Protest and action

WOPR Treesit Rally

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 11/16/2008

A rally was held on Friday to oppose the Bush administration’s Western Oregon Plan Revisions, or WOPR.
Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky came down from a week-long tree-sit on Friday and spoke to the rally.

1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 11/25/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Leonard Cerda, a young anti-oil and climate activist from Ecuador, who is affiliated with the Rising Tide network. He has conducted workshops around the Amazon in different indigenous villages to explain the causes and the future consequences of the oil industry. He and other young people are

Homophobic Protest in Portland

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 11/23/2008

Four members of the notorious anti-gay church of Fred Phelps arrived in Portland this morning to protest Portland’s support of gay rights. 

They were vastly outnumbered by counter-protesters, who called for equal rights for all.

KBOO’s Rebecca Nay reports. 

4:26 minutes (4.06 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Mon, 11/24/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

The topics are protesters and First Amendment rights and building solidarity among workers while staying clear of the law.

Between the Covers

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Tue, 12/30/2008 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Code Pink activist Diane Wilson about her memoir Holy Roller: Growing Up In the Church of Knock Down, Drag Out: or How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus. For Diane Wilson, childhood was populated by devils and ghosts, holy and otherwise. Holy Roller: Growing Up in the Church of the Knock Down, Drag Out; Or, How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus describes Wilson’s Pentecostal upbringing in the tiny fishing town of Seadrift, Texas, where residents were ruled by poverty, labor, elaborate religious mores, and corrupt authorities. Despite that potentially oppressive litany, the book is a delight.

Positively Revolting

Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Listeners are encouraged to participate in this heart-centered discussion of anti gay/lesbian/trans

Listeners are invited to participate in a heart felt discussion about the persistent virulence of homophobia.  What's the hullabaloo about gay marriage?  What makes homophobes explode with anger when they perceive someone as gay/lesbian/bi/trans?  Why do people attack what they don't understand? How can you label the right to marry, live in peace, love whom you want, and have a job and housing as "special rights".

November 20th is Transgendered Remembrance Day--- This year marked the 10th anniversary of this day honoring and remembering people who were murdered because they were perceived as being :gender variant" that is to say, something other than a binary gender.

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, speaks about the Shock Doctrine and the current economic crisis. Recorded at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz Ca. on Oct 17, 2008. In 2000, Naomi Klein wrote No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, which won both the Canadian National Business Book Award and the French Prix Médiations. In 2002, she published Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate, a collection of many of her previous works.

Radiozine

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 11/21/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Roberta Hall interviews Rich Lague, a Corvallis area physical therapist, who is chair of the Mid-Valley Healthcare Advocates.

The 14th Amendment, Marriage, and Sexual Identity

program date: 
Mon, 11/17/2008

 Joe Uris hosts. The 14th amendment requires states to provide equal protection under the law to all persons. Does that include marriage? Gay marriage? What is marriage? What should the rules be? What are the rights of conservatives? Call in with your opinion.

 

56:28 minutes (25.85 MB)

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 11/18/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Host Dennis Bernstein looks at the Status of Forces Agreement between the U.S. and Iraq, and he interviews Father Louie Vitale about the national movement to resist torture at Fort Huachuca, the military installation in Arizona where the U.S. trains officers in “Enhanced Interrogation” tactics such as water boarding.

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