Military/Veterans

VA Police Shooting Victim Indicted on Multiple Charges

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A man shot in the chest by a Veterans Affairs Police officer in southern Oregon last Thursday, was indicted on multiple charges yesterday. According to a press release from the Jackson County District Attorney, the cop, who is still unnamed pending an internal VA investigat... Read more

Jackson County DA Charges Victim of Police Shooting at VA Facility

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Last Thursday, an officer with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs police shot Gilbert Matthew Negrete at a VA facility in White City, Oregon, just north of Medford. The thirty-four-year-old Negrete was driven to the facility for an appointment, where he reportedly bega... Read more

Veteran's Affairs Police Shoot Man at Southern Oregon Facility

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A veteran who may have been suffering from mental distress was shot by police at the Department of Veteran's Affairs' Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center in White City yesterday. At this time, little is known beyond the information released by the Jackson County Sherri... Read more

Warmongering against North Korea

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  This is a re-broadcast of Positvely Revolting from July 7th, 2017    Lyn and guest co-host Linda Olsen Osterlund will be talking with Christine Hong Associate Professor at USC Santa Cruz and executive board member of the Korea Policy Institute, about her piece "The Long,... Read more

U.S. - Saudi Coalition: Bringing Peace or War?

Airs at: Fri, 01/12/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
On the next Beloved Community, John Shuck will speak live with Catherine Shakdam, Scott Bennett, and Aisha Jumaan. They will be three of the headliners at a conference taking place at Portland State University on February 3rd, entitled, "U.S.  - Saudi Coalition: Bringing Pe... Read more

Obon Society Flag Return Program

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO News reporter Tom Flynn visited the Maritime Museum in Astoria, Oregon and was surprised to find that one of the exhibits was about the work of a local non-profit, the Obon Society, that returns "trophy flags" that soldiers captured during World War II to Japanese fami... Read more

Ghosts of the Korean War: Stop THAAD

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  We head to Soseongri, a small village nestled in the mountains of Seongju County. There, grandmas and grandpas in the 70s, 80s, and 90s have gone from quietly farming to organizing daily protests and blockades to stop THAAD. THAAD is part of a missile defense system that... Read more

2030: The End of U.S. Empire

Airs at: Tue, 12/05/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  It’s most likely historians will mark the War on Terror, declared by George W. Bush in 2001, as when the U.S. went into precipitous decline. The rapid military expansion into multiple countries was classic imperial overreach. The era of the U.S. as the sole superpower is... Read more

War or Peace in Korea: Eric Sirotkin

Airs at: Tue, 11/28/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. What can you say? They are lightweights fighting in the heavyweight division while the fate of possibly millions are at risk. Two heads of state trading taunts and insults back and forth like kids in a schoolyard. Trump declared that talking... Read more

The Broken Country

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  The Broken Country is a book-length essay on cultural trauma and the inter-generational legacies of war. In 2012, a young Vietnamese man named Kiet Thanh Ly walked into a downtown Salt Lake City megastore, purchased a knife, and began stabbing white male passersby in the... Read more