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Department of peace city council

Airs at: Tue, 08/07/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today the Portland City Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution calling for a Federal Department of Peace. A number of local residents spoke in favor of the resolution at this morning’s City Council meeting. The following are statements from Kathleen Pequeno (pay-... Read more

Hiroshima Day Commemoration

Airs at: Sun, 08/05/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today marks the anniversary of the world’s first nuclear bomb explosion.  That bomb was dropped by the United States airforce on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6th 1945.  It was followed three days later by a second nuclear bomb, also dropped by the U.S. airforce, on Nagasaki, J... Read more

Noble Resolve monitor--part 3

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
More info on Noble Resolve from research and listeners' comments; update on Valiant Shield massive naval war games, upcoming Malabar war games in India Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/29/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program deals with themes of life, death, and survival: Zombie movies as a symptom of too much death-production; killing and dying in the modern military; surviving without shelter on the streets of Portland; the risks of death and rape crossing the border; and the hop... Read more

July 19th PressWatch: war provocations

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
Discussing the Noble Resolve and TOPOFF exercises in the context of US war porovocations, including 9/11 Read more

Chris Hedges on "The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness"

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Chris Hedges, author of "War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning," about a current article in The Nation, called "The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness." Hedges co-authored the article with Laila Al-Arian. It's based on interviews with f... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 07/09/07

Topis for today include: 1) Global Warming 2) Edith Piaf 3) Iraq 4) Labor Read more

Chris Toensing on Palestine and Gaza

Airs at: Wed, 06/13/2007 at 5:00pm
Chris Toensing is the executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) and senior editor of the Middle East Report. He was interviewed by Goudarz Eghtedari in the eve of the take over of Gaza by Hamas forces for the Kboo's Voices of the Middle ... Read more

Golbarg Bashi and Iranian Feminism

Airs at: Thu, 08/09/2007 at 5:00pm
Golbarg Bashi is an Iranian feminist and visiting scholar at Columbia University. She visited Portland in June and is interviewed by Gabi Ross for the Bread and Roses. Read more

06/20 World Refugee day: Omar Ismael from Darfur

A refugee crisis that has been in the news quite a lot this year is the conflict in the Sudan, in which an estimated 200,000 people have been displaced from their homes. The refugee crisis in the Sudan was brought on by fighting between government forces and rebel groups,... Read more