Protest and action

Grannies Arrested at PDX Recruiting Center

Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 03/20/2008


Portland's seriously pissed off grannies were back at the Broadway Military Recruiting Center today, after having taken several months off from their Friday protests.

Portland police arrested four people for putting red handprints on the windows of the Recruiting Center.

The Grannies say the handprints symbolize the blood of those who have died in the war.

3:06 minutes (2.84 MB)

Day of Action of Fifth Year War Anniversary Part Two

Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 03/18/2008


One of the events held today to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq was a protest called "Funk the War".

That group targeted what they term "war profiteers" here in Portland, including Wells Fargo.

KBOO's Ani Haines brings us the latest:

3:29 minutes (3.2 MB)

Peace March Interviews: Q & A: The World Without War

Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 03/16/2008


KBOO Reporter Anna Soderberg was also at the peace rally Saturday, and asked participants about a world without war:

Those were participants in Saturday's peace rally in Portland, describing how they see a world without war.


1:17 minutes (1.18 MB)

KBOO Benefit with Amy Goodman and David Goodman "Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times"

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A KBOO Benefit with Amy Goodman and David Goodman

Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times

Monday, April 14, 2008

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Civil Liberties Watch: The SF 8(Black Panthers-1971)

Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 03/09/2008

 Linda Olson-Osterlund with Civil Liberties Watch reports on Torture and The San Francisco Eight a group former Black Panther facing charges from a Police killing in 1971



4:48 minutes (4.4 MB)

Antonia Juhasz: on Direct Action and Creative Protest

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 03/05/2008


Over the last several days, the Backbone Campaign has been conducting marches, trainings and workshops in downtown Portland.Their aim is to demand accountability from elected leaders to follow the will of the people to end the war in Iraq.The methods used by the campaign involve direct action and creative protest. Antonia Juhasz, the author of "The Bush Agenda: Invading the World One Economy at a Time", spoke at one of the events.    

3:45 minutes (3.44 MB)

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Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

program date: 
Mon, 03/10/2008

Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more.

Helpful links:

PDX Peace Rally (

US Labor Against War (

National War Tax Resistance Coordination Committee (

War Tax Boycott (

Funk The War!!! (

82:26 minutes (37.74 MB)

Direct Action to Stop Killing of Last Bison

Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 02/24/2008


An activist in Wyoming has taken direct action to oppose the ongoing slaughter of the nation's last buffalo. 

He has locked down to a platform and vowed to remain until the slaughter ends.

KBOO's Alon Gabriel has more


1:36 minutes (1.47 MB)

Betsy Lamb,, peace activist, and Rachel Wilson, attorney, talk about torture, civil disobedience and the legal/prison system

program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2008

Martha Odom interviews Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb, who was arrested and jailed for nonviolent resistance while attempting to enter Ft. Huachuca, home of a US Interrogation Training School, and Rachel Wilson, member of the legal team representing the defendants. This action was part of the Torture on Trial campaign against the use of torture by the military. They will also speak of inequities in the legal and prison system.

26:27 minutes (24.22 MB)
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