Politics

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Financial analyst Katherine Austin Fitts on the autor bailout, deflation and the G-20 response to Wall Street and Part 2 of an interview with Cynthia McKinney, former Congresswoman and Presidential candidate.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 11/21/2008

Air date: 
11/21/2008

a dedication to positivity, featuring, pharoah sanders, weldon irvine, and mary j. blige!!!

Obama and the Congo

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

The conflict in the Congo, in central Africa, continues to be one of the most violent and ongoing wars on the planet.  With a new administration coming in, some Congolese activists see hope on the horizon.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Kambale Musavuli, a student in North Carolina active in the group Friends of the Congo, on the hope he has placed in the Obama presidency.

5:34 minutes (5.1 MB)

Rahm Emanuel for White House Chief of Staff

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

Starting today, Barack Obama will receive highly classified briefings from top intelligence officials.
But the bigger focus is still on who he'll choose to fill positions in his administration.
It's not clear if Illinois Representative Rahm Emanuel will accept Obama's offer to be his White House chief of staff.
Several Democrats confirmed that Emanuel has been offered the job.
Emanuel has become one of the leaders in the House since coming to office six years ago.
Ali Abunimah of the ElectronicIntifada.org website says the selection of Emanuel may be to appease the pro-Israel lobby.

3:18 minutes (3.02 MB)

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, speaks about the Shock Doctrine and the current economic crisis. Recorded at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz Ca. on Oct 17, 2008. In 2000, Naomi Klein wrote No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, which won both the Canadian National Business Book Award and the French Prix Médiations. In 2002, she published Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate, a collection of many of her previous works.

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Thu, 11/20/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm
Flashpoints is off again today. Instead we'll hear an interview about the out-sourcing of U.S. intelligence operations and a commentary on "The Myth of Thanksgiving."

Technology and the Elections

program: 
The Digital Divide
program date: 
Wed, 11/19/2008

This program begins with a roundup of technology news from around the world and then provides in-depth feature stories from a variety of reporters. 

52:07 minutes (23.86 MB)

Radiozine

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Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Robert Parry, award-winning investigative journalist for Consortium News. Parry's books include Lost History: Contras, Cocaine, the Press & "Project Truth;" Secrecy & Privilege: Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq; Secrecy and Privilege: the Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq and "Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush," written with two of his sons, Sam and Nat..

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Wed, 11/19/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Flashpoints is off today. Instead we feature the program Law and Disorder with:

A look at a suit against police in Pittsburgh brought by two people who were tasered multiple times even after they were arrested and put in police custody.

National Lawyers Guild attorney Maunica Sthanki to discuss the transfer of thousands of prisoners from detention centers in New York City to South Texas.

Chris Hedges about "America the Illiterate"

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program date: 
Thu, 11/13/2008

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Chris Hedges about his current article on truthdig.com called "America the Illiterate."

56:56 minutes (22.81 MB)
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