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George Bush's Secret War on Journalists

Airs at: Sun, 05/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
And now KBOO's Linda Olsen Osterlund brings us another installment of Civil Liberties Watch to tell us about President Bush's secret war on journalists. Read more

Joe and Abe and Political Discourse

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor talk politics with each other and the KBOO community. Read more

Emi Maclean, Attorney for the CCR: Full interview about Guantanamo Refugees

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
 The full interview with Emi Maclean by Kboo Reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund. Ms Maclean attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights talks in depth about her testimony before congress on behalf of refugees held in solitary confinement and the Guantanamo Bay prison camp... Read more

Federal Domestic Surveillance Program (update)

Airs at: Tue, 05/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Featuring Michelle Richardson, Legislative Counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union. Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Refugee's in Guantanamo have attorney Emi McClean testify to Congress on their behalf

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    Fifty refugees held in solitary confinement at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp need the United States government to come up with safe places for them to be released to. Having committed no crimes, the men have been held for years despite the admission of the government t... Read more

Religious Intolerance in the Military

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The Old Mole's Tom Becker reports that the US military has developed a culture of intolerant Christian fundamentalism. He reads from a piece by Robyn Blumner posted on Common Dreams.    Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Omar Khadr Release Denied

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Guantanamo prisoner Omar Khadr only fifteen years old when captured was denied release on the basis of his age.Military Judge Peter Brownback attemps to close the last door for the Canadian citizen despite International pleas. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 5, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This program, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, features discussions of electoral democracy and its discontents, the rights of psychiatric patients, socialism as a necessary goal of progressive political action, and political gestures by Olympic athletes.  You can hear the wh... Read more

Political Olympic Athletes

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Thabiti Lewis reminds us of John Carlos' and Tommy Smith's raised fists on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, and argues for the legitimacy of such gestures today.  What might althletes intend by such gestures in China in 2008?   Read more

Locus Focus and the 1968 Columbia U Strike

Airs at: Tue, 04/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Barbara Bernstein hosts. She has guests on who participated in the 1968 Columbia Strike Commemoration/reunion this past weekend. They include Ray Brown, now a New Jersey  lawyer and Kathie Knowles, a Eugene, Oregon bodyworker/healer. Read more