The Seattle University School of Law and the non-profit One America relaease reportor on Human Rights violations found at The Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington. The report follows an eight month study on the 1,000 detainnee facility used to hold people awaiting immigration status hearings.
Angola 3 defendant Albert Woodfox had his 1973 comviction for the killing of Angola prison guard overturned by a federal judge in Lousisiana. This is a significant victory for former Black Panther, Woodfox who was held in solitary confinement for over 34 years.
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund speaks with a recent Reed College graduate about his detention by Israeli police in Gaza. They also discuss harassment of him and his mother by the FBI upon his return to the U.S. His attorney Tom Nelson will be interviewed.
Oregon's initiative process was supposed to give Oregonians power over special interests but in recent years the opposite seems to be the case. Jo Ann and Dave will talk with Marcy Westerling of the Rural Organizing Project about two Columbia County ballot measures that purport to deal with undocumented workers but which Westerling and others believe is about fueling animosity towards all immigrants in the county. Next, they will talk with organizers from Our Oregon and Rural Organizing Project about statewide ballot measures from Bill Sizemore and Kevin Mannix that could dramatically impact Oregonians should they pass in November.
Chris Andreae hosts a special program all about the West Coast Convergence for Climate Action, 8 days of Low Impact Living and High Impact Action with skill shares, sustainability demonstrations, direct action, community organizing, and entertainment.
Old Mole Variety Hour -- interviews and reviews from an underground perspective
What happens to victims when their assailants are given "guilty except for insanity" sentences, as in the Richard Gillmore case? Portland Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with Jan Haaken. Book Mole Larry Bowlden will discuss Elizabeth Berg’s novel The Art of Mending. And Bill Resnick interviews Guy Dauncey about the technologies apppropriate for a greener and more democratic earth.
Host Cecil Prescod spoke with Reed professor Darius Rejali, (DAR-ee-us Ray-JAHL-ee) author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, (HUN-sing-er) author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak"; and Kevin Finney of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.
This month, APA Compass looks at the Japanese American internment experience including an audio postcard from the Oregon State University commencement where former Japanese American internees were given honorary degrees, a discussion with members of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center about their experiences at camp and another edition of the Angry APA Minute.