War & Peace

A Deeper Look on 03/25/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 03/25/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Mac McClellan interview: Burma's Hidden Genocide

Burma's Hidden Genocide,

Mac Mc Clelland, Human Rights reporter for Mother Jones Magazine, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about her new book For Us Surrender is Out Of The Question: A story from Burma's never-ending war. She brings us the story of the forgotten war in Burma and of the courageous young refugees she stayed with in Thailand. They risk their lives to document the horrors taking place in their home across the border.

Alternative Radio on 03/30/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 03/30/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Martin Luther King, Jr – Beyond Vietnam (lecture)

Martin Luther King, Jr – Beyond Vietnam (lecture)

This speech was delivered on 4 April 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in New York City exactly one year before Dr. King's his death. In this talk he speaks strongly against the U.S.'s role in the war, insisting that the U.S. was in Vietnam "to occupy it as an American colony" and calling the U.S. government "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today". He also argues that the country needed larger and broader moral changes:

[Who Killed Marine Colonel Jim Sabow?

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 03/18/2010

Who killed Marine Colonel Jim Sabow? Host Per Fagereng speaks with the Colonel's brother Dr. David Sabow, who has been pursuing the case for over ten years.

Marine Colonel James Sabow's death was very controversial. In 1991 Sabow, a fighter pilot and a hero of the Vietnam War before becoming the third ranking officer at the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, was found dead behind his home at the base, a shotgun blast to his head, blood splattered across the backyard.

29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

More Talk Radio on 03/22/10

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 03/22/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Iraq: the Forgotten War

The guest is Dahr Jamail, Independent Journalist, author of Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq and The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is the keynote speaker for the Physicians for Social Responsibility awards dinner on April 10th at the Oregon Zoo where he will be discussing the health effects of war, including on Iraqi civilians and US soldiers. For more information on the dinner go to www.oregonpsr.or

For more information on Dahr Jamail go to http://dahrjamailiraq.com/.

March 15 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 03/15/2010

 Hosted by Bill Resnick and featuring the powerful protest music of Mavis Staples, this show includes a discussion of the real feasibility of replacing coal and nuclear power with wind and solar; a conversation critical of the "reality" show "Undercover Bosses"; and an analysis of the quagmire in Afghanistan.  

 

54:26 minutes (31.15 MB)

The Morass in Afghanistan

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Mon, 03/15/2010

The Well-Read Red.

Mainstream news from Afghanistan tells of US Military plans and hopes for stabilizing the shattered nation, and rarely covers the enormous obstacles in their way.  In an article "Getting Out of Afghanistan" published last October in Dissent Magazine, Todd Gitlin shows what's wrong with all the reasons given for the US-NATO occupation.    Clayton Morgareidge  reads an edited version of the piece.  

9:03 minutes (5.18 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 03/18/10

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Thu, 03/18/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Counting Heads: What's right and what's wrong with the 2010 census

Its been happening every decade since 1790. As mandated by the constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau determines the population of the nation, the results used to allocate congressional seats, electoral votes and government program funding. As census questionnaires start arriving in mailboxes this month, criticism of the census is heating up from all quarters. Right wing pundits characterize the census as part of the Obama administration's efforts to control citizens' lives. Republicans accuse organization like ACORN of distorting the results for political gain. Communities of color and other underrepresented populations worry that historic undercounting of their numbers will once again leave them without real political representation.

Veteran's Voice on 03/19/10

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Fri, 03/19/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Dealing with PTSD

Hosts Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy speak with Stacey Mullins who works with veterans on how to deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Press**Watch: your homework prior to the show

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For starters, here's an article Wayne Madsen found that relates to Iran war preparations.  Estimate time for unpacking, deployment/arming, check for good weather,  look for an associated vilification or provocation (say a detonated building?) in the corporate-owned media, and you can get a good idea of when the blood is supposed to flow:

http://www.waynemadsenreport.com

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/world-news/final-destination-iran-1.1...

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