Civil Liberties

Denis Kitchen - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about the underground comics industry and its characters from leading authority Denis Kitchen.  Denis sat down with S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios during a recent Portland visit in support ... Read more

End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 03/15/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement Download This Episode (Sean Swain: 4min 47sec) This week we air two interviews about the struggle of Alabama activist and prisoner Kinetic Justice. Kinetic, aka Robert Earl Council, conducted a 6 day hunger strike because he w... Read more

Full Interview with Tim Ledwith, Whose Case Led to Indictments Against Two Members of Patriot Prayer

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On March 12, Patriot Prayer member Donovon Flippo was arrested in connection with an assault in June of 2018. The 23-year-old Flippo is a co-defendent with Tusitala "Tiny" Toese, 22, both frequent participants in violent protest events involving the Vancouver, WA-based P... Read more

Cops: Foot Soldiers of Capitalism and Gentrification

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty. Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police and private security to enforce this displa... Read more

Talking with Stephanie Skora about queerness, Israel/Palestine, and anti-Zionism.

Airs at: Tue, 03/12/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Stephanie Skora on queer allyship with Palestinians. In particular, we'll focus on the continuing effort of the organization A Wider Bridge to coöpt queer Jews to stand in for Israel's comment to 'democracy and pluralism.' As part of that work, "A Wide... Read more

Denis Kitchen: Everything Including the Kitchen Sink

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Fresh out of college in 1969, Denis Kitchen started publishing underground comics from a rented office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Fifty years later, Kitchen is recognized as one of the leading authorities on graphic novels and alternative media, and has teamed up with per... Read more

It Takes A Village To Bring Life To People ft. Ronnie a.k.a. BeSpeak

Airs at: Tue, 03/05/2019 at 12:00am - Sun, 03/31/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Happy Tuesday Folx! Y’all know what it is.. we have a new episode!! We have a VERY special guest this week. @ronnie_aka_bespeak stopped by the studio and schooled us on how to be a creator in pdx, discussing his music and incredible ability to lift up his community. Take no... Read more

Noelle Hanrahan: update on Mumia Abu-Jamal

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Noelle Hanrahan, founder of Prison Radio and a journalist who has recorded and broadcast commentaries by Mumia Abu-Jamal since 1992.  Noelle talks about Philadelphia in the racially-charged 1970s where Mumia made his name as a writer and journalist. ... Read more

The Inversion of Totalitarianism

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Traditional totalitarianism conjures images of jack-booted storm troopers, death camps and Stalin-like regimes. In recent years a new variety of totalitarianism has emerged departing from the norm. Noted political theorist Sheldon Wolin calls it “the inversion of totalit... Read more

Harrison Bergeron - An Individual with Courage and Strength

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where “everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron”.  She examines this fictional society and suggests that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod... Read more