Politics

PLO executive committee approves new peace talks with Israel - Haaretz May 8 2010

In his prepared remarks last month,Akiva Tor refered to a cabinet meeting taking place the same day.  The next day there were press reports of Israeli concessions on building in East Jerusalem ...

Michael Parenti on "God and His Demons"

program: 
Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 05/06/2010

Per Fagereng hosts Part 2 of his interview with scholar, author and lecturer Michael Parenti about his new book, "God and His Demons."

Michael Parenti (Berkeley, CA) is the acclaimed author of more than twenty books, including, most recently, Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader; The Assassination of Julius Caesar; and The Culture Struggle. The New York Times Book Review, the Washington Post, the New York Review of Books, Harper's, The Nation, and Antioch Review, are among the countless publications that have praised Parenti's work. For further information, visit his Web site: michaelparenti.org

27:43 minutes (25.37 MB)

Madhavi Bhasin on new social media in South Asia

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program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 05/07/2010

APA Compass features a converstion with Madhavi Bhasin, who studies new social media (such as Facebook and Twitter) affect politics and public opinion in South Asia.

13:45 minutes (12.59 MB)

Chris Hedges on the Far Right: "Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Fri, 04/30/2010

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher interviews Chris Hedges about his article "Facing the Threat from the Far Right: Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"   Chris Hedges, whose column is published Mondays on Truthdig, is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City.

19:46 minutes (9.05 MB)

Interview about Anarchy

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 04/28/2010

Taliesen interviews Daniel Menche about Anarchism

6:14 minutes (5.71 MB)

A veritable Potpourri of Topics this morning...

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program date: 
Tue, 05/04/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris

Today's Topics include:
   Donate, Donate, Donate!!!
   Do NOT support anyone that supports a Huge Bridge to Nowhere.
   VOTE on Measures 68 and 69
   Immigration Demonstrations & Protests
   Coal versus Oil regarding Damage to the Environment
   Shut Down Boardman!!!
   Anarchists

etc.

 

59:33 minutes (27.26 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

program date: 
Thu, 04/29/2010
Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations. It is dividing communities into those accused of blind faith and those labeled anti-church, while preventing reformers, clergy abuse survivors, and the faithful from moving forward. How can we shift the debate to address the underlying issues creating clergy abuse?
35:29 minutes (16.24 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations. It is dividing communities into those accused of blind faith and those labeled anti-church, while preventing reformers, clergy abuse survivors, and the faithful from moving forward. How can we shift the debate to address the underlying issues creating clergy abuse?
35:29 minutes (16.24 MB)

Circle A Radio on 05/05/10

Air date: 
Wed, 05/05/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Rose City Antifa talks about the rise in Portland Neo Nazi Activity

March 27th in Downtown Portland a well known anti racist activist was shot in an assassination attempt by local neo Nazis . In Vancouver BC the house of an anti racist activist was bombed after he had organized a rally in March that drew hundreds of anti-Nazi protestors, and was in response to a planned white supremacy, neo-Nazi rally that never materialized. 

Tonight on Circle A Radio, we’ll discuss the current rise in fascist activity,  the history of aggressive racism in Portland and resistance to it with Alicia, a member of the Portland chapter of Anti Racist Action. We’ll also hear from one of the founders of the ARA, which began in Minneapolis.
 

Kiana Karimi and Rees Erlich on Iranian Activism

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Fri, 01/08/2010

Two talks:  Kiana Karimi and Rees ErlichKiana Karimi is a women's rights activist and a member of One Million Signatures Campaign, a peaceful grassroots movement for gender equality that has sprung from the efforts of Iranian women inside Iran. The Campaign officially launched on August 27, 2006, it aims to collect one million signatures in support of a petition addressed to the Iranian Parliament asking for the revision and reform of current laws, which discriminate against women.

56:19 minutes (25.78 MB)
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