"What Would King Tell Obama?" In this article by Michael Honey, read here by Tom Becker, we are reminded that Dr. King's message of non-violence applies to the violence of poverty and economic inequality, and to military interventions. Honey's piece appreared on the website of The Progressive.
"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" tells the amazing and inspiring story of Liberian women who helped stop the Civil War in Liberia. We speak to Director Gini Reticker who has chronicled the stories of heroic women, not only in Liberia, but also Ghana, Rwanda and Morrocco. Learn more at: www.Praythedevilbacktohell.com
A total of 45 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza on Friday; bringing the number of Palestinians killed in the ongoing Israeli offensive to one thousand, one hundred sixty seven, including three hundred seventy children and eighty five women.
At least 5200, including 1745 children, have been wounded.
13 Israelis have been killed in the 20 days of Israeli attacks, nine of whom were soldiers.
Four of those killed on Friday were identified as resistance fighters. The four were killed in two separate airstrikes in Gaza City and Rafah.
EYEWITNESS IN GAZA: AL JAZEERA CORRESPONDENT AYMAN MOHYELDIN.
Guest hosts Hala Gores and Will Seaman speak with the reporter that Israeli columnist Gideon Levy calls "My hero of the Gaza war," Ayman Mohyeldin. Reporting from the front lines of the current Israeli assault on Gaza, this courageous young reporter is one of the few voices providing first hand news of the devastation and suffering as the people there face the violence of the most powerful military in the Middle East.
On the Jan 15 Radiozine, KBOO hosts a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. First, a debate on the role of Israel in the crisis. Then, an update on what's happening there. This is part one. Bob Horenstein, the Communications Director of the Jewish Federation of Portland voices his support of the current Israel invasion of the Gaza strip. He is opposed by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a former Yale University Professor, currently at Bethlehem University, and author of the book, Sharing the Land of Canaan.