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Moral Imperatives: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  As we get closer to Chris Hedges' Portland visit we present an encore of this speech recorded Helena, MT on March 11, 2015. What are individuals to do when faced with a moral imperative? And society at large? Philosophers since ancient times have been wrestling with this... Read more

DOING TIME LIKE A SPY: John Kiriakou on Air Cascadia

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Air Cascadia
  This 30 minute special episode of Air Cascadia features the former CIA analyst and Case Officer who was the first U.S. government official to confirm the use of water boarding on captured Al Qaeda members.  He was also the first CIA Officer to be convicted for passing cl... Read more

The Corporate-Military Approach to Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Activist and writer Nick Buxton talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the military and corporations are dealing with climate change -- recognizing its reality but protecting only their own interests. Buxton is co-editor of The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the... Read more

Women Activists Call on Trump to Initiate Regional Peace Talks with North Korea

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  "The United States, as I understand it, has made a precondition for talks with North Korea, that they must get rid of their nuclear weapons stockpile before talks can begin. For North Korea, as they view it, that's a nonstarter." – Christine Ahn, founder and internation... Read more

Kent State Massacre Anniversary

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Hundreds of students, survivors and supporters gathered today on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio – forty seven years after US National Guard soldiers killed four students protesting the Vietnam War. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with some of them about their memo... Read more

Ex-CIA Officer John Kiriakou: The Reluctant Spy

Airs at: Fri, 04/21/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  Join Chris Andrae for a conversation with the former CIA operative who was sent to prison for leaking classified information about torture. John Kiriakou was the first Central Intelligence Agency official to publicly confirm that agency interrogators waterboarded a high-... Read more

Former Army Airborne Ranger Reflects on Central America and Effects of the Military

Airs at: Fri, 04/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Former Army Airborne Ranger Dave Edgar served in Central America during the 1980's. His time in the military affected him greatly. Edgar regularly speaks to members of the community about the complications of military life.  In the first part of the show, veterans Mark ... Read more

Court Case Tackles Infiltration of Activists in WA

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
In the case of Panagacos v Towery, US Army Force Protection Division employees at Fort Lewis in Washington State have appealed a state order. The order denies motions to dismiss 1st and 4th Amendment claims brought against them by Olympia-area activists. The activists say ... Read more

The Lost Eleven

Airs at: Tue, 03/28/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  James Dixon talks with co-author Robert Child about the story of the Wereth Eleven. Nearly forgotten by history these African-American soldiers who fought courageously for freedom in World War II only to be ruthlessly executed by Nazi troops during the Battle of the Bulg... Read more

Chris Hedges on the Rise of Trump and American Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  It's all about "The F-Word," our monthly exploration of fascism"which is corporate control of the state, combined with repression of human rights and ramped up police and military. Today we devote this entire hour to "The F-Word" with a major address, "The Rise of Trump,... Read more