Tag: war

February 14, 2007 / Audio

It was over a year ago that GI JAne first appeared on this program, discussing the problems and concerns of her upcoming delpoyment to Afghanistan. Today, thankfully, she has returned to the US and to this program, and with plenty to say about her experience…

January 16, 2007 / Text

I’ve been up to my neck in research for the next Eclectic Newsbrief, (which is now hosted by Madge Weinstein!), and the topic that I most enjoyed was that of the huge influx of Iraqis in Sweden! Yes… Sweden! Some fascinating developments. First of all,…

January 15, 2007 / Text

Just because the white house uses a word to describe something does not mean it is true. Just because the white house says something is so, does not mean we should all run around repeating it as if it makes sense. That said, repeat after…

January 10, 2007 / Audio

Many of us grew up with stories of how soldiers who disagreed with Vietnam found asylum in Canada. Over 30 years later, soldiers are once again acting on their principles and beliefs and moving to Canada… with some help. My guest, Lee Zaslofsky, the coordinator…