KBOO's Jenn Chavez interviews Alan Wieder, author of "Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid" about Nelson Mandela and his role in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. 13:39 minutes (12.49 MB)
Joe Clement hosts the show today featuring several takes on poverty in the US and an illuminating discussion of the prospects for war or peace in the Middle East. To hear individual segments, follow these links. To hear the whole show, use the play button below.
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What are the forces pushing for US military engagement in Syria and Iran? What parts are played by Saudi Arabia and Israel? Is the Obama administration winding down the tensions? Middle East scholar Saeed Rahnema talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about these questions as they may play out in the near future and further down the road. Rahnema is professor of political science and public policy at York University. 16:59 minutes (9.72 MB)