A Deeper Look

Linda Olson-OsterlundLinda Olson-Osterlund hosts this half hour interview show focusing on challenging social and political issues of our World today. Guests will include authors and activists writing and organizing around these issues. Tune in to get behind the headlines.  


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Episode Archive

A Deeper Look on 07/14/11

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Thu, 07/14/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The Propagandizing of America, Guest; Frances Fox Piven

A Murdoch owned newspaper in London has been forced to close in a scandal of dirty tricks and bribery. It was on another Murdoch outlet that Glen Beck was allowed to unleash a firestorm of hate mail, death threats, and dirty tricks against professor Frances Fox Piven. This Thursday morning author and long time social activist Frances Fox Piven will join host, Linda Olson-Osterlund, to talk about the Propagandizing of America and the tactics used by the extreme right-wing against her. Targeted over 30 time by Beck the results included 2 men who came to her home posing as students. Tune in to hear the whole story.

A Deeper Look on 06/23/11

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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Omar Khadr Slated to Leave Guantanamo; Guest: Attorney Dennis Edney

Omar Khadr, the Canadian child soldier who has been locked in Guantanamo for over 8 years, is finally slated to return to Canada. He will spend seven more years in prison there. His Canadian attorneys have been preparing him for the transition. Tune in to hear Dennis Edney, one of Khadr's attorneys, talk about the latest court and WikiLeaks revelations in the case and about the steps they have taken to prepare Omar for the change.

A Deeper Look on 06/09/11

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Thu, 06/09/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The Brainwashing of the US Population! Guest: Frances Fox Piven

Frances Fox Piven. Have you heard of her? The left wing mastermind behind the 2008 financial crisis! According to Glenn Beck, that is! He put this distinguished professor, activist and long time contributor to the Nation Magazine in the cross hairs of his television show no more than 30 times. She was inundated by thousands of messages of hate and scores of death threats via email and standard methods. Her home and work addresses were published by those taking up Beck's wild accusations.

Tune in to hear this courageous and long time scholar and activist. We will talk about the propagandizing of the U.S. public and the message they are trying to silence.

A Deeper Look on 05/26/11

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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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WikiLeaks and Guantanamo What Can We Learn?

Guest: Andy Worthington; WikiLeaks media partner and author of The Guantanamo Files

On April 24th WikiLeaks released thousands of pages of classified military documents from Guantanamo. What can we learn from them and what difference do they make in the fight to close the prison? Tune in to hear Andy Worthington talk about these documents he helped release.

A Deeper Look on 05/12/11

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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Wild Law: A New Paradigm for Earth's Survival

Human populations overshot the Earth's capacity to support them a while ago. Rates of consumption continue to increase while the ruling societies on Earth give us Fukushima and the BP gulf oil spill, treating the Earth as a treasure chest for private exploitation. They turn a blind eye to the devastation to all life on Earth and to our ever shrinking future.

Are we acquiescing to our own extinction?

Many say we urgently need a new worldview. Guest Cormac Cullinan is a leading voice in the movement to forward an Earth-centered worldview. Author of the just released second edition; Wild Law, he will talk about the false premises underlying the mechanistic world view and the paradigm shift we need NOW!

A Deeper Look on 04/28/11

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Thu, 04/28/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Setting Foreign Policy;The Increasing Influence of Our Professional Military

The Expansion Of Military Influence in determining US policy. Is it a threat to our form of Government?

Well Military insider Jonathan Stevenson thinks so. Contributing writer in the May Issue of Harper’s Magazine and professor at the US Naval War College, he asks the Question. "Has the President lost control of his Generals?". Tune in to A Deeper Look, this Thursday morning at 9:30 am. Get a different and important view on the growing Military influence on Foreign policy.

A Deeper Look on 04/14/11

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Thu, 04/14/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The Mysterious case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

The Mysterious case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

Hey, Do you like a mystery? Then I have one for you. It’s the mysterious case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. This American educated, Pakistani neuroscientist, and her 3 young children disappeared in Pakistan in 2003. Did she go underground with al-Quaeda or was she kidnapped by the US and Pakistan? That question has never been answered.

What we do know is that she reappeared in 2008. Picked up by authorities in Afghanistan she was shot in the stomach and accused of attempting to kill US soldiers.

Tune in to learn more about the mysterious case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a terrorist? Or a victim of the US War on Terror? My guest is Victoria Brittain, author and journalist who has covered this case extensively.

A Deeper Look on 03/24/11

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Thu, 03/24/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse, Interview; Marjorie Cohn

The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse

That's the title of the new book  edited by author Marjorie Cohn. The professor and former President of the National Lawyers Guild, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about the history and scope of the United States use of torture. The book is made upf of essays by some of the countries most prestigious Human Rights Activist and experts. Tune in to this important discussion. Can we afford to allow this practice to continue?

A Deeper Look on 02/24/11

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Thu, 02/24/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Planned Parenthood & Reproductive Rights Under Attack!

Planned Parenthood & Reproductive Rights Under Attack!

Last Friday, the right wing led, U.S. House of Representatives voted to ban the use of federal funds for any services provided by Planned Parenthood of America. They don't just hope to stop women from using their legal right to abortion services but to put birth control out of reach of hundreds of thousands of American women. Tune in to A Deeper look this Thursday morning at 9:30. My guests are Liz Delapoer of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette and Rose Keltsch of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. We will talk about the recent dangerous developments and what can be done to maintain reproductive rights for all women in the U.S.

A Deeper Look on 01/27/11

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview; Stephan Salisbury, author and journalist on The Right Wing of Killing

Extremist killings; American as apple pie!

According to author, Stephan Salisbury, the American landscape is littered with the dead and wounded killed by those espousing Right Wing beliefs, yet somehow these attacks fade from the mainstream media's attention in the blink of an eye. Tune in to A Deeper Look's Membership Drive Special edition. You'll hear about who is doing the killing, the charges they face, and how many are ever labled as Terrorists. Guest, Stephan Salisbury, culture writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and author of the powerful book Mohamed's Ghost joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about The Right Wing of Killing.

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