Human rights

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.

59:51 minutes (27.4 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/2010

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Thu, 07/22/2010

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave ask the question "Are the good guys ahead?" Local progressive may be feeling a bit down over the direction of local and state politics lately. City Hall seems more disconnected than ever from the world in which most Portlanders live. Earlier this week, city council voted 4-1 (Commissioner Fritz abstaining) to put a new bond measure before voters for a new communications system and other equipment for the Fire Bureau. With so many city services taking hits - and at least on other proposed bond measure being put on hold because of the economy - should there have been a community discussion about whether this measure could wait? Oregon's gubernatorial race - "Doc vs.

55:18 minutes (50.63 MB)

One Land Many Voices on 07/20/10

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Tue, 07/20/2010 - 12:55pm
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The Deputy Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky, talks about JVP's origins and work.

Join us this Friday, July 23rd, at 9AM for the next edition of One Land, Many Voices!  This week hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman welcome the Deputy Directory of Jewish Voice for Peace, Cecilie Surasky.  Cecilie joined the staff of JVP in 2003 following 15 years working with NGOs on advocacy communications. A videomaker, former newspaper columnist and talk radio host, her analyses of Israel-Palestine politics have appeared in numerous media outlets around the world.  She is the grandaughter of Labor Zionist activists and the editor of Muzzlewatch, JVP's acclaimed blog documenting efforts to silence open debate about Israel-Palestine policy.  Tune in at 9:00AM this Friday and join the discussion!
 

Voices from the Edge on 07/15/2010

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Thu, 07/15/2010

Portland City Council voted 3-2 this morning to let police unit commanders have a vote in certain cases before the new police review board.  Does this make the new board "structurally flawed" or does it increase accountability as commissioners supporting the change claim? Voices from the Edge Hosts Dave Mazza and Jo Ann talk about this new development. 

54:50 minutes (50.21 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/20/10

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Tue, 07/20/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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With Joe on vacation, Abe checks in on the fracas between the NAACP and the Teabaggers.

This just in: some members of the Tea Party movement have said racist things in public, and displayed racist slogans and images at public events. This is apparently completely acceptable in conservative circles. What's not acceptable, it seems, is pointing out the public racism when it happens.

A dustup between the NAACP and the Tea Party movement throws the racist streak in modern conservatism into stark, ugly relief. It's the next chapter in a sordid tale that predates our Republic. But the good news? The Tea Party's visible virulence is proof that things are getting better.

Political Perspectives on 07/21/10

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Wed, 07/21/2010 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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The FRANKLIN SCANDAL: A Story of Powerbrokers, Child Abuse and Betrayal

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Nick Bryant, author of The FRANKLIN SCANDAL: A Story of Powerbrokers, Child Abuse and Betrayal. The Franklin Scandal is the story of a nationwide pedophile ring that pandered children to a cabal of the rich and powerful.

http://www.franklinscandal.com/

Relationships with a Depth Psychology Twist

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 04/23/2010
57:15 minutes (39.31 MB)

Positively Revolting on 07/16/10

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Fri, 07/16/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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What do prisons cost us? Join us for a discussion of abolishing prisons.

In honor of Bastille Day, Positively Revolting focuses on the insanity of the Prison Industrial Complex.  When it comes to locking up its citizen's, the US is #1!  

Join Ani and her guest from the November Coalition, as they discuss prison abolition, and the failed drug war.

Your calls are welcome at 503-231-8187.  Call in with your thoughts on the role of prisons in a free society, and how we can achieve true safety.

 

Guantanamo Still Open For Business, Author Andy Worthington

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 07/08/2010

Guantanamo Bay Prison Camp

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