War & Peace

Radiozine on 07/09/08

Air date: 
Wed, 07/09/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Per Fagereng interviewsSara Robinson, strategic foresight analyst, and author of the recent
article “Decline and Fall of America’s Energy Empire.” 

Friday Radiozine on 07/04/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/04/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 30, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

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.  

You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or the individual pieces by following the links below:

1.  Academic freedom then and now

2.  Participatory democracy in Venezuela

55:40 minutes (25.49 MB)

Movie Moles: "Road to Guantanamo"

program date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008

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. 

11:34 minutes (5.3 MB)

Alternative Radio on 07/02/08

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 07/02/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Winter Soldier: Testimonies from Iraq War Veterans

Taking the name Winter Soldier, dozens of war veterans gathered in Silver Spring, MD,
to talk about their experiences.

Chris Hedges: Collateral Damage, Iraqi Civilians

program date: 
Fri, 06/27/2008

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with journalist Chris Hedges, author of War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning, about the new book he co-authored with Laila Al-Arian, called Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians. 

27:46 minutes (25.43 MB)

Joe and Abe, June 24

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2008

Host Joe Uris entertains callers without Abe this week. Topics this week include FISA Courts and the Bush spy-on-citizens program; Iraq, the War, and Iraqi Oil Contracts; The Portland Naked Bike Ride; and the question "Is Barak Obama really Jimmy Carter or Abe Lincoln reincarnated?"

85:14 minutes (39.02 MB)

Radiozine on 06/27/08

Air date: 
Fri, 06/27/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Chris Hedges, whose latest book is "Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians." Hedges and co-author Laila Al-Arian investigated the suffering of Iraqi civilians at the hands of American troops. The testimonies of soldiers and Marines provide a disturbing window into the indiscriminate killing of unarmed and innocent Iraqis being carried out daily by occupation forces.

Chris Hedges will be speaking in Portland on Friday night at 7:00PM at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing.

One Land Many Voices on 06/27/08

Air date: 
Fri, 06/27/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman speak with special guest, Mr. Raja Shehadeh, a Palestinian lawyer and writer who lives in Ramallah.  He is a founder of the pioneering human rights organisation, Al-Haq, an

Friday Radiozine on 06/20/08

Air date: 
Fri, 06/20/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Northwest Winter Soldier, hosted by Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW).

Speakers ranging from soldiers and Marines to spouses and
parents spoke at Seattle’s town hall in late May and told stories that
have rarely been reported in the mainstream media.

Speakers described the widespread dehumanization that occurred during their
service. For instance, Iraqis are referred to by epithets like “raghead,” said
the vets.

We'll hear part 2 of this show. 


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