Activism

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Are Local Law Enforcement Agencies Closing Ranks?

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  JoAnn discusses a proposal to combine the Multnomah County Sheriffs and Portland Police Bureau under the authority of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office.  She'll review the report on Multnomah County Jails that came out late last year.  Also a discussion of the last t... Read more

Seeking Peace on Earth: A PEACE TALKS RADIO Special

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Water World
  Water World is off....instead we present Peace Talks Radio's annual compendium of highlights from the past year's programs including reducing political polarization, the neuroscience of peacemaking, how meditative practices help school kids, the humanitarian work of Doct... Read more

Valentine's Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Incarceration often prevents, families, friends and lovers from spending Valentine's Day together so Prison Pipeline hosts wanted to create a way to use the KBOO airwaves to connect people through messages of love. On the day before Valentine's Day Prison Pipeline will host... Read more

VOICES OF RESISTANCE FROM THE NATION'S CAPITAL: BLACK POWER AT 50 IN DC

Airs at: Wed, 01/04/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Todays program includes the fifth and final part of our series Black Power: 50 Years in DC, 1966-2016. The Black Arts Movement is our focus today and features our interview with fiber artist and cultural activist Januwa Moja, who has exhibited her wearable art throughout... Read more

Alternative Radio: Medea Benjamin

Airs at: Tue, 01/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Medea Benjamin is a renowned peace activist and social justice advocate. She travels around the world and documents human rights violations. She's co-founder of Global Exchange and CODEPINK. She is the recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize from the Fellows... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 2, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this first episode of the Old Mole for 2017 and we hear: 1. Carrie Cantrell talks about her experience as an Intersex person and the work she does around the issue. 2.  Frann Michel shares an article about sustainable activism that can prevent despair. 3.... Read more

The Future is Now!

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker, in contrast with his own self-confessed pessimism, shares Tom Barnard's article from Counterpunch about the opportunities for positive political change in the face of the incoming Trump administration.  Photo Credit:  http://uthmag.com/hope-the-answer-to-a-perfe... Read more

Sustainable Activism

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel shares information about "Sustainable activism: managing hope and despair in social movements" and recommends pluginpdx.org and a full day of workshops related to social and political activism and organizing scheduled for January 14: Stand Together. Photo Cred... Read more

Disability Solidarity with TL Lewis

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
This week we're talking to social justice engineer, activist-attorney, and founder of HEARD (Helping Educate to Advance the Rights of Deaf Communities), Talila "TL" Lewis. We talk about deafness and disability in relation to the school-to-prison pipeline, disability solida... Read more

Legislation for Healing Not Handcuffs

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Bob Joondeph, Executive Director, Disability Rights Oregon.  DRO is an organization that helps people with disability-related legal issues and also monitors Oregon’s jails and prisons.    Bob Joondeph discusses DRO’s proposed legislation for the ... Read more