Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know." The topic is capitalism--the idea that human rights may be discarded by those who have funds to initiate economic activity. This is the age of cruelty and royalty. What's happened to our language? Seven trillion to the banker class - what about the rest of us? What's the meaning of "the declining value of the dollar?" What does the world plan to do to the dollar market?
Marianne Barisonek speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder about his latest nonfiction work: Strength in What Remains, A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness. The book is about a young medical student named Deo who escaped genocidal civil war in Burundi in 1994, immigrated to the United States and returned to his native country to build a medical clinic. To learn more about the work of Deo's clinic, Village Health Works, or to donate, visit them at http://villagehealthworks.org .
In August The Inspector General's 2004 CIA Torture Report was finally released to the public as a result of a lawsuit. This past session the Oregon Legislature put a stop to out states cooperation with The Real ID ACT. Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest executive director of the Oregon ACLU, David Fidanque. They discuss these recent Civil Liberty victories. Listen and learn about the battles fought and won, here in Oregon and Nationally.