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Insane War in Gaza

Airs at: Sun, 01/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
"ISRAEL’s war in Gaza is an act of political insanity. It is the product of a deeply disturbed society, able neither to curb its military arrogance nor calm its profound paranoia. The consequences are likely to be painful for Israel’s long-term prospects."  So argues a lead... Read more

Index of leading asshattery indicators

 I love Harper's Index. For those of you not familiar with it, Harper's Index appears near the front of every edition of Harper's magazine. It presents a sort of snapshot of current affairs by way of assembling a bunch of seemingly obscure, but ultimately telling, statistic... Read more

Report on Portland's Gaza Solidarity protest

Airs at: Tue, 12/30/2008 at 12:00am
Occupation is a crime, killing children is a crime - was the chant that filled the downtown streets of Portland Tuesday afternoon, as hundreds of local residents gathered with handmade signs and megaphones to voice their outrage at the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza that have c... Read more

Ali Abunimah on Gaza

Airs at: Mon, 12/29/2008 at 4:00pm
 Joe and Abe are on Holiday this week, so today, Host Per Fagereng brings us Ali Abunimah to talk about Israel's current air campaign of bombing in every city in the Gaza Strip.     Read more

Gaza update: humanitarian aid boat attacked by Israeli navy; bombs still falling

Airs at: Mon, 12/29/2008 at 12:00am
KBOO's Jenka Soderberg speaks with a member of the Free Gaza movement who was on the boat that was rammed by the Israeli navy in international waters early Tuesday morning, in addition to Rami Almeghari, a Palestinian journalist in Gaza talking about the ongoing attacks and... Read more

Interview: Journalist Michelle Shepherd on Guantanamos's Child, Omar Khadr

Airs at: Mon, 12/29/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On January 26th, just six days after his inaugeration, President Obama will face his first scheduled Guantanamo Tribunal. The trial of Canada born Omar Khadr just 15 years old when captured by US forces following a firefight in Aphghanistan is scheduled to begin. Michelle She... Read more

Interview with Free Gaza boat organizer

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In response to the Israeli assault on Gaza, the Free Gaza movement has set sail from Cyprus with a ship full of humanitarian aid. Jenka Soderberg spoke with Greta Berlin, one of the organizers Read more

KBOO Special Report on Gaza Attacks

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 12:00am
As bombs rain down on the people of Gaza in the largest single Israeli attack since 1948, 325 Palestinians have been killed - 305 in a five-minute bombing blitz on Saturday afternoon, and 20 in bombs dropped on Sunday and Monday.  KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with reporter R... Read more

Interview with filmmaker: "The Road to Fallujah"

Airs at: Thu, 12/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Mark Manning is an unembedded journalist who was in Fallujah in 2004, and has made two movies about the US occupation's impact on civilians. www.theroadtofallujah.com Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 22, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 12/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by the intrepid Laurie Mercier, braving the biggest snow fall in 40 years to reach the KBOO studio, this  program features Laurie's discussion with attorney Mike Snedeker of developments in the law this past year.  We also hear how  vampires are becoming more romanti... Read more