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MacLaren Youth Radio Journalism Part II

Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013

Carlos Chavez hosts part two of a two part series on the 2012 highlights of his radio journalism group in MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility.

This time they focus on a field recording exercise that was done by one of the students. He interviews Steve Llanes from the Office of Minority Services and other youth as they prepare for one of the sweat lodge ceremonies at MacLaren.

Carlos facilitates educational workshops at MacLaren for the youth incarcerated there. MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility is the largest facility in Oregon for incarcerating youth. Most of these youth face sentences ranging from 3 to 7 years or longer. During their time on the facility these young men have access to a high school education, college courses and job skills training.

28:08 minutes (38.63 MB)

Kristian Williams on Community Alternatives to the Police

program date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013

Joe Clement talks with local police-scholar, Kristian Williams, about an up-coming panel at PSU about community alternatives to the police. The panel is a response to the Campus Public Safety Office's intention to give its agents more power to arrest as well as arm them. Kristian talks broadly about community alternatives to the police, what they've meant historical to the police abolition movement and what they mean in the context of the panel.

14:32 minutes (9.98 MB)

Who Bombed Judi Bari?

program date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013

Jan Haaken talks with Mary Liz Thomson, the director of Who Bombed Judi Bari?. Judi Bari was an environmental activist, labor organizer and feminist who helped to bridge crucial gaps between how timber workers and radical environmentalists understood each other. She also helped to feminize either side's understanding of their own interests. Bari worked with the Industrial Workers of the World, a revolutionary union with a famous past among timber workers, and EarthFirst!

16:19 minutes (11.21 MB)

Larry Kleinman on Immigration Reform Part 2

program date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013

Bill Resnick talks with Larry Kleinman, Secretary-Tresurer of PCUN, a union for all Oregon's farmworkers. They discuss the potential impact of different kinds of immigration reform. This is the second of a two-part interview. The first can be found here.

13:13 minutes (9.08 MB)

The Confessional on 02/11/13

The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

More Talk Radio on 02/11/13

More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Citizens Review Committee and Grassroots Participation

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Irene Konev, Community Outreach Coordinator for the City of Portland Independent Police Review Division, about grassroots recruitment for the Citizen Review Committee or CRC.

Out Loud on 02/12/13

Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Out Loud welcomes singer-songwriter Ashleigh Flynn, and author Annie Rachele Lanzillotto

Tonight we welcome local singer-songwriter Ashleigh Flynn to our studios to share her latest music. Her local show is on Feb 15 @ 8pm @ the Alberta Rose Theater.

Occupy Portland Radio Air Show 12/19/12

program date: 
Wed, 12/19/2012
  • We talk with supporters of the ongoing Vigil to End the Camping Ban
  • Excerpts from Occupy the Hood Radio and WBAI’s continuing Occupy Radio programming
  • Music from Rebel Diaz
61:28 minutes (56.27 MB)

Occupy Portland Radio Air Show 11/21/12

program date: 
Wed, 11/21/2012
  • Coverage of the November 3 protests against austerity cuts
  • An interview with a long time Occupier - Jude Boatman
  • Music from Cat Stephens
57:24 minutes (52.55 MB)
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