War & Peace

Press**Watch: Halliburton strikes again

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Since this show aired, the news came in that Halliburton was responsible for the failed undersea equipment that allowed the oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico last week to become the great environmental disaster of 2010.  Here are some of the notes I used for the interview:

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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)

Dealing with PTSD

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Fri, 03/19/2010

Hosts Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy speak with Stacey Mullins who works with veterans on how to deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

52:33 minutes (24.06 MB)

Michael Zweig on the war and the working class: "The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret"

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Fri, 04/16/2010

Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace interview Michael Zweig, author of The Working Class Majority:

52:20 minutes (23.96 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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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.

Presswatch on 04/29/10

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Presswatch
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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Pratap Chatterjee on "Halliburton's Army"

Theresa Mitchell hosts a special hour-long Presswatch with guest Pratap Chatterjee about his new book,  Halliburton's Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War."

Israeli Consul General Akiva Tor - Excerpts from Talk April 25 2010 and Interview on Shalom Portland

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Wed, 04/28/2010

Excerpts from a talk in Portland April 25th 2010 by Israeli Consul General Akiva Tor, and interview on Shalom Portland

Shalom Portland presents excerpts from a talk last Sunday at Congregation Beth Israel by Israeli Consul General for the Pacific Northwest Akiva Tor, and an interview recorded by Ed Kraus afterwards.

Topics include the current political situation between Israel and Palestine, the nuclear threat from Iran, the blockade of Gaza, and perspectives on the peace process.

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Israel forcibly removes 2 Palestinian residents of Israel

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Evening News
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Fri, 04/23/2010

Two Palestinian residents of Israel have been forcibly removed to Gaza.
Palestinians across Israel and the West Bank warn that these removals are just a precursor of what is to come.
A recent Israeli military order will strip the residency of over seventy thousand Palestinians in the West Bank and Israel.
KBOO’s Middle East correspondent Saed Bannoura says this rule sets a dangerous precedent.

6:19 minutes (5.78 MB)

The Melting Pot on 04/27/10

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The Melting Pot
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Tue, 04/27/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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LIVE PERFORMANCE & INTERVIEW by DANNY CORN

Danny (DannyCorn) has been an instrumental player in the formation of what has been called the "west coast" sound. Danny's influence has been felt from the early days of Moontribe in the Southern California desert to the acclaimed Symbiosis Gatherings in the Northern California forests. His sets cover a variety of styles that are all firmly rooted in lower frequencies.

 

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