Human rights

An Interview With Ramona Africa

program date: 
Tue, 05/13/2008

This is an interview with Ramona Africa, the only surviving adult member of the MOVE organization, whose home was bombed in 1985.  She served time in prison for 7 years, for charges of conspiracy, riot and multiple counts of simple and aggravated assault.    She has since become the MOVE Minister of Communication, as a representative speaking out for the MOVE 9, and others who have been held/detained in prisons (source:   In her experiences she has internationalized the struggles of various groups, and sees the interconnectedness of all species.  

28:45 minutes (26.32 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 12, 2008

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Sun, 05/11/2008

 This program features music by the Rice Workers Choir of Novi Di Modena, songs sung by women workers who organized to achieve the first 8-hour day. Also discussed are the rising costs of food, Mothers' Day as part of the Peace Movement, and Christian fundmentalism in the  US military.  Hear the whole show, hosted by Bill Resnick, by clicking the arrow above.  Or hear  individual pieces going to their links below.

In these first four segments, you can hear the music  of  Novi Di Modena and a discussion of their music by Italian scholar  Clarissa  Clo.

1. Music in the Rice Fields 1

56:45 minutes (25.98 MB)

Bread & Roses: UNITE HERE Local 9 on the Portland Hilton boycott

Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 05/08/2008

Becca Griggs and Eryn Slack, members of UNITE HERE Local 9 spoke with Bread & Roses on May 9, 2008 about the ongoing boycott of the Portland Hilton.  In this short interview, Becca and Eryn talk about hotel work experiences, the union's demand for a fair contract and actions the public can take to support these workers.

For more information about UNITE HERE go to their website:



6:02 minutes (5.53 MB)

ILWU Remembers Lives Lost with May Day Flowers on Willamette

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/30/2008


As part of today's Mayday commemoration, a group of workers from the International Longshoreman Workers Union gathered along the Willamette River.

They floated 800 flowers on the river, one for each three US soldiers that have been killed in Iraq.

2:34 minutes (2.35 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Omar Khadr Release Denied

Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/04/2008

Guantanamo prisoner Omar Khadr only fifteen years old when captured was denied release on the basis of his age.

Military Judge Peter Brownback attemps to close the last door for the Canadian citizen despite International pleas.

4:44 minutes (4.35 MB)

Un poquito de tanta verdad I

Buscando America
program date: 
Thu, 05/01/2008

Entrevista con Jill Irene Friedberg, productora del documental sobre el movimiento popular en Oaxaca,

A little bit of so much truth.

19:35 minutes (17.93 MB)

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 04/30/2008

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the main subject of the evening was police terrorism...  dedicated to sean bell and all the others who have succumbed or suffered from police violence.

Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Challenges Federal Spying

Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/15/2008

The Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation sues the United States Treasury Department to stop them from listening in to priveleged  Attorney Client Conversations.

2:07 minutes (1.94 MB)

Food Crisis? Yes. Surprise? No.

program date: 
Tue, 04/29/2008

A converation with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, regarding the global food price increases.

28:50 minutes (9.9 MB)
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