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Standing Rock Legal Defense

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Jacob Reisberg, an attorney who just returned to Portland after doing legal work in North Dakota in alliance with the Water Protector Legal Collective and the Freshet Collective for activists arrested in the No DAPL actions at Standing Rock. They di... Read more

30 Years of ACT UP; and Art by Tarts: a sex worker art show.

Airs at: Tue, 05/30/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Solidarity: global and local; past and present. How do we organize to confront a crisis? We'll be talking with folks who have answered the call for community-and-activism on issues of sexuality, safety, health, and well-being.    In the first half of the hour, we'll be ta... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 29, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts this Memorial Day episode, which features music by Bob Marley, "War"; The Clash, "Washington Bullets"; and  Curtis Mayfield, "We Got to have Peace"; as well as these segments:  Jan Haaken talks with Jacob Reisberg about Standing Rock Legal Defense Bil... Read more

Behind the Eleventh Door

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Disability Rights Oregon attorneys Bob Joondeph (Executive Director) and Joel Greenberg join host Karen James to discuss DRO’s report “Behind the Eleventh Door: One Year Later”, released in April 2017 that found the Oregon State Penitentiary fell short of its goal to improv... Read more

Civil Disobedience: Project Censored Radio

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  What role can civil disobedience play in the stuggle for social change? Peter explores this question with two guests: first, environmental organizer Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience delaying a federal oil and gas lease auction, and how the legal doctrine of "nec... Read more

March for Truth on June 3

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Local activists from a number of groups are organizing a Portland March for Truth, in solidarity with similar marches taking place on that day across the country. They are demanding a full, open and independent investigation of ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Y... Read more

Greg Palast Returns

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Reports claim black voter turnout fell for first time in 20 years. But it’s not that black voters are too lazy to come out to vote, it’s that they’re trying to vote and their names have disappeared from voter rolls. Starting in 2013 – just as the Supreme Court gutted the... Read more

Police Scientist: Michael A. Wood Jr.

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 10:00am - 11:30am
  In 2015, former Baltimore Policeman Michael A. Wood Jr. took to Twitter to publicly blow the whistle on the corruption and abuse that he witnessed during his career. "Jacking up and illegally searching thousands of people with no legal justification" "Placing people in... Read more

Shaun King on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The writer and activist joins Jo Ann on KBOO.  Shaun King offers an articulate and historically grounded take on the most pressing problems of the day. This generation has its own challenges—challenges for which we need real and applicable solutions. Instead of wondering... Read more

Moral Imperatives: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  As we get closer to Chris Hedges' Portland visit we present an encore of this speech recorded Helena, MT on March 11, 2015. What are individuals to do when faced with a moral imperative? And society at large? Philosophers since ancient times have been wrestling with this... Read more