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Remembering Roxy

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris and Jan Haaken reflect back on the legacy of Roxy LeRoy Neuhart--partner of Darcelle XV and co-owner of the longest surviving drag club in the United States. Roxy--beloved by many activists in Portland--died this past week at the age of 82. He was featured ... Read more

Droppin' Old School Beats

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  "November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet." ~Afrika Bambaataa     "November is Hip Ho... Read more

What Trump/Pence Regime Has Already Done…

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  What they have done to Women & LGBTQ: Promised to appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion; appointed Neil Gorsuch. Signed a law giving states the option to deny funding for Planned Parenthood and other organizatio... Read more

ACLU wins a fight for transgender care in prison; and talking LGBTQ History Month with GLAPN

Airs at: Tue, 10/31/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We welcome Kelly Simon of ACLU-Oregon to discuss the case of Michalle Wright. As the Associated Press reported last week, "The state prison system in Oregon will provide a transgender inmate with hormone therapy, bras and women's underwear and will consider transferring her... Read more

Decriminalization of Sex Work

Airs at: Mon, 10/30/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Drug Policy Alliance held its 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference recently in Atlanta, Georgia. This year’s policy conference was not dominated by white middle class male Libertarians -- thankfully -- and instead emphasized harm reduction, identity politics... Read more

Citizens Respond to Latest COCL Report on Police Reform

Airs at: Tue, 10/17/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
The Compliance Officer and Community Liaison (COCL) is the body tasked with independently assessing the city's compliance with a 2012 Settlement with the US Department of Justice. The settlement (pdf) was reached after years of community agitation over excessive force by po... Read more

On the Ground Radio

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  A recurring theme in this show is news, media, information and voice. Who gets to be heard. What stories, narratives, lives are lifted up as worthy, and what lies are lifted up as truth. Gerald Horne is in the house with new books, including "The Rise and Fall of the Ass... Read more

Press**Watch: the march of fascism

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
A peaceful Portland protest gets the Guantanamo treatment.  What will the Portland Police try next? Read more

Major Fires Ravage Northern California, Destroying Neighborhoods

Airs at: Tue, 10/10/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A state of emergency has been declared in 8 Northern California counties as multiple wildfires rip through the region forcing many mandatory evacuations. This fire has reduced entire neighborhoods to ash, claiming 15 lives. Nearly 20,000 people have been forced to evacuate,... Read more

New Queer & Trans writing: talking with Tobi Hill-Meyer and Gabby Rivera

Airs at: Tue, 10/10/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll spend time with educator, activist, and writer Tobi Hill-Meyer. She's a founder of the Gender Justicve League, a transgender civil & human rights organization in Washington, as well as an author of two children's books... and her work includes sex worker rights, AIDS ... Read more