We speak to Thomas Wheatly from Basic Rights Oregon and, from Love Makes a Family, Bonnie Tinker and Cecil Prescod about the fight in California and Oregon for Marriage Equality, the role of People of Color in the GLBT Movement, and the importance of cross-coalition organizing for equal rights.
Professor and author Robert Jensen on How We Talk about the Vision for an Alternative and What Is Our Strategy for Getting There In an Era of a Democratic Party President. Produced by Global Voices for Justice.
Dennis Bernstein speaks with former CIA analyst Ray McGovern about Obama's decision to keep Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense and with Project Censored's Peter Phillips about his recent trip to Venezuela for the elections there.
Host Eugene Johnson returns for his annual broadcast, Genocide Cover-Up Day. Eugene is joined by co hosts Jim Craven and Rhonda "Shusli" Baseler to discuss the crime of genocide with the likes of Ward Churchill, author of A Little Matter of Genocide, and Carter Camp, former AIMster and current political leader in Indian Country, and you. Be prepared to call in and exchange ideas!
Guest, Shaun Carnahan and Ruth Kovacs talk about December 9 when KBOO co-sponsors a Strugglebration event for Mumia Abu-Jamal. Folks will gather at the Cultural Center of Portland State University, from 6 to 9 pm, Tuesday, December 9. There will be music, speakers and films. Portland has not forgotten Mumia.
Tonite on Circle A Radio we’ll be featuring an interview with Melissa Mundt and Gustavo Vilchis, recorded on Oct. 28th.They joined us at the KBOO studios during their West Coast tour for “Teaching Rebellion”, a book that features first hand stories, and photography from the popular uprising in Oaxaca, Mexico.You’ll hear a few excerpts from the book, as well as more information on the militarization of Mexico, the US role, and what you can do.
Many of the voices on tonight’s show were recorded in Spanish, with side by side translation.
Hear part two of Dmae Robert's latest documentary, Coming Home: The Return of the Alutiiq Masks. In Part One we learned about about the Alutiiq peoples of Kodiak Island Alaska and the decimation of their culture and people through colonization by Russian fur traders, missionaries and American settlers. Part Two details the international exchange that brought the masks that were taken away 136 years ago back to Kodiak.
Listeners are encouraged to participate in this heart-centered discussion of anti gay/lesbian/trans
Listeners are invited to participate in a heart felt discussion about the persistent virulence of homophobia. What's the hullabaloo about gay marriage? What makes homophobes explode with anger when they perceive someone as gay/lesbian/bi/trans? Why do people attack what they don't understand? How can you label the right to marry, live in peace, love whom you want, and have a job and housing as "special rights".
November 20th is Transgendered Remembrance Day--- This year marked the 10th anniversary of this day honoring and remembering people who were murdered because they were perceived as being :gender variant" that is to say, something other than a binary gender.