Civil Liberties

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations.

Greek Anarchists and the Insurrection of Dec, 2008

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Wed, 04/21/2010

On March 21th, Greek anarchists Ce Ce and Tasos from the VOID Network in Athens, along with Peter, an American who has been living in Barcelona, Spain for the last four years, spoke about the Greek uprising of December 2008 at the Blackrose Collective
 
Peter is also the author of How Nonviolence Protects the State.  Ce ce and Tasos are also two of the editors of the book  We Are an Image From the Future, which delves into the December insurrection and its aftermath through interviews with those who witnessed and participated in it, alongside the communiqués and texts that circulated through the networks of revolt.

58:34 minutes (23.46 MB)

Pot Laws

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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
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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

 

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