War & Peace

Alternative Radio on 07/16/08

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 07/16/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Hosted by: David Barsamian
Jeremy Scahill - Blackwater: Mercenary Army (Lecture) A hidden story of the U.S. war on Iraq has been the use private contractors, a shadow force almost as big as the American army. The major company operating in Iraq and raking in millions of dollars in taxpayer money is Blackwater. The well-connected North Carolina-based firm is the elite Praetorian Guard of the so-called war on terror. Blackwater and other private armies apparently operate with no supervision or oversight. Their crimes go unpunished. Gen William Caldwell, the top spokesman for the U.S. military in Iraq, said: "Contractors are out of our lane, and we don't comment on them." Jeremy Scahill is the author of the bestseller "Blackwater: The Rise
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Friday Radiozine on 07/18/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/18/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Host Chris Andreae speaks with Lewis and Clark professorZaher Wahab about Afghanistan. Dr. Wahab makes regular visits to his native
Afghanistan. He has just returned from an extended visit there.


Friday Radiozine on 07/18/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/18/2008 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Michelle
, national security reporter for the Toronto Star. She discusses
the case of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr


Radiozine on 07/16/08

Air date: 
Wed, 07/16/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
Local resisters from Oregon Committee for War Tax Resistance and Metanoia Peace Community: Steev His

Working for Peace, Paying for War? Host Martha Odom brings together
people who are refusing to give tax dollars to fund killing. Hear local
resisters from Oregon Committee for War Tax Resistance and Metanoia
Peace Community: Steev Hise, a film maker whose documentary of war tax
resisters will be released this fall; and Melani Hom, Executive
Director of the National Peace Tax Fund discussing their reasons for
resistance, the many methods to resist and the growing movement for
non-participation in funding war.

Voices from the Edge on 07/17/08

Air date: 
Thu, 07/17/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

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.

Bushites face trial?

program date: 
Sun, 06/15/2008

Overseas travel may prove risky for war criminals in the Bush regime...global warming ate our cherries...impeachment-fu...trans health care denied 

25:25 minutes (4.25 MB)

Patriotism Versus Nationalism

program date: 
Mon, 07/07/2008

Host Abe Proctor goes solo today, leading a discussion on Patriotism versus Nationalism, plus whatever else our callers bring to the table.

83:52 minutes (38.4 MB)

Friday Radiozine on 07/11/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Scott Forrester hosts a look at the war crimes of the
Bush Administration.

Friday Radiozine on 07/11/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

winning journalist Jeremy Scahill on Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most
Powerful Mercenary Army
, his latest book. He spoke at Powell’s Books in
Portland in June.


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.” 

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