Jul 20, 2012 | 30:29Dispatches June 15, 2006 - Inform, Impeach, Unite Audio
Dispatches June 15, 2006 - Inform, Impeach, Unite Jul 20, 2012 | 30:29A heaping helping of American politics, with the bone in. Rick visits an edgy little ground campaign working to oust George W. Bush in one of his own Red States. Plus, news of a new political party aiming to attract disaffected Democrats and Republicans alike. And, war news radio. For untold stories of the Iraq war, we tune into a bunch of kids at a leafy liberal college in Philadelphia.
Jul 20, 2012 | 4:12Dispatches Connie Watson buys a burka - Oct 15, 2003 Audio
Dispatches Connie Watson buys a burka - Oct 15, 2003 Jul 20, 2012 | 4:12In Afghanistan, one of the stated goals of the coalition invasion was to liberate women from the repression of the Taliban. But if you took that to mean they'd be throwing off those head-to-toe burkas the Taliban forced them to wear, think again. Now, even among female reporters like the CBC's Connie Watson, the burka belongs in the travel pack right next to the flak vest and medical kit.
Jun 13, 2012 | 13:52Dispatches Dispatches: Gees Bend The Crossing Audio
Dispatches Dispatches: Gees Bend The Crossing Jun 13, 2012 | 13:52Winner 2001 Amnesty International Canada's Broadcast Media) is Bruce Edwards' story of a mostly-black and a mostly-white town on opposite sides of the Alabama River - and plans to restore a ferry that was shut down during civil-rights protests in the 60s.
May 10, 2012 | 9:40Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 Audio
Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 May 10, 2012 | 9:40Reporter Laura Lynch is in Syria, where the ongoing conflict between armed opposition factions and the Syrian government has produced a a country full of rabbitholes, all of them full. Outside of the capital Damascus, gunfire's replacing artillery fire in cities like Homs as the nature of the conflict starts to shift.