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The Slave Next Door; Part 1: Interview with the author Kevin Bales

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for A Deeper Look
Author and anti-slavery activist Kevin Bales is interviewed by host Linda Olson-Osterlund about his new book The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today, co-authored with historian Ron Soodalter. Bales' earlier book on modern slavery, Disposable Peop... Read more

Katherine Hughes on the trial of Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 KBOO Wednesday Morning Talk Radio Today, Marianne Barisonek talks with activist Katherine Hughes about how Muslims are being targeted for harassment in general, and how Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker, has been targeted in particular.   Read more

Decriminalization of gay sex in India and it's effects on South Asian LGBTQs in the U.S.

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month, APA Compass tackled the topic of homeland politics and how it effects Asian Pacific Americans. To look at it through a very specific issue, APA Compass member Priya Kandaswamy spoke to Dr. Svati Shah and author Minal Hajratwala about the recent decriminalization... Read more

What is the meaning of home? An audio postcard

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Recently, APA Compass took a trip to a local Asian mall to talk to local community members about their ideas about home, homeland politics and maintaining those connections. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vj_pdx/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Read more

I Am Asian American by students from Lane County's Rites of Passage

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Last month we had a chance to meet students from the Pan Asian Rites of Passage program in Lane County, OR. During this month's program, APA Compass aired the audio from the video I Am Asian American by Jia Ming Chen & Eugenia. This is the audio we played. Click here for t... Read more

The July 20 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Hosted by Frann Michel (pictured here), this program deals with Israel-Palestine, a better way to think about taxes, a movie about walled-in globalization, and why the Democrats are not doing what we elected them to do.     For information about our theme music and our gr... Read more

Movie Moles: "Sleep Dealer"

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
   A world in which people are divided by walls but their labor and imaginations are globally linked -- that's the dark vision of Alex Rivera's film Sleep Dealer,  opening on Friday, 7/24 at the Hollywood Theater in Portland.  Movie Moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel tel... Read more

Portland Central American Solidarity Committee

Airs at: Tue, 07/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 This morning on Guest Host Trillium Shannon speaks with members of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC), about the history of solidarity work, current events and trends in Latin America, and how local communities are responding.  Live, in the studio w... Read more

A "Juneteenth" rememberance: confronting racism in Oregon

June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more

Community Calendar Tues June 16 2009

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 16 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009 The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil L... Read more