Human rights

Hunger in Oregon

program date: 
Sat, 03/12/2011

Dan Johnson hosts a discussion of hunger in Oregon. His guests are Jessica Chanay, Deputy Director for Hunger Free Oregon and Jean Kempe Ware of the Oregon Food Bank

59:02 minutes (27.03 MB)

Talk Radio on 03/11/11

Air date: 
Fri, 03/11/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Hunger in Oregon

Dan Johnson hosts a discussion of hunger in Oregon. His guests are Jessica Chanay, Deputy Director for Hunger Free Oregon and Jean Kempe Ware of the Oregon Food Bank.

Middle East analyst, Phyllis Bennis - Focus on Iraq: Eight Years of War, Prospects for Peace.

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program date: 
Wed, 03/09/2011

March 19th, 2001, is the eighth anniversary of the US war and occupation in Iraq.  One Land, Many Voices co-host, William Seaman, interviews Middle East analyst and author, Phyllis Bennis on the current situation in Iraq and the prospects for a full US withdrawal by the end of 2011.  Bennis also talks about strategies and tactics for the struggle to bring an end to the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  There will be a peace rally and march marking the anniversary of the Iraq war on Saturday, March 19th, at 12:30PM at Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland.  For more information, please check the Portland Peaceful Response Coalition website at www.pprc-news.org ... thanks for tuning in!

27:30 minutes (25.18 MB)

Marriage Equality as Neoliberal Project

program date: 
Mon, 03/07/2011

Denise and Yasmin connect the struggle for LBGT rights with struggles against privatization and criticize how marriage equality obfuscates the fact that essential services like healthcare are not available to all, or in the case of education are under attack.

Yasmin Nair is a writer and activist in Chicago. Her work focuses on queer activism and struggles. She also writes for Against Equality, an online archive, publishing, and arts collecive dedicated to challenging the rhetoric and politics of inclusion.

13:07 minutes (12.01 MB)

Human Rights Violations in Zimbabwe

program date: 
Wed, 03/02/2011

Last week, 45 people were arrested in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, for watching a video on the uprising in Egypt. They were charged with treason and were tortured by government personnel. One of the detainees was pushed out of a second floor window resulting in a broken leg. Some of the detainees are HIV positive and in need of their life-saving medicine. All have been denied access to medical treatment, lawyers and proper meals.

56:30 minutes (22.63 MB)

Positively Revolting 03-04-11 Rally for Peace

program date: 
Fri, 03/04/2011

Host Lyn Molich speaks with guests Grant Remington of Veterans For Peace and Dan Handelman of Peace and Justice Works about the March 19th 2011 Rally for Peace
 

53:10 minutes (48.69 MB)
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