Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept of the "New Capitalism" for later discussion.
Toronto Star, award winning journalist, Michelle Shepherd discusses her book Guantanamo's Child; The Untold Story of Omar Khadr. Khadr is a Canadian citizen who was a wounded fifteen year old when taken into custody by the US military in Afghanistan. He has spent the past six years in the Guantanamo Prison Camp and is on the governments short list to face a Military Tribunal. Ms Shepherd has covered his story since 2002 and interviewed others in his life extensively.
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program explores the current situation in Iraq and future possibilities there; an artists collective that focuses on political print-making; relationship between capitalism and democracy; and a movie about three generations of Mexican-American women in a small town in Arizona. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or listen to individual pieces by following their links below:
Has the surge really reduced the level of violence in Iraq? The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with policy analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz whose website The Bush Agenda contains a wealth of information and analysis. She is the author of The Bu$h Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time and the forthcoming The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry, and What We Must Do To Stop It.
Reed Graduate, Andrew Pappone and his attorney Tom Nelson discuss his detention by the Israeli Defense Force when he left Palestine following completion of n internship with the Palestine Fair Trade Association. After he returned to the US he and his family faced harrassment by the FBI prompting him to hire civil rights attorney Tom Nelson.
The Seattle University School of Law and the non-profit One America relaease reportor on Human Rights violations found at The Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington. The report follows an eight month study on the 1,000 detainnee facility used to hold people awaiting immigration status hearings.
Angola 3 defendant Albert Woodfox had his 1973 comviction for the killing of Angola prison guard overturned by a federal judge in Lousisiana. This is a significant victory for former Black Panther, Woodfox who was held in solitary confinement for over 34 years.
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund speaks with a recent Reed College graduate about his detention by Israeli police in Gaza. They also discuss harassment of him and his mother by the FBI upon his return to the U.S. His attorney Tom Nelson will be interviewed.
Oregon's initiative process was supposed to give Oregonians power over special interests but in recent years the opposite seems to be the case. Jo Ann and Dave will talk with Marcy Westerling of the Rural Organizing Project about two Columbia County ballot measures that purport to deal with undocumented workers but which Westerling and others believe is about fueling animosity towards all immigrants in the county. Next, they will talk with organizers from Our Oregon and Rural Organizing Project about statewide ballot measures from Bill Sizemore and Kevin Mannix that could dramatically impact Oregonians should they pass in November.