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Nonviolence in the news 3-8-2013
Michael Nagler discusses International Women’s Day and its historical roots and then analyzes the Shabag protests in Bangladesh.
Our guest for this show is Linda Sartor:
Linda Sartor has always been a peace/justice activist and an educator and has been arrested a number of times protesting atrocities committed by the US “in her name with her tax money” such as the development and testing of nuclear weapons. After she saw how the US responded to 9/11, educating and protesting weren’t enough any more. First, she joined ISM in Israel/Palestine in June of 2002, then Iraq Peace Teams in Feb. 2003, then went to Sri Lanka on the pilot team for the Nonviolent Peaceforce 2003-2008, did a Global Exchange citizen diplomacy trip to Iran in Oct. 2008, took her first trip to Afghanistan for two and a half weeks with Voices for Creative Nonviolence in Mar/Apr 2011, and was deported from Bahrain in Feb. 2012, and most recently a second trip to Afghanistan during which she spent a month living with the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul. During her more regular life, Linda lives in an intentional community, teaches research courses in graduate school, and guides vision quest type wilderness trips with a non profit organization called Rites of Passage.
Songs you’ll hear on this show:
“War” by Bob Marley
Theme song “Building a Path”, words and music by Lloyd Ferris; vocals: James Williams and Chuck Phalen