Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
A look back at the worst 8 years of our life and a look ahead into what we hope will be a better future. Guest Barbara Dudley and Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein explore several themes as we we look forward to Barack Obama's inauguration next week: What are you looking forward to in the Obama administration? What do you fear will or will not happen? What opportunities now exist that have been suppressed for so long to make what we have been working for a reality?
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad. We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community. Originally recorded on 11/28/08.
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad. We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community. Click here to listen to Part 2.
Raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2010! That's the proposal of well-known author and activist Holly Sklar and Let Justice Roll. Holly talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the gap between the minimum wage and a living wage, and why raising the minimum is good for the economy and good for business.
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover many of the key points in Isreal's history, in an effort to understand how and why today's slaughter in Gaza came to be. Of course, several well-spoken listeners offer illumination on some events, and contrasting views on others.
Listener Laurie recommends the book The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan for a riveting story of the relationship between an exiled Palestinian family and the Israeli family that took over their house when they fled.
Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow, the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP); former Communications Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He'll discuss the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; U.S. actions and their implications in the Arab world.