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The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue two cases (docket 1, 2) regarding Guantanamo detainees and habeas corpus.  Described as "the... Read more

Mexican Human Rights Threatened by War on Drugs Funding

Airs at: Sun, 10/28/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Bush Administration is asking for one and a half billion dollars to fight the War on Drugs in Mexico. The money will be going towards police training, surveillance sharing, and weapons appropriations.  The plan is similar to one instituted in Colombia a few years ago. Th... Read more

City Council on renaming a street to Cesar Chavez

Airs at: Fri, 11/23/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Portland City Council took testimony on renaming a major street in honor of César Chávez. KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the report. Read more

Portland rally against expansion of NAFTA

Airs at: Tue, 10/23/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
An emergency rally to stop the expansion of NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) was held in Portland.  Organized by a number of local groups, the rally was held outside the Federal Building on Southwest Third. One of the speakers was Centolia Maldonado Vasquez, a... Read more

Interstate Ave

Airs at: Tue, 10/09/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Last night, a contentious  public meeting was held to discuss the renaming of Interstate Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue. KBOO’s Andy Seaton was at that meeting, and brings us this report: Read more

Nader Sues the Democratic Party

Airs at: Sun, 11/04/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Interview with Attorney Carl Mayer on Nader suing the Democratic Party and others. Read more

ONS Federal logging plan

Airs at: Tue, 08/14/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A new plan federal plan would reduce protections of much of Western Oregon’s old growth forests. Kurt Ackerson reports in collaboration with the Oregon News Service Read more

free trade protest

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A protest is taking place right now in downtown Portland, as the U.S. trade representative pays a visit to the city.  KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund is live on the scene.  She joins us now by phone.  Linda, are you there? Read more

Healthy kids plan in oregon legislature

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A protest is taking place right now in downtown Portland, as the U.S. trade representative pays a visit to the city.  KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund is live on the scene.  She joins us now by phone. Read more

Department of peace city council

Airs at: Tue, 08/07/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today the Portland City Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution calling for a Federal Department of Peace. A number of local residents spoke in favor of the resolution at this morning’s City Council meeting. The following are statements from Kathleen Pequeno (pay-... Read more