Host Cecil Prescod spoke with Reed professor Darius Rejali, (DAR-ee-us Ray-JAHL-ee) author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, (HUN-sing-er) author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak"; and Kevin Finney of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.
Our special new year edition includes excerpts and highlights from past APA Compass programs. A great sampling of the range of topics and guests that we cover, including interviews, roundtable discussions, audio postcards, Angry APA Minute and many more.
This month, APA Compass looks at the Japanese American internment experience including an audio postcard from the Oregon State University commencement where former Japanese American internees were given honorary degrees, a discussion with members of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center about their experiences at camp and another edition of the Angry APA Minute.
David Malki ! talks about and performs readings from his popular webstrip "Wondermark" and his book from Darkhorse comics titled "Beards Of Our Forefathers" featuring new humorous essays and colleced strips from Wondermark.com
Hosted by Bill Resnick, this program deals with the economic meltdown and what should be done about it, a theater piece about women who survive Naziism and War by changing their sex and identities, and the life and music of Utah Philips. NEW! Due to a technical problem, an interview with Pete Yahnke of the Just Seeds art collective was not aired, but you can hear by clicking on its link below.
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Theater Moles Denise Morris and Tamara Wallace describe "Man to Man," a play by German playwright Manfred Karge:
An old man retells his life: from carefree girl to crane operator, from young bride to soldier, from femme fatale to farm lad; Man to Man is an epic story of identity-switching in the fight for survival. Inanimate objects from the sparse set take on purpose as chairs become the bones of a finished meal or body of a dean man and lamps transform into other characters. This one-woman show that spans 50 years and includes a cast of more than 20, aged 8 to 80, is an adventure in the power of story and personal transformation.
Dr. Dollar, aka economist Arthur McEwan, talks with Bill Resnick about the current economic crisis, how bad it might be, and how it should be resolved in the interests of working people. McKewan writes for Dollars & Sense, and his latest book is Neoliberalism or Democracy?
Today in our recurring feature Civil Liberties Watch, reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund talks about a newly released report condemning the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma for Constitutional and Human Rights violations.