Keeping the Oregon National Guard out of Iraq and Afghanistan. Also, "On the Road to Peace - Summer Theatre Arts Camp." Last May, over two-dozen Oregon-based community groups began working to keep the Oregon National Guard from being deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan by seeking resolutions and legislation that the state can use to challenge federalization of the Guard.
Host Ariel Gore speaks with Matthew Diaz, the former Navy officer who disclosed the names and serial numbers of the prisoners in Guantanamo, for which he was convicted and sentenced to six months in prison. He won the Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling. (www.friendsofmattdiaz.com)
Laurie Mercier hosts this program of interviews and reviews about civil rights, justice and injustice. Laurie interviews Ellen Schrecker about the assaults on academic freedom in the 1950s and how they compare with those of today. Bill Resnick talks with radical economist Robin Hahnel about participatory democracy in Venezuela. And the Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review The Road to Guantanamo.
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Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review Road to Guantanamo, the British docudrama that follows the story of three British citizens swept up by the military while traveling in Afghanistan and sent to Guantamo prison where they were held without charges for three years before being released.