War/Peace

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Hannukah Bridge Blockade for Gaza Ceasefire

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radiozine
On December 14th, 2023, the last night of Hannukah, hundreds of Jewish Portlanders and supporters blockaded the Burnside Bridge during rush hour to pressure the Biden administration and members of Congress into demanding a permanent ceasefire in Israel’s genocidal siege of ... Read more

Is it time to "Step aside, Joe"? with Norman Solomon

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  We welcome back Norman Solomon to KBOO and Wednesday Talk Radio, to talk about two crucial topics: first, whether or not Joe Biden should run again for President, or, as Solomon suggests, "step aside" in favor of a younger, more progressive candidate; and second, the sub... Read more

Why the War in Gaza is also a Climate Issue

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Before Hamas’s horrific attack on Israel on October 7 we were mainly aware of two existential threats: the impending death of democracy and climate catastrophe. But that attack and Israel’s unrelenting response has split our attention and overwhelmed us with a barrage of is... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this New Year’s episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Just, Orderly and Equitable: The United Nations agency, the UNFCCC  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change( has been charged with developing a plan to stop r... Read more

Jewish Resistance to War on Gaza

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier speaks with Julia Ford of Portland Jewish Voice for Peace about actions to protest Israel's war on Gaza/Palestine and how to build a lasting peace. The national Jewish Voice for Peace can be found here: https://www.jewishvoiceforpeace.org/ Read more

Joseph Tawadros/Vigil for Gaza

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radiozine
In the first part of the show, we have an interview with Joseph Tawadros. He is a leading Oud virtuoso, composer and 8 time ARIA-award winner. Born in Cairo, his chosen instrument, the Oud is an Arabic lute, the ancestor of the lute and modern guitar. On October 19-20, Jos... Read more

A Community Forum on Ending the Cycle of Violence in Palestine and Israel

Airs at: Fri, 12/22/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  ------   You are invited to listen to four respected speakers at a Community Forum on Ending the Cycle of Violence in Palestine and Israel, organized by members of Jewish Voice for Peace originally held at the Friends Meeting House in Portland, Oregon and re-recorded f... Read more

Free speech, deplatforming and the movement to end the war against Gaza and the Palestinian people, with guest David Rovics

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Go here for songs and articles by David Rovics on the Palestine issue. For a look at Rovics' views on deplatforming, see: Winning Arguments in the Matrix. Or Extracting Ourselves from it.     Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 18, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Is Racism Un-Oregonian? That’s what a former governor claimed in addressing the murder of an Ethiopian immigrant by racist skinheads thirty-five years ago. Elinor Langer knew differe... Read more

Abolition or Proliferation—What Will It Be?

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From November 27th to December 1st, the Second Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was held at the United Nations in New York City.  After the sessions, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced that the proceedings provided ... Read more