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Positively Revolting on 01/27/17

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
The new regime has had quite a busy week.  Ani and Lyn review some of what they've been doing, and some of what the people have been doing in response.  And even as the world is certainly on fire, we must remember to take care of ourselves and each other.  How do we work w... Read more

Douglas Choi of PUGS; The Slants go to the Supreme Court

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
  This month we're feeling the effects of living in Trumpland so we're bringing you interviews that inspire us to reach out and speak out for our community. First, producer Tabitha Teo speaks with Portland Underground Grad School (PUGS) founder, Douglas Tsoi. They talk abo... Read more

Letter to Trump: 1/25

Resident Trump: Today is your third working day in office, and you are taking incredible and unprecedented steps to consolidate power, stifle dissent and free discourse, and exclude those you consider “the other”. You have taken steps to stop immigration – putting a freeze... Read more

RISE UP!

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  RISE UP! Songs and Sounds and to help strengthen our resolve to rise up and resist . . .   Take action now! There are 21 months to mid-term elections. Let’s get cracking! What to Do This Week of Jan 22, 2017 Action Checklist for Americans of Conscience https://docs.goo... Read more

Letter to Trump: 1/23/17

1/23/17 Resident Trump: So, it begins. Your first order of business, after a press “conference” to issue a false statement claiming that more people attended your inauguration than Barack Obama’s two inaugurations (patently and demonstrably false), is to provoke a new war... Read more

Emma Lugo interviews Mara Taylor

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Dr. Mara "Coach" Taylor is a leader in prison reform, recognized by the United Nations and social justice organizations all over the globe for her work to help incarcerated people.  She has been creating support systems for prisoners since 2002, using methods that give inca... Read more

Protests, Parades and Police: Gregory McKelvey on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The week that saw Donald Trump inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States also saw a flurry of worldwide protests.  Portland was no exception as two distinct public actions saw very different reactions from city officials and police.  The Women's March on Por... Read more

Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  We welcome three directors of short films chosen to premiere at the 40th annual Portland International Film Festival.  Vu Pham is the creator of the sci-fi noir mashup The Cutting Shadow, Rollyn Stafford directed the modern comedy of manners Your Move, and Jan Haaken's l... Read more

Lunar New Year with Portland Asians4BlackLives

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
It's Lunar New Year week and Portland Asians4BlackLives are marking the holiday by hosting a series of events for the Asian and Asian-American community. In a time of year that sees families and communities celebrating a time of togetherness, Portland Asians4BlackLives is a... Read more

The Dream Under Siege

Airs at: Wed, 01/25/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
On Tuesday, January 17th two Portland activists, Jo Ann Hardesty and Ibrahim Mubarak, spoke to five Beaverton congregations about racism.  The presentation was entitled, “The Dream Under Siege:  A Community Forum On Racism.” It was held at Southminster Presbyterian Church i... Read more