Politics

Kiana Karimi and Rees Erlich on Iranian Activism

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Fri, 01/08/2010

Two talks:  Kiana Karimi and Rees ErlichKiana Karimi is a women's rights activist and a member of One Million Signatures Campaign, a peaceful grassroots movement for gender equality that has sprung from the efforts of Iranian women inside Iran. The Campaign officially launched on August 27, 2006, it aims to collect one million signatures in support of a petition addressed to the Iranian Parliament asking for the revision and reform of current laws, which discriminate against women.

56:19 minutes (25.78 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations.

Radiozine on 04/30/10

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Radiozine
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Fri, 04/30/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher interviews Chris Hedges about his article "Facing the Threat from the Far Right: Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/noam_chomsky_has_never_seen_anything_like_this_20100419/

Chris Hedges, whose column is published Mondays on Truthdig, is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.

Hedges was part of the team of reporters at The New York Times awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism.

Israeli Consul General Akiva Tor - Excerpts from Talk April 25 2010 and Interview on Shalom Portland

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Wed, 04/28/2010

Excerpts from a talk in Portland April 25th 2010 by Israeli Consul General Akiva Tor, and interview on Shalom Portland

Shalom Portland presents excerpts from a talk last Sunday at Congregation Beth Israel by Israeli Consul General for the Pacific Northwest Akiva Tor, and an interview recorded by Ed Kraus afterwards.

Topics include the current political situation between Israel and Palestine, the nuclear threat from Iran, the blockade of Gaza, and perspectives on the peace process.

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Bob Stacey, Candidate for Metro Council President

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Tue, 04/27/2010

 Joe Uris hosts the third of three candidate interviews for Metro Council President. Today's guest is Bob Stacey, former Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon.

 
56:32 minutes (25.88 MB)

Shalom Portland on 04/28/10

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Wed, 04/28/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Israeli Consul General Akiva Tor - Excerpts from Talk 4/25 and Interview

Wednesday April 28th 9 to 10am

Shalom Portland presents excerpts from the talk last Sunday at
Cong Beth Israel by Israeli Consul General for the Pacific Northwest

Akiva Tor

and an interview for radio recorded by Ed Kraus that afternoon.

Topics include the political situation of the moment regarding Hamas, Iran,
settlement construction, Jerusalem, and more.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/07/10

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Fri, 05/07/2010 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
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Fighting Corporate Power

Fighting Corporate Power: Friday May 7th: 7 am – 8 pm

Since when did corporations become more powerful than people?  How is it that corporate entities have been awarded all the benefits of US citizenship, without any of the responsibilities?  And what can WE THE PEOPLE do about it??  This special day of programming will address the recent supreme court decision on corporate free speech, as well as other aspects of creeping corporate power that undermine sovereignty and democracy. 

7:00 AM - Democracy Now!

Alternative Radio on 05/25/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/25/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Raj Patel – The Value of Nothing (lecture)

Raj Patel – The Value of Nothing (lecture)

Raj Patel, writer, activist and former policy analyst with Food First, is a visiting scholar at the Center for African Studies at UC Berkeley. He has worked for the World Bank, the WTO, and the United Nations, and has also protested them on four continents. He is the author of "Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System."

Alternative Radio on 05/18/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/18/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chip Berlet – The Tea Party Movement (interview)

Chip Berlet – The Tea Party Movement (interview)

Chip Berlet is senior analyst with Political Research Associates, the Somerville, Massachusetts-based organization. PRA monitors and reports on the political right wing. His articles appear in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The Progressive magazine. He is the editor of "Eyes Right: Challenging the Right Wing Backlash" and co-author of "Right-Wing Populism in America."
 

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