Archives for Afghanistan

Weekend Voices 2/27/10

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Topic: “Is There an Afghanistan?” 2010 Camden Conference Speaker: G. Whitney Azoy
When and how was modern Afghanistan formed?  What are the major ethnic groups in Afghanistan?  What is the relationship of the Taliban to the Pashtun in Afghanistan?

Weekend Voices 1/23/10

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributing Producers: John Greenman, Marge May

Segment 1: John Greenman brings us excerpts from community members participating in a talking circle held recently, on the topic of Martin Luther King and “Reconciliation”

Segment 2:  Marge May talks with Malalai Joya: activist, social worker, member of the Afghan Parliament, and author of the new book: “Woman Among Warlords.”   FMI: www.Malalaijoya.com , www.Afghanwomensmission.org   (This interview originally aired on “Women’s Windows on 1/10/10)

Voices 1/12/10

Executive Producer: Amy Browne;  Guest Host: Tiffany Davenport;  Contributing Producer: Carolyn Coe

Carolyn Coe talks with Liz Grover,  a Mainer who traveled to Afghanistan to learn the truth about Muslim culture, beyond the mainstream media’s portrayal.

RadioActive 12/24/09

Producers/Hosts: Amy Browne, Carolyn Coe, Meredith DeFrancesco

Topic: A recent event in which words from Obama’s speech justifying escalation of war in Afghanistan were burned and speeches made in opposition to the war, produced by Carolyn Coe.   Also, organizer Rob Shetterly reads his op-ed piece re: the reason & history behind the event.

Weekend Voices 5/30/09

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Contributors: Meredith DeFrancesco & Marge May
Topics: Organizer Jerry Call on the Single-Payer Universal Health Care Rally in Augusta (today from 12-2p.m at the Statehouse). FMI:www.mainehealthcarereform.org;
Jim Bahoosh on the “Come Boating” program in Belfast. FMI:www.comeboating.org;
Ina & Esu Anahata and Danny Garcia on the “Peace, Water and Wisdom” walk for the BARKA Foundation and their work on Burkina Faso West Africa. FMI:www.barkafoundation.org, www.globalwalk.cc, email inaandesu@barkfoundation.org, and www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxvjl5z3DvU;
Sonali Kolhatkar on Afghanistan. FMI: www.uprisingradio.org or loveandsubversion.net