Host Celeste Carey interviews Ediberto Román: author of Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration.
InThose Damned Immigrants, Ediberto Román takes on critics of Latina/o immigration, drawing on empirical evidence to refute charges of links between immigration and crime, economic downfall, and a weakening of Anglo culture. Román utilizes government statistics, economic data, historical records, and social science research to provide a counter-narrative to what he argues is a largely one-sided public discourse on Latino/a immigration.
Angela Davis on "Feminism and Abolition: Theories and Practices for the 21st Century"
Angela Davis is distinguished professor emerita in the History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies departments at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She speaks about feminism, racial inequality, social change, identity and the violence of US culture necessary to perpetuate class and capital's hegemony. She addresses the campaign to eliminate the incarceration industry that promotes repression over restorative justice and speaks of the deinstitutionalization model that has seen success in other areas. She celebrates the peoples campaign and victory that challenged government repression and resulted in her exoneration from trumped up murder charges.
The right of privacy vs. right of free expression. Brad Avakian wants the Bureau of Labor and Industry to investigate whether peaceful anti-abortion protests outside Lovejoy's Surgicenter can be stopped under Oregon's law banning discrimination. Should the state be using laws to protect some civil liberties to suppress others?
Joe Clement talks with Jeff Shantz about anarchist organizing, particularly Especifismo in South America. He explains the origins of anarchist organizing and "platformism", relating those to innovations brought by the especifista, namely social insertion. Jeff Shantz is a professor of criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the author of several books on anarchism, working-class organizing and environmentalism. Most recently he contributed an article on especifismo to a collection of essays he edited titled "Beyond Capitalism: building democratic alternatives for today and the future".
Today's Guests are Artists Kerry Davis, Anna Daedalus, and Yukiyo Kawano, along with Activist, Chuck Johnson. Kerry, Anna, and Yukiyo are artists and will talk about their exhibit at the Nikkei Legacy Center and Chuck Johnson will talk about his work related to Hanford and its connection to to Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Fukushima.
The Grotesque Injustice of Guantánamo: An Insiders' Account
We hear highlights from this event on the illegality, immorality and inhumanity of the U.S. Naval Detention Center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. It was sponsored by Veterans For Peace chapter 72 and held on August 1st at the First Unitarian Church of Portland. Speakers include S. Brian Willson, Viet Nam veteran, activist, author; Steven T. Wax, chief Federal Public Defender for the District of Oregon and Andy Worthington, investigative journalist, author, filmmaker, photographer and Guantanamo expert.
Shaheed Haamid hosts a special interview and call-in with Rev. Dr. Leroy Haynes Jr. of the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform on police accountability, the recent Supreme Court Decision on Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, and plans for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington which occurred on August 28th, 1963.
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