Protest and action

Alternative Radio on 05/31/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 05/31/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Bill Moyers – Organize! Honoring Howard Zinn

Bill Moyers – Organize! Honoring Howard Zinn (lecture)

Joe Hill, born in Sweden, emigrated to the United States in 1902, where he became a migrant laborer. When he was a dockworker in California, Hill joined the Industrial Workers of the World, the IWW. He traveled widely, writing political songs, making speeches and organizing workers under the IWW banner.

May 30 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Old Mole featuring the music of the Indigo Girls and discussions of the Vermont single payer health program just enacted, the troubles with liberalism, and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.  

 

56:15 minutes (32.19 MB)

Indigo Girls: Music and Politics

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 The Indigo Girls (Amy Ray and Emily Saliers) made their first album in 1989, and ever since they have been recording and touring, combining performance with political activism.  In this segment, we hear excerpts of several songs and then our radical musicologist Brad Duncan, a long time fan of the Girls, discusses their music, their  progressive politics, and the times in which they first emerged.  

11:20 minutes (6.48 MB)

Further to the Left

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program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 In this commentary, Clayton Morgareidge draws on Slavoj Žižek's book First as Tragedy, Then as Farce to argue that the Left must go further left:  A liberalism tethered to capitalism is tied to a sinking ship that will take us all down.    

7:45 minutes (4.44 MB)

Single Payer Success in Vermont

program date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011

 Vermont has become the first state to enact a law leading to a single payer health care system.   Vermont activist Traven talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what the law says, what kind of organizing led to the success, and the obstacles  that still remain.  

21:13 minutes (12.14 MB)

Outside In: Youth Advocacy

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011

KBOO has hosted a Youth Radio Intensive with Outside In this week, and we are proud to present the audio produced by this fabulous group of young people!

Juicy answers the most faq she gets about youth advocacy and interviews Jodi from Queerzone, and Nili from Outside In.

7:10 minutes (6.56 MB)

Outside In: Options for Youth

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011

KBOO has hosted a Youth Radio Intensive with Outside In this week, and we are proud to present the audio produced by this fabulous group of young people!

Taber talks about options for youth to live a healthier lifestyle, and also interviews Rachel Crump from Outside In.

7:19 minutes (10.05 MB)

Outside In: " Vox Populous" Produced by Talilo

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011

KBOO has hosted a Youth Radio Intensive with Outside In this week, and we are proud to present the audio produced by this fabulous group of young people!

Talilo produced this song" Vox Populous" , incorporating his rap with interviews he did on the streets of Portland with people about love, gangs, death, and more.

6:46 minutes (9.28 MB)

Outside In: Interview with Juliana Scholl

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011

KBOO has hosted a Youth Radio Intensive with Outside In this week, and we are proud to present the audio produced by this fabulous group of young people!

Here, Spence has an interview with Juliana Scholl, a case manager at Outside In.

6:29 minutes (5.93 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/30/11

Air date: 
Mon, 05/30/2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
The Freedom Rides 50th Anniversary

Both Air Cascadia and Locus Focus are off for the holiday.

Instead we'll hear a special program from the Pacifica Radio Archives celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides that began in May of 1961. This program features the 1961 interview with James Farmer, co-founder of the Congress On Racial Equality C.O.R.E. and Mathew Jones a field secretary for the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.

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