Politics

Interview: Andrew Pappone and Attorney Tom Nelson on IDS & FBI Harrassment

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Wed, 07/30/2008

Reed Graduate,  Andrew Pappone and his attorney Tom Nelson discuss his detention by the Israeli Defense Force when he left Palestine following completion of n internship with the Palestine Fair Trade Association.  After he returned to the US he and his family faced harrassment by the FBI prompting him to hire civil rights attorney Tom Nelson.

29:04 minutes (26.62 MB)

080608 Tonga Crowns King

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program date: 
Tue, 08/05/2008

 

This past Friday the South Pacific island nation of Tonga crowned the fifth monarch of its modern history -- George Tupou [pron. too-poh] the Fifth. KBOO's Pacific correspondent Michael Gene Horowitz reports from Tonga on the upbeat political developments surrounding this historic event.

3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: US Senate & The Media Shield Law

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

The US Senate debates a law to protect journalists from being forced to disclose confidential sources. Citizen journalists are not included for protection in the Senates version of The Free Flow of Information Act, S2035.

4:41 minutes (4.28 MB)

On The Environment on 08/04/08

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Mon, 08/04/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Scott Forrester interviews Dean Larry Velvel  of the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover. H talks about the September 13th and 14th Conference on War Crimes and the Law-breaking of the Bush Administration and how to hold them accountable in Domestic and International Courts in the future.

More Talk Radio on 08/04/08

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More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 08/04/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with the Reverend GRAYLAN S. HAGLER, development director of NACA, national president of Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice and senior minister of the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. He'll discuss the Save the Dream tour to actually help homeowners with unaffordable mortgages.
 

Radiozine on 08/01/08

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 08/01/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews local activists Jules Boykoff and Kaia Sand about their new book, Landscapes of Dissent: Guerrilla Poetry and Public Space. They discuss how guerrilla poets and others have challenged the commodification of public space.

Why are YOU a republican?!?

program date: 
Mon, 07/28/2008

 Host Abe Proctor asks the world  "Why are you a republican?"  as if there could be a valid answer.  He gets lots of answers; YOU be the judge as to whether they're valid...

 

New Feature!!!

Join the discussion on various topics on-line by visiting the Brand New! Abe And Joe Talk Radio BLOG

 

 

 

82:32 minutes (37.79 MB)

Radiozine on 07/29/08

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 07/29/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

The Answers Series. Bruce Silverman has another installment of this solutions-based program. Today's topics...waste heat recovery and making politicians more responsible.

Gravity

Senator Obama seems to be developing into a deliberative center of gravity, as a number of massive political objects – Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki, French Prime Minister Sarkozy, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and the White House – have swung inexorably into his orbit. All these august personages, either implicitly or explicitly, embraced his 16-month timeline for withdrawal of US forces from Iraq.

Why are you a Republican?

 TPM Muckraker has the dirt on the Office of Professional Responsibility and Inspector General's report on the politicization of the Justice Department.

Among the stringent Bush-era requirements for employment at DOJ: "What is it about George W. Bush that makes you want to serve him?"

And let's not forget, "Why are you a Republican?"

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