Elizabeth Beavers on Ferguson and Military Policing

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Elizabeth Beavers on Ferguson and Military Policing

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Elizabeth Beavers, Legislative Associate, Militarism & Civil Liberties of the Friends Committee on National Legislation, A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest.
They'll talk about Ferguson and Military Policing. Elizabeth co-authored the recent article "Get the Military Off of Main Street: Ferguson Shows the Risks of Militarized Policing," which points out that the Ferguson  police force got equipped by the Pentagon. The Department of Defense provides military-grade weapons and equipment to local law enforcement agencies through the 1033 program, enacted by Congress in 1997 to expand the practice of dispensing extra military gear. .

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

A nice line up of guests today. Filmmaker Michael Bartlett will join us to talk about the showing of his locally made feature movie 'The House of Last Things', which will be shown at the up coming Portland Film Festival. Also part of the festival,  our old friend Dennis Nybeck, will be conducting a walking  tour of downtown Portland's film history. And he'll be calling on the phone to gives us all the details of how you can be part of it.

The Sixth Extinction: An Interview with author Elizabeth Kolbert

Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
A conversation with Elizabeth Kolbert about the sixth mass extinction in our planet's history.
This is a rebroadcast of a program that originally aired on May 19, 2014

Wedlocked

Program: 
Pathways
Air date: 
Sun, 08/24/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Author Jay Ponteri speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Author Jay Ponteri speaks with Pathways host Paul O'Brien
Our guest this week on Pathways is Jay Ponteri, author of the new memoir Wedlocked, which was awarded the 2014 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction. Jay directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and Show: Tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists. He is the founding editor of both the online literary magazine M Review and HABIT Books. His work has appeared in Tin House, Puerto Del Sol, Seattle Review, and “Listen to This,” was chosen as a Notable Essay in The Best American Essays 2010. Jay lives here in Portland, with his wife and son.

Take Back The Streets

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Community bike ride and event to respond to gang violence in North Portland Sunday, August 24th

Take Back the Streets is a community ride and event happening this Sunday, August 24th in North Portland as a response to gang violence. The event aims to promote community ownership through a bike ride followed by a health and anti-violence resource fair at Columbia Park, located at the corner of Lombard and Russell. Jason Washington and Demarcus Preston are at the origin of the idea and they partnered with the Community Cycling Center to organize the event.

Good Old Grateful Dead

Air date: 
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Short Description: 
"THE" Matt Smith filling in for Duane Goslar
Hi All!
On this weekend, the 23rd of August, my old Friend Matt Smith will be in the chair for Grateful Dead and Friends filling in for me. I'll be back in September. See You Then!  Have a great show! Duane.

Mothers of Incarcerated Sons Society

Program: 
Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Mothers of Incarcerated Sons Society
Promo: Mothers of Incarcerated Sons Society
Amy Johnson interviews members of the Mothers of Incarcerated Sons Society, Inc (M.I.S.S.). M.I.S.S. is a non-profit support group for families of the incarcerated. M.I.S.S'  website, www.mothersofinmates.org, has resources for family memers and hosts a chat forum primarily for mothers and fathers dealing with the incarceration of a child. Learn about this valuable resource and how it is helping family members cope with the pain and isolation of their loved one's incarceration and the groups actions to persuade legislators to change our justice system.
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