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Like W, but with ambition

 Rolling Stone just put on an article on Sen McCain, which is as damning and devastating as most any piece of journalism I can recall. St. John is revealed as a short-tempered, misogynistic narcissist who differs from Dubya primarily on the basis of his ambition. Oh yeah, D... Read more

APAs and the elections

Airs at: Thu, 10/02/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
First, representatives from APIA Vote and APA for Progress talks about APA involvement in electoral politics. Then, local organizers from the Latino Network and Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon discuss the potential impacts of measures on the November ballot for com... Read more

Interview, Jean Phaelzer author of Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans

Airs at: Tue, 09/23/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews author Jean Phaelzer about her book Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. From the Gold Rush in the 1840's through the Civil War and into the early 1900's Chinese faced brutal purges and roundups throughout the Pacif... Read more

HIV in Portland African-American Communities

Airs at: Sun, 09/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 HIV in Portland African and African-American CommunitiesHost Dr. David Naimon talks with Catherine Azouyangui, case manager of the Minority AIDS Initiative. She will talk about the challenges and barriers towards getting medical care to Portland's HIV positive African and ... Read more

Immigration Organizing

Airs at: Tue, 09/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Community Organizing is going on around immigration issues in the Willamette Valley; two such activists are Amelia Cates and Amy Dudley.  They talk with Old Mole Denise Morris about their work with PCASC (Portland Central American Steering Committee), PACT (Portland Allies ... Read more

New McCain ad: Obama is a big scary black man who wants to teach your children about sex

 New McCain ad: Obama is a big scary black man who wants to teach your children about sexNot really sure what to say about this one. It certainly plumbs hitherto unfounded depths of sleaze.I don't know the particulars of the law in question. I'm looking into it.-AUPDATE: Th... Read more

Joe and Abe - Sept 9th

Airs at: Mon, 09/08/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris start out with a discussion on the current situation beween the US, Georgia and Russia.  Then they change gears to examine the new Sweetheart of the Republican Party, Sarah Palin.  Read more

The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, Part I

Airs at: Thu, 08/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Interviews with Nellie Wong and Laura Mannen on The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, the upcoming Radical Women Conference to be held October 3-6 in San Francisco.Part I:  Nellie Wong, a long time revolutionary feminist activist and poet, will be a keynote speaker at... Read more

Racial Profiling: New Report - Same Old Story

Airs at: Wed, 08/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Jo Ann and Dave look at the latest findings on racial profiling released by the Portland Police Bureau. This latest report, which compiles data on stops and motorists, cyclists and pedestrians over the past year, shows that African Americans are still more likely to be stop... Read more

2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept o... Read more