Col. Ann Wright is the co-author of "Dissent:Voices of Conscience". A retired 29-year veteran of the Army and Army Reserves, she resigned from the Department of State ion March 19, 2003 in opposition to the Iraq war. Wright was a diplomat in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, MIcronesia, Afghanistan and Mongolia.
Wright participated in the plenary discusion "Three Powerful Women," of the 2008 conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, and the Peace and Conflict Studies Consortium.
Betty Reardon's peace education work is noted for its integration of human rights principles and feminist perspectives on global issues into its substance and methodology. Reardon is the Founding Director Emeritus of the Peace Education Center at Teachers College Columbia University and the International Institutes on Peace Education, a global consortium for continuing education on issues of peace. Reardon participated in the plenary discusion "Three Powerful Women," during the 2008 conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association and the Peace and Conflict Studies Consortium.
In October 2000, Circle A Radio, began as an anti-authoritarian, feminist radio collective, broadcasting from KBOO, Portland. On this show we feature highlights from the past 8 years, including the voices of Pam Africa, Lorenzo Komboa, Utah Phillips .
This program has a current take on the financial bailout, a conversation about the positive vision of Fair Trade, and a visit with local activists campaigning against regressive anti-immigrant ballot measures. The whole show is available by clicking on the arrow above (though it has a few gaps in continuity where pleas for your membership were omitted). Or hear the individual segments by following their links below. AND DON'T FORGET TO BECOME A MEMBER OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP WHILE YOU'RE HERE!! Thank you!
Two regressive ballot measures will be voted on in November, measures that target immigrants. The Rural Organizing Project is working to defeat them. Marci Westerling talks with the Old Mole's Denise Morris. See their website for all the details.
Per Fagereng and Sue Supriano host this program starting off our special Peak Oil Dayprograms. His guests include analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz, whose new book is "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry - And What We Must Do to Stop It."
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk about the Trillion Dollar Bail Out being hammered out (and on) in Congress. Is it a good thing? Is it a bad thing? Is a taxpayer-funded bail-out option for failed speculators an integral part of Capitalism? Should it be? Listeners weigh in...
Today, Kathleen Stephenson talks with Dr. Helen Caldicott, who has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She'll discuss her current work and her new book, Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer.