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Rawandan War Crimes Tribunal

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Evening News
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Thu, 05/21/2009

Canadian courts have, for the first time, convicted someone for war crimes committed in another country.

Though the Canadian government is not calling their law ‘Universal Jurisdiction’, today’s ruling has a lot of similarities with a Spanish law that has allowed that country to convict foreign war criminals.

KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has more:
1:56 minutes (1.78 MB)

Indigenous Issues from Belgium

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/21/2009

Today is the third day of a United Nations Summit for Indigenous Issues. 

As part of the summit, indigenous activists marched to several embassies to demand policy changes toward native people and biodiversity.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Ann Peterman of the Global Forests Coalition about one of the stops on today’s march – at the Belgian national mission:

4:50 minutes (4.43 MB)

The Obama "Peace Process" and local Palestine-Israel activism and events: Ali Abunimah, Wael Elasady and Nael Saker are guests

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Thu, 05/21/2009

This week hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abunimah, about the latest developments in the Middle East "Peace Process" under the new Obama Administration.  And in the studio to discuss local activism will be Nael Saker and Wael Elasady, talking about the upcoming Palestinian Via Dolorosa photo exhibit opening at PSU on May 28th.  

56:32 minutes (19.41 MB)

Race and Recession: An Interview with Seth Wessler

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Wed, 05/20/2009

The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers that have been taking a toll on people of color long before the subprime meltdown.

56:26 minutes (45.21 MB)

Race and Recession: An Interview with Seth Wessler

program date: 
Wed, 05/20/2009

The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers that have been taking a toll on people of color long before the subprime meltdown.

56:26 minutes (45.21 MB)

Race and Recession: An Interview with Seth Wessler

program date: 
Wed, 05/20/2009

The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers that have been taking a toll on people of color long before the subprime meltdown.

56:26 minutes (45.21 MB)

Sea Lion Hunts Continue

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/20/2009

On the Columbia, sea lions have moved in because of Salmon struggling to make it up the dams. In order to protect the Salmon population from Sea Lions looking for an easy meal, the state has begun executing Sea Lions who frequent the location.

Some feel that the Sea Lions are being unfairly killed. Peter Shoaf talked to one such individual:
 
4:54 minutes (4.49 MB)

Race and Recession: An Interview with Seth Wessler

program date: 
Wed, 05/20/2009

The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers that have been taking a toll on people of color long before the subprime meltdown.

56:26 minutes (45.21 MB)

 

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