The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) has a long history of struggling for justice and workers' rights. Bill Resnick talks with two of its representatives. Craig Merrilees, director of communications reviews the history of this important union. Peter Parks is chief organizer of ILWU May Day activities planned for May 1 here in Portland, including a ceremony at noon protesting the war in Iraq on the Eastside Esplanade between the Burnside Bridge and the Steel Bridge. For more information, click here.
Reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Susan F. Hirsch Author of In the Moment of Greatest Calamity; Terrorism, Grief, and a Victim's Quest for Justice. The Author who was herself a victim of the 1998 bombing of American Embassy in Tanzania and whose husband was killed there discusses her book and her opposition to the upcoming Military Tribunal of Ahmed Ghailani accused in the attack.
Social critic at large Ted Rall is the guest on Words & Pictures.
Social critic at largeTed Rallis the guest onWords & Pictures. Best known locally for his scathing political cartoons inWillamette Week, Rall has courted controversy across the globe. He's reported from war zones in Afghanistan and Pakistan and is the author of numerous books includingRevenge of the Latchkey Kids,Generalissimo el Busho, and the recentSilk Road to Ruin.
Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the Global Food Crisis, Racism in and beyond the Presidential campaign, and the future of US Foreign Policy. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual pieces by clicking on the links below.