Protest and action

Evening News on 10/12/11

Program: 
Evening News
Air date: 
Wed, 10/12/2011 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Short Description: 
Updates from Occupy Portland march

KBOO News Reports on Occupy Portland
As Occupy Portland joins the nationwide movement calling for the richest one percent to pay their fair share, KBOO News is committed to bringing you full coverage. Tune in at 5:00 pm each weekday for a full report on 90.7 fm. On Friday 10/14 from 10 am - 1 we will have a live broadcast from Occupy Portland on 90.7 FM.

We are now streaming live from Occupy Portland - Listen online or come visit our tent across from the info booth at the encampment!

Latest updates

(10/12/11): 3:38 PM - Six of eight people arrested this morning when police forced the opening of Main Street have now been released.

(10/11/11): 5:37 PM - Encampment continues, despite downpours - around 400 people, both Chapman and Lownsdale Square.  General Assembly tonight at 7 pm - Main St. between 3rd and 4th Ave.  Guide to armbands/committees | Planning for Occupy Vancouver - General Assembly Wednesday at 7 pm at Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA.

(10/10/11): 8:00 PM - Occupy Salem has begun - a dozen tents in Willson Park, following march of 500 supporters through downtown Salem.

(10/09/11): 7:42 PM - Portland Marathon and two Occupy Portland marches went off without a hitch today - Chapman Square is once again fully occupied, and tents are being set up again in Lownsdale Square.  General Assembly meeting currently taking place in the street between the parks, with protesters attempting to hold both parks and the street between. (SW Main between 3rd and 4th).

11:47 AM - Join the #OccupyPortland marches today at 12:00 noon PSU South Park Blocks or 2:30 PM Rose Quarter across Broadway Bridge to downtown/Chapman Park.

(10/07/11): 9:55 AM - Portland Police have announced that they will not storm the park at this time.  They are currently negotiating with the Portland Marathon, who have rented the park for the weekend.  Around 250 - 300 people remain in Chapman Park - SW 3rd and Madison.  General Assembly meeting planned for 7:00 pm this evening.

(10/06/11): 5:00 PM - Occupation begins - Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square - between SW 3rd and 4th, Salmon and Madison.  Few police.

2:46 PM - March is underway - currently on Burnside heading west

2:12 PM - March preparing to begin at 2:30, more participants keep flowing in to Waterfront Park.  Red armbands = medics. Green armbands = legal observers.  Peace and safety committee stresses non-violent nature of march, says families are welcome to join.

1:36 PM - Organizers urging all participants to remain civil.  Inflatable 'fat cat' balloon, signs reflecting anger and frustration with banks and multinational corporate power.

1:00 PM - Planned route of march - Crowd continues to swell - thousands of people gathered at Waterfront park - march will begin at 2:30.  Message of protesters: End corporate control of government.

12:05 PM KBOO Reporter Joe Lino at site of Saturday Market - Waterfront Park south of Burnside - reports around 3,000 people gathered with signs, several dozen legal observers with bright green vests.

Sandra Steingraber talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food.

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 10/10/2011

 The guest is writer and ecologist Sandra Steingraber, author of the groundbreaking book "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment." Her latest book is "Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis." She talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food. Steingraber is a powerful voice against fracking in her home in New York state.

19:26 minutes (17.8 MB)

Project Censored celebrates 35 years as media watchdog

program date: 
Thu, 10/06/2011

Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored.

In the last 35 years, the so-called mainstream media have been co-opted into a propaganda machine for the transnational corporate power structure, which serves a US/NATO Military Industrial Media Empire instead of We the People.

35:40 minutes (16.32 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/11/11

Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Occupy Wall Street comes to Portland -- and it's the real deal.

The Occupy Wall Street movement has come to Portland. Much has been made about what the movement is, what the occupiers want, and what their message is. It's really pretty simple -- it's about economic injustice. And it's the real deal.

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 10/10/2011

The Moles focus entirely on the anti-corporate protests that have spread across the nation, with special attention to Portland and Wall Street.   Clayton Morgareidge hosts.  


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39:13 minutes (22.44 MB)

The future of the protests: Bill Resnick

program date: 
Mon, 10/10/2011

The original Old Mole (our founder) Bill Resnick has thought long and hard about protest movements and democracy, and here he sums up his assessment of what the movement needs to do to have a future and to make real change.

6:46 minutes (3.88 MB)

Alternative Radio on 10/11/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Paul Cienfuegos speaks on "We the People"

Paul Cienfuegos has been passionate about social change all his life and has devoted most of his adult life to this important work. In 1995, he founded Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County (DUHC), which works to dismantle corporate constitutional so-called "rights" and strengthen the rights of communities to govern themselves. He moved to Portland in April in order to greatly expand the work of this critical new movement across the state of Oregon. You can connect with his extensive writings, speeches and workshops at PaulCienfuegos.com or on facebook.

 

 

 

Mark Naison reports from Wall Street

program date: 
Mon, 10/10/2011

 Mark Naison teaches African-American Studies at Fordham University in New York, where he is also a community organizer and writes about Hip Hop culture and music.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what he sees happening in his city, university, and across the nation.  

10:07 minutes (5.79 MB)

The real problem is the System

program date: 
Mon, 10/10/2011

 For economist Richard Wolff, the crisis that brings tens  of thousands into the streets is not due to corruption or greed, but the system that grants the rights  of ownership over the stuff we all need in order to make our living to the 1%.  Clayton Morgareidge reads what Wolff said to a teach-in at the Wall Street occupation.  For a more thorough account  of his views, watch this lecture (it begins at 7:30 on the video).

7:58 minutes (4.56 MB)
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