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One Land Many Voices on 11/25/11

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Fri, 11/25/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Palestinian Freedom Riders in the West Bank, Young Jews Occupy Birthright Israel!

Join Wael and Will for a discussion of the Palestinian Freedom Rider action in the West Bank with co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement, Huwaida Arraf, AND Occupy Birthright Israel with Young, Jewish and Proud leaders, Liza Behrendt and Carolyn Klaasen.  Tune in to ONE LAND, MANY VOICES this Friday at 9AM!  It's Buy Nothing Day!  Join the conversation!

One Land Many Voices on 10/28/11

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Fri, 10/28/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Wael and Will talk with Students for Justice in Palestine, and Jeff Halper of ICAHD!

TUNE IN this FRIDAY at 9AM for the next edition of One Land, Many Voices!

This week Wael and Will talk with students who've recently attended the Students for Justice in Palestine national conference earlier this month.

Also on the program, a live conversation with the Executive Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Jeff Halper. Jeff Halper is wrapping up a busy speaking tour through the United States but agreed to talk about recent developments and a broad look ahead for the struggle.

TUNE IN FRIDAY at 9AM and join the conversation!

That's this Friday at 9AM on Listener Supported community radio, KBOO, at 100.7 FM in Corvallis, 91.9 FM in Hood River, 90.7 FM in Portland and live on-demand streaming at kboo.fm.

One Land Many Voices on 09/23/11

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Fri, 09/23/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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TUNE in Friday at 9AM to ONE LAND, MANY VOICES, guest are Mouin Rabbani and Rashid Khalidi!

Tune in this Friday, September 23rd, to the latest edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES with Wael Elasady and William Seaman. This month, Wael and Will talk with contributing editor of MIDDLE EAST REPORT, Mouin Rabbani, about current initiatives for Palestinian self-determination and the possible influences of the Arab Spring. Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He was a Senior Analyst of the Middle East with the International Crisis Group and previously worked as Palestine Director of the Palestinian American Research Centre.

One Land Many Voices on 08/26/11

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Fri, 08/26/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Wael and Will talk with Jesse Hagopian of the African Heritage Delegation, BDS news, and more!

Tune in this Friday at 9:00AM for the next edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES with hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman.

This week Wael and Will talk with Jesse Hagopian a teacher in the Seattle Public Schools and social justice activist about his experience on the Inter Faith Peace Builders African Heritage Delegation to Israel/Palestine. We will also be talking to Real News Middle East correspondent, Lia Tarachansky, and +972 magazine journalist and editor, Noam Sheizaf, about the new Israeli anti-boycott law, Israeli social protests and the likely impact of the recent violence near Eilat, Gaza and the Egyptian border.

One Land Many Voices on 07/22/11

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Fri, 07/22/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV explores the romance of Birthright Israel and Israel's democracy-threatening anti-boycott law.

This week Wael and Will talk with Nation Magazine journalist, Kiera Feldman, about the romance of Birthright Israel, and Real News Middle East correspondent, Lia Tarachansky, about the new Israeli anti-boycott law.

One Land Many Voices on 06/24/11

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Fri, 06/24/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Palestinian Economy Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh, about declaring an independent state

One Land, Many Voices (OLMV) - Wael and Will talk with Palestinian Economy Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh about the plans for declaring an independent Palestinian state in the first half-hour of the program, followed by an interview with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abunimah.  Tune in Friday morning at 9:00AM to join the discussion!

One Land Many Voices on 05/27/11

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Fri, 05/27/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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One Land, Many Voices - LGBT & the Palestinian Struggle + Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestine

One Land, Many Voices hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman welcome Sherry Wolf, author of Sexuality and Socialism for a discussion of LGBT support for the Palestinian struggle.  Also joining the conversation will be a Palestinian in the West Bank who is a member of Palestinian Queers for BDS and Al-Qaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society.

One Land Many Voices on 04/22/11

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Fri, 04/22/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Boycott - Divestment-Sanctions: Interview with Omar Barghouti

One Land, Many Voices hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman return to the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions campaign with guest Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the global BDS movement and author of the recently published book, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights.  Also, special feature from Noam Chomsky's April 20th talk on the Middle East at Pacific University in Forest Grove!

One Land Many Voices on 03/25/11

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Fri, 03/25/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - LIVE interview with Dr. Rashid Khalidid: History of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood!

Please tune in to ONE LAND, MANY VOICES at 9:00AM, Friday, March 25th, for the live interview and discussion with the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University in New York, Dr. Rashid Khalidi.  We'll be talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and statehood.

One Land Many Voices on 01/28/11

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Fri, 01/28/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Rashid Khalidi talks about the stuggle for Palestinian statehood.

