Global Affairs

Thanksgiving Day: Reminder of Native America

Airs at: Thu, 11/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
On this show, I have prepared a hand-picked compilation of powerful songs and mini-lectures designed to help you remember about Native America, the meaning of the ancient peoples and ways, and the unmistakable importance of bringing a lot of it to the public eye given the s... Read more

Interview with elder Nancy Red Star, Red Lake Nation

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
On this episode I bring you a world exclusive, an interview with elder Nancy Red Star, citizen of the Red Lake Nation, Minnesota, and currently residing in the Pueblo area of Taos, New Mexico. Renowned author, researcher and filmmaker on the subject of star people and star ... Read more

Morality, safety, and food production in a changing world

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Today we get to speak with Matthew Cooper, an organizer for Compassionate PDX, about Fur Free Friday and the campaign to ban the sale of new fur goods in Oregon. Then we hear from Dr. Michael Gregor on the relationship between animal agriculture and recurring pandemics. Read more

KBOO Webinar: U.S. Middle East policy

With the end of a devastating four years of Trump Middle East policy, what does the new Biden administration offer? While he may overturn some of the worst aspects of Trump policy, he will certainly maintain continuity with Obama's policies, which were disappointing. We'll... Read more

Learning from the Left in Bolivia

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Nicole Fabricant, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Towson University and author of Mobilizing Bolivia’s Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land, about the recent electoral successes of MAS, the Bolivian Socialist Movement. ... Read more

European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 11/18/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs, ESPAD for short, is a collaborative effort of research teams in more than 40 European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world. On this edition of Centur... Read more

End the Blockade

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luisa Herrera talks to socialist activist Tom Wojcik about a recently released statement by the Democratic Socialists of America denouncing the US-Cuba embargo. Aside from the demands in the letter, Luisa and Tom discuss how economic sanctions impact life for citizens in bo... Read more

The Black Banners (Declassified) w/ Ali Soufan - Ep 85

Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Ali Soufan, former FBI agent who investigated al Qaeda in the late 1990’s up to and including the 9/11 attacks, chairman and CEO of The Soufan Group, and author of several great works, including the recent second edition of “The Black Banners”, now completely unredacted, st... Read more

The Left and the Law

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practic... Read more

“I Ain’t Marching Anymore: Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars” w/ Chris Lombardi - Ep 84

Airs at: Thu, 11/05/2020 at 6:30am - Thu, 11/19/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Chris Lombardi, editor at Democratic Left Online, stops by the podcast to discuss her new book “I Ain’t Marching Anymore: Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars”.  It’s an amazing history of military dissenters, conscientious objectors, and their hard, but d... Read more