Economic imperialism

Evening News on 10/12/11

Program: 
Evening News
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Wed, 10/12/2011 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Updates from Occupy Portland march

KBOO News Reports on Occupy Portland
As Occupy Portland joins the nationwide movement calling for the richest one percent to pay their fair share, KBOO News is committed to bringing you full coverage. Tune in at 5:00 pm each weekday for a full report on 90.7 fm. On Friday 10/14 from 10 am - 1 we will have a live broadcast from Occupy Portland on 90.7 FM.

We are now streaming live from Occupy Portland - Listen online or come visit our tent across from the info booth at the encampment!

Latest updates

(10/12/11): 3:38 PM - Six of eight people arrested this morning when police forced the opening of Main Street have now been released.

(10/11/11): 5:37 PM - Encampment continues, despite downpours - around 400 people, both Chapman and Lownsdale Square.  General Assembly tonight at 7 pm - Main St. between 3rd and 4th Ave.  Guide to armbands/committees | Planning for Occupy Vancouver - General Assembly Wednesday at 7 pm at Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA.

(10/10/11): 8:00 PM - Occupy Salem has begun - a dozen tents in Willson Park, following march of 500 supporters through downtown Salem.

(10/09/11): 7:42 PM - Portland Marathon and two Occupy Portland marches went off without a hitch today - Chapman Square is once again fully occupied, and tents are being set up again in Lownsdale Square.  General Assembly meeting currently taking place in the street between the parks, with protesters attempting to hold both parks and the street between. (SW Main between 3rd and 4th).

11:47 AM - Join the #OccupyPortland marches today at 12:00 noon PSU South Park Blocks or 2:30 PM Rose Quarter across Broadway Bridge to downtown/Chapman Park.

(10/07/11): 9:55 AM - Portland Police have announced that they will not storm the park at this time.  They are currently negotiating with the Portland Marathon, who have rented the park for the weekend.  Around 250 - 300 people remain in Chapman Park - SW 3rd and Madison.  General Assembly meeting planned for 7:00 pm this evening.

(10/06/11): 5:00 PM - Occupation begins - Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square - between SW 3rd and 4th, Salmon and Madison.  Few police.

2:46 PM - March is underway - currently on Burnside heading west

2:12 PM - March preparing to begin at 2:30, more participants keep flowing in to Waterfront Park.  Red armbands = medics. Green armbands = legal observers.  Peace and safety committee stresses non-violent nature of march, says families are welcome to join.

1:36 PM - Organizers urging all participants to remain civil.  Inflatable 'fat cat' balloon, signs reflecting anger and frustration with banks and multinational corporate power.

1:00 PM - Planned route of march - Crowd continues to swell - thousands of people gathered at Waterfront park - march will begin at 2:30.  Message of protesters: End corporate control of government.

12:05 PM KBOO Reporter Joe Lino at site of Saturday Market - Waterfront Park south of Burnside - reports around 3,000 people gathered with signs, several dozen legal observers with bright green vests.

The Melting Pot on 10/11/11

Program: 
The Melting Pot
Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
3 Hour THIEVERY CORPORATION SPECIAL 10/11/2011

Don't miss the 3 Hour THIEVERY CORPORATION Pledge Drive Special

Tuesday 10/11/2011 from 7-10pm

 

Dr. J will be Blending and Remixing the music of Thievery Corporation live in the studio for 3 hours focusing on the new album Culture of Fear as well as past Collaborations, Classics and Rarities. We will be offering offering a variety of Thank You Gifts including the new album "Culture of Fear", the Thievery Corporation DVD "Live @ Club 9:30" and the "Babylon Central" DVD directed by Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation, where they provide the soundtrack and give you a view into the music scene of their DC home.

Project Censored celebrates 35 years as media watchdog

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Thu, 10/06/2011

Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored.

In the last 35 years, the so-called mainstream media have been co-opted into a propaganda machine for the transnational corporate power structure, which serves a US/NATO Military Industrial Media Empire instead of We the People.

35:40 minutes (16.32 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/11/11

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Tue, 10/11/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Occupy Wall Street comes to Portland -- and it's the real deal.

The Occupy Wall Street movement has come to Portland. Much has been made about what the movement is, what the occupiers want, and what their message is. It's really pretty simple -- it's about economic injustice. And it's the real deal.

Alternative Radio on 10/11/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Paul Cienfuegos speaks on "We the People"

Paul Cienfuegos has been passionate about social change all his life and has devoted most of his adult life to this important work. In 1995, he founded Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County (DUHC), which works to dismantle corporate constitutional so-called "rights" and strengthen the rights of communities to govern themselves. He moved to Portland in April in order to greatly expand the work of this critical new movement across the state of Oregon. You can connect with his extensive writings, speeches and workshops at PaulCienfuegos.com or on facebook.

 

 

 

Radiozine on 10/11/11

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Helena Norberg Hodge on her documentary "The Economics of Happiness"

Art Focus is off today.

Instead we hear an interview with Helena Norberg-Hodge, the internationally renowned environmentalist and leading critic of conventional notions of growth and development. She is the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize. She is founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture and author of "Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/06/11

Air date: 
Thu, 10/06/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
PROJECT CENSORED 2012 SPECIAL with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips

Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored.

In the last 35 years, the so-called mainstream media have been co-opted into a propaganda machine for the transnational corporate power structure, which serves a US/NATO Military Industrial Media Empire instead of We the People.

Project Censored resists the goals of global empire at the expense of human rights, we resist top down managed news in favor of a truly free press, and we resist censorship in all its guises.

Movie Moles: American Dream

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Mon, 10/03/2011

Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier talk about "American Dream", which was an Academy award winning documentary about union meatpackers working in one of Hormel's plants. They consider the tension within the labor movement as the national union disagreed over the militant actions of the local union, and the lessons it has for today's labor struggles.

10:13 minutes (1.75 MB)

Get Ready for Occupy Portland

program date: 
Mon, 10/03/2011

Joe Clement talks with Ivy Knight of the Occupy Portland rally about what it is, the organization involved, and how people can get involved. There are many items - food, rain-repelling supplies, musical instruments, etc. - that they need and which you can find solicited on their website. There are many ways you can directly and indirectly help besides just coming down. The rally, a peaceful protest in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests, begins in Waterfront Park, just south of Saturday Market, on Thursday October 6th at noon. It begins as a march and will end up at their occupation site.

8:55 minutes (1.53 MB)
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