Lisa Loving hosts a discussion about race, class and urban planning. Her guest is Dianne Riley of the Coalition for a Livable Future, talking about recent trends toward “racial isolation” in area schools and neighborhoods. Gentrification, segregated schools, poverty – do we have the tools to fix them?
Jo Ann and Dave talked about the recent demonstration by the Portland Police Association, in which the association expressed a vote of no confidence in Chief Sizer and Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman following the latter's decision to suspend Officer Chris Humphreys for excessive use of force against a 12-year-old girl.
Vietnam Redux -- Abe and Joe examine President Obama's fateful decision to escalate the War in Afghanistan.
Like LBJ before him in Vietnam, President Obama plans to escalate the War in Afghanistan. Abe and Joe examine the lessons of history, and opine as to how the president's choice may impact the remainder of his time in office.
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
This week the guests are Jeff Halper, director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, and Zahi Damuni, co-founder of Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition. The topics are the escalation of evictions and house demolitions in East Jerusalem, and the Palestinians uprooted from Iraq following the 2003 US invasion.
KBOO interviews Dhoruba bin Wahad, who is speaking from a hotel in Jordan after being detained and then denied entry into Palestine by Israeli authorities. bin Wahad is a former political prisoner in the US who was charged in 1971 with the murder of two police officers, but was vindicated nineteen years later when a judge ruled that the FBI had fabricated evidence in order to frame bin Wahad of a crime he didn't commit.
As an African-American, on his way to a conference on political prisoners convened by the Palestinian Authority in the city of Jericho, bin Wahad feels that he was racially profiled, along with his travelling companion Naji Mujahid - the only two African Americans on a busload of white tourists.
Journalist, historian and now Film maker, Andy Worthington joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund on A Deeper Look to discuss his new documentary, Outside The Law: Stories From Guantanamo. Co-directed with Polly Nash this powerful film focuses on Three detainees and their journey to Guantanamo and for two of them their release. Please tune in to hear about the film and a clip featuring Omar Deghayes talk about hisimprisonment. And don't miss Worthington on the decisons of the Obama administrations to move some prisoners to the United States for Trial while keeping others at Guantanamo to face Military Commissions.
Jeff Halper, director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, and Zahi Damuni, co-founde
Tune in to KBOO this Friday, November 27th, at 9:00AM for the latest edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES with hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman. This week the guests are Jeff Halper, director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, and Zahi Damuni, co-founder of Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition.
This week's topics are the escalation of evictions and house demolitions in East Jerusalem, and the Palestinians uprooted from Iraq following the 2003 US invasion. Tune in at 9:00AM this Friday on KBOO, at 90.7 fm in Portland, 100.7 fm in Corvallis, 91.9 fm in the Columbia Gorge, and live streaming on the web at kboo.fm ...
Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe for a perusal of the health care legislation that has emerged from the House and that which should shortly be produced by the Senate. Surprise -- the insurance industry is going to get everything it wants, and the American people will get only a fraction of what they need.