds to sponsor Congolese women through Women For Women International, then traveled to the eastern Congo to meet the women she sponsored.