This week: Jon Elmer is a freelance Canadian photojournalist, living in and reporting from Occupied Palestine. Elmer has, over the last decade, published scores of pictures and filed numerous stories from Palestine for the Interpress News Service, Al Jazeera, and other, online publications, and is the author of the site, JonElmer.com. Jon is also this program’s singlemost appearing authority on the Middle East.
Jon Elmer and Palestine in the heat of Summer in the first half.
Sylvain Henry is long-time, Montreal-based activist for peace, health, and social justice. He is the founder of the online networked groups, ‘The Purpose of Nations,’ and ‘Canadian Spartacus,’ Henry says the networks are for all who are, quote: “interested in achieving social progress by peaceful, intelligent, and the most effective means.”
Sylvain Henry and looking to the skies above in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us live from the winding down of the Vancouver Folk Festival at the bottom of the hour to bring us newz of that and other things. But first, Jon Elmer and strange days under the Dog Star in the Middle East.
Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. You can check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com