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Freightliner Five, student sit-ins against sweatshops, and day labor worker centers

Labor Radio
program date: 
Sun, 05/11/2008

Franklin Torrence, Allen Bradley, Glenna Swinford, &
Robert Whiteside, Bargaining Committee members, UAW Local 3520 (“the
Freightliner Five”)

Salma Mirza, University of North Carolina, and Prairie
Wolfe, University of Montana, student activists

Nik Theodore, Director of the Center for Urban Economic Development, University of Illinois

56:11 minutes (12.86 MB)

LGBTQ pride at work, bicycling for worker justice, and immigrant guest workers on hunger strike

Labor Radio
program date: 
Sun, 06/08/2008

LC Hansen, President, National Association of Letter Carriers,
Branch 82

Jeremy Bishop, Executive Director, Pride At Work

Sabrina Gogol, bicyclist, activist, radical, and AFSCME

Stephen Boykewich, Media Director, New Orleans Workers’
Center for Racial Justice

55:18 minutes (12.66 MB)

Caldera Art for Youth Program

Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 06/04/2008

Host Julie Bernard speaks with staff and youth from Caldera, a non-profit arts organization which offers deep arts learning experiences for underserved youth in Portland and Central Oregon. Participants include Kristin Kilchenstein, education director; Majik, in-school mentor; and photographer Julie Keefe who works with the youth who interview  and photograph diverse people in their neighborhoods.


28:23 minutes (25.98 MB)

ICE Raids and Community Resistance

program date: 
Tue, 06/03/2008

On June 12th, 2007, as workers at the Del Monte
processing plant in North Portland, neared the end of their work shift, agents
from the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement
or ICE, raided the plant, detaining 167 people, separating families, and
spreading fear and anxiety through out the community.

59:29 minutes (23.83 MB)

Planting Prosperity and Harvesting Health: Trade-offs and Sustainability in Our Regional Food System.

program date: 
Sun, 06/01/2008

The following program is from a panel discussion that took
place at the day long conference titled “Planting Prosperity and Harvesting
Health:  Trade-offs and Sustainability
in Our Regional Food System.”

The April conference focused on
the recently released draft report from the Institute of Portland Metropolitan
Studies, which assesses food system sustainability trends in the region.

28:53 minutes (26.44 MB)

Recovery Zone: Footsteps to Freedom!

Recovery Zone
program date: 
Sat, 06/07/2008

For the June 5th Recovery Zone, host Stephanie Potter visited with people helping refugees to resettle in Portland.  Interviews with Abdul Fofanah and  Arika Makena Bunyoli of the African Women's Coalition Youth Programs; and Megan Schaefer at Lutheran Community Services Northwest, who is helping to  coordinate the Footsteps to Freedom World Refugee Day Walk taking place on  Saturday,  June 21st, in downtown Portland. This event will honor the resiliance and courage of refugees.  Proceeds will benefit services to refugees.

27:38 minutes (12.66 MB)

Robert Jensen: On Porn and Rape Culture

program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

Ani Raven Haines interviews author and activist Robert Jensen on his new book, "Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity".  Jensen is an associate professor in the School of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin.

23:51 minutes (21.84 MB)

Environmental Justice for APAs and communities of color

APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 06/05/2008

This month APA Compass explored the topic of race and environmental justice
including an interview with Julie Sze, environmental justice advocate,
Assistant Professor of American Studies at UC Davis and director of the
Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis’ John Muir Institute for the Environment.
The program will also include a live roundtable discussion with local
environmental justice activists Alan Hipolito, Chris Winter, Kevin
O'Dell & Marcelo Bonta. And as always another edition of the Angry
APA Minute, this month featuring hip hop artist Skim.

55:37 minutes (12.73 MB)

Obama's Declaration to Give Jerusalem to Israel

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 06/04/2008

With the New York
Times reporting that Senator Hillary Clinton will resign from the Presidential
race, the Democratic nomination will almost certainly go to Senator Barack

Obama gave a
speech yesterday that raised a great deal of criticism among human rights

In the speech, given at the annual conference of the
American-Israel Political Action Committee, or AIPAC Obama stated that he would
give the disputed city of Jerusalem to Israel without any negotiation.

KBOO's Saed
Bannoura spoke with Professor Naseer Aruri about the implications of Obama's

That was Professor Naseer Aruri, speaking with
KBOO reporter Saed Bannoura.


3:55 minutes (1.8 MB)

British Media Reveals US Plan to Occupy Iraq Indefinitely

Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/05/2008

A British newspaper revealed today that Bush is
secretly brokering a deal to continue US military occupation of Iraq

jacob anderson-minshall has more:


1:26 minutes (676.37 KB)
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