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Presswatch on 10/09/08

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Thu, 10/09/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Theresa Mitchell interviews Peter Phillips. Phillips and Project Censored co-authored the new book Censored 2009,  reflecting media research from March 2007 to April 2008. Introduction by Cynthia McKinney. Cartoons by Khalil Bendib.  This year’s top stories include real news from Iraq, behind the scenes plans for the Security and Prosperity Partnership ("NAFTA on steroids"), US militarization of Latin America, an Executive Order to seize protesters’ assets, and the Act to rout out “Homegrown Terrorism.” Featuring contributions by Yes! Magazine, FAIR, the Index on Censorship, the Center for Media and Democracy; Project Censored special research on media reform in the Truth Emergency movement, and much, much more.

9/11 Impact on Islamic Communities

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Wed, 10/01/2008

As part of the September 11th Special: The War on Liberty since 9/11,  Goudarz Eghtedari speaks with Tom Nelson who talks about the 9/11 impact on communities in the Middle East and Islamic communities and organizations.

28:19 minutes (19.45 MB)

Human Rights: Sovereignty: Pu'uhonua Dennis Keiki 'Bumpy' Kanahele

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Fri, 09/12/2008

Pu-uhonua is a consistent voice for the just restoration of the inherent rights to self determination and self governanace of native Hawaiians. Mr. Kanahele is active in the movement to restore and advance the rights of indigenous peoples of the Americans and throughout the world. For the past decade, he has served on the Board of Directors of the International Indian Treaty Council. His work fosters alternative, compassionate appropriate and alternative solutions to the political,economic, social, and cultural issues and concerns faced by Native Hawaiians.

19:51 minutes (18.18 MB)

Circle A Radio playlist for 03/19/2008

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March 19: Cambodia and their Tribunals
In 2001 the Cambodian National Assembly passed a law to create the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia for the Prosecution of Crimes Committed during the Period of Democratic Kampuchea.  For regular citizens of Cambodia these proceedings are beyond their means, financially and emotionally.  After over 30 years of war and genocide the citizens of Cambodia are focused on their survival, not engaging in judicial proceedings. We talk with  Bhavia Wagner, Executive Director of Friends of Cambodia, and Activist Lawyer and Asian Reporter Columnist Polo, as well as share audio from the documentary Cambodian Culture: Death Of A Sideshow: Reclaiming The Shattered Past - produced by Barbara Bernstein in 1987.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/10/08

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Fri, 10/10/2008 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Keeping those in Power Accountable

News and Public Affairs Day. Tune in for the best in recent speeches and interviews with cutting edge thinkers.

12 Noon - Barbara Ehrenreich on "This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation." Recorded in Portland in July.

1PM - The Voting System: Disenfranchisement and the Uncounted - Local producers Meghan Planchon, David Rosenfeld and Ethan Scarl detail the numerous ways you can lose your right to vote and what you can do to stop it.

2:30PM - Linda Olson Osterlund interviews the attorney for the detainees at Guantanamo, whose release has been ordered by the court.

3:00PM - Scott Forrester interviews award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Trent.

Jeff Halper, of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions & Wafa Shami, talking about FAIR TRADE Olive Oil from Palestine!

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Thu, 09/25/2008

Jeff Halper, of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions & Wafa Shami, of the American Friends Service Committee coming to Portland to talk about FAIR TRADE Olive Oil from Palestine, join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman for a special membership drive broadcast.

56:31 minutes (19.41 MB)

Interview, Jean Phaelzer author of Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans

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Tue, 09/23/2008

 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews author Jean Phaelzer about her book Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. From the Gold Rush in the 1840's through the Civil War and into the early 1900's Chinese faced brutal purges and roundups throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her book chronicles this history and the courageous story of Chinese resistance. Their are important parallels for taday and the roundups of Mexican immigrants across our country.

27:13 minutes (24.93 MB)

One Land Many Voices on 09/26/08

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Fri, 09/26/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Free trade olive oil from Palestine and breaking the seige of Gaza with guests, Wafa Shami and Jeff

ONE LAND, MANY VOICES guests this week, live via telephone, are American Friends Service Committee Middle East Peace Program Coorinator, Wafa Shami, and Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions executive director, Jeff Halper.  Both Wafa and Jeff will be in Portland on the weekend of October 11th and 12th.  They'll be talking with OLMV program hosts, Hala and Will, about free trade olive oil and Jeff's participation in the FREE GAZA boat lift in August. 

Please join us for a very special KBOO membership drive edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES!  We'll have special membership gifts and GREAT conversation!  Help us support listener-sponsored, grassroots, democratic, community media: KBOO!

Radiozine on 09/24/08

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Wed, 09/24/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Linda Olson Osterlund interviews the author of Driven Out about the forgotten war against Chinese immigrants in the West.

execution in georgia

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Mon, 09/22/2008

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