Civil Liberties

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When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine

  A serious, but not too serious, discussion of the realities of sustainable living. Read more

A re-energized labor movement sparks hope

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Policy For The People
  In an earlier era, a vibrant labor movement nurtured a broad middle class. But half-a-century ago, under severe attack from corporations, the fortunes of organized labor began to turn for the worse. Right now, though, we are seeing hopeful signs of a revival of union pow... Read more

2020 Portland Protests Flashback: Unsafe to Protest? Realities Behind the Portland Picture

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Keeping Democracy Alive
  Originally aired on 09/11/2020 -- We've seen it on the nightly news: the police, the tear gas, the fires, and the wall of moms. Our guest today, David Rovics is in Portland and he explains that the city's police protected the far right thugs as brother cops, just not of... Read more

Howard Zinn - "Three Holy Wars"

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The conventional view of U.S. wars follows a formulaic line: We are innocent victims of unprovoked attacks. The sleeping giant wakes and reluctantly goes to fight. All military action is imbued with benevolent intentions: human rights, democracy, and liberty. There are p... Read more

Keeping Democracy Alive

  Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen is a bi-weekly podcast that tackles a wide range of today's social, economic, and political issues. Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics... Read more

Interview with Susan Larson

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive PDX on Tuesday, August 30th on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with transgender pioneer Susan Larson.  Susan Larson is the founder and publisher of Susan's Place Transgender Resources. Susan’s Place started in 1995 on the tail end of the BBS... Read more

Could Trump's Election Deniers Overturn the 2024 Election?

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
  In this episode of AMERICAN STANDOFF, host Jacqueline Keeler will take a look at how Trump's candidates are doing and what damage they could do in the 2024 presidential election.  Across battleground states that were decisive in Biden's 2020 win, candidates denying the ... Read more

The best of Flashpoints, UFW Union Pilgrimage

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  We bring you the Best of Flashpoints, as we continue our Drumbeat coverage of the UFW Union Pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento CA.    Released on 08/22/2022       Read more

Howard Zinn on American Exceptionalism

Airs at: Tue, 08/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In classic imperialist style, the U.S. exempts itself from the standards that it applies to others. This is a fundamental tenet of American exceptionalism. International law? Only for designated enemies, not for Washington and its vassals. Obey the master or face the con... Read more

How Stereotypes can Affect Black Children / How Civic Cipher Came to Be

Airs at: Fri, 08/19/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  In the first half of today's episode, we discuss the profound implications that stereotypes can have on BIPOC children and how it can shape their view of the world growing up. We use personal stories to explain how we often learn our place in the world based on prejudice... Read more