Wael and Will welcome Huwaida Arraf, co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement, to talk about the Palestinian Freedom rider action in the West Bank. Also on the program are Young, Jewish and Proud leaders, Carolyn Klaasen and Liza Behrendt, to talk about their Occupy Birthright Israel action in New York!
KBOO regulars Will Seaman and Joe Uris host a discussion of Occupy Portland and the broader Occupy Wall Street movement. Occupy Portland activists Andrea Townsend and Mike Wythe, along withWorking Families Party co-founder, Barbara Dudley, discuss the origins, evolution and possible futures of Occupy Portland, including relations with existing social justice organizing groups and campaigns.
Hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman welcome Middle East scholar and author Toufic Haddad. Toufic Haddad is the co-author and editor of Between the Lines: Israel, the Palestinians, and the U.S. War on Terror (Haymarket Books, 2007) and Towards a New Internationalism: Readings in Globalization, the Global Justice Movement and Palestinian Liberation (Muwatin: Ramallah 2006.) He is currently a researcher at Birzeit Development Studies Center, while conducting his Phd field research in Development Studies at the School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London.
One Land, Many Voices welcomes renowned linguist, author and dissident scholar, Noam Chomsky, for a full hour discussion of Palestine-Israel - Prospects for Justice in & Post-Arab Spring Palestine. On Friday, February 24th, at 9:00AM, Noam Chomsky joined hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman to discuss the shifting political landscape of the Middle East, the potential implications for US policy in the region and the possible consequences for Palestinians and Israelis. Also on the agenda for the full-hour interview were strategies for US-based activists working to bring a just peace to the conflict. Click to listen to a full OLMV hour with Noam Chomsky!
This week on One Land, Many Voices, Will and Wael welcome Dalit Baum, co-founder of Who Profits From the Occupation, to discuss corporate accountability campaigns, BDS and her upcoming Oregon speaking tour. Also on the program is Maxine Fookson, a local nurse practitioner recently returned from a medical delegation to Gaza, and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights. We're talking about the AIPAC benefit dinner next month, and which local company is screening Palestinians at the checkpoints!
Joining Will and guest host Jenna Saadeh will be human rights advocate and lawyer, Sahar Francis, director of Addameer, the Prisoner Support and Human Rights Organization based in Ramallah. Sahar Francis will be discussing the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli jails and the recent hunger strikers that have brought global attention to their plight. Also on the program will be Hannah McCain, local organizer with Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights, talking about protest plans for the upcoming AIPAC fundraiser this coming Sunday in Portland.
From Palestine to the Pacific Northwest - The Nakba, Dispossession and Our Neighbors' Memories of Lost Homes.
This week on One Land, Many Voices, we hear personal and family histories of the Nakba from Palestinians now living in Oregon. Joining Will and Wael are Chris Barghout, Mary Trolan, Frank Afranji and Abid Saadeh.
This week, hosts Will and Wael welcome Princeton Professor Emeritus of International Law, Richard Falk, for a live interview to discuss the economic and moral costs of the Palestine-Israel conflict, and the role of international law in the struggle to bring a just peace to the region. Richard Falk has been appointed to two UN positions serving in the Palestinian territories.