Racism

On the Global Waterfront

program date: 
Sun, 01/27/2008

 Susan Erem, co-author of On the Global Waterfront: The Fight to Free the Charleston 5, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the longshoremen of South Carolina were prosecuted on trumped-up charges of inciting a riot, and how, with international labor support, they were victorious.  Bill and Susan discuss the political forces at play in the case.  More about the book here.  

13:58 minutes (6.4 MB)

Sierra Leone: More Information

 

The Cascade 18th annulal Festival of African Films takes place throughout February at PCC Cascade campus. All films are free.  Moving to the Beat will show at 8:30 on Thursday February 14th at the Cascade Moriarty building, room 104.  More information on the film festival, including show times and directions, is available on the web at www.africanfilmfestival.org . 

Circle A Radio playlist for 02/06/2008

Air date: 
02/06/2008

 

February 6: Sierra Leone and Portland Filmmakers

We speak with local creators of two documentaries about Sierra Leone: Diamonds, Guns and Rice, and Moving to the Beat.  Jan Haaken talks about Diamonds, Guns and Rice, which focuses on women’s perspectives on war and the peace process in Sierra Leone. She also is one of the Producers of Moving to the Beat. We’ll talk with Abdul Fofana, Moving to the Beat director, local videographer PC Perry and members of the Portland hip hop group, Rebel Soulz about hip hop, war, identity and their experiences making this film. 

 

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 21, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

 This is the place to hear the whole show from start to finish.  Clayton Morgareidge is the host.  Or you can hear the following segments separately by following the following links:

1.  Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gidrin about how the left can best respond to economic crises such as the one that seems to be arriving now. Click here.

2.  Frann Michel reviews a documentary film about the corporate privatizing of the world's water supply.  The film is called Thirst.  Go here for the review.

54:35 minutes (49.98 MB)

Interpreting MLK's Legacy

program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

 American historian Christopher Phelps talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about parts of Martin Luther King Jr.'s that get overlooked on the day we celebrate him. Phelps's article on this topic is here.  

9:19 minutes (4.27 MB)

A step back through the KBOO archives - 40 years of KBOO

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 12/31/2007

 

Happy New Year from the KBOO Evening News Team.  2008 marks KBOO's 40th anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, we've been digging through the KBOO archives, which are filled with recordings from KBOO's 40 years of radical radio.  Throughout the coming year, you will have the opportunity to hear more recordings from the KBOO archives, as we attempt to restore some of the older pieces from delicate reel-to-reel tapes.

And tonight, for the next hour, we'd like to present some excerpts of a few of these recordings. 

58:11 minutes (23.31 MB)

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

program date: 
Wed, 01/09/2008

Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both to redirect policies away from an over-reliance on incarceration to effective strategies that reduce violence and increase safety.

22:37 minutes (20.72 MB)

Circle A Radio playlist for 01/02/2008

Air date: 
01/02/2008

We produced Updates on some of the issues we covered last year. We talked with Claude Marks of the Freedom Archives about the San Francisco Eight case,  with Lisa Moore, assistant dean for multicultural affairs at Reed college about the Jena Six and Reed’s own noose incident , and to Eric Ward of the human rights organization Center for New Community about pending anti-immigration legislation, hate crimes, and the relationship between white nationalism and the anti-immigrant movement.  We also produces a short update about the ICE Raids, and other immigration issues. 

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 24, 2007

program date: 
Sun, 12/23/2007

 Hosted by Denise Morris, this Christmas Eve  show begins with Bill Resnick interviewing Jocelyne Cesari, author of When Islam and Democracy Meet: Muslims in Europe and the US.  They discuss similarities and differences between Muslim immigrants in the US and Europe and debunk notions that link Islam with terrorism.  Jay Thiemeyer reviews  The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America, by Katherine Newman and Victor Tan Chen.

52:00 minutes (47.62 MB)
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