Activism

PDX Protest Bail Fund offers relief from financial strain of protest arrests

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Just as protests against police brutality and racial injustice began in Portland, the Portland General Defense Committee established the PDX Protest Bail Fund to cover bail and legal expenses for participants arrested in the demonstrations related to George Floyd's murde... Read more

COVID-19 Update 6/9/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
This is the Tuesday afternoon KBOO news update for June ninth, 2020. In Minneapolis yesterday, ex-police officers Derek Chauvin, J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao faced a judge for a bail hearing.  Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, was assessed one million... Read more

A look at the Minneapolis Native community in the midst of the uprising, with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With perhaps the largest/most cohesive urban Native community in the country, Minneapolis had a major role in Indigenous resurgence in the second half of the 20th century, and continues to be a thriving center of Native American culture, politics and entrepeneurial ac... Read more

Buscando America on 06/09/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión hablamos de las manifestaciones históricas contra del abuso policial y de como ha impactado en otros lugares del mundo. Escucharás mensajes de la juventud y el poderoso mensaje de Jo Ann Hardesty, primera mujer afroamericana como city council en Portland.... Read more

Portland Police Chief Resigns: Press Conference

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland Police Chief Jamie Resch resigned Monday, just six months into her job, amidst criticism of the Portland Police Force's handling of protests against police violence and racism. She tapped Officer Chuck Lovell,  an 18-year Police Bureau veteran, having joined in Ma... Read more

News update for 6/8/20

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
In national news, protests took place across the country and the world this weekend in hundreds of cities and towns, calling for an end to police violence and racism against black people in the US. Record crowds filled the streets in Philadelphia and Washington DC, where th... Read more

Voices from the Edge Move to Center Stage

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
By the time this episode of Locus Focus airs it will be three weeks since George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police and a wave of massive, militant protests radiated from Minneapolis across the country and the world. This amazing show of support for the Black Lives Ma... Read more

Another World is Possible

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond explores the conditions under which people are open to new political perspectives, not only to a sense of outrage but to a basic questioning of what exists. image by Alan Denney / CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons... Read more

Shane Burley on Antifascism and How to Defend it

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with Shane Burley about the recent uprisings against police brutality and white supremacy. They consider specifically the toxic narrative about outside agitators, from both the left and right, that politicians and the media are spreading to de-legitimize t... Read more

Malik Miah on the Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In an interview pre-recorded when only one of the four police killers of George Floyd had been arrested, Bill Resnick talks with Malik Miah, a long-time Black rights and revolutionary socialist activist, a former aviation mechanic,  a contributing editor with the US sociali... Read more