Protest and action

KBOO Evening News: Monday October 3, 2011

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Evening News
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Mon, 10/03/2011

 

Top headlines on tonight's newscast:
 
Three hundred thousand gallons of raw sewage spill into the Willamette River when a generator malfunctions at a West Linn water treatment facility.
 
A KBOO reporter talks with a prison advocate about Pelican Bay state penitentiary’s renewed hunger strike.
 And Portland joins a growing list of cities involved in protesting corporate greed as part of the “Occupy Wall Street Campaign”.

 And Portland joins a growing list of cities involved in protesting corporate greed as part of the “Occupy Wall Street Campaign”.

33:36 minutes (15.38 MB)

Report from Wall Street protest

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Evening News
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Mon, 10/03/2011

The “Occupy Wall Street’ protests in New York continue for the third straight week, despite over seven hundred arrests.  Protesters say they are confronting the corrupt financial system.
 
Despite the ongoing police crackdown, hundreds more people joined today’s marches, and cities around the country have begun their own occupations.
 
Ryme Katkhouda with the People's Media Center brings us this report from the street in New York. 6:38 minutes (6.07 MB)

A Deeper Look on 10/13/11

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 10/13/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Hell No! You’re Right to Dissent in 21st Century America! Interview; Michael Ratner

The Occupy Wall Street Protest has spread to over 180 cities; including here with the Occupy Portland movement. National Intelligence Agencies and local police departments have responded with infiltration and mass arrests.The movement continues to grow. Tune in for this Membership Drive drive special:

Hell No! You’re Right to Dissent in 21st Century America! Guest, Michael Ratner, of the Center for Constitutional Rights will talk about his new book of that title. It is a guide to the changing times for dissidents and for all who believe in the right to dissent.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 10/03/11

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Mon, 10/03/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Occupy Portland, Union civil war, mental health reform, death row music

Joe Clement hosts and we hear:

Francis Moore Lappé: Shifting from "thought-traps" to EcoMind to re-create our world

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Wed, 09/14/2011

Environmentalist and best-selling author Frances Moore Lappé is interviewed by Michelle Schroeder Fletcher about her new book Ecomind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want.

38:40 minutes (17.7 MB)

Democracy Movement comes to U.S.

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Presswatch
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Thu, 09/15/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know." New tar balls in Gulf. BP now "the boss" there.  Media under-reports severity of Fukushima--nuclear disaster is ongoing. We need to take measures to take care of ourselves. U.S. records highest poverty rate ever.   Made possible by the rich paying off our politicians. Depression is permananent unless we overthrow billionaire rule. BUT democracy is breaking out, all over!

24:53 minutes (11.39 MB)

Press**Watch: Occupy!

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Earlier this week I was watching the live stream of the Occupy Wall Street protest, and a fellow worker asked what it was all about, and I realized I needed to start at the beginning with him.  So I explained how the Occupy Wall Street protests had come about as a result of historic conditions: the destruction of the Glass-Steagall regulations on banking, which had previously prevented gross speculation and gambling with mortgages but which was swept away by the neoconservatives under Senator Gramm, in the mid-Nineties. 

labor protests in Longview, Wash., and dabble in Gen-X cultural milestones.

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Tue, 09/27/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

When the bottom fell out of the financial markets in 2008, lawmakers rushed to bail out the architects of the global crash. But this begs a question -- when will we decide to bail out the collapsed labor market?

56:35 minutes (25.9 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 09/27/11

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Tue, 09/27/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe look at the labor protests in Longview, Wash., and dabble in Gen-X cultural milestones.

When the bottom fell out of the financial markets in 2008, lawmakers rushed to bail out the architects of the global crash. But this begs a question -- when will we decide to bail out the collapsed labor market?

Talk Radio on 09/23/11

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Fri, 09/23/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The R.E.A.L. Prep Charter Academy - What Happened & Why?

On this special KBOO program, hosts Nia Lewis & Paula Small take a closer look at the Recording, Arts, Entertainment & Literacy (REAL) Prep Charter Academy, which had an opening date of Monday, September 12, 2011.

But, the Portland Public Schools made a decision on Thursday, September 8, 2011 to suspend the school's opening, citing financial irregularities & leadership problems. The school may have its charter revoked and the founder, Erica Jayasuriya is unavailable for comment to the media.

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