Civil Liberties

Civil rights, etc.

Pot Laws

program date: 
Mon, 04/19/2010

April 20, or 4/20, is the day when protests against punitive marijuana laws will take place around the country.  Bill Piper is director of national affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance Network, and makes this plea to everyone, smoker or not, to get involved in repealing these laws.  Tom Becker reads from this piece which can be found here.  

5:51 minutes (3.35 MB)

Death row inmate exonerated

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Evening News
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Thu, 04/15/2010

 

2:04 minutes (1.89 MB)

Indian Mascots

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Evening News
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Fri, 04/16/2010

 

Last night in Portland, Professor Cornel Pewewardy spoke to a packed house about ‘Fightin Whities versus Noble Savages’, a topic referring to the use of native Americans as sport mascots.


Here’s a clip of last night’s talk.

1:18 minutes (1.19 MB)

Activists say "the time is Now!" to resist robotic warfare and social control

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Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 04/19/2010

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Peter Lumsdaine who will be speaking in Portland tonight, Monday, April 19. Veterans for Peace Chapter 72 is bringing in Peter to the Friends Meeting House at 43rd and SE Stark, 7-9PM. $5-10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

16:23 minutes (7.5 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/15/10

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Thu, 04/15/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Near deadly error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
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Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
 
It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the killing of Auburndale, FL beauty salon owner Delbert Baker.

Military Commissions Manual

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Evening News
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Fri, 04/09/2010

 

0:25 minutes (390.61 KB)

White Christmas: A Rant (Angry APA Minute)

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APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 04/02/2010

Kushlani de Soyza sounds off on being racially profiled by "Santa Claus with a day job as a low-level federal bureaucrat."

5:34 minutes (5.1 MB)

Tonalli on 04/13/10

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Tonalli
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Tue, 04/13/2010 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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De que raza o etnia te consideras?

Ahora estuvimos hablando sobre la diferencias entre RAZAS Y ETNIAS.


The Postcolonial Citizen, Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt

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APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 04/02/2010

APA Compass collective member Kushlani de Soyza talks with author Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt about her new book, The Postcolonial Citizen: The Intellectual Migrant.

29:49 minutes (27.29 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/08/10

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Thu, 04/08/2010
In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answered as part of the Greenfield Peace Writing Contest for Oregon High School Students.
53:30 minutes (48.99 MB)
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