War & Peace

Flashpoints

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 01/23/2009 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Continuing reports from Palestine and a discussion about the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

Iraq Vets Against the War: Speaking Truth

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program date: 
Tue, 01/20/2009

 

Northwest Vets for Peace Marvin, Bill and John speak with members of Iraq Vets Against the War, Portland.

 

55:00 minutes (25.18 MB)

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 01/22/2009 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Reports from Gaza on the aftermath of Israel's invasion along with several poets' responses to the conflict.

Life During Wartime playlist for 01/21/2009

Program name: 
Life During Wartime
Air date: 
01/21/2009

Our friend Eduardo, a Peruvian Punk, takes us through punk history in Peru. He plays old stuff, new stuff, his band Anfo, and more. Awesome show...

Armagedom- Super Projectos
Os Replicantes- surfisto calhorda
Los Invasores- El Ejecutivo
Leuzemia- extincion
Colera- Pela Paz
Fogo Cruzado- inimizade

ANFO- La Conquista Continua
ANFO- Latinoamerica Resiste
ANFO- A kien sirve la ley

Luezemia- un lugar
Kaos- ?
Kaos General- Permanceros hasta el final

Kaos General- Violencia que asasina
Panico- Traicion a la patria
Panico- quemar sus costumbres
G3- utilizado

Life During Wartime on 01/28/09

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Life During Wartime
Air date: 
Wed, 01/28/2009 - 11:00pm - Thu, 01/29/2009 - 1:00am
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Raging punk and hardcore spun by your favorites plus live performances from Iron Lung and Australia'

Holding Obama's Feet to the Fire

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 01/20/2009

The day after Barack Obama's historic inauguration as president of the United States we'll look at how much has changed in the United States and what still needs to change in the days, months and years ahead.

Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by guests John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies, and Ajamu Baraka, executive director of the US Human Rights Network.

54:56 minutes (25.15 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 19, 2009

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Sun, 01/18/2009

On this program, the Moles look forward to the Obama presidency, back to the messages of Martin Luther King Jr., and to how the Nixon presidency is selectively remembered in the film Frost / Nixon.  Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual segments by following their links below where you can find more information  about each piece:

1.  John Nichols, correspondent for The Nation, talks with the Mole's Bill Resnick about where history might drive Obama.

2.  "What Would King Tell Obama?" -- an article by Michael Honey read by Tom Becker. 

47:40 minutes (27.28 MB)

MLK's Message of Non-Violence

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Sun, 01/18/2009

Will the US ramp up the war in Afghanistan?  If so, a major, but often overlooked, part of Martin Luther King's message will be scorned -- his rejection of militarism and hyper-nationalism.  This article by Robert Griffin appeared in Common Dreams, and is read here by Tom Becker. 

4:23 minutes (2.51 MB)

Movie Moles: "Frost/Nixon"

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Sun, 01/18/2009

Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Laurie Mercier review and fact-check the current film Frost/Nixon.  They review the real history of the famous interviews, and ask whether getting public officials to confess their crimes is as important as seeing what's wrong with the structures that give them their power. 

To hear the real deal (the Nixon tapes), try the following sites:

User-friendly selected Nixon tapes re Watergate:
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/watergate.html
 
Most extensive digital collection of Nixon tapes available online:
http://www.nixontapes.org/index.htm

10:56 minutes (6.26 MB)

King's Vision for Obama

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Sun, 01/18/2009

"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.

2:58 minutes (1.7 MB)
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