Protest and action

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 01/08/2009 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Updates from Gaza and an interview with a journalist leading a protest at the Israeli Consulate in Toronto where several protesters were arrested.

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 01/07/2009 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Coverage of conflict in Gaza with reports from journalists within the area.

Circle A Radio

Air date: 
Wed, 01/07/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
we discuss Hawaiian Sovereignty with Portland Author Elinor Langer, and Dr. Kekuni Blazedell, conven

Queen Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands. She was deposed by opposition forces who called themselves the Committee of Safety,  with the help of the U.S. Marines.
On January 17, 1893, Queen Liliuokalani yielded her authority:
. . . Now to avoid any collision of armed forces, and perhaps the loss of life, I do this under protest and impelled by said force yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representatives and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the Constitutional Sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands.

Report on Portland's Gaza Solidarity protest

program date: 
Tue, 12/30/2008

Occupation is a crime, killing children is a crime - was the chant that filled the downtown streets of Portland Tuesday afternoon, as hundreds of local residents gathered with handmade signs and megaphones to voice their outrage at the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza that have continued for the last four days.

In Arabic, protesters chanted, Palestine - maintain your dignity, Gaza, stay steadfast.
 
Israeli authorities say that the first stage of their long-planned assault is ending, and the second stage is about to begin - a ground invasion of the besieged and imprisoned Gaza Strip.

18:43 minutes (17.13 MB)

Democracy Now!

Program: 
Democracy Now!
Air date: 
Fri, 01/02/2009 - 7:00am - 8:00am

A special program featuring a lecture by Howard Zinn, professor emeritus and author of "A People's History of the United States." It was his first speech following the election of Barack Obama as President.

Democracy Now!

Program: 
Democracy Now!
Air date: 
Thu, 01/01/2009 - 7:00am - 8:00am

A special program honoring the late musician and activist Utah Phillips.

Presswatch

Program: 
Presswatch
Air date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Theresa Mitchell hosts a special extended version of Presswatch, the News You're Not Supposed to Know, for the beginning of the New Year.

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Thu, 01/01/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Theresa Mitchell is off today. Instead we'll hear a program from KBOO's Circle A Radio on Marriage Equality and the movement against Proposition 8 in California. Guests include local activists Bonnie Tinker and Cecil Prescod.

Presswatch will return next week.

Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Thu, 01/01/2009 - 10:30am - 2:30pm

The Zapatista Uprising and NAFTA - 15 Years Later

A special program on the anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising against so-called "free trade."

Flashpoints

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 12/31/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

A look at what's happening in Gaza including eyewitness accounts of the killing and destruction there, a report from the Free Gaza humanitarian boat rammed by the Israeli Navy, and peace activist Colonel Ann Wright on her participation in a protest outside the compound where President-Elect Barack Obama is vacationing.

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