War & Peace

Rural Organizing Project in Bend

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Wed, 05/18/2011

The Rural Organizing Project held its annual rural caucus on May 7th, in Bend Oregon.  On ths episode of Circle A Radio, we will listen to speeches from the event, hear participants in the march on Representative Greg Walden’s office, and talk to individual members of Rural Organizing Project about building community, and organizing.

58:43 minutes (53.76 MB)

Alternative Radio on 05/24/11

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/24/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Howard Zinn – Just & Unjust Wars (lecture)

Howard Zinn – Just & Unjust Wars (lecture)

From ancient Athens to 21st century America, the rhetoric is the same. When "the dogs of war" are set loose, there is a cascade of jingoistic platitudes and cliches. We want peace. When we fight a war, it is just. We are good. The enemy is evil. We are victims seeking justice. We are making the world safe for democracy. And if they were honest they'd add, We are making the world safe for lexical and moral hypocrisy. Erasmus, the great 16th century philosopher monk, said of war, "There is nothing more wicked, more disastrous, more widely destructive, more loathsome." He then added that war was useful to a government for it enabled it to extend its power over citizens.

Political Perspectives on 05/25/11

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Wed, 05/25/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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THE BEGINNING OF THE NUCLEAR AGE

From TUC Radio's timeless archives - remastered
Iain Boal: THE BEGINNING OF THE NUCLEAR AGE
Enrico Fermi and Henry Moore

A Deeper Look on 05/26/11

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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WikiLeaks and Guantanamo What Can We Learn?

Guest: Andy Worthington; WikiLeaks media partner and author of The Guantanamo Files

On April 24th WikiLeaks released thousands of pages of classified military documents from Guantanamo. What can we learn from them and what difference do they make in the fight to close the prison? Tune in to hear Andy Worthington talk about these documents he helped release.

Fight the Empire on 05/19/11

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 05/19/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Permanent-war, American-style

Host Per Fagereng speaks with historian and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel William J. Astore about his latest TomDispatch post in which he takes up permanent-war, American-style, and its eerie similarity to “enlightened” wars fought by European monarchs centuries ago.

Alternative Radio on 05/17/11

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/17/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Glenn Greenwald – Shredding the Constitution

Glenn Greenwald – Shredding the Constitution (lecture)

Presswatch on 05/12/11

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Presswatch
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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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David Ray Griffin

Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with theologian, writer and outspoken 9/11 researcher David Ray Griffin, author of Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory; Osama Bin Laden: Dead or Alive?; The New Pearl Harbor Revisited: 9/11, the Cover-Up, and t

Political Perspectives on 05/11/11

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Wed, 05/11/2011 - 9:00am - 10:30am
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Noam Chomsky speaks on "Global Hegemony: The Facts, The Images"

Noam Chomsky speaks on "Global Hegemony: The Facts, The Images."

Noted intellectual and author Noam Chomsky spoke about the current state of the economy, the assault on social welfare programs, and the prospects for resistance and hope in the years to come. He spoke at the University of Oregon in Eugene on April 20th.

Recorded by Will Seaman of KBOO and pdxjustice.org

May 9 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 05/09/2011

 Denise Morris is in the host's chair today, bringing us Bill Resnick's inteview with David Finkel about the killing of Osama Bin Laden, some reflections on Howard Zinn's view of history, and Joe Clement's reading from Zinn's article on American Exceptionalism.  

This show is part of KBOO's Spring Membership drive.  Please show your support for the Old Mole by clicking on the tip jar at the top of this page.  Keep the Mole digging!

35:34 minutes (20.35 MB)

Zinn on American Exceptionalism

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Mon, 05/09/2011

 Joe Clement is today's Well-read Red, reading from Howard Zinn's  essay "Put Away the Flags," and applying its critique of American Exceptionalism to President Obama's speech announcing the killing of Osama Bid Laden.  Joe also cites Martin Luther King's speech on Vietnam.  

7:16 minutes (4.16 MB)
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