Civil Liberties

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Mike German on Atterney General, William Barr

Airs at: Thu, 02/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
In this eposide of Voices from the Edge Linda Olson-Osterlund speaks with return guest, Mike German author of Disrupt , Discredit and Divide: How The New FBI Damage Democracy about Attorney General William Barr and the over 2000 judges that have criticized his apparent inte... Read more

Full Interview with Meredith Mathis of the PCCEP's Subcommittee for People with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Today, Federal Judge Michael Simon declined to approve an amendment to the city's Settlement Agreement with the US Department of Justice which would have allowed the Portland Committee for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP, pronounced "pee-sep") to satisfy the require... Read more

False Ideals

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sharon Grant reads from Nikole Hannah-Jones' stunning, daring, wonderful essay:  “Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans fought to make it true." The essay traces 400 years of Black history in the territory now the United States.... Read more

Buscando America on 02/25/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Transmitimos desde el Northwest Detention Center durante The Day of Remembrance, un evento que  conmemoró el 78 aniversario de una orden ejecutiva que encarceló a 126 mil migrantes de ascendencia japonesa durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. ‘¿Quién mató a Malcom X?’ A princi... Read more

A Phoenix First Must Burn.

Airs at: Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Tonight, as part of Black History and Future Month, Lady Danger shares recordings of radicals who have stood up for civil liberties throughout the ages.  Today's focus is on the work the Japanese American Citizens League did for Internment camp survivors. In 1980, Congress ... Read more

Portland Forward

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for The RadioActivist
 Today on the RadioActivist, Suzanne LaGrande  will interview James Kafoury and Julia DeGraw  members of Portland Forward, a political action and education group whose mission is to create an intergenerational learning hub for the political process. They take political issu... Read more

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

Buscando America on 02/11/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En Voces que luxan Karen Torrente habla de Xalxis, Poeta, kantora i Danzante de la cultura azteca. Alrededor de 500 migrantes intentaron entrar a México por el Río Suchiate, ocasionando enfrentamientos con la Guardia Nacional.  Un reporte de Irineo Mujica director de Pueblo... Read more

Left and the Law: anti-protest laws

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken talks with Laruen Regan, Executive Director and senior staff attorney with the Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene. Regan is lead criminal defense attorney in recent and several upcoming trials of climate activists.  They talk... Read more

Affordable Housing and Homelessness Part 2

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
This week’s interview is Part 2 on Affordable Housing and Homelessness, where Rob’s conversation with Cole Merkel, Cadence Petros, and Nathan Teske is focused on homelessness.   Cole Merkel is the Deputy Director of Outreach and Engagement at Here Together, a Portland-bas... Read more