Human rights

Libya: Qaddafi, the neighborhood bully? NATO, the mafia?

program: 
Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 09/15/2011

 Per Fagering connecting history with the latest world events focusses on Libya, and ponders "Who's worse, the local thug or a shadowy organization with tentacles everywhere?"  He starts out with an article from Afro: "Walter Fauntroy, Feared Dead in Libya, Returns Home—Guess Who He Saw Doing the Killing?" 

27:55 minutes (12.78 MB)

Bread and Roses on 09/30/11

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 09/30/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Publis Health Issues Through the Eyes of Women - Fetal Development and Domestic Violence

Public Health Issues through the Eyes of Women

Recent scientific data suggests that low birthweight babies have a 5 times higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life. In light of these discoveries, many politicians are still pushing to cut programs promoting maternal health, such as WIC - Women, Infants and Children program. Join Bread and Roses host, Ashley Thirstrup at 6:00 PM on Sep. 30th as she looks at several public health issues affecting primarily women - maternal health/fetal development and domestic violence.

The Halo Foundation's work helping orphans and at-risk children worldwide.

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 09/15/2011

Host Ren Green interviews Chris West of the Portland Branch of the Halo Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, medical services, and vocational training to orphans and at-risk children worldwide. We also provide opportunities for American youth to learn about volunteerism and philanthropy.

28:03 minutes (25.69 MB)

Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives


What makes us the way we are? Some say its the genes we inherit at conception. Others are sure it's the environment we experience in childhood. But could it be that many of our individual characteristics--our health, our intelligence, our temperaments--are influenced by the conditions we encountered before birth? That's the claim of an exciting and provocative field known as fetal origins.

Fri, 09/30/2011

Radiozine on 09/30/11

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 09/30/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
A Culture of Cruelty

Carlos Chavez hosts the RadioZine for an interview with Special Projects Coordinator at Oregon's Immigrant Rights Coalition, Aeryca Steinbauer. We discuss CAUSA's upcoming Equity Assembly, which will take place on October the 5th at Rigler School in Portland - 5401 NE Prescott St. Portland, OR. This event is part of a campaign to speak to local leaders and raise awareness about issues important to the Latino Community.

More details at CAUSA Equity Assembly

labor protests in Longview, Wash., and dabble in Gen-X cultural milestones.

program date: 
Tue, 09/27/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

When the bottom fell out of the financial markets in 2008, lawmakers rushed to bail out the architects of the global crash. But this begs a question -- when will we decide to bail out the collapsed labor market?

56:35 minutes (25.9 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour September 26

program date: 
Mon, 09/26/2011

Joe Clement hosts this show, pinch hitting for Bill Resnick who was detained by a medical emergency.  The show includes Tony Bennett's rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," a song expressing a deep desire for a better, happier world.  At the end of the show, Joe reads Bill's assessment of Bennett's recent run-in with the Right over his remarks about 9/11.  Here are the segments of the show:

1.  Bill Resnick talks with Chris Toensing about the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN. 

53:34 minutes (30.66 MB)

Troy Davis and the Death Penalty

program date: 
Mon, 09/26/2011

 Troy Davis was killed by the state of Georgia last week.  What is the best way to fight for the abolition of capital punishment?   Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss the question in this segment of The Left and the Law.  

13:00 minutes (7.44 MB)

OLMV - Wael and Will speak with economist Raja Khalidi about the Palestinian bid at UN + more, Sept. 23, 2011.

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program date: 
Fri, 09/23/2011

One Land, Many Voices hosts Wael Elasady and William Seaman talk with economist Raja Khalidi about the Palestinian Authority's initiative at the United Nations for full recognition of a Palestinian state and economic development in the occupied territories.  Raja Khalidi is a senior economist based in Geneva with the United Nations who has worked extensively on Palestinian development issues.  Also on the program, selections of an interview with Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Rashid Khalidi.  Rashid Khalidi talks about the PA efforts at the UN and also about the potential for genuine democratic reforms and significant improvement in the lives of the broader populations of the Middle East emerging from the Arab Spring.

58:09 minutes (26.62 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 09/27/11

Air date: 
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Abe and Joe look at the labor protests in Longview, Wash., and dabble in Gen-X cultural milestones.

When the bottom fell out of the financial markets in 2008, lawmakers rushed to bail out the architects of the global crash. But this begs a question -- when will we decide to bail out the collapsed labor market?

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