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Muddy Waters Community House trying to keep from closing

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
 Muddy waters community house an employee owned organization says it will close at the end of this week unless it can come up with $10,000 to pay its bills.Every night this week from 5 pm til 10 pm they will be holding events to raise the necessary funds in order to continu... Read more

Portland Plan Part One

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for The Underground
The Portland Plan will be our City’s strategic plan for the next 25 years, ensuring that Portland is a thriving and sustainable city and our people are prosperous, healthy and educated.Youth Collective Members Zoe and Garrett attended the Portland Plan meeting. Part 1 – Zoe... Read more

Lakota Nation: Two Years of Secession

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
December 21, 2009  marks the second anniversary of the announcement that  the Lakotah Nation was unilaterally withdrawing from treaties they signed with the federal government of the United States. Garry Rowland from Wounded Knee was one of the delegates that made the trip ... Read more

Max Rameau and the Take Back The Land Movement

Airs at: Wed, 11/18/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
 Max Rameau  is the founder of the Miami-based organization Take Back the Land. In 2006, the organization seized control of a vacant lot and built a shantytown called Umoja Village. Take Back the Land then began a campaign of taking over bank-owned foreclosed homes and movi... Read more

The Portland Plan - Strategic Long Range Planning

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Host Erik Jorgensen leads a discussion of the Portland Plan, the strategic plan for the city's next 25 years. The focus will be the community response to the Phase I workshops.  Joining Erik will be Steve Dotterrer, Chief Planner, and Joe Zehnder, Principal Planner for the... Read more

Voices from the Edge: What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 d... Read more

The plight of Christians in Bethlehem today

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2009 at 12:00am
As Christians around the world prepare for the annual Christmas holiday, Christians who live in Bethlehem say that their plight has been neglected and forgotten. Christian Palestinians have lived in Bethlehem since the time of Christ, but have faced dislocation and repressi... Read more

Dianne Riley from the Coalition for a Livable Future on Race, Class, and Urban Planning

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Lisa Loving hosts a discussion about race, class and urban planning. Her guest is Dianne Riley of the Coalition for a Livable Future, talking about recent trends toward “racial isolation” in area schools and neighborhoods. Gentrification, segregated schools, poverty – do w... Read more

Homeless women mobilize against rape on Portland streets

Airs at: Fri, 12/04/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Homeless activists in Portland have reported an alarming trend in the last week: homeless women being raped while sleeping alone on the street. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Laura, who is herself homeless, and has helped organize a campaign called ‘Right to Survive’.  Y... Read more

Radiozine on 12/2/09

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Andy Kroll, who works for Mother Jones magazine and is a frequent contributor to TomDispatch.  They discuss his current article on Tom Dispatch. It's called "Housing Meltdown, Ground Zero: The American Home-Owning Dream on Life Support." I... Read more