Human rights

Flashpoints on 01/17/14

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

ACLU Fights DEA's Attempt to Access Oregonians' Prescription Records

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014
The ACLU of Oregon has joined a suit brought before a federal judge by the state of Oregon in an attempt to prevent the DEA from accessing the data gathered by Oregon's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program without a warrant. The program holds millions of prescription records for individuals in Oregon. For more, KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke with David Fidanque, Executive Director of the ACLU of Oregon. 10:46 minutes (9.86 MB)

Flashpoints on 01/16/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Snowden and the Law

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Mon, 01/13/2014
What is the problem with the national security state and its secret surveillance of everyone?  Is it that it is unconstitutional?  Or illegal?  What if the courts declare it legal?  In this essay published in Jacobin Magaze, read here by Clayton Morgareidge, Chase Madar argues for political and moral objections to injustice.   7:32 minutes (4.31 MB)

Flashpoints on 01/15/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Tonalli on 01/14/14

Program: 
Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

Flashpoints on 01/14/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Old Mole Variety Hour 6 January 2014

program date: 
Mon, 01/06/2014
Old Mole Variety Hour
The first Old Mole Variety Hour of 2014 looks back at histories of struggle and forward to the end of alienation. Joe Clement hosts, and we hear segments on class struggle in labor and party politics, anti-capitalist activism in Mexico and globally, the revolutionary reform of guaranteed basic income, and the liabilities of hate crimes law. 

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To hear individual segments, follow these links: 58:03 minutes (26.58 MB)

Yasmin Nair on the Trouble with Hate Crimes Law

program date: 
Mon, 01/06/2014


Denise Morris talks with Yasmin Nair of Against Equality about the ten years since the murder of Brandon Teena, and about how hate crimes legislation can result in increased surveillance and punishment of the very marginlized communities it is ostensibly meant to protect.

See also Nair's article on Why Hate Crimes Legislation is a Bad Idea; her review of a recent book on Matthew Shepard, and these other articles on the issues:
13:00 minutes (5.95 MB)
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