Activism

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

Old Mole Variety Hour February 24th 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Fossil Fuel Resistance: Desiree Hellegers interviews Dr. Melanie Plaut, MD, Co-lead of the Fossil Fuel Resistance Team at 350 PDX about recent developments in the fight to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export t... Read more

Preschool Workers Unionize

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Growing Seeds Workers Union went public on February 17, demanding their employer recognize and bargain with their new union.  Olivia Pace and Scout Zabel reveal understaffing, overcrowding, low pay and benefits at the for-profit Growing Seeds Child Development Centers and t... Read more

Three Strikes Against Jordan Cove LNG

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On February 19, the State of Oregon denied the coastal zone permit for Jordan Cove LNG! This is the THIRD critical state permit for which Jordan Cove LNG has failed to qualify. The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) said that Jordan Cove LNG would... Read more

Democracy, Justice & the Courts

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On January 22, 2020 Oregon Humanities held the second event in its Portland Think & Drink series. Making Democracy focused on democracy, justice, and the courts with three major figures in criminal justice in Oregon: Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson, Benton Coun... Read more

Don't Shoot PDX clinics offer empowerment through legal counsel and expanded knowledge

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Don’t Shoot Portland is a grassroots community advocacy network formed in 2014, which works through numerous pathways, be it activism, direct community education, or legislative policy, towards cultural change and ending systemic racial discrimination. Their activism and... 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

Food Justice Begins at Home

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The RadioActivist
 Today on the RadioActivist, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Rachelle Dixon, a life- long political activist who has been active in the Food Justice Movement Portland. In addition to being one of  two African American Women to have ever held an executive title for her party in ... Read more