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Dave, jim, Ginny

A half hour weekly radio show committed to community, peace, justice, and non-violence issues.

The show aires on Community Radio stations:
KSVR 91.7 FM (Skagit Valley College) Wednesdays 5:00 PM PT, rebroadcast Sundays 8:00 PM PT
KSVU 90.1 FM, Hamilton, Sundays 8:00 PM and Thursdays 8:00 AM PT
KMRE 102.3 FM, Bellingham, Sundays 11:00 AM and Wednesdays 7:30 AM PT
KAOS 89.3 FM, Olympia, Thursdays 5:30 PM PT


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Home Rule Skagit seeks a Charter Government for Skagit County - July 11, 2018

Home Rule Skagit is a group of local residents promoting a change in the structure of our county government in Skagit County. Margery Hite and Gary Wickman join Ginny Wolff to discuss what a "charter" or "home rule" government is, and describe how it might differ from the three-commissioner system we have now. They identify problems with the current structure which could be handled differently with a County Charter, and address some common concerns about making such a change. They explain the process needed to bring the issue to a vote, and what would happen next should voters approve it.

Home Rule Skagit members are currently gathering signatures for a petition to put the issue on the ballot this November. The deadline for signatures for that petition is August 3.

More info: http://www.HomeRuleSkagit.org
email: info@HomeRuleSkagit.org

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Kurt Dunbar - Critic Celebrates Independence Day - July 4, 2018

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Gaza Resident Dr. Mustafa El-Hawi - June 13, 2018

We couldn't pass up an opportunity to interview a Palestine man from Gaza who actually got out of Gaza and visited the U.S. Dr. Mustafa El-Hawi spoke with jim justice and Ginny Wolff from Pennsylvania by Skype. (Pardon the sound quality early in the interview - It gets better.) Dr. El-Hawi talks about the critical challenges of living in Gaza, from lack of basic necessities such as food, safe water, lack of medical care and education to the chronic threat of violence from drones flying overhead 24/7.

With a PhD in Environmental Management, Dr. El-Hawi teaches at Al Aqfa University, and actively looks for solutions to inadequate waste water treatment and lack of safe drinking water. But his volunteer work with Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) gives him the most satisfaction as he teaches and fosters both Palestinians and some Israelis in skills of non violence and how to deal with chronic trauma. AVPUSA is what brought him to the U.S. on this trip. His message to Americans it that the Palestinians locked in Gaza badly need our help for basic necessities, and for the U.S. to recognize and end the human rights abuses of those trapped in the "open air prison" of Gaza.

More information:
Alternatives to Violence Project: AVP-USA Inc. https://avpusa.org/
Alternatives to Violence Project International: https://avp.international/

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Kurt Dunbar on Fascism in the USA - June 6, 2018

Dave McConnell continues the conversation with Skagit Valley College History instructor about Fascism. We focus on the Fourteen Characteristics of Fascism described by Lawrence Britt that appeared in Liberty Forum in 2003.

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It Can't Happen Here - May 30, 2018

Kurt Dunbar, Instructor of History at Skagit Valley College, talks with Dave McConnell about fascism; a discussion focusing on the Sinclair Lewis play "It Can't Happen Here." We discussed the similarities between events of the 1930's (when the play was written) and recent events in the United States. The conversation will continue next week as we discuss Lawrence Britt's study of fascism that identified 14 characteristics that were shared by fascist governments of the 20th century - and see how they apply our country today.

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