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An Indigenous Economic Model: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative. Chief Seattle was a Susquamish chief in what... Read more

Conflict is Not Abuse, on Preference Radio, March 14th

Airs at: Tue, 03/14/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
.   In 2016, author Sarah Schulman released her book 'Conflict is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair,' in which she attempts to re-work understandings of the difference between conflict and abuse, and how communities should be ca... Read more

Hot Topics

Airs at: Sun, 03/12/2017 at 12:00pm - Sun, 03/19/2017 at 12:00pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
Jeff Sessions lying to Congress under oath!  Oscars 2017 breakdown.  Can men get "the baby blues"?  Join us as we discuss these topics and more. Read more

Unlocking Measure 57

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James interviews Julia Yoshimoto, an attorney with Oregon Justice Resource Center, about her new report, Unlocking Measure 57, which explains how the development of Oregon criminal laws over the last few decades has widened the net of defendants who receive manda... Read more

Left of Center a Podcast

Airs at: Fri, 03/10/2017 at 5:00pm - Sat, 03/10/2018 at 5:00pm
Produced for Left of Center
With the critical issues we're faced with today it's difficult to know which crisis do we attact first? Each has there individual merit, each requires a resolve to press forward and sometimes at tthe end of the day, we ask ourselves if anyone is listening, are we making an ... Read more

Left of Center a Podcast

Airs at: Fri, 03/10/2017 at 12:00pm - Sun, 12/10/2017 at 12:00pm
Our voices are quickly but quietly being heard but we cannot stop. We must urge our representatives in Washington to fight vigorously to oppose HR 610, a bill that would set in motion the destruction of our public  school system around the country. This bill would also rest... Read more

Living in the Maelstrom of the First 100 Days

Airs at: Fri, 03/10/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Just before the inauguration, we were able to talk with Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America. During the interview, she suggested that it would be important for people to keep truth diaries, so we will notice when goalposts get moved, and have ... Read more

Advocacy Groups Demand Feds Investigate Muslim Teen's Death

Airs at: Tue, 03/07/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
The unsolved death of Muslim teenager Ben Keita in Lake Stevens, Washington, has advocacy groups demanding a full federal investigation. KBOO reporter Sam Bouman spoke to Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of the Seattle office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Measure on May Ballot

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A group in Lincoln County, Oregon, has put a measure on the May ballot that would ban aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. Lincoln County Community Rights wrote Measure 21-177, which also includes language reinforcing the rights of the community—that is, Lincoln Co... Read more

"ICE Out of Oregon" Rally

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, March 6, people representing Portland’s and Woodburn’s immigrant communities rallied outside of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. KBOO Reporter Canaan Schlesinger has the story, with additional reporting by Pu Epstein.. Read more