Youth Radio

Youth Radio – September 11, 2004

This week on Youth Radio on KPFA, we’ll take a look back at September 11th, 2001, and how Youth Radio covered the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. You’ll hear a commentary on how the word "terrorist" was began to be used by teenagers, and a commentary about the process of dealing with pain, whether on … Continued


Making Contact

Making Contact – September 10, 2004

The Struggle for Food Food. For some it’s as simple as going to a supermarket. But there are issues today that have a direct impact on the way we eat. Both the local landscape and the global economy hold sway over food availability. On this week’s edition we hear from people delivering fresh organic food … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – September 9, 2004

Israeli colonizing forces continue to slam into the Gaza strip, today killing another teenager, we’ll have a full report from a physician on the ground; plus, a very special segment with musician and activist Michael Franti speaking about his recent experiences in Palestine and Iraq and sharing some live music with us; a hard-hitting overview … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 5, 2004

Russians begin burying the victims of this week’s school massacre, while president Vladimir Putin vows to crush the Chechen rebels he blames for the assault… A mortar attack in Baghdad takes the lives of two U.S. soldiers… The prisoner-abuse scandal in Iraq widens, as four members of the navy seals now facing charges… Meanwhile, brigadier … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – August 27, 2004

An on the ground report from Baghdad, on the Iraqi reaction to the so-called peace deal; We head to the Republican National Convention in the police state of New York City, we’ll talk about the coverage you can expect next week; plus, part one of a two part series with activists from the International Solidarity … Continued


APEX Express

APEX Express – August 26, 2004

Discussion around Legalization of Prostitution, and the upcoming initiative on the November ballot. Host Raijita also asks what issues are facing our Asian american sisters who are working in the industry. And, OAKLAND UNITED AGAINST BUSH- API’s and P.O.C. come together to talk about what actions they are taking in preperation for the upcoming elections. … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – August 26, 2004

The latest news from a beseiged Iraq, where today at least 74 died in twin attacks outside of Najaf hours before a ceasefire deal was brokered between al-Sistani and al-Sadr; we’ll speak to UK Guardian correspondent Luke Harding who was outside of al-Sistani’s house when the deal was announced, followed by probing analysis from Dennis … Continued


Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – August 25, 2004

Today’s interviews are produced by Mehmet Bayram, Sureya Sayadi and Susan Galleymore. Our interviews are with three different scholars covering various aspects of Kurdish issues, these guests will be speakers among many others at the Kurdish Human Rights Conference on September 4th and 5th in San Francisco. First we start with Dr. Nicole Watts an … Continued