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Age and Gender Equity in the Arts

Airs at: Fri, 02/03/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
  Portland non-profit Age & Gender Equity in the Arts is hosting Unconscious Bias: Achieving Gender Equity symposium March 3rd and 4th at Portland State University.  The symposium features over 40 presenters and performers including Dael Orlandersmith, Michaela Watkins, An... Read more

Tom Nelson on Trump's Muslim Ban

Airs at: Fri, 02/03/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Back in 2004 attorney Tom Nelson had some advice for Muslim Americans who found themselves scrutinized by the US government...."My legal advice to my Muslim clients is," said Nelson, "'Don't talk to them. Avoid them. Do what you can to not give them any information, beca... Read more

Immigration; Anti-Asian Propaganda: Then And Now

Airs at: Fri, 02/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Pacific Underground
In this special bonus episode of Pacific Underground, we discuss the recent impact created by Trump's executive orders on immigration on immigrant communities and speak with advocates to see how people are fighting to protect people in vulnerable positions. Immigration atto... Read more

Under-reported Stories, Fake News & Environmental Racism

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Guest co-hosts Nolan Higdon and Desiree McSwain, and senior correspondent Michael Levitin, open the program with a discussion about several recent under-reported stories. Then the talk turns to "fake news," as Chase Palmieri and Jared Fesler explain their web site -- Tri... Read more

#cut50: The Fight to Slash the Prison Population in Half

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jessica Jackson Sloan is the national director and co-founder of #cut50, a bipartisan effort to cut the U.S. prison population in half. Jessica is a human rights attorney who began her career representing California death row inmates in their appeals. Her first marriage ... Read more

Noah Schultz

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Noah Schultz, an inspiring young man who was recently released from Oregon Youth Authority custody. He was featured in the 2015 Salem Ted Talks and again at last year’s Portland TEDx. He has been a valuable mentor, published poet and activist.  Noah... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 30, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker hosts this episode, and mentions the news that the woman whose accusations led to Emmett Till's lynching has admitted to lying. We also hear these segments: On the ACLU-Oregon Response to Trump's Anti-Immigration Order On California's Response to Trump's Ene... Read more

Activist Calendar for the Novice

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Tod Sloan share comments from Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, and discuss being a newcomer to activism, why rallies are to movements as sex is to couples, and some activist events for the coming week. These include a rally on Thursday Feb 2, at 1pm, at City Hall ... Read more

Stopping the Kalama Refinery

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky, a senior engineer with Columbia Riverkeeper, talks with Laurie Mercier about the proposal for the world's largest methanol refinery, scheduled for the port of Kalama, Washington,  and about strategies for resistance.  The public comment period last... Read more

Beyond Vietnam: Martin Luther King Jr

Airs at: Tue, 01/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Martin Luther King Jr.’s charismatic “I Have a Dream” speech is emblazoned in our historical memories. But another address to a much smaller audience on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York is no less significant. There King demonstrated his deep understanding o... Read more