Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Preference: queer experience, survival, and passion.

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Photojournalist Kristin Lyseggen profiles nine current and former inmates in “The Women of San Quentin: Soul Murder of Transgender Women in Male Prisons.”  She and Daniella Tavake, one of those profiled in the book, share intimate parts of their stories with host Eric Janse... Read more

Explaining Universal Basic Income

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement reads Peter Frase's case against the assumption of wage-labor in both capitalism and market-socialist visions of a fucture economy. Frase argues for a universal basic income, explaining why it would more directly address the problems with wage-labor, make it mor... Read more

Intersex Activism

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Last week, Bill Resnick and Carrie Cantrell talked about Carrie’s experience from birth as an Intersex person, how after being deceived for many years and undergoing a lot of pain, she discovered the truth about herself, and found commitment and peace in social activism. Sh... Read more

Richard Wolff: Trumponomics

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and currently a visiting professor at the New School in New York. The New York Times calls him “America’s most prominent Marxist economist.” He is the author of numerous books ... Read more

The Dream Under Siege

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
53 years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his famous speech, "I Have A Dream."  What has happened to the dream of a Beloved Community?   Host John Shuck speaks with three activists who have a proven track record on social change about King's dream and how it ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 9, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will host this episode of the Old Mole, and we will hear -- Carrie Cantrell and Bill Resnick continue their discussion, focusing today on how recognizing sexual minorities challenges the authority and hierarchy of capitalist society. Joe Clement read... Read more

Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Obama Break with Netanyahu's Settler Expansion Too Little, Too Late; Trump and his Cabinet Nominees Pose a Grave Threat to Civil Liberties; Rising ocean temperatures due to climate change are bleaching & killing many of Earths vital coral reefs. Featuring Richard Silver... Read more

The Assassination of Sister Maura

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Sister Maura Clarke, a Catholic nun and three other women were assassinated by the El Salvadoran government in December 1980. This was a government supported by the United States. What did Sister Maura do that resulted in her violent death? Under the context of Vatican II, ... Read more

Are Local Law Enforcement Agencies Closing Ranks?

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  JoAnn discusses a proposal to combine the Multnomah County Sheriffs and Portland Police Bureau under the authority of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office.  She'll review the report on Multnomah County Jails that came out late last year.  Also a discussion of the last t... Read more

Seeking Peace on Earth: A PEACE TALKS RADIO Special

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Water World
  Water World is off....instead we present Peace Talks Radio's annual compendium of highlights from the past year's programs including reducing political polarization, the neuroscience of peacemaking, how meditative practices help school kids, the humanitarian work of Doct... Read more