Paraguay has been run by one political party for the past half century. But former Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo is hoping to challenge that. Reporter Charles Lane has the story.
Radio Islam WCEV 1450 AM Chicago:
Sunday, October 21, 6 pm CST, 7 pm EST
On air with Gabriel Bol Deng for 35 minutes
Click here to listen to the program. Scroll down to "Sunday, October 21, 2007" to listen to the show.
AM 620-KPOJ / Progressive Talk, Portland, OR
The Morning Show with Thom Hartmann and Carl Wolfson
Friday, October 19, 7 am Pacific Time
Pulitzer Center grantee Loretta Tofani talked to KCRW's To The Point about occupational diseases Chinese factory workers suffer to produce cheap goods to export to foreign countries including the U.S.
Rick Rowley and David Enders were interviewed on Pacifica Radio's KPFA 94.1 "Living Room" program on September 13 and Rick was interviewed on KPFT Radio's "Arab Voices" on September 12.
On "Living Room," host Kris Welch interviews David Enders and Rick about the testimony given September 10, 2007 before a joint session of the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees by Army General David Petraeus, the commander of U.S. forces in occupied Iraq.
Rick Rowley interviewed on three radio programs
WBAI's Wake Up Call on 99.5 FM in New York, KALW's Your Call on 91.7 FM in San Francisco and the Guy James Show interviewed Rick Rowley on September 13 and 14, 2007.
Listen to Rick's interview on WBAI's Wake Up Call (Sept. 14, 2007)
In May 2007 filmmaker Jen Marlowe and journalist David Morse accompanied several southern Sudanese 'lost boys' back to their homes. The 'lost boys' were children who were forced to flee attacks on their villages in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Jen Marlowe, the award winning director of Darfur Diaries, speaks with Jerry Fowler about the current political landscape of southern Sudan and the connections to the crisis in Darfur.
David Morse and Gabriel Bol Deng speak on Where We Live on WNPR. August 8, 2007. Is the situation today in Darfur repeating a conflict that ripped apart the South of Sudan almost 20 years ago? David and Gabriel speak about their trip with Jen Marlowe to South Sudan and the story of the "Lost Boys" from the summer of 2007.
Listen to the commentary on the conflict in Darfur here.
Southern Iraq is home to Basra, the third largest city in the country, and one of the centers of the nation's oil wealth. Once hailed as a success story, the situation has deteriorated into militia violence after the 2005 elections. David Enders has more on the deep decline of Southern Iraq as British troops prepare to leave.
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The opposition of Iraq's southern oil worker's union to that country's proposed oil law has earned it the ire of Iraq's oil minister. David Enders reports from Iraq, where the oil minister invoked a Saddam Hussein era law and declared the union illegal last week.
Listen to this report (David's interview starts around 5 minutes in).
On the next Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, Rupert Murdoch's bid for the Wall Street Journal was accepted, the House passed ethics reform, and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld testified at a hearing about the death of Pat Tillman. Joining us to discuss the news of the week is Robert Hodierne of Army Times, David Enders, independent reporter in Iraq, and Pratap Chatterjee of CorpWatch. What was your story of the week? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar.