War & Peace

A Deeper Look on 06/24/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things, Interview with Justine Sharrock

Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things, Interview with Justine Sharrock,

Host,  Linda Olson-Osterlund talks to the author of this important new book. Investigative journalist Justine Sharrock takes us inside the lives of four soldiers whose patriotic fervor was warped by the Bush Administration. Brandon, Joe, Andrew and Chris, these ordinary men and women became torturers and now have the courage to allow their stories to come into the light. Put a face to the rank and file at Guantanamo and throughout the military's torture apparatus.

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More Talk Radio on 06/21/10

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 06/21/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative Nonviolence on Afghanistan and Pakistan

Host Cecil Prescod interviews Kathy Kelly, of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. In early June she returned from over a month in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Several articles written by Kathy and Joshua Broiler are on the group's web page: http://vcnv.org .
Kathy says "it's what do people in Afghanistan want. There's real fear of the Taliban, but people ask why

Veteran's Voice on 06/18/10

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Fri, 06/18/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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New Executive Director of Veterans For Peace

Guests include the new Executive Director of Veterans For Peace, Dennis Lane. Lane is he against war in principle in resolving issues, but he is especially concerned about the personal impact that combat has on the military personnel.

http://www.veteransforpeace.org/Bio_dennis_lane.vp.html

We'll also have a look at the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Co-host Bill Bires is a veteran of that war.

 

Ray McGovern: "Obama's Timidity and Deaths at Sea"

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Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 06/03/2010

Host Per Fagereng discusses the Israeli commando attack on the Gaza aid flotilla and other issues with Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer turned political activist.

28:38 minutes (26.21 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/03/2010

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Thu, 06/03/2010

Jo Ann & Dave discuss police accountability, and the U.S. Supreme Court's June 1 decision regarding Miranda rights.  Open lines.

About the program…
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

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52:00 minutes (47.62 MB)

Press**Watch: Eyeless in Gaza again

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Press**Watch for June 3, 2010

 

Here is one of the accounts of the Israeli assault on the Gaza relief convoy, from Al Jazeera:

The Israeli assault took those of us on the ship by complete surprise.

Alternative Radio on 06/15/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 06/15/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Tom Hayden - The Long War & Resistance (lecture)

Tom Hayden  - The Long War & Resistance (lecture)

Tom Hayden has been involved in many of America's social movements for decades. He was the main author of the 1962 Port Huron Statement, the manifesto of Students for a Democratic Society, the campus-based, activist movement. He went from street protests and being indicted by the Nixon Administration to holding office in Sacramento. He served eighteen years in the California State Assembly and State Senate. Among his many books are "Voices of the Chicago Eight," "Writings for a Democratic Society," and "The Long Sixties: From 1960 to Barack Obama."

Queers and "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

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Mon, 05/31/2010

In arguing for  an end to the discriminatory "Don't ask, don't tell"  law against gays serving openly in the military, many progressives wind up supporting what the military does -- fight wars to maintain US hegemony.  Writer and activist Yasmin Nair talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris about the contradictions. Here is Nair's recent article "DADT and the Silence / Silencing of Queer Anti-War Voices."

17:19 minutes (9.91 MB)
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