Politics

Radiozine

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 12/19/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Rudi H. Nussbaum, of Physicians for Social Responsibility. He recently wrote a paper on childhood cancer clusters around German nuclear reactors. He'll discuss the move to revitalize nuclear power and the possible negative health effects. She also speaks with Tom Carpenter, Executive Director of of the Hanford Challenge. He has investigated and advocated on behalf of numerous whistleblowers and workers at various nuclear sites around the country. He'll talk about Hanford and the Global Nuclear Eneregy Partnership.

 

Flashpoints

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 12/16/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Former Congressional Representative Cynthia McKinney on her recent trip to a human rights conference in Havana.

And Iraqi blogger and human rights activist Raed Jarrar on the shoe throwing incident in Baghdad.

 

If You Love This Planet

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Mon, 12/15/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

If You Love This Planet will not be heard today due to technical difficulties. Instead we'll hear Law and Disorder featuring a look at how the recent verdict against the Holy Land Charity will have a chilling effect against the Muslim community; a look at the practice of pre-emptive pardons and how to stop them; and an excerpt from a recent forum on turture and justice in the post-Bush era.

An interview with Ambassador Farhang

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Wed, 12/10/2008

An interview with Professor Mansour Farhang on issues related to the Middle East, Iran and the anniversary of the Universal Mansour FarhangDeclaration of the Human Rights.
 
Dr. Mansour Farhang holds a Ph.D in political science from Claremont graduate School in California, and served as an advisor to the Iranian foreign ministry and as ambassador to the United Nations following the 1979 revolution. He later resigned in protest when the Khomeini regime refused to accept the U.N. Commission of Inquiry's recommendation to release American hostages in Teheran.  Early in the Iran-Iraq war, he also served as envoy in negotiations with international peace missions.  During his ambassadorship, Dr. Farhang wrote and spoke about the threat of religious extremists who had come to dominate the course of the Iranian revolution.

45:23 minutes (20.78 MB)

A Window of Opportunity With Iran

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Wed, 11/12/2008

farideh FarhiAn interview with Farideh Farhi on the US election results and President-elect Obama's window of opportunity to move toward an oppening with Iran.  The benefits of such involvement and impacts that it might have on the Middle East in general and stability of the region and especially Iraq.

Farideh Farhi is an independent researcher and an adjunct professor of political science at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

42:17 minutes (19.36 MB)

Alternative Radio

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 12/17/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Host David Barsamian interviews the late Studs Terkel - Which Side Are You On?, Part 2

Positively Revolting

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Fri, 12/12/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty challenge listeners to take on the role of Citizen Adviser to President-Elect Obama. They invite you to share what priorities you would have him take on immediately.

In Other Words needs our help

The message below from In Other Words, the LAST non-profit, feminist bookstore in the country. Please repost widely, even to contacts outside of Portland. This community resource has touched many lives in her long herstory. Let us support those who have supported us for so long. Thank you, Carla

Dear friends,

In Other Words, like so many of our fellow bookstores, has fallen upon incredibly hard financial times.  With the decline in our current economy, we have experienced severely decreased revenue.  If we are unable to raise $11,000 by the end of December, In Other Words will have to close its doors.

Flashpoints

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 12/11/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

A report on the continuing demonstrations in Greece; Katherine Austin Fitts on economic issues of the week; Greg Palast on recent Obama opponents; and the Knight Report on Iraq, Afghanistan and more.

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Thu, 12/11/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

History Counts: The Power of Not Shopping

Professor Monroe Friedman, author of "Consumer Boycotts," talks about the history of boycotts as a tool in various liberation movements.

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