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Interview: Andy Worthington talks about the Presidential Election & Guantanamo

Airs at: Sun, 10/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Andy Worthington Author of The Guantanamo Files: The stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison talks with host Linda Olson-Osterlund about the most recent developments at Guantanamo and what difference the upcoming Presidential election will make to the priso... Read more

Alternatives to Detention

Airs at: Sun, 10/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth Kovacs presented another report from CR10 - the gathering of more than 3000 folks who support strategy to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex.  She attended a workshop concerning alternatives to detention/incarceration.  We also heard an update on Mumia Abu-Jamal. Read more

National STOPMAX Campaign - Taking the Next Steps

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth shares a take of an interview she had with Lugman Abdullah at CR10.  Abdullah is the National STOPMAX Campaign Coordinator.  He shares his story about being locked up and then exonerated aver serving nine years on death row.  Ruth also talks about the documentary, Afte... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Hearings for Guantanamo Prisoners Begin

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
17 innoncent Uighurs refugees who have been imprisoned at Guantanamo are scheduled for a Habeas hearing in federal court on Tuesday. They are among the first prisoners to have the hearings, since the Supreme Court upheld their right to them in a June decision. The Supreme C... Read more

CR10 and Shotcaller Press - Part 2.

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this one hour fundraising special of Prison Pipeline includes brief reviews of events that Ruth attended at CR10 in Oakland, CA.  Part 2 features a speech by Teresa Huggins from Shotcaller Press. Read more

CR10 and Shotcaller Press - Part 1.

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this one hour fundraising special of Prison Pipeline includes brief reviews of events that Ruth attended at CR10 in Oakland, CA.  Part 2 features a speech by Teresa Huggins from Shotcaller Press. Read more

Hans Bennett - Journalists for Mumia

Airs at: Sun, 09/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Prison Pipeline presented an interview between host, Ruth Kovacs and telephone guest, Hans Bennett--a Philadelphia-based independent journalist and co-founder of Journalists for Mumia. They reviewed updated information on pending appeals for Mumia Abu-Jamall and current... Read more

The importance of informed voting!

Airs at: Sun, 09/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth reminds Prison Pipeline listeners of the importance of voting.  Mumia spoke about the November election and his thoughts on the candidates, then we heard from Goldie, an Obama supporter who has been registering folks now--to beat the October 14 deadline for registratio... Read more

Andy Worthington, An Update on Guantanamo

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Andy Worthington the author of The Guantanamo Files; The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison hosted by Linda Olson-Osterlund gives an update on Guantanamo. Who's still there and what is happening to them now. They also talk about the important role of t... Read more

Interview with Jane Mayer author of The Dark Side Interview with Jane Mayer author of The Dark Side

Airs at: Wed, 09/03/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Jane Mayer about her new book The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals. The book reveals how a small group of extremists inside the White House  the Pentagon and the CIA took over Am... Read more