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Earthwatch

Air date: 
Mon, 12/29/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

The program Making Contact takes a look at the isses making news in 2008 including Iraq war veterans, immigrants and low income women of color in New Orleans.

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 12/30/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Linda Olson Osterlund speaks with Guardian journalist Michelle Shephard, author of Guantanamo's Child - The Untold Story of Omar Khadr, about the latest developments in the case of the Canadian captive Omar Khadr.

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 12/30/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Heidi Boisvert, media manager at Breakthrough, a group which promotes human rights by developing new media including downloadable games. Boisvert helped to create the game ICED or I Can End Deportation to spark dialogue and create awareness of unfair U.S. immigration policies.

www.homelandgitmo.com

www.icedgame.com 

www.breakthrough.tv

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Fri, 12/26/2008 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Vincent Warren speaks on Guantanamo, Litigation and Where to Next. Vincent Warren is executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He discusses the Prison at Guantanamo, the detainees and how CCR got information.

Eugene Human Rights

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/09/2008

A number of activist groups in Eugene are pulling togerther with the hope of turning Eugene into a “Human Rights City”—a city that places human rights above all, and doesn’t wait for government mandates to do it.
KBOO’s Sue Supriano spoke to Ken Neubeck of the Human Rights City Project earlier today.

4:03 minutes (1.86 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: From Cheney to Omar Khadr: A Round-up of Civil Liberty Issues

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 12/17/2008

This past week has seen developments in several Civil Liberty issues, including the on-air admission of Vice President Cheney to the authorization of torture in an interview with the ABC news. His admission has led to even mainstream media asking if Cheney is a War Criminial. An ACLU press release repudiated Cheney and the Bush administration's torture policy and encourages individuals to sign a petition to close Guantanamo.

In other torture news the US Supreme Court issued a rulingmoving forward an important case charging Donald Rumsfeld and Generals in the chain of command with responisbility for their detention and torture in US custody at Guantanamo. In a pre-trial hearing the case of Omar Khadr took a step forward as attorneys for Khadr revealed their intention to put on the witness stand a soldier whose testimony casts further doubt on the governments case.   

4:52 minutes (4.45 MB)

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 12/19/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Labor doula and Icarus Project student organizer Annie Robinson talks about her experience in the mental health system as an adolescent, and how it led to her interest in changing medical birthing procedures and becoming a doula. Annie discusses the trauma caused by doctor interventions in childbirth and its lasting effects  on both children and mothers.

Significance of Hip Hop

program date: 
Sun, 12/14/2008

Radical musicologist Brad Duncan explains  the huge, world-wide significance of Hip Hop music and culture with special  attention to Dead Prez in this conversation with Bill Resnick.

8:38 minutes (4.94 MB)

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 12/17/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Host Dennis Bernstein speaks with journalist Steven Kinzer, who calls the Obama-Gates plan to expand the war in Afghanistan "delusional." Dennis also interviews long-time nuclear critic Karl Grossman about the new nominee to be Energy Secretary. And J.R. has an update on the case of death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis.

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