Activism

Buscando America on 06/23/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Cuarta semana de demostraciones en EEUU, estuvimos en las instalaciones del ICE en Portland en una protesta para unificar luchas. Avances históricos en la suprema corte para la comunidad LGBTQ ; hablamos con Umi Vera de Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.  Más buenas... Read more

PAALF's 'Defund the PPB' campaign would reinvest police funds into Black, Indigenous and POC communities

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 5:30pm - Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "A lot of us in this moment are reassessing our ideas about policing, our understanding of public safety, and being an organization that is rooted in imagination, we truly believe we can imagine an alternative." The Movement for Racial Justice has put the spotlight on po... Read more

Unite Oregon on support for $50 million reduction to Portland Police Budget

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Thousands of Portlanders are demanding justice be served be defunding the Portland Police Bureau in order to pave a way towards a more peaceful tomorrow.  Standing behind the movement are several community leaders and organizations including Unite Oregon and The Portlan... Read more

End of Policing

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Archive, Bill Resnick talks with Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing, about how popular police reforms fail to address the problems of--let alone the reasons for--over-policing. Alex Vitale spoke in Portland Last October 2019. For more see Vitale’s May 31 a... Read more

Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Lauren Regan, Attorney and Executive Director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene. Regan reflects on the recent Black Lives Matter protests and police responses, as well as tactics of resistance in the movement against policing.  Photo cou... Read more

Trump and the Military

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veterans for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the force of the U.S Military to suppress its own citizens. Listen to Pat Scanlon sing about Extremi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 22, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes, Trump and the Military: Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veteran's for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the for... Read more

Dockworkers strike against racism

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
David Porter, a seasoned dockworker in Portland, a union leader and member of the African American Longshore Coalition, talks with host Jamie Partridge about his union's historic Juneteenth strike against police brutality and systemic racism. Read more

Memorial Day live stream (audio only) - Ep 69

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Memorial Day has become a holiday that is farcical and cheap; while it may honor deceased veterans in a NFL playoff game sort of way, what does all the fanfare and bright lights mean?  How do discounts at Home Depot or free meals at Applebee’s honor veterans?  If our nation... Read more

Portland Emergency Eviction Response takes direct action to protect renters

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
State and local leaders have extended the eviction moratorium for residential and retail renters since the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. The question of what happens when that moratorium ends is concerning for many advocates. While renters can't be evicted for owing rent no... Read more