Protest and action

APA Compass

Program: 
APA Compass
Air date: 
Fri, 07/03/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Interviews with Dylan Rodriguez, Victoria Law, David Kong, Nathan Moon and Many Uch.

This month a look at Asian Pacific Americans and the criminal justice system with interviews with Dylan Rodriguez, author and prison abolisionist with Critical Resistance, and Victoria Law, author and activists who wrote Resistance Behind Bars about women prisoners' resistance, as well as a live discussion with David Kong and Nathan Moon about their experiences within the criminal justice system here in Oregon. Plus an interview with former APA Compass guest Many Uch about his experience dealing with potential deportation to Cambodia due to his prison record and legal changes around the Patriot Act.

Hamid Dahbashi and Kaveh Ehsani on the rigged elections in Iran

program date: 
Mon, 06/29/2009

 Guest Host: Goudarz Eghtedari

Why were elections in Iran rigged?
What do the Iranian Demonstrators want?
Is the Green Wave in Iran another CIA staged colour revolution?

For some answers tune into KBOO's special talk show with Goudarz Eghtedari when he interviews Professors Hamid Dabashi and Kaveh Ehsany, 8 AM Tuesday June 30th.

58:34 minutes (53.62 MB)

Part 2:Honduran Coup Rally, June 29th

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/28/2009

Sunday morning, Honduran President, Manuel “Mel” Zelaya was arrested at his residence by 200 soldiers and led to an air force base, where he was put on a plane to Costa Rica.

 

Today, a rally in front of the Federal building in downtown Portland condemned the military coup in Honduras this weekend. Organised by the Portland-Central American Solidarity Committee, the rally had roughly 30 attendees. Speeches were given by represenatatives from the Portland-Central American Solidarity Committee and the School of the Americas Watch and local Honduran immigrant and former PCASC board member, Angie Mejia.

11:48 minutes (10.8 MB)

Part 1:Honduran Coup Rally, June 29th

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/28/2009

Sunday morning, Honduran President, Manuel “Mel” Zelaya was arrested at his residence by 200 soldiers and led to an air force base, where he was put on a plane to Costa Rica.

Today, a rally in front of the Federal building in downtown Portland condemned the military coup in Honduras this weekend. Organised by the Portland-Central American Solidarity Committee, the rally had roughly 30 attendees. Speeches were given by represenatatives from the Portland-Central American Solidarity Committee and the School of the Americas Watch and local Honduran immigrant and former PCASC board member, Angie Mejia.

2:58 minutes (2.73 MB)

Gender and Revolution: Sexual Politics in Iran and the US

program date: 
Sun, 06/28/2009

 How have women fared in revolutionary Iran, and what is their role in the current upheavals there?  Is the movement for gay marriage going to make gays and lesbians conform to traditional family values?  What will it take to make our health care system, corrupted by profit, work to keep us healthy?  And can capitalism save our planet?  These are the leading questions discussed on this show, hosted by the Old Mole's Denise Morris, pictured here.  

To hear the whole show, use the play button above.  To hear individual pieces and find lots more information, follow the links below:

56:31 minutes (32.34 MB)

The New Sexual Politics: Equality or Conformity?

program date: 
Sun, 06/28/2009

 Is the fight for gay marriage the path to a queer conservatism?  The Old Mole's Frann Michel makes the case for the revolutionary program of the LGBT movement: to get beyond "the laws and the ideologically dominant conventions around sexuality and family relations" (i.e. marriage).   Frann's commentary draws on many sources, and you can find them, as well as her text, right here.    

9:54 minutes (5.67 MB)

Political Perspectives on 06/30/09

Air date: 
Tue, 06/30/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Analysis and information about the June 27th coup in Honduras.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 06/29/09

Air date: 
Mon, 06/29/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
A program of social and political commentary from a socialist-feminist point of view

Host Denise Morris talks  with Catherine Sameh about the resistance of women in Iran.   Laurie Mercier reviews the history of health care reform, and Bill Resnick interviews Robin Hahnel, professor of economics at Portland State University, about the economics of the environmental crisis.   

Interview Dr Elliot Katz Founder In Defense Of Animals (IDA) and Dr Sheri Speede Founder IDA Africa.

program date: 
Sun, 06/28/2009

Pete Anderson interviewed Dr Elliot Katz Founder In Defense Of Animals (IDA) and Dr Sheri Speede Founder IDA Africa on June 25th 2009.

Dr Katz Founder In Defense Of Animals (IDA) is located in San Francisco.

Dr Sheri Speede Founder IDA Africa spends most of her time in Africa however, her home is Portland.

This interview was done in relation to an upcoming Animal Rights Conference to be held in Los Angeles - July 16 through July 20, 2009.

At this conference there will be more than 90 Speakers - More than 90 Exhibitors.

There will be Cermonies, Awards, Reports and Other Exciting Events.

Pete and Joe Partansky plans on covering the events for KBOO and Fort Vancouver Public Access Television.

30:34 minutes (27.99 MB)

One Land Many Voices

Air date: 
Fri, 06/26/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Guest hosts, Wael Elasady and Peter Miller interview Professor Norman Finkelstein about the most recent events in Palestine and Israel, Obama's June 4th speech in Cairo, and what we can learn from Gandhi.

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