Global Affairs

Alternative Radio on 09/06/11

Airs at: Tue, 09/06/2011 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
The legacy of Mahatma Gandhi continues in various ways in India. Gandhi had his flaws but as George Orwell wrote: “compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind.” There are multiple struggles for justice and ... Read more

Disaster Capitalism Swoops Over Libya

Airs at: Fri, 08/26/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Host Per Fagereng interviews journalist Pepe Escobar about Libya. According to Escobar, the next step is to get American hands on Libyan oil, and, in his words, “if this is the way that US and NATO goes, we’re going to have Iraq 2.0.” Escobar's books include Obama Does Glo... Read more

Voices of the Middle East on 08/12/11

Airs at: Fri, 08/12/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor are reporting that an Iranian opposition group, Mujahedin Khalgh Organization of Iran (aka MKO, MEK, PMOI, NCRI,...) has spent millions of dollars booking American and European politicians to support their campaign to reverse Europ... Read more

Susan Lindauer, author of "Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2011 at 12:00am
Presswatch is on break this week. Instead Chris Andreae interviews Susan Lindauer, a former Congressional staffer who served as a U.S. Intelligence Asset covering Libya and Iraq at the United Nations, as a back channel on matters of anti-terrorism from 1993 to 2002. In the ... Read more

Alternative Radio on 08/02/11

Airs at: Tue, 08/02/2011 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
Gar Alperovitz on Hiroshima: New Facts & Old Myths, Recorded in Ames, IA on November 07, 1994 Gar Alperovitz is one of the most highly regarded experts on Hiroshima and U.S. policy. He is professor of political economy at the University of Maryland. His articles appear in ... Read more

"Focus on North Africa: A Second Roundtable on the Middle East"

Airs at: Fri, 07/08/2011 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Host Goudarz Eghtedari presents a panel discussion on "Focus on North Africa: A Second Roundtable on the Middle East." recorded recently at Portland State University and featuring Lindsay Benstead, Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Government at ... Read more

Alternative Radio on 07/26/11

Airs at: Tue, 07/26/2011 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
Stephen Bezruchka - Dying Younger Than We Should (lecture) Over and over U.S. citizens are told, "We have the best health care system in the world." That would be great if it were true but the facts, baldly stated, don’t support the claim. Not only is it far and away the mo... Read more

Talk Radio on 06/24/11

Airs at: Fri, 06/24/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Host Per Fagereng interviews Professor Zaher Wahab and journalist Gareth Porter about Afghanistan, Obama's announcement about troops there, and the future of the country. Zaher Wahab is Professor of Education at Lewis and Clark College and a native of Afghanistan. Dr. Waha... Read more

Tunisians to US: "Hands off our revolution!"

Airs at: Wed, 04/13/2011 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Local attorney Steven Goldberg talks about being part of a recent delegation of lawyers and academics to Tunisia. The members of the group from the US, UK and Turkey have been investigating US and European complicity in human rights abuses committed by the Ben Ali regime an... Read more

More Talk Radio on 04/11/11

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Host Cecil Prescod moderates a discussion with two local peace activists who have differing opinions about the U.S. led U.N. bombing of Libya and their subsequent involvement in that country. Your calls welcome. Read more