Civil Liberties


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Eugene Human Rights

Airs at: Tue, 12/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A number of activist groups in Eugene are pulling togerther with the hope of turning Eugene into a “Human Rights City”—a city that places human rights above all, and doesn’t wait for government mandates to do it. KBOO’s Sue Supriano spoke to Ken Neubeck of the Human Rights C... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: From Cheney to Omar Khadr: A Round-up of Civil Liberty Issues

Airs at: Wed, 12/17/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
This past week has seen developments in several Civil Liberty issues, including the on-air admission of Vice President Cheney to the authorization of torture in an interview with the ABC news. His admission has led to even mainstream media asking if Cheney is a War Criminia... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 8, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 12/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, the topics on this show include •    the music and politics of John Lennon, •    two movies about Harvey Milk •    the hearts and minds of anti-gay marriage voters, and •    the auto industry bailout.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on t... Read more

Harvey Milk: Two Movies

Airs at: Sun, 12/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Frann Michel discuss the new Gus VanSant movie Milk and the documentary The Times of Harvey Milk.  You can find much more to read about Milk and the films about him  here.  Here's' Milk speaking Gay Freedom Day in 1978: Read more

Prop 8: The Musical!!!

"Prop 8 - The Musical" starring Jack Black, John C. Reilly, and many more... by Jack Black   Pure genius. -A   Read more

Life after Prison

Airs at: Sun, 12/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth was joined Thai. He’s been out of prison for a few years and they talked about the problems of trying to get a life again. Fortunately he has a few friends that help him, but finding employment has been a struggle. Thai shared his insights about what it is like to be a... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Portland; A Sanctuary City for GI Resisters?

Airs at: Tue, 12/02/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The Pdx Peace Coalition has called on the Portlland City Council to consider declaring Portland a Sanctuary City for GI resisters. If passed the resolution would prevent Portland Police from executing Federal warrants for soldiers absent without leave from the Military. The ... Read more

Bush's Attack on the American Landscape

Airs at: Tue, 12/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Host Barbara Bernstein invites Heidi McIntosh, associate director of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, discusses the impact that some of Bush's midnight regulations could have on pristine and remote areas in southeastern Utah (which are among Barbara Bernstein's favor... Read more

RFID Implants Violate Privacy

Airs at: Sun, 11/23/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The International Journal of Intellectual Property Management just published a report that new Radio Frequency ID chip technology may conflict with the basic right to privacy. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more. Read more

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Airs at: Wed, 11/19/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.  In honor of the day Portland State University is hosting a vigil. Transgender performance artist Scott Turner Schofield will read from his new book.   Read more