Global Affairs

11/9 and The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with Philip Kraske about his fifth novel, 11/9 and the Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees.  "Trudy Schelling arrives at her company in Jersey City, New Jersey, to start her first day of work at Hallerbee Net Research. The date is November 9. Barely throu... Read more

Rainforest Action: the Burning World

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Emma Rae Lierley of the Rainforest Action Network about the fires burning in the planet’s last remaining major rainforests in Brazil, Indonesia, and the Congo. Governments and agribusiness corporations like Cargill and financial interests like Blackr... Read more

Would you risk arrest for life on earth?

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Amy Johnson will be speaking with one of the valve turners who spent 6 months in prison for shutting down a tar-sands pipeline in North Dakota on October 11th, 2016, Michael Foster. As well as Bonnie McKinlay, who hosts workshops in Portland, Oregon on Civil Disobedien... Read more

Colombian Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, plus a report on the Colombian peace process. Read more

“Colonialsim Has Left its Ugly Mark All Over the Planet, And We’re Still Reeling From it But We’re Not Backing Down.”

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 08/09/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Words from Rojava + Likhts’amisyu Re-Occupation Village   Words from Rojava Dowload This Episode First, Bursts interviewed Mark and anonymous, members of the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, which coordinates civil structure engagement among internationals in North Ea... Read more

Conversation with Sanho Tree, pt. 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/14/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho talks with Doug about the presidential race, the rise of the authoritarian right, the drug war in the Philippines, and ... Read more

The Women's Movement in Iran

Airs at: Mon, 08/12/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Catherine Sameh, a former member of the Old Mole collective who now teaches sexuality, gender studies and history at the University of California, Irvine and writes about and supports the struggles of Iranian women. In this second part of a two part ... Read more

Presswatch on 08/08/19

Airs at: Thu, 08/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Join me and AJ Mendoza of Portland Jobs for Justice as we discuss the progress and challenges of the Union movement in Portland!  In headlines: impeachment moves forward stealthily, Venezuela starves and takes Haiti with it as US sanctions strike, and since the US is useles... Read more

Voices from Syria: A Conversation with Mark Taliano

Airs at: Fri, 08/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  On The Beloved Community, John Shuck speaks with Mark Taliano, author of Voices from Syria.  Three years ago, Mark Taliano travelled to Syria in attempt to hear from Syrians what is really happening in their country. Mark writes: "Between 15 and 23 September 2016, I tra... Read more

The Real Iran Today

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Catherine Sameh about what life and politics are like in Iran. Catherine teaches at the University of California at Irvine and writes on Iranian women in the struggle for a democratic Iran.     Read more