Protest and action

Flashpoints on 06/05/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 06/05/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Sam Husseini of the Institute for Public Accuracy on Israel's ongoing nuclear program, Catherine Austin Fitts of  Community Business on California's broken economy and the GM bailout and Sansara Taylor of Revolution Newspaper on the response to the assassination of Dr. George Tiller and the state of women's reproductive rights.

LNG, Dr. Tiller, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!!!

program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

 Joe Uris is alone today, and covers several topics of interest.  First up, Joe talked about the proposed (and potentially devastating) natural gas pipeline thru our farms and wilderness.  He also covered the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional.  He talked about the right wing's smear campaign against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  

Pay attention to Oregon House Bill 3058!!!  This bill will FAST-TRACK the approvals for the LNG pipelines.

55:55 minutes (25.6 MB)

Death Threat aimed at Joe Uris

program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

 One of this week's topics for discussion was the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional that provided abortions when they were needed.  The idea that killing health care providers could be considered a form of domestic terrorism came up, and apparently really angered one of our listeners.  Someone called in, identified himself as "Joe", and threatened to kill Joe Uris for bringing the topic to the table.

The threat and obscenity did not go out over the air, as the FCC would not allow that, but it is included here to foster discussion.

0:55 minutes (861.27 KB)

Civil Rights Activists Respond to Bridge Poll

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 06/01/2009
Civil Rights Activists are responding to the Government's use of security cameras to track people who use the I-5 Bridge.
KBOO's Kyle Burris Has More:

1:39 minutes (1.52 MB)

Urban Forager tries living off wild edibles for a week

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

Last week urban forager and blogger Rebecca Lerner undertook a seven day experiment to eat only foraged foods found within the city limits of Portland.

She blogged about her experiment on the website http://www.culturechange.org.

KBOO Reporter Geoff Watland spoke with Rebecca today to ask how the experiment turned out.

11:26 minutes (10.47 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 1, 2009

program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

Hosted by Bill Resnick, this show features the music of Yusuf Islam, once famous as Cat Stevens.  Topics on the program include Israel, the US and the Middle East; Soloist, a film about musical genius and mental illness; Obama's  equivocal position on prisoners from the "war on terror"; and the career of Yusuf Islam. To hear the whole show, click on the play button above.  For individual pieces, follow the links below:

1.  Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies discusses the complexities of power in the Middle East.

52:06 minutes (29.82 MB)

Life & Music of Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens

program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

Popular 1970s balladeer Cat Stevens converted to Islam in the '70s and became Yusuf Islam.  Radical musicologist Brad Duncan talks with Bill Resnick about Yusuf Islam's career, music, and the controversies he's had to deal with.  

7:33 minutes (4.33 MB)

Anarchy!

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program date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009

Ani hosts a discussion Anarchy. We discuss what anarchy is, and isn't, and what's happening in the anarchist / anti-authoritarian / anti- fascist movements in town.

How do we work together in the here and now to build solidarity, and create awareness of non-hierarchical modes of organizing?

Guests are Shanti of the Axiom Infoshop; Julia, of Malkriad@s Collective, and Ari of the Red & Black Cafe.

56:02 minutes (51.31 MB)

Political Perspectives on 05/29/09

Air date: 
Fri, 05/29/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Will Seaman interviews Dan Handelman of Peace & Justice Works here in Portland, and Ben Manski of the national "Bring the Guard Home, It's the Law" campaign. They'll talk about the legislation that may soon be coming up for a vote in the Oregon Legislature that is part of a national effort to stop the National Guard from being deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Portland Protests Against Proposition 8

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

After yesterday’s California Supreme Court decision upholding that state’s ban on gay marriage, ad-hoc protests were held across the country challenging the decision. In Portland, gay rights advocates gathered at Pioneer Courthouse Square to voice their outrage.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more:

3:14 minutes (2.97 MB)
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