Civil Liberties

Dr. Laila Amine on Arab immigration and Race relations in France

program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012

Dr. Laila Amine on Arab immigration and race relations in France. Bread and Roses' host Del Criscenzo asks Laila, her compatriot, about the history of French Imperialism and Arab immigration to France. They discuss racism and race relations in their country as well as Maghrebi literature and its contributions to denouncing historical silencing. Laila Amine specializes in twentieth-century African American and African Diaspora literature with particular interest in comparative race and ethnic studies. Her current project, Algerian Paris: Belonging beyond Diaspora uncovers how the Algerian war (1954-1962) and its legacies shaped representations of a transnational Paris in African American, French, and Maghrebi cultural texts.

54:16 minutes (124.19 MB)

The Digital Divide on 04/13/12

Program: 
The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe

Tune in Friday at 11 am to the Digital Divide on KBOO 90.7 FM. Rabia Yeaman will interview author and digital historian George Dyson, author of Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. Dyson’s account, sheds important new light on how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II.

Bread and Roses on 04/13/12

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Dr. Laila Amine on Arab immigration and race relations in France.

Dr. Laila Amine on Arab immigration and race relations in France. Bread and Roses' host Del Criscenzo asks Laila, her compatriot, about the history of French Imperialism and Arab immigration to France. They discuss racism and race relations in their country as well as Maghrebi literature and its contributions to denouncing historical silencing. Laila Amine specializes in twentieth-century African American and African Diaspora literature with particular interest in comparative race and ethnic studies. Her current project, Algerian Paris: Belonging beyond Diaspora uncovers how the Algerian war (1954-1962) and its legacies shaped representations of a transnational Paris in African American, French, and Maghrebi cultural texts. Laila Amine was born in Brest, France in 1977.

City Arbitrator Orders to Re-Hire Aaron Campbell's Killer

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/11/2012

A recent arbitration ruling to reinstate Aaron Campbell's shooter to the Portland Police force is continuing to outrage the community. Aaron Campbell, an unarmed African-American man, was fatally shot by officer Ron Frashour in 2010. Campbell's family received a $1.2 million settlement last February in response to their Federal wrongful death lawsuit.

On Friday, arbitrator Jane Wilkinson ruled that the city of Portland must re-instate Ron Frashour with back-pay. KBOO's Zeke Harrington spoke with Dan Handleman from Portland Copwatch about the arbitration system.

5:37 minutes (5.14 MB)

Your government wants to see you naked. Abe and Joe discuss last week's Supreme Court ruling.

program date: 
Wed, 04/11/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

56:58 minutes (52.16 MB)

Prison Pipeline 4/2/12 w/ Emily Salisbury Hosted by Megan Vosk

program: 
Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Mon, 04/02/2012
23:34 minutes (53.95 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 04/09/2012

 Denise Morris hosts this show on which we hear from activists working for immigrant rights and for the Spring return of Occupy Portland. We also hear a review of the 1984 John Sayles movie Brother From Another Planet and a discussion of the book Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account, by Portland attorney Steven T. Wax.

53:41 minutes (30.72 MB)

The Left & The Law: Kafka Comes to America

program date: 
Mon, 04/09/2012

Jan Haaken talks with attorney Mike Snedeker about Steven T. Wax's new book Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror - A Public Defender's Inside Account.  Wax is the head of the Oregon Federal Public Defenders’ office and has represented prisoners at Guantánamo and others accused in the "war on terror."  

 

13:26 minutes (7.69 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 04/10/12

Air date: 
Tue, 04/10/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Your government wants to see you naked. Abe and Joe discuss last week's Supreme Court ruling.

Justice may be blind, but your government wants to see you naked. Last week's Supreme Court ruling in Florence v. Bd. of Chosen Freeholders lets law enforcement impose a strip search for virtually any offense. It's another nail in the coffin for the 4th Amendment, and part of the nascent security state which, rather than being pared back in the post-Bush era, is only becoming more firmly entrenched. Abe and Joe take a closer look.

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