Category Archives: Human Rights

Farah Interview – Podcast May 12, 2024

Hope In The Face Of Atrocities And Bloodshed. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Philip Farah of the Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace. Given the narrative of fighting between Muslims and Jews in the Middle East, it may come as … Continue reading

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Martinez, Williamson Interview – Podcast April 28, 2024

A Safe Place To Park. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Linda Martinez and Councilmember Jessica Williamson to discuss Sedona’s planned effort to address the shortage of workforce housing. The program is aimed at helping just 40 full-time workers who … Continue reading

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Nerenberg Interview – Podcast April 21, 2024

The Horror Of The Hamas-Israeli War And The History That Led To It. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Daniel Nerenberg, Education and Communication Specialist for Just Vision to discuss the war in the Middle East. Nerenberg begins by stating, … Continue reading

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Podcast March 17, 2024

Trump In His Own Words And Actions. Now that Trump has sealed up the Republican nomination, we decided it was time to consider what he might do in a second term in the White House. (Remember, he has already been … Continue reading

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Podcast February 18, 2024

Republican Plans For A Trump Dictatorship. Trump has said that, if elected, he will be a dictator for a day. But the plans already being implemented by his campaign and rightwing organizations indicate that he expects to be a Putin-style … Continue reading

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Podcast January 14, 2024

Are Israel And Russia Guilty Of Genocide? Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster consider the accusations of genocide leveled against the two nations. What are the latest numbers of death and destruction in the two wars? When do the actions of … Continue reading

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Podcast January 7, 2024

A Deep Dive Into The Israeli-Hamas War. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster look at the history of the conflict, the conditions that led to the most recent outbreak of violence, the crimes committed by both sides, and Israel’s influence in … Continue reading

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Podcast December 31, 2023

Year In Review. On New Year’s Eve, Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Gary LaMaster review some of the biggest news stories of 2023, including Trump’s legal problems, the Israeli-Hamas war, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Bidenomics, and more. They also … Continue reading

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Rothchild Interview – Podcast November 27, 2023

Identifying The Root Causes Of The Israeli-Gaza War. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Alice Rothchild to discuss Gaza and its war with Israel. Rothchild is a physician, author, activist, and filmmaker who has devoted decades to understanding and writing … Continue reading

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Bibles, Jordahl Interview – Podcast November 13, 2023

Prosecuting Hate. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Attorney Mik Jordahl and special guest, Judge Camille Bibles to discuss her experiences in international criminal law. Currently a federal magistrate judge, Bibles previously prosecuted war criminals as a trial attorney at … Continue reading

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