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Katherine Hughes on the trial of Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 KBOO Wednesday Morning Talk Radio Today, Marianne Barisonek talks with activist Katherine Hughes about how Muslims are being targeted for harassment in general, and how Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker, has been targeted in particular.   Read more

Changing Demographics Versus the Wingnuts

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris, except, of course...  Joe is still on vacation...   What's the thread running through the Birther movement, the health care protests, fear of socialism, anti-immigrationism, and generalized wingnut craziness?  It's Oppressed White Ma... Read more

Can talking about race make a difference?

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last month, President Obama sat down over beers with a Cambridge cop and a Harvard professor to talk about an ugly incident that brought home how deep racial tensions still run in our nation. The president saw the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Sgt. James Crowly as a "... Read more

Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 On Wednesday Morning Talk Radio, Marianne Barisonek hosts, with guests Lisa Weasel, author of the book Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food and Rick North of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Read more

August 3 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 08/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Bill Resnick (pictured here), this program deals with the coup in Honduras, healthcare reform, and the music of Sweet Honey in the Rock.   For information about our theme music and our graphics, go to our main page. You can follow us on Twitter, and see us on Face... Read more

Who puts the "Bull" into "Bull Run"?!?

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris, but Joe is still on Vacation   Abe looks at the conundrum shared by the Portland Water Bureau and that segment of the populace which ingests water. Also, wingnut mobs descend upon town hall meetings across the land, intent on stopping t... Read more

The Case for Socialized Medicine

Airs at: Sun, 08/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The terms of debate over healthcare reform have been badly distorted by the media.  Anthony Dimaggio clarifies the issues in a recent piece in Counterpunch, "Health Care, Media and the Case for Socialized Medicine."  Tom Becker summarizes and reads excerpts from the articl... Read more

Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card on the Health Care Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2009 at 5:00pm
 Both Abe Proctor and Joe Uris are on vacation this week. Today, Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card tell us some horror stories about the current Health Care Crisis, and listeners are encouraged to call in and share theirs.  It seems as tho everyone has been touched by the health... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/09

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being hel... Read more

What's the future of community media?

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
As recent events in Iran have shown, technology has given ordinary people the power to inform neighbors down the street and strangers halfway around the world about important events regardless of government censorship or corporate media indifference. "Community media" - cit... Read more