Civil Rights/Human Rights

Fall 1-hour Special

Airs at: Tue, 09/20/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents a fall membership drive one-hour edition of Stage & Studio. First up we feature with Alexis Tidwell (Crystal), Johari Nandi Mackey (Chiffon) and Ebony Blake (Ronnette) who make up the dynamic trio chorus in Little Shop of Horrors  at Portland Center Stage.  We... Read more

Lies, and the Concept of a Post Truth World

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Have you dear listener been having trouble believing what you hear or read lately, or wondering why some of our fellow citzens are lapping up  what seems to be impossible and contradictory stories as truth? Well, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters wrote a book, Lies Incorpora... Read more

Indigenous Activist Tom Goldtooth on More Arrests in North Dakota and Excerpts from Greg Palast's New Film

Airs at: Wed, 09/14/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Today on Flashpoints: More arrests in North Dakota in defense of mother Earth. We'll speak with Tom Goldtooth, a Native American environmental activist. And we air excerpts of the documentary film by Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.   Read more

Building a Movement Inside & Outside: Reflections on September 9th

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview national, local and regional organizers from groups like Black Lives Matters, Anarchist Black Cross and the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee about organizing for the September 9, 2016 call for a national prisoner strike. Organizers wi... Read more

North West Intersex Action League; and the housing needs of trans people.

Airs at: Tue, 09/13/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll chat this week with Carrie Cantrell, one of the founders and moderators of the North West Intersex Action League, who works as an activist-at-large through speaking, writing, and community organizing. NWIAL exists to find, support, enrich, and empower people who have ... Read more

Gilli Smyth

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2016 at 10:00pm - Sat, 09/10/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Magical moon witch visionary, humble and powerful poetress, holy mistress, enchanting soul and enveloping spirit, the core of Gong, the half apple, half orange, pineapple, banana dreamer. Endless words cannot describe this woman, a genius on her own terms, who left this co... Read more

Who Owns/Controls the African Body?

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
As long as there have been humans, there has been struggle; however, 2016 has been a year of immense loss, and a new generation of ideological polarization.  Clearly this is purposeful (since those who create the narrative profit off of this polarization).  There are those ... Read more

Steven Hill on "Expand Social Security Now! How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve"

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Steven Hill about his new book "Expand Social Security Now! How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve." He exposes the six biggest myths and lies about Social Security. The myths are 1. Social Security is going bankrupt.... Read more

The Poverty Industry The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Daniel Hatcher, Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore, about his book The Poverty Industry The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens. Government aid doesn’t always go where it’s supposed to. Foster c... Read more

David Downs on "The Medical Marijuana Guidebook—America’s First How-To Guide for Patients and Caregivers"

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Host Doug McVay speaks with journalist and editor David Downs about his new book, "The Medical Marijuana Guidebook—America’s First How-To Guide for Patients and Caregivers. They discuss medical marijuana and answer key questions about the use, legality and varieties of ... Read more