Human rights

Pentagon Prosecutor To Testify in Guantanamo Hearing in April

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

At a pretrial hearing scheduled to be held next month at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,  a former Pentagon Prosecutor is poised to testify for the defense

KBOO's Eddie Greenly has details

 

1:54 minutes (1.74 MB)

Police Accountability in Portland: Multi-source Update

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

Yesterday evening the League of Women Voters held a public forum on Police Accountability in Portland. 

Representatives from the Independent Police Review Board, the Citizens Review Committee, Portland Copwatch and the Northwest Constitutional Rights Center presented their assessments of the Independent Police Review board - I-P-R, and discussed the recently-issued report and recommendations presented by independent consultant Eileen Luna-Firebaugh.

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Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

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Mon, 03/10/2008

Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more.

Helpful links:

PDX Peace Rally (www.pdxpeace.org)

US Labor Against War (www.usLaborAgainstWar.org)

National War Tax Resistance Coordination Committee (www.nwtrcc.org)

War Tax Boycott (www.wartaxboycott.org)

Funk The War!!! (portland.indymedia.org)

82:26 minutes (37.74 MB)

Health Disparities in Minority Populations

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 03/02/2008

Today's guests are Graham Haramein, Co-chair of the Diversity and Quality Team and Manager of HIV Care Services at the Multnomah County Health Department, and Shad Alexander, a therapist at the Quest Center for Integrative Health (www.projectquest.org).

Dr. David Naimon hosts a round table discussion on Health Disparities in Minority Populations with a special focus on issues concerning the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community. 

Don't miss the LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference (LGBTQMeaningfulCare.org) coming up in April.

29:15 minutes (26.79 MB)

Locus Focus with David Cole on Why America is Losing The War On Terror

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 02/26/2008

Today on Locus Focus, Barbara Bernstein talks with David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Co-Author, Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (TheNewPress.com); Legal Affairs Correspondent, The Nation; Co-Chair, Liberty and Security Initiative & Checks and Balances Initiative, Constitution Project.

80:05 minutes (36.66 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 25, 2008

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 Today's show, hosted by Laurie Mercier, recognizes the last week of Black History Month with a discussion of reparations and race, and a review of the life and work of C.L.R. James.  Also on the show are a short story about Mexican immigrants and a  conversation about teens, freedom, and the internet.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow on this page, or go to to individual pieces and more info about them by clicking on the links below.

1.  The Well-Read Red (Frann Michel) reads C.L.R. James.

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The Well-Read Red Reads C.L.R. James

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 Our Well-read Red Frann Michel reviews the life and work of activist, social theorist and writer C.L.R. James.  You can read this piece at Frann's blog.

7:06 minutes (3.25 MB)

Galadriel Mozee' speaks of marginalized people and paths to empowerment.

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Radiozine
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Thu, 02/21/2008

Leigh Anne Kranz interviews Galadriel Mozee', a community activist who helped establish the Healing Roots Center and is currently working at Sisters of the Road Cafe. Galadriel mentors African American teens about their rights with police and talks of the history of activism in the black community.

26:00 minutes (23.81 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: James Risen vs. Grand Jury

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Evening News

New York Times reporter James Risen faced a  Federal grand Jury in Alexandria  Virginia last week.

4:17 minutes (3.92 MB)

Record-Breaking Beef Recall Caused by Humane Society Video

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An undercover video made by the Humane Society of the US has brought about the largest beef recall in the United States.  The video shows crippled and sick animals being pushed along the ground with forklifts, among other things.Now, the  scramble is on to find out if any of the meat is still destined for school children's lunches.The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday ordered the recall of one hundred forty three million pounds of beef that came from Chino-based Westland/Hallmark Meat Company.

2:12 minutes (2.02 MB)
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