Tune in this Friday at 9AM to One Land, Many Voices, with hosts William Seaman and Wael Elasady. This week's program features Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Rashid Khalidi, talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for national self-determination. Professor Khalidi is author of The Origins of Arab Nationalism, Palestinian Identity: the Construction of Modern National Consciousness, Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East, Sowing Crisis: American Hegemony and the Cold War in the Middle East, and, on the topic of today's program, The Iron Cage: the Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood.

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OLMV - Will and Wael inteview Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Dr. Rashid Khalidi

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Fri, 03/25/2011

Live interview and discussion with the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University in New York, Dr. Rashid Khalidi.  We'll be talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and statehood.

Dr. Khalidi received his BA from Yale in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974.  He is editor  of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and was President of the Middle  East Studies Association, and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from  October 1991 until June 1993. He is author of Sowing Crisis: American  Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009); The Iron Cage:  The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006); Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in  the Middle East (2004); Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1996); Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making During the 1982 War (1986); and British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980), and was the co-editor of Palestine and  the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991).

To get a head start on the discussion, check out his June 23, 2007, lecture in Portland, Oregon HERE:

http://www.pdxjustice.org/node/21 or here:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2581753713395720227#

 

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OLMV - From Oregon to Wisconsin, from Egypt to Palestine, Solidarity Everywhere! Feb. 25, 2011.

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Fri, 02/25/2011

Freelance writer and member of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, Ellen Stark, and President of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, Peter Miller, join hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman for a discussion of the local initiative to increase ties between Oregon businesses and the state of Israel.  Also covered on the program this week are local actions in solidarity with the people of the Middle East and the March 19th Peace Rally and March marking nine years of war in Iraq and eight years of war in Afghanistan.  Finally, journalist Eric Ruder joins us to discuss events in the Middle East and the potential consequences for the conflict in Palestine-Israel. 

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OLMV - Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, discusses Egypt plus Rashid Khalidi

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Fri, 01/28/2011

Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, discusses the rapidly changing situation in Egypt, plus Columbia University Professor Rashid Khalidi talks about the history of the Palestinian struggle for statehood.

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OLMV - Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action Anarchists Against the Wall + Kulongowski's Israel initiative.

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Fri, 11/26/2010

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week's first guest is Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action group, Anarchists Against the Wall <http://www.awalls.org/>, a coordinator for the Hampshire College divestment campaign and a national Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions student coordinator with Students for Justice in Palestine.  The second half hour turns local with a discussion of Governor Kulongowski's recent Memorandum of Cooperation for business development between the State of Oregon and the State of Israel.   President of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights (AUPHR), Peter Miller, joins us by phone to discuss the role of human rights in Oregon's campaign to increase business ties with Israel.  AUPHR recently released a document, "The Moral Implications of Doing Business with Israel", which can be found at:

http://www.auphr.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4715&Itemid=4
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OLMV - This month we check out the ADL "top ten anti-Israel groups" + New Seasons campaign up close.

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Fri, 10/22/2010

In the first half hour, we talke with local activist, Virginia Feldman, about the New Seasons BDS campaign.

In the second half of the program, One Land, Many Voices welcomes Rob Mosrie, Executive Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.  Recently, ten organizations active on Palestinian human rights were put on the Anti-Defamation League's "top 10 anti-Israeli Organizations" list which included the US Campaign, Friends of Sabeel and Jewish Voice for Peace.  Rob will discuss that and the US Campaign's work for a just peace in Palestine-Israel.

Wael Elasady and Will Seaman are hosts for this latest edition of One Land, Many Voices.

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One Land, Many Voices - Nada Elia and Jess Ghannam are guests for an in-depth discussion of BDS, Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions.

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Fri, 09/24/2010
One Land, Many Voices welcomes Dr. Nada Elia and Dr. Jess Ghannam for an in-depth discussion of the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions movement that is taking hold here in the United States. 
 
Dr. Nada Elia is professor of Global and Gender Studies at Antioch University, Seattle. A scholar-activist, she has published widely on resistance to institutionalized systems of oppression, and is a community organizer with INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, where she co-chaired the Anti-Militarism and Occupation Taskforce.  Dr. Elia is a diaspora Palestinian from Jerusalem, a former war journalist, immediate past-president of the Association for Middle East Women's Studies, and member of the Organizing Committee of USACBI, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
 
Dr. Jess Ghannam is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco and Adjunct Professor of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University. He is a grassroots activist and member of Al-Awda San Francisco and Al-Awda's Coordinating and Executive Committees. He is past-president of the San Francisco American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. Dr. Ghannam also sits on the Organizing Committee of USACBI, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
 
Wael Elasady and Will Seaman are hosts for this latest edition of the monthly program focused on Palestine-Israel.
 
