Activism

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Under-reported Stories, Fake News & Environmental Racism

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Guest co-hosts Nolan Higdon and Desiree McSwain, and senior correspondent Michael Levitin, open the program with a discussion about several recent under-reported stories. Then the talk turns to "fake news," as Chase Palmieri and Jared Fesler explain their web site -- Tri... Read more

#cut50: The Fight to Slash the Prison Population in Half

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jessica Jackson Sloan is the national director and co-founder of #cut50, a bipartisan effort to cut the U.S. prison population in half. Jessica is a human rights attorney who began her career representing California death row inmates in their appeals. Her first marriage ... Read more

Noah Schultz

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Noah Schultz, an inspiring young man who was recently released from Oregon Youth Authority custody. He was featured in the 2015 Salem Ted Talks and again at last year’s Portland TEDx. He has been a valuable mentor, published poet and activist.  Noah... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 30, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker hosts this episode, and mentions the news that the woman whose accusations led to Emmett Till's lynching has admitted to lying. We also hear these segments: On the ACLU-Oregon Response to Trump's Anti-Immigration Order On California's Response to Trump's Ene... Read more

Activist Calendar for the Novice

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Tod Sloan share comments from Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and discuss being a newcomer to activism, why rallies are to movements as sex is to couples, and some activist events for the coming week. These include a rally on Thursday Feb 2, at 1pm, at City Hall ... Read more

Stopping the Kalama Refinery

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky, a senior engineer with Columbia Riverkeeper, talks with Laurie Mercier about the proposal for the world's largest methanol refinery, scheduled for the port of Kalama, Washington,  and about strategies for resistance.  The public comment period last... Read more

Beyond Vietnam: Martin Luther King Jr

Airs at: Tue, 01/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Martin Luther King Jr.’s charismatic “I Have a Dream” speech is emblazoned in our historical memories. But another address to a much smaller audience on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York is no less significant. There King demonstrated his deep understanding o... Read more

1/29/17 - Letters to Trump: Protests at the airports; You will not divide us

1/29/2017 Resident Trump: Your second weekend as President, once again rocked with protests – this time at airports across the country, demanding the release of family and friends whom you had ordered deported based solely on their country of origin/religion. See, a lot o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  An interview with Mat dos Santos, legal director of the ACLU of Oregon about challenges facing immigrants under the Trump regime.    An interview with Erica Etelson of California's Local Clean Energy Alliance about her state's resistance to Trump's energy policies.    ... Read more

Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  “Hard times are coming, when we’ll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, and even imagine real grounds for hope. We’ll need writers wh... Read more