Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Portland City Council considers divestment from 10 companies

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2016 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Portland city council chambers were packed to capacity yesterday afternoon, with many people sent to an overflow room to watch the proceedings on video. The reason? A hearing on the “do not buy list” recommendations from the city’s socially responsible investment commit... Read more

Workers Won't Back Down: The Fight for $15

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On Building Bridges: as newly-elected politicians and newly-empowered corporate special interests threaten an extremist agenda to move the country to the right, working Americans announced that their 4-year-old Fight for $15 will not back down & that any efforts to block... Read more

Pedal Power Fueling Standing Rock

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This Wednesday we'll be speaking with Portland activist Mike Cobb about how bikes are keeping the Standing Rock Protest powered and connected to media live from Standing Rock. Also joining will be Energy Bikes from NYC who are also on site. We'll look at why alternative pow... Read more

Portland Police: Sworn to Protect - Dedicated to Serve

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  From a secret gang list to a highly visible show of force in response to contentious public contract negotiations, the Portland Police are once again in the spotlight for thier reaction to recent citizen protests.  Host Cecil and Celeste discuss the complicated history ... Read more

A look at the Army Corp of Engineer's decision to deny the DAPL easement

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Guest host Jacqueline Keeler takes an in depth look at the decision and reaction from Standing Rock.  What's next for the indigenous resistance camp of over 5000 people?  The federal agency's decision to halt construction came just as Water Protectors welcomed a large de... Read more

Alternative Radio: Mike Marqusee on Bob Dylan

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Mike Marqusee wrote a number of books on politics and popular culture, including Redemption Song, an acclaimed study of Muhammad Ali.His book on Bob Dylan is Wicked Messenger. An American, he lived in London for 30 years. He died in 2015. Bob Dylan is indisputably one o... Read more

Victory @ Standing Rock!

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste talk Standing Rock.  What does the denial of the easement by the Army Corp of Engineers mean for the fate of DAPL?  Is this a temporary victory and what effect will the looming Trump presidency have on the decision?    Call in to discuss Standing Rock... Read more

Drug War Redux

Airs at: Sun, 12/04/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week The President talks about marijuana legalization, President-Elect Trump talks drug war with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and the head of an agency to prevent underage drinking says legalization is scary because she thinks marijuana is a gateway drug. Read more

Report Harassment in Washington County

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2016 at 6:30pm - 6:45pm
Produced for Beloved Community
This was originally broadcast on KBOO evening news, November 21st, 2016. The Human Rights Council of Washington County, Oregon, has instituted an e-mail for citizens to report incidents of harassment or violence based on hate. That e-mail is reports@hrcwc.org. President of ... Read more

The Murder of Fred Hampton/Words of Fred Hampton Jr

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Radiozine
  The Murder of Fred Hampton began as a film portrait of Hampton and the Illinois Black Panther Party, but half way through the shoot, Hampton was murdered by Chicago police.  In an infamous moment in Chicago history and politics, over a dozen policemen burst into Hampton'... Read more