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Nonviolent resistance from Iranian Green Movement to Free Gaza flotillas

program date: 
Fri, 06/11/2010

Nonviolent Resistance

from Iranian Green Movement

to the Free Gaza Flotillas
An intriguing dialogue with Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto
Ramin Jahanbegloo was born in Tehran , Iran . He has a doctorate in philosophyJahanbegloo's intellectual activity focuses on fostering constructive dialogue between divergent cultures. He has written numerous books and articles in Persian, English and French on the subject of Western philosophy and modernity. from Sorbonne University in Paris , France where he lived for twenty years.  He was a post-doctorate fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University
50:21 minutes (46.09 MB)

Palestine Fair Trade

program date: 
Fri, 01/14/2011

The Palestine Fair Trade Association and Canaan Fair Trade are both a superb form of resistance to Israeli occupation.  Farming their own land and the connections with the outside world are empowering our fair trade farmers and gives them hope.  I interviewed Dr. Nasser Abufarha about his Fair Trade initiative in Palestinian territories.


24:06 minutes (22.06 MB)

Libyan uprising a detailed perspective

program date: 
Fri, 03/11/2011

Popular uprising in the Middle East and North Africa has expanded to Bahrain, Yemen and Libya, but unlike Tunisia and Egypt, people in these countries have faced fierce resistance from the government supporters.  While West is considering military interventions or some sort of press for no fly zone over the Libya, US is asking Yemenis people to accept Ali Abdullah Saleh's reform initiatives and calm down the unrests.

I interviewed Professor Ali Ahmida on situations in Libya.  Ali Ahmida is a professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at the 40:37 minutes (37.19 MB)

“Diplomatic Stalemate and Democratic Revolts: Making Sense of a Middle East in Transition,

program date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011


“Diplomatic Stalemate and Democratic Revolts: Making Sense of a Middle East in Transition,” 

42:26 minutes (58.27 MB)


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