Democracy in Motion

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Interviews with local, state and federal elected officials about their work.

Second Friday of every month from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

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Democracy in Motion on 06/10/16

Airs at: Fri, 06/10/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Democracy in Motion on 04/08/16

Airs at: Fri, 04/08/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Edward Snowden and Glen Greenwald: Privacy/Surveillance and Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: Israel's Influence

Airs at: Fri, 04/08/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Democracy in Motion is off. We hear two programs from TUC Radio. http://www.tucradio.org/ Edward Snowden and Glen Greenwald on Privacy and Surveillance: Excerpt from the March 25, 2016, event at the University of Arizona Edward Snowden, Glen Greenwald, and Noam Chomsky wer... Read more

Pam and Mike Africa on the History of MOVE and Lynne Stewart on Political Prisoners

Airs at: Fri, 02/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Democracy in Motion is off today. Instead we'll hear an episode of Sprouts featuring  Pam Africa, the human rights activist with MOVE, the Philadelphia-based black liberation group which was founded in 1972 by John Africa. In 1985 Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on a MOV... Read more

Troutdale City Counselor Larry Morgan Live In-Studio

Airs at: Fri, 01/08/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Join host Lisa Loving and guest Troutdale City Councilor Larry Morgan for a chat about the city's new coordinated campaign against sexual trafficking, and other issues the city is facing. We may have a surprise guest!  Read more

Democracy in Motion on 11/13/15

Airs at: Fri, 11/13/2015 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Portland School Board Member Steve Buel on Upcoming Issues for the Board

Airs at: Fri, 10/09/2015 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Host Lisa Loving speaks with Portland Public Schools Board Member Steve Buel about the table-load of issues Board Members are debating from school pushout to the right to carry guns.  Director Steve Buel was elected to the Portland Public School Board in 2013. He is a reti... Read more

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America with Ari Berman

Airs at: Fri, 09/11/2015 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Host Lisa Loving speaks with Ari Berman about his new book, "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America." Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic pa... Read more

Why Are Elected Prosecutors 95% White?

Airs at: Fri, 07/10/2015 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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This week the nonprofit Women Donors Network’s Reflective Democracy Campaign issued a groundbreaking report showing white Americans hold 95 percent of elected prosecutor positions.  The report is called Justice for All? and its findings were reported from coast to coast.  ... Read more

Desegregating City Government

Airs at: Fri, 06/12/2015 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Why are there so few employees of color in city hall? People say you can’t set hiring quotes or things of that nature but — there are plenty of examples of programs meant to desegregate bureaucracies. Our guest is Sam Sachs, social justice activist and member of the City of ... Read more