Movement for Racial Justice

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Community control of police challenges the power relationship between police and oppressed communities: a conversation with Max Rameau

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "The problem particularly for Black communities and oppressed communities is that [defunding the police] wouldn't change the fundamental power relationship between our communities and the police, and that's what we really need changed." Protests spurred by the police mu... Read more

PAALF's 'Defund the PPB' campaign would reinvest police funds into Black, Indigenous and POC communities

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 5:30pm - Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "A lot of us in this moment are reassessing our ideas about policing, our understanding of public safety, and being an organization that is rooted in imagination, we truly believe we can imagine an alternative." The Movement for Racial Justice has put the spotlight on po... Read more

Unite Oregon on support for $50 million reduction to Portland Police Budget

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Thousands of Portlanders are demanding justice be served be defunding the Portland Police Bureau in order to pave a way towards a more peaceful tomorrow.  Standing behind the movement are several community leaders and organizations including Unite Oregon and The Portlan... Read more

End of Policing

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Archive, Bill Resnick talks with Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing, about how popular police reforms fail to address the problems of--let alone the reasons for--over-policing. Alex Vitale spoke in Portland Last October 2019. For more see Vitale’s May 31 a... Read more

Uprising

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Lauren Regan, Attorney and Executive Director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene. Regan reflects on the recent Black Lives Matter protests and police responses, as well as tactics of resistance in the movement against policing.  Photo cou... Read more

Trump and the Military

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veterans for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the force of the U.S Military to suppress its own citizens. Listen to Pat Scanlon sing about Extremi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 22, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes, Trump and the Military: Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veteran's for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the for... Read more

Dockworkers strike against racism

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
David Porter, a seasoned dockworker in Portland, a union leader and member of the African American Longshore Coalition, talks with host Jamie Partridge about his union's historic Juneteenth strike against police brutality and systemic racism. Read more

Rev. Dr. Maria McDowell encourages faith communities to come to terms with their history in order to support the movement for racial justice

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Churches and faith communities have long been places for people to gather, share, and even mobilize in support of common causes. In the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and '60s, churches played a large part in fueling and organizing for change. This is not so differen... Read more

Voices from Portland's Protests for Racial Justice

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 11:30pm
Produced for Juneteenth Special
The past three weeks have seen unprecedented nightly protests in Portland and across the country, calling for transformative change in the way policing is carried out in our society. Young black activists have led the movement in Portland, beginning with this May 29th rally... Read more