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  • Producer/Host: Dr. John Hunt

    “Veterinary History Lesson”

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  • Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

    “Stargazing”

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  • Producer/Host: Rob McCall

    “The Lonely Sea”

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  • Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe

    Afghan students and an US Iraq war veteran share their war and tea stories.

    Aaron Hughes, of Iraq Veterans Against the War, invited Afghan students to respond to the questions: “When did the war begin for you?” and “What are some of your tea stories and traditions?” He also shared his own stories and those of other US veterans who have spoken out against war. Hughes gave this tea performance at the Borderfree Nonviolence Community Centre in Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2015.

    Guests:
    Aaron Hughes, interdisciplinary artist, member of Iraq Veterans Against the War members of the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) Hakim Young, interpreter, mentor to the APVs

    tea-project.org/
    amberginsburg.com/projects/tea.html
    www.ivaw.org/
    aarhughes.org
    ourjourneytosmile.com

    Video on casting the 779 porcelain teacups associated with the project:

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  • Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    LAWS – Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, or, as they are more commonly known, killer robots – are technically closer than we may think. But what about legally or morally? Will killer robots be the third great revolution in warfare after gunpowder and nuclear weapons? 20,000 scientists, including 3000 artificial intelligence researchers, think that answer should be “no.” Here’s why.

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  • Producer/Host: Amy Browne
    Audio contributed by John Greenman

    Segment 1: Bill Farrell, a University of Maine Ph.D. Candidate and Senior Advisor on Special Projects, for the international nonprofit Mercy Corps. speaking at the University last week on “The Syrian Refugee Crisis”.

    Segment 2: We bring you to last week’s town council meeting in Bucksport, where a vote was held on withdrawing the town’s legal support of the state in Penobscot Nation v Mills, a lawsuit between the state and the Penobscot Nation.

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  • Producer/Host: Duncan Newcomer

    “Respect”

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  • Producer/Host: Larry Dansinger

    “NOCIRC”

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