Today, Kathleen Stephenson talks with Dr. Helen Caldicott, who has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She'll discuss her current work and her new book, Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer.
BreAna interviews Gerard, Program Director, and Torren, Youth Radio Producer about the Great Outdoors Academy. Within the interview is the piece Torren produced while on a trip with the Great Outdoors Academy. GreatOutdoorsAcademy.org
Jeff Halper, of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions & Wafa Shami, of the American Friends Service Committee coming to Portland to talk about FAIR TRADE Olive Oil from Palestine, join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman for a special membership drive broadcast.
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews author Jean Phaelzer about her book Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. From the Gold Rush in the 1840's through the Civil War and into the early 1900's Chinese faced brutal purges and roundups throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her book chronicles this history and the courageous story of Chinese resistance. Their are important parallels for taday and the roundups of Mexican immigrants across our country.
What is a reporter? Should they be jailed for refusing to name their sources? States have laws that protect reporters in various ways. Congress is poised to decide who would be protected under the new Free Flow of Information Act - also known as the Federal Shield Act. Guests for the show include Clint Brewer who is director of the Society for Professional Journalists; Oregon's next attorney general - John Kroger; and Torrid Joe from Loaded Orygun joined us in the studio.