Host Barbara Bernstein speaks with activist and author Tom Hayden. Hayden was a founding member of the Students for a Democratic Society in 1961, and author of its visionary call, the Port Huron Statement, described by Howard Zinn as "one of those historic documents which represents an era."
After helping lead street demonstrations against the war at the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention, where he was beaten, gassed and arrested twice, Hayden was indicted in 1969 with seven others on conspiracy and incitement charges.
After five years of trials, appeals, and retrials, he was acquitted of all charges.
Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Jeana
Frazzini, executive director of Basic Rights Oregon. Tuesday is the first day gay-marriage licenses can be issued in California. They'll discuss same-sex marriage in California and beyond. They will also get an update from a representative of Equality California.
Remembering Stonewall, a radio documentary by David Isay. KBOO presents our annual broadcast of this documentary that was first broadcast in 1989, on the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. It is the first documentary - in any medium- to tell the story of the 1969 riots that started with a police raid of a gay bar and ended with a revolution and the transformation of a hidden subculture into a vibrant political movement.
The Old Mole Variety Hour does news, views, reviews, interviews and music.
The Old Mole today, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, features the music of local avant-pop band Iretsu and an interview with its members (Ryan Cross, Glen Schiedt and Joel Holly). Bill Resnick will interview radical economist Arthur MacEwan about McCain, Obama, and the economy. Larry Bowlden will reflect on on religious fundamentalism and Jon Krakauer's book Under The Banner of Heaven. All this plus the Movie Moles' take on a movie classic now out on DVD. Killer of Sheep
Can gender expression be a do-it-yourself project? We'll attempt to
answer that and many other complex questions about sexuality, biology
and identity in four interviews with people across the gender spectrum.
In the first part of the show hosts Cecil and Celeste interview Stephen Herrera of Unity Project of Oregon (formerly Brother to Brother) about Black Pride.
At 8 the guest is Matt McCally, a former Washington State probation officer and a representative of LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. who will talk about the group's work towards alternatives to America’s longest war. A seasoned political activist, Matt McCally has been involved in drug policy reform on various fronts including volunteer work with local and
state ballot initiatives. He also hosted a talk radio program.