Housing/Homelessness

Homeless women mobilize against rape on Portland streets

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 12/04/2009

Homeless activists in Portland have reported an alarming trend in the last week: homeless women being raped while sleeping alone on the street. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Laura, who is herself homeless, and has helped organize a campaign called ‘Right to Survive’.  You can email the group at r2spdx@gmail.com .

3:38 minutes (3.33 MB)

Andy Kroll discusses "housing meltdown" and the illusion of economic recovery

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 12/02/2009

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Andy Kroll, who works for Mother Jones magazine and is a frequent contributor to TomDispatch.  They discuss his current article on Tom Dispatch.

28:13 minutes (12.92 MB)

Where Do We Call Home?

program date: 
Fri, 11/13/2009

Episode #5: Where Do We Call Home?

Episode Aired Live: Friday November 13th, 2009

Featuring Special Guests: Dr. Darrell Millner Professor of Black Studies and Max Rameau from Take Back the Land

For our fifth installment, we are joined in the studio with two special guests. Scholar, historian, and professor Dr. Darrell Millner from Portland State University and Max Rameau from Take Back the land join us in studio! The topic for today, gentrification.

Intro Song: Open Letter to a Landlord Living Colour

Outro Song: Someplace by Hasan Salaam

58:05 minutes (26.59 MB)

Circle A Radio on 11/27/09

Air date: 
Fri, 11/27/2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Air Cascadia and Flashpoints are off today. Instead we'll hear a special program from Circle A Radio on "Homelessness." Circle A producers visited several sites in Portland where homeless folks gather to talk to them about their experiences.

Brandi Tuck from the Goose Hollow Family Center talks about Homeless Issues

program date: 
Wed, 11/18/2009

 Brandi Tuck from the Goose Hollow Family Center talks about Homeless Issues
Wednesday Morning Talk Radio
Hosted by Erik Jorgenson

Today's guest is Brandi Tuck, Executive Director at the Goose Hollow Family Center, which opened for the season on November First.  Brandi was recently awarded the Skidmore Prize for Excellence in Non-Profit Work.  Today's show will cover issues homeless people face on a daily basis.

 

54:53 minutes (25.13 MB)

Circle A Radio on 11/18/09

Air date: 
Wed, 11/18/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Max Rameau talks about the national struggle for land and housing

Max Rameau  is the founder of the Miami-based organization Take Back
the Land. In 2006, the organization seized control of a vacant lot and
built a shantytown called Umoja Village. Take Back the Land then began
a campaign of taking over bank-owned foreclosed homes and moving
homeless families into them.

Max Rameau just completed a North West tour from November 12 through the 17th. We recorded his speech at Portland State University on Friday November 13th. This  is Walida Imarisha.

Tonight on Circle A Radio we will listen to Max Rameau’s speech, and hear about the struggle for land and housing in Portland.
 

John Perkins and Hoodwinked Live in Studio

program date: 
Tue, 11/17/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Author and former "economic hit man" John Perkins joins Abe and Joe for a look behind the mirror at the coporations who have made America into history's first truly global empire. Perkins examines why global financial markets collapsed, and how we can build a better, cleaner and more just planet.

57:33 minutes (26.35 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/12/09

Air date: 
Thu, 11/12/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Developing Portland's "real wealth" - a conversation about "caring economics"

There’s more ways of defining wealth than just dollars or private property. There’s the economic value of the health of families, communities and our planet – far more important indicators than those of our dominant market economy.

New Census Reveals Highest Poverty Rate in Twelve Years

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 09/14/2009

New Census numbers have revealed that the number of people living in poverty has increased to over thirteen percent, which is the highest poverty rate in twelve years.
KBOO’s Rebecca Nay spoke with Alice O’Connor, who is a History Professor at UC Santa Barbara.
 

3:42 minutes (3.38 MB)
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