Syria Shows Its Mettle– Olympians Ghada Shouaa to Hend Zaza

Syria Shows Its Mettle– Olympians Ghada Shouaa to Hend Zaza

Syria’s Ghada Shouaa celebrates her gold victory in the women’s heptathlon at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta by B. Nimri Aziz July 29/2021 Congratulations to Syrian table tennis Olympian Hend Zaza. Most press attention to Zaza’s Tokyo presence is her…

Activist Oprah Winfrey vs Professor Noam Chomsky

Activist Oprah Winfrey vs Professor Noam Chomsky

July 16, 2021 by BNimri Aziz Author and activist Maya Angelou with Oprah Winfrey early in their long friendship Oprah vs Noam Chomsky. Isn’t there room for both in progressive American culture? The idea of celebrities being involved in social…

Satellite Broadcasting

Satellite Broadcasting

MAY 31, 2005, Toward Freedom “One thing about our part of the world,” said an Iraqi professor enthusiastically; “it’s always changing. We don’t usually know what is going to happen, but things are constantly moving in the Middle East.” The…

“It’s Only a Car!”

“It’s Only a Car!”

OCTOBER 27, 2016, Counterpunch.org CarTalk, in my view, is the most engaging program on US radio, on radio anywhere. A weekly one hour show, it’s been airing every Saturday morning as long as I can remember.

The Power of Our Human Voice: From Marconi to Woods Hole

The Power of Our Human Voice: From Marconi to Woods Hole

JULY 15, 2019, Counterpunch.org Heard “Trader Joe’s” podcast yet? I don’t know who would listen to a 22-minute corporate ad. But, given how cool podcasts have become: hey, that sounds inviting. The idea is also an implicit endorsement for radio–…