Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Human Rights and the Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and the Drug War. In the Philippines, former Senator Leila de Lima was imprisoned for nearly seven years by the Duterte regime, framed for crimes she didn’t commit because she spoke out against human rights abuses and extrajudicial... Read more

Kesha Ajose-Fisher, author of No God Like the Mother (re-broadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Jonesy has a cold today and it appears to be contagious. So we’re re-broadcasting a favorite episode from last year. It’s an interview with Kesha Ajose-Fisher, author of the story collection No God Like the Mother from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Kesha was my first inte... Read more

Interview with Bridget Moix of the Friends Committee on National Legislation

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
For decades the Friends Committee on National Legislation has served as a public advocacy arm of the Society of Friends, leading the way on issues related to peace and justice, providing guidance and options for legislators and persons of conscience.  We will talk on this e... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee April 21st, 2024

Airs at: Sun, 04/21/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  In this episode we consider the distinction between Values, Beliefs, and Attitudes as Diggers understand them. We also look at the riddle of life through the lens of The Passover Rite, and apotropaic ritual more generally with a lot of good music from Clara Ward, Toshiyu... Read more

Militarization of the Global Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Militarization of the Global Drug War. On this edition of Century we look at states of emergency, the militarization of the global drug war, and measures to address these critical human rights challenges. We hear from Ambika Satkunanathan, a hu... Read more

Did The Biden Pot Pardons Go Far Enough?

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Did the Biden Pot Pardons Go Far Enough? Students for Sensible Drug Policy kicked off its #420WeekOfUnity with a news conference on April 15 entitled Whom Did the Biden Pardons Help—And Did They Go Far Enough? We hear from SSDP Execut... Read more

Mass Incarceration 2024: The Whole Pie

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Mass Incarceration in 2024: The Whole Pie. The Prison Policy Initiative has released a new report on the US carceral system. Entitled Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2024, the report is a massive undertaking that provides a detailed lo... Read more

#CND67 Part Four: The Side Events

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: #CND67 Part Four: The Side Events. On this edition of Century of Lies, Part Four of our coverage of the Sixty-Seventh Session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs. This week we hear highlights from some of the many side events that were hel... Read more

Daniel A. Olivas, author of Chicano Frankenstein

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Daniel A. Olivas, author of the new novel Chicano Frankenstein from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press. Daniel’s the author of 12 books, including the story collections How to Date a Flying Mexican and the upcoming My Chicano Heart: New and Collec... Read more

Buscando America on 04/09/24

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional cumplió 40 años de su Fundación y 30 años de su levantamiento armado. Escucha el Foro “40 y 30 años de historia, resistencia, vigencia y persistencia del EZLN”. Escucha una cápsula de la Jornada sobre el Arte y los Zapatistas, y... Read more