Disability rights

Talk Radio on 05/27/13

Program: 
Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 05/27/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Wireless Radiation Pollution and the Electro-hypersensitive

In the last five years, new scientific studies show that the situation regarding wireless radiation pollution is far worse than thought in 2007.  As wireless devices have crept further into every day life, even for children, most people around the world now have far more daily exposure than five years ago. 

Voices from the Edge on 05/30/13

Air date: 
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Peter Cervantes-Gautschi, Executive Director of Enlace

Join Peter Cervantes-Gautschi, Executive Director of Enlace and I for an informative conversation regarding Enlace campaign on private prison divestment. Enlace is a strategic alliance of low-wage worker centers, unions, and community organizations in Mexico and in the U.S. We partner with our member organizations in international campaigns to motivate abusive multi-sector transnational corporations to treat workers and communities with dignity and respect. Enlace uses an integrated approach to organizing, creating unique campaign strategies while developing systems strengthening organizations internally. Our strategies often cross industrial and sector lines for reasons relating to both workforce development and campaign strategy.

Patti Duncan's documentary on acid violence, "Finding Face"

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013

Professor Patti Duncan on her documentary film "Finding Face", the story of survivor Tat Marina and the rise and decline of acid violence against Cambodian women.

17:59 minutes (16.47 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 04/09/13

Air date: 
Tue, 04/09/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
RIP, New Deal. We hardly knew ye.

If you listen closely, you can hear the last rasping breaths of the New Deal as it lays down to die. For the first time in history, a sitting Democratic president has proposed cuts to Social Security -- the single most popular government program of all time, and a bedrock of the modern American social contract. Well played, sir.

Abe and Joe parse the semantics and the substance of this lamentable move.

Transportation Justice Special

program date: 
Fri, 04/05/2013

KBOO reporter Jennifer Kemp went out into the community talking to bus riders to see whether Tri Met was well serving low income people in Portland-or catering more to business people and tourists. In collaboration with Envrionmental Justice organization OPAL, the story explores how Tri Met works, who it works for, and who it doesn't.

26:12 minutes (23.99 MB)

Possible Connection Between Vaccinations and Autism

program date: 
Wed, 01/30/2013

KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with an expert on vaccination issues. Cynthia discusses a possible correlation between kids receiving vaccination and developing autisim. Although there is still debate on the legitimacy of this conenction, the interview delves more into both sides of the issue.

5:20 minutes (4.88 MB)

Possible Connection Between Vaccinations and Autism

program date: 
Wed, 04/03/2013

KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with an expert on vaccination issues. Cynthia discusses a possible correlation between kids receiving vaccination and developing autisim. Although there is still debate on the legitimacy of this conenction, the interview delves more into both sides of the issue.

5:20 minutes (4.88 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 04/15/13

Air date: 
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Movie Moles: 42, WRR: Chris Hani, Left and the Law on punitive laws, attacks on social security

Iven Hale hosts this episode and we hear:

  • Movie Moles review the new Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. For those too young to remember, Robinson was a pioneering black baseball player for the Dogers, a member of the Republican Party, and collaborater with HUAC in the 1950s.
  • Well-read Red, Alan Wieder commerates the 20th Anniversiary of the assassination of South African freedom fighter and communist Chris Hani.
  • The Left and the Law discuss Oregon prisons and punitive laws in response to budget crises.
  • Bill Resnick talks about attacks on social security.
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