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We The People Speak Out! - Part 1

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for
How do we restore our civil liberties?  What would this country look like if habeas corpus was restored or if the FBI was restricted from spying on Americans?  What does it mean to have a free press?  We discussed this live on the air on September 11th for a special, call-i... Read more

Interview with Eric Lichtblau author of Bush's Law; The Remaking of American Justice

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Eric Lichtblau is the Justice Department beat writer for the New York Times newspaper. He and his partner in writing, Jim Risen were the recipients of the 2006 Pullitzer Prize fpr national reporting for their story that revealed the secret, warrantless  wiretapping program ... Read more

Presswatch: Marjorie Cohn on Civil Liberties post-9/11

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
On Presswatch, as part of KBOO's September 11 special, "The War on Liberty", host Theresa Mitchell inteviews Marjorie Cohn, president of the National Lawyers Guild, and author of Cowboy Republic and Rules of Disengagement. Read more

Being Muslim Seven Years After 9/11

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 changed the lives of many Americans. None more so than Muslim-Americans, who were subjected to a wave of hostility not seen since Japanese-Americans were targeted following the bombing of Pearl Harb... Read more

Joe and Abe - Sept 9th

Airs at: Mon, 09/08/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris start out with a discussion on the current situation beween the US, Georgia and Russia.  Then they change gears to examine the new Sweetheart of the Republican Party, Sarah Palin.  Read more

Presswatch: Protest Arrests at RNC, US in Pakistan, & More

Airs at: Wed, 09/03/2008 at 5:00pm
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On the Sept 4 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell gives us the news we're not supposed to know on the protest arrests at the Republican Convention, U.S. raids in Pakistan and more.   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

Joe and Abe Talk Radio - Sept 2

Airs at: Mon, 09/01/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris opens the lines for some political topics, starting with the police actions at the Republican National Convention, and a live interview with Will from Rising Tide, who is on the streets in Minneapolis.  We get an update on the Liquid Natural Gas debacle from ... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch DOJ suit

Airs at: Mon, 08/18/2008 at 5:00pm
In today's installment of Kboo's feature “Civil Liberties Watch “, reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Daniel Metcalfe, a lawyer who has challenged the politically-motivated hiring and firing of U-S attorneys at the U-S Department of Justice. Read more

Prospects for Cuba

Airs at: Sun, 08/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Samuel Farber is a long-time socialist born and raised in Cuba. He is the author of numerous works on that country including The Origin of the Cuban Revolution Reconsidered published by University of North Carolina Press.  The Old  Mole's Bill Resnick talks with him about l... Read more