A Deeper Look

Linda Olson-OsterlundLinda Olson-Osterlund hosts this half hour interview show focusing on challenging social and political issues of our World today. Guests will include authors and activists writing and organizing around these issues. Tune in to get behind the headlines.  


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Episode Archive

A Deeper Look on 06/24/10

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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things, Interview with Justine Sharrock

Tortured: When Good Soldiers Do Bad Things, Interview with Justine Sharrock,

Host,  Linda Olson-Osterlund talks to the author of this important new book. Investigative journalist Justine Sharrock takes us inside the lives of four soldiers whose patriotic fervor was warped by the Bush Administration. Brandon, Joe, Andrew and Chris, these ordinary men and women became torturers and now have the courage to allow their stories to come into the light. Put a face to the rank and file at Guantanamo and throughout the military's torture apparatus.

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A Deeper Look on 06/10/10

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Thu, 06/10/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Angola 3, 38 Years and Counting!

Solitary Confinement in the U.S. and the Angola 3, 38 Years and Counting!

 80, 000 American prisoners are spending their lives locked in solitary confinement, a number inconceivable 2 decades ago. Governments argue that it's good prison management, opponents call it tokrture.Tune in to hear Psychologist Terry Kupers talk about the psychological and physical affects of isolation on prisoners.  Robert King of the Angola 3, will join me to talk about the continued lock up of Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox and their lawsuit to have their imprisonment "cruel and unusual punishment" in violation of the constitution.

A Deeper Look on 05/27/10

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Thu, 05/27/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview, Michelle Alexander on The New Jim Crow

A Deeper Look hosts Michelle Alexander author of;

THE NEW JIM CROW: MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF  COLORBLINDNESS

Michelle Alexander is a legal scholar, who has who has worked in an impressive array of positions related to racial justice and civil rights. In her important new book she makes the case that the disproportionate imprisonment of black men allows the U.S. criminal justice system to function as a contemporary system of racial control.

Tune in for this important conversation. 

 

A Deeper Look on 05/13/10

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Thu, 05/13/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Feds Develop Ray Guns for "crowd control"

RAY GUNS, SONIC BLASTS AND MORE YOUR GOVERNMENT AND CROWD CONTROL

Tune in to this Membership Drive edition of A Deeper Look. Brooklyn writer Ando Arike joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about his recent article in Harpers Magazine, The Soft-kill Solution: New Frontiers in Pain Compliance. Learn about not only the development of new crowd or "riot " control weapons, but their deployment against protesters in the United States and internationally. What are these "non-lethal" weapons. Where do the rights of citizens to protest fit in this new era of control?

A Deeper Look on 04/15/10

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Thu, 04/15/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Opposition grows to a Nestle water bottling plant in the Columbia Gorge

NESTLE MAKES A MOVE ON OREGON WATER!

A Deeper Look on 04/08/10

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Thu, 04/08/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview wiith Lisa J Shannon founder of Run For Congo Women

 Running for Women in the Congo:

Interview with Portland author and activist  Lisa J. Shannon on her new book  A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into The Worst Place On Earth To Be A Woman. Lisa Shannon saw an episode of the Oprah show about the plight of women in the Congo. Women who were driven from their villages by a variety of warring armies have lost family members and faced rape and torture. That show changed her life forever and turned her into an activist to support the displaced women of the Congo.

 

A Deeper Look on 03/25/10

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Thu, 03/25/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Mac McClellan interview: Burma's Hidden Genocide

Burma's Hidden Genocide,

Mac Mc Clelland, Human Rights reporter for Mother Jones Magazine, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about her new book For Us Surrender is Out Of The Question: A story from Burma's never-ending war. She brings us the story of the forgotten war in Burma and of the courageous young refugees she stayed with in Thailand. They risk their lives to document the horrors taking place in their home across the border.

A Deeper Look on 03/11/10

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Thu, 03/11/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview; authors of Women Healing Women

 Women Healing Women, The Maher Project

Join host, Linda Olson-Osterlund and guest authors Cynthia Brix and William Keepin as they discuss this remarkable and unique project run by founded by Sister Lucy Kurien. Maher based in Pune India is a sanctuary for abused or abandoned women and children. It is based on interfaith principles and rejects caste in all of its workings. Empowering women is built in to the model and former victims make up the majority of the staff that has housed and helped heal over 1500 women. "Unconditional Love" is said to be the guiding spirit of the community. Tune in to hear more!

A Deeper Look on 02/11/10

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Thu, 02/11/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The Clinic That Wouldn't Be Stopped

A Deeper Look on 01/28/10

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Thu, 01/28/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The US Yemen Crisis and Yemini Detainees at Guantanamo, The Link?

A Deeper Look Membership Drive Special:

Yemen, Cruise Missles,The Christmas airline Bomber and Guantanamo "detainee's".  What do they have to do with each other? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and guest Andy Worthington author, documntary director,  recently heard on Democracy Now with Amy Goodaman. Tune in for the most up to date information with a focus in on the detainees and their ties if any to terrorism.

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