Civil Liberties

Civil rights, etc.

Color of Change Protests ALEC

Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 06/12/2012

6:08 minutes (2.11 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/14/12

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Thu, 06/14/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Subsidizing segregation: Portland's fair housing failure

Subsidizing segregation: Portland's fair housing failure

The Fair Housing Act of 1968 was intended to help break down the walls of segregation and poverty by protecting the fundamental right of anyone, regardless of color, to have the opportunity to live where they choose. Over the past 44 years, millions of taxpayer dollars have gone to advance that goal through ensuring affordable housing is part of every neighborhood. But a new report by the Oregonian that examined metropolitan area public housing records found that far from breaking down segregation and poverty, Portland and other local governments have reinforced it.

A Deeper Look on 06/14/12

A Deeper Look
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Thu, 06/14/2012 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Occupy Crackdown! The National Security State Revealed! Interview: PCJF

Occupy Crackdown! The National Security State Revealed!

Is the Federal Government coordinating a nationwide crackdown on the Occupy Movement? You can bet on it & The Partnership For Civil Justice Fund can prove it. Heather Benno from PCJF will join host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about the FOIA (Freedom Of Information Act) demands they filed with federal law enforcement and the hundreds of pages of documents they have received so far. These reveal the hand of the Department of Homeland Security working through a network of Fusion centers including one here in Portland. Tune In!

Sex Talk Radio on 06/11/12

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Mon, 06/11/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 06/12/2012 - 12:00am
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Tonights topics: STIs, Long-term romance, and new information on the penis.

On tonight's show we will look into a recent lawsuit concerning spreading Herpes and examine the role STIs play in our sexual selves. Also, have you ever wondered how couples keep their love life spicy after so many years? Tonight we will talk about tips and strategies for increasing long-term intimacy. Lastly, we will talk about the tally-wacker and tackle some interesting questions about the penis, as well as some surprising new information about it.

Justice for Janitors

program date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012

Bill Resnick talks Maggie Long and Renato Quientaro about struggles in the janitorial industry. They discuss about fighting for decent workplace conditions, living wages and benefits. They describe the negotiation process a bit and who they bargain with for employee benefits. To learn more about their campaign goes to:

Maggie is an organizer with SEIU local 49 and Renato is a janitor with Intel and also with SEIU local 49. 


8:08 minutes (7.45 MB)

Well-read Red: The Problem With Elections

program date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012

 Well-read Red, Clayton Morgareidge, reflects on the spectacle of elections and why they waste our political energies. It is not an argument to not vote, but to reprioritize voting in our sense of political agency. 

8:11 minutes (7.49 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour June 11th 2012

program date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012

  Clayton Morgareidge hosts today's Old Mole and we hear: 

For past shows and for more about the Old Mole, go here.  You can also follow (and "like") us on Facebook.  

57:38 minutes (52.77 MB)

OPAL and the Tri-Met Bus-Riders' Union

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Mon, 06/11/2012

Bill Resnick talks with Jon Ostar and Khanh Pham from OPAL about organizing a bus-riders union in Portland. They considerm  Tri-Met's vision of a lighrail utopia while bus-service has diminished and fares have increased, and why these priorities have shifted. They underscore why the bus is the backbone of any transit system and deconstuct the rationale behind putting lightrail at the center of Tri-met's vision. Jon explains different approaches to organizing public transit that do not rely on light-rail and frees up money for services.

19:49 minutes (18.14 MB)

Positively Revolting on 06-08-12 Democracy? ...what would that look like?

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Fri, 06/08/2012

Lyn is joined by guest host Grace Marion and guest David Delk of the Portland Alliance for Democracy ....democracy? ...what would that look like?

54:57 minutes (50.31 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06-07-12 How did Portland police fare in new report on officer-involved shootings?

program date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012

How did Portland police fare in new report on officer-involved shootings?

The Portland City Auditor released on May 30 a

new report

by outside experts that examined officer-involved shootings of "individuals experiencing some level of mental or emotional crisis." The investigation also scrutinized communication at the scene of critical events. Among the cases examined was the shooting death of Aaron Campbell. The report, which is part of a series of outside reports conducted by the auditor's office since 2002, comes as Portlanders will be choosing the next mayor - who will decide who serves as police commissioner - and a new council will be gearing up for the 2013 round of

57:41 minutes (52.82 MB)
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