On the Sept 18 Presswatch, Theresa Mitchell explores the news you're not supposed to know and takes a look at how the government is handling the worst crisis facing the financial markets since the 1920's.
September 17th, 2008 is the second anniversary of the death of James Chasse Junior, Jim Jim, an early fixture in the Portland Punk Scene, a schizophrenic man living independently in Downtown Portland, and the victim of a brutal and fatal police beating. Two years ago James Chasse was attacked and beaten to death by Multnomah County Sheriff deputy Bret Burton, Portland Police officer Christopher Humphreys and Portland Police Sargent Kyle Nice. on NW 13th and Everett before a dozen eyewitnesses. Chasse was not suspected of a crime, he had not committed a crime, and had no criminal record. The officers beat him, kicked him, tasered him repeatedly, and broke 17 ribs and his shoulder.
Our Backyard, KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: The US House passes an energy bill allowing off-shore drilling .... sorta. Republicans and Democrats do kabuki politics with energy policy.
We spoke to nine self identified anarchists from around the United States to learn more about anarchist thought, to discuss problems with anarchy and to take inspiration from our fellow anti-authoritarians.
This episode of Gender Blender with your hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall focuses on how gender influences and impacts homelessnes. We were joined in the studio by Shannon Singleton who is the shelter coordinator for Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES) located at 11 NW 5th Ave in downtown Portland and Reverend Chuck Currie who is the interim minister of Parkrose Community United Church of Christ in Portland, Oregon and has been involved with homeless activism for over two decades. Jake also spoke with Jody Marksamer,
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