Host Dennis Bernstein interviews activist and author Arundhati Roy about her new book, Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers and about the decline of democracy all around the world. Also, Nora Barrows Friedman speaks with Jeff Makler of Socialist Action about the case of Mumia Abu Jamal.
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Lore Wintergreen, East Portland Action Plan Advocate at the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, East Portland Neighborhood Office and Karen Fisher Gray, East Portland Action Plan Communications Chairperson and Parkrose School District Superintendant to talk about equity issues East Portland and the East Portland Action Plan.
Host Jo Ann Bowman speaks with Peter Phillips, co-editor of "Censored 2010: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-2010." KBOO will be hosting a benefit for station the featuring Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff, co-editors. All proceeds except book sales will go to KBOO.
What: An Evening with Project Censored
Where: First Unitarian Church Main Sanctuary, 1211 SW Main St
The Fund for Peace compiles an annual "Failed States Index" that ranks countries with the most political, economic and social instability. The higher the ranking, the more critical the need for help. The world average is about 75 on a 100-point scale, but more nations have topped 100 this year - and Portland-based Mercy Corps works in many of them. KBOO’s Crystal Leighty has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:
Host Jo Ann Bowman speaks with the editors of "Project Censored 2010" about the top censored stories of the last year. The editors will be speaking at a benefit for KBOO on Saturday,November 7th at 5PM at the First Unitarian Church Main Sanctuary at 1211 SW Main St., Portland.
Host Per Fagereng speaks with Victor Grossman, an American who has lived in the former East Germany for more than 50 years. They discuss the recent German elections and the rise of the Left Party (Die LInke), which has set off some new political alliances.
Reaction to yesterday's Congressional vote condemning the Goldstone Report, which says Israel committed war crimes during its military assault on the Gaza Strip. And economist Naomi Klein on how "The Shock Doctrine" applies to the current financial crisis.