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One Land, Many Voices - Vivien Sansour talks about Fair Trade olive oil and Jess Ghannam discusses healthcare in Gaza and BDS.

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Fri, 08/27/2010

This week, OLMV welcomes Producer Relations Manager for Canaan Fair Trade, Vivien Sansour, and Palestinian-American doctor and professor, Jess Ghannam.  Dr. Ghannam has done extensive humanitarian work in the Gaza Strip; he co-hosts the San Francisco radio talk-show ARAB TALK WITH JESS AND JAMAL and is a board member for the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott Campaign.  Vivien Sansour is a writer and organizer who has been documenting the lives and work of Palestinian farmers of the Palestine Fair Trade Association.

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OLMV - This week's guests are deputy director of Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky and DC JVP coordinator, Shelley Fudge.

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Fri, 07/23/2010

This week hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman welcome the deputy director of Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky.

Cecilie Surasky joined the staff of JVP in 2003 as part of a Ford Foundation human rights fellowship following 15 years working with NGOs on advocacy communications.  The  granddaughter of Labor Zionist activists, a videomaker, former newspaper columnist and talk radio host, Ms. Surasky's analyses of Israel-Palestine politics have appeared in numerous media outlets around the world.  She graduated from Brown University with a BA in Religious Studies with special honors for her work in Modern Culture and Media.  She also heads up JVP's online outreach and is editor of Muzzlewatch, JVP's acclaimed blog documenting efforts to silence open debate about Israel-Palestine policy.

 

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One Land, Many Voices welcomes Paul Larudee and Sara Kershnar.

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Fri, 06/25/2010

This week's hosts are Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch, two long-time local organizers in the Palestine solidarity community. Joining Zaha and Ned will be co-founder of the FREE GAZA MOVEMENT, Paul Larudee, and International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network activist, Sara Kershna. Tune in this Friday at 9:00AM at 90.7 FM in Portland, 100.7 FM in Corvallis, 91.9 FM in Hood River and live streaming via the internet at kboo.fm ... KBOO community radio.

 
Dr. Paul Larudee has visited Palestinian territory many times since 1965, and is active with the International Solidarity Movement, a nonviolent resistance group. He is a co-founder of the Free Palestine Movement and the Free Gaza Movement, whose boats broke a 41-year-old Israeli naval blockade of Gaza in August, 2008.   He was on the recent flotilla of ships that were attacked by the Israeli navy for attempting to break the siege of Gaza by bringing humanitarian supplies to the Palestinian people of Gaza.
 
Sara Kershnar is a member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network <http://www.ijsn.net/home/>. She'll be speaking hosts Ned and Zaha from the Social Forum in Detroit, Michigan, where she'll be participating in a related conference: The 2010 US Assembly of Jews: Confronting Racism & Israeli Apartheid.
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OLMV - This week's guest is filmmaker and ISM volunteer, Trip Jennings.

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Fri, 05/28/2010

This week's guest is Trip Jennings who has just returned from a winter volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement in the West Bank.  Jennings is an environmental filmmaker by profession and an environmental and social justice activist.  He founded the Portland-based outdoor and environmental media company, The Epicocity Project.  He was recognized by the National Geographic as "Adventurer of the Year" in 2008 for his work with threatened rivers, indigenous cultures and oil palm plantations in Papua New Guinea.

OLMV hosts this month are Wael Elasady and MaryAlecia Briggs of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER).  They'll be talking with Trip Jennings as he presents his latest film, FLATHEAD WILD, at the Mountainfilm in Telluride, Colorado.
 

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Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila & 20 Years of Oslo

 

 

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinians lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

One Land Many Voices co-hosts, Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch will look back to those two events not only to remember what they meant to Palestinians and the world at the time, but also to consider what they mean today in the search for justice and peace. 

The first half of the show will include an interview with Nabil Mohamad, Vice President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who was the only one of his family to survive the massacres in Sabra and Shatila. 

In the second half of the show, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, senior negotiator for the Palestinians in the current US sponsored talks between the PLO and Israel, will be joining us from Ramallah.  

 

 

Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila & 20 Years of Oslo

 

 

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinians lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

One Land Many Voices co-hosts, Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch will look back to those two events not only to remember what they meant to Palestinians and the world at the time, but also to consider what they mean today in the search for justice and peace. 

The first half of the show will include an interview with Nabil Mohamad, Vice President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who was the only one of his family to survive the massacres in Sabra and Shatila. 

In the second half of the show, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, senior negotiator for the Palestinians in the current US sponsored talks between the PLO and Israel, will be joining us from Ramallah.  

 

 

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