The day after Barack Obama's historic inauguration as president of the United States we'll look at how much has changed in the United States and what still needs to change in the days, months and years ahead.
A total of 45 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza on Friday; bringing the number of Palestinians killed in the ongoing Israeli offensive to one thousand, one hundred sixty seven, including three hundred seventy children and eighty five women.
At least 5200, including 1745 children, have been wounded.
13 Israelis have been killed in the 20 days of Israeli attacks, nine of whom were soldiers.
Four of those killed on Friday were identified as resistance fighters. The four were killed in two separate airstrikes in Gaza City and Rafah.
Ani will speak with local organizer Nael Saker, about attacks in Gaza. We will have information on u
Nael Saker, works with the Arab American Cultural Center of Oregon, and was born in Gaza. While he has lived in Oregon for eighteen years, and is now an American citizen, Mr. Saker has four sisters and a brother currently living in Gaza.
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
It is the Season to review. Review the past year and the almost past Bush administration, that is.. The media and many people I know seem eager to believe that the new Obama Administraion will bring a fundamental change to the functioning of the Federal government and the totalitarian policies it has been carrying here at home and the Superpower violence it has been visiting to people all over the globe. This is a hopeful view but not one I share. We have been living within a country taken over by a Coup. If you doubt my use of that word I refer you to Jane Mayers Book, The Dark Side or Eric Lichtblau's Bush's Law and my interviews with them.
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad. We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community. Originally recorded on 11/28/08.
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad. We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community. Click here to listen to Part 2.