Protest and action

Presswatch on 12/29/11

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Presswatch
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Thu, 12/29/2011

The news you're not suppposed to know from 1811, a review of 2011 and listener calls.

56:45 minutes (51.96 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/17/12

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Tue, 01/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Abe and Joe marvel at "Beyond Vietnam," one of MLK's greatest speeches.

Great oratory speaks to universal and self-evident human truths, and thus remains timeless. Nearly 45 years on, Abe and Joe revisit "Beyond Vietnam," one of Dr. Martin Luther King's most powerful and prescient speeches. In it, he expresses the concept that the movements against poverty, racism and militarism are all facets of humanity's inexorable struggle toward justice and enlightenment.

Bill Resnick and Malik Miah

program date: 
Mon, 01/16/2012

 Bill Resnick talks with Malik Miah about the Occupy movement, how race figures into the economic crisis,  mobilizing in the black community and what the Occupy movement could learn from their history of organizing against the 1%.

 
Malik Mia is an airplane mechanic, but also one of the editors of Against the Current, a writer for GreenLeft Weekly, and a long-time civil rights and union activist.
19:25 minutes (13.33 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 01/16/12

Air date: 
Mon, 01/16/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Economic Autonomy, Racial Injustice, War and Moving Beyond the Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Economic Autonomy, Racial Injustice and War and the Need to Move Beyond the Dream.

Today's Talk Radio is pre-empted for a special for Martin Luther King Jr. Day produced by Jamilah Bourdon

"as we approach the official celebration of martin luther king jr.'s life, we spend another year of reflection on what the dream he spoke of means to us.  in the midst of this conversation, we tend to neglect his observations on the injustices of war and economic equalities- issues which still resonate to this day. 

join us as we feature portions of dr. king's speeches regarding economic autonomy, the connections between racial injustice and war; and the need to move beyond a dream into a reality."

Healthcare Cuts Protested Today

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber outlined his plans for health care and education overhauls in his State of the State address today.

Speaking to a crowd of about 700 at the City Club of Portland, Kitzhaber asked for civilian leaders to support his plans. One of his proposals was to seek a proposal allowing Oregon to opt out of the federal No Child Left behind program. Health care professionals and members of SEIU local 503 were protesting the event, taking issue with proposed cuts to care providers compensation and health care coverage.

KBOO’s Chris Andre spoke with health care professionals Rebecca Sandoval and Megan Atkins about their concerns.

 

2:00 minutes (937.96 KB)

Occupy Portland Moves Indoors

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012

The Occupy Portland Movement has moved indoors, with a new headquarters opening today in the basement of Saint Francis church.


The new space is located at Southeast 12th and Oak Street, and will be open this evening beginning at 5:30.

Organizers with the Occupy Portland movement say they hope the presence of a legal, semi-permanent space with regular office hours will give the community at large a chance to get involved.

Kboo spoke with a member of Occupy Portland who helped organize tonight’s open house.

3:40 minutes (3.36 MB)

Call for Action at Longview Port

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012

On January first a call to action was issued by the ILWU because transnational corporation EBT is in violation of their leasing agreement to employ local unionized workers.

A mass protest is planned in unison with the occupy movement on January 20th to shutdown the port to voice their grievances.


Paul Nipper with Occupy Longview has more about the group's upcoming court action.

3:55 minutes (3.59 MB)

More Talk Radio on 01/09/12

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More Talk Radio
program date: 
Mon, 01/09/2012
Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Angela Martin, Executive director of Economic Fairness Oregon, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to consumer protection and fair lending laws.
52:38 minutes (48.19 MB)

Fight the Empire on 01/05/12

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Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 01/05/2012

Host Per Fagereng interviews Mike Ruppert, author of "Crossing the Rubicon" and star of the film "Collapse", about what happened in 2011 and what might be in the future in 2012.

57:50 minutes (52.94 MB)
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