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News Update for 6/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Early this month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gave city employees the option to take bereavement leave to cope with the deaths of African Americans killed by law enforcement and white supremacists.  The Oregonian reports today that 295 Portland employees have filed for 40 ho... Read more

Squirrels Know on 06/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
This show is dedicated to all the frontline medical teams who have given the best of themselves during this terrible coronavirus crisis. This year has been something else!! In this show I continue my theme of exploring today's issues from a holistic, worldwide view and how ... Read more

Voices of Protest for Racial Justice, June 19th

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "I might be the next name on the list. Any Black person here could be the next name on the list. My name could be the name you're chanting in these streets. That's a fear I have every single day of my life. Do you?" For over three weeks now, protesters have been coming o... Read more

Car caravans make protesting viable during COVID-19 considerations

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The threat of coronavirus means that organizing and protesting in person is often not feasible for many, even if they would like to make their presence known and their voice heard. But local groups have found a way through that barrier, using car caravans as a way to sho... Read more

Bill Ayers & Ryan Alexander-Tanner - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/25/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  During the presidential campaign of 2008, Weather Underground co-founder and Distinguished Professor of Education Bill Ayers teamed up with cartoonist Ryan Alexander-Tanner to adapt Bill's groundbreaking education textbook into comics form.  The result is To Teach: The J... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 5 with Sarah Farahat

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more

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