Civil Rights/Human Rights

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Queer Politics and Survival: present, past, and....?

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Snapshots of queer struggles for dignity and safety, in America: We'll hear a series of audio pieces by Jason T. Ingram, a Portland area artist and musician who stared down religious conservatism in the harshest possible way - by attending gay conversion therapy, in the Sou... Read more

Penpa Tsering on Political Perspectives

Airs at: Wed, 12/14/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and a Sikyong 2016 candidate, Penpa Tsering, has been appointed as the new Representative for the Office of Tibet in Washington, DC.  The Office of Tibet in the United States was established in 1964 to raise the issue of Tibet a... Read more

Psychoanalysis, Psychology, and Politics

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Lynne Layton about psychoanalytic activism and a group within the American Psychological Association engaged in resistances to the U.S. military and state power. They talk about psychoanalysts involved in exposing the role of miltiary psychologists in ... Read more

Alternative Radio: Smoke, Fumes & Big Oil

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Wenonah Hauter is the founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy and environmental issues. She served as Director of Public Citizen’s Energy and Environment Program. She is the author of Frackopoly: The Battle ... Read more

Vision and Vigilance Candlelight Vigil

    There will be a Candlelight Vision and Vigilance at the Japanese American Historical Plaza​ here in Portland, on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 4 - 5 PM. A stance for solidarity and support against bigotry - and in opposition to the creation of a Muslim registry. It is sponsore... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will host this episode and we will hear: Civil rights attorney Ashlee Albies will talk with Bill Resnick about what her organization The National Lawyers' Guild will be dealing with in the Trump era. Jan Haaken interviews psychoanalyst Lynne Layton ab... Read more

Youth Program at Oregon State Penitentiary

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Uhuru Sasa Cultural Club conducts the Young World Youth Panel for youth at the Oregon State Penitentiary. These adults in custody desire to help youth who may be struggling with the same issues they once faced and to share their experiences of being removed from society... Read more

The Cultural Legacy of the Black Panther Party

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Fifty years ago, the United States was in a period of tremendous social upheaval and cultural change. The Civil Rights Movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King had resulted in new federal legislation outlawing discriminatory laws, but police brutality and economic inequali... Read more

FLASHPOINTS with Dennis Bernstein

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: Will the South Korean parliament vote to impeach their president: we'll have a special update with Flashpoints regional correspondent Kay Jay Noh: then we spend the rest of the hour hearing some free speech from activist Medea Benjamin. Read more

ReConnecting with Barbara Ford

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Please join us as we talk with local visionary, activist, and artist Barbara Ford.  We are focusing our discussion this morning on the importance of reconnecting to our own hearts, to spirit and to each other and the world at a time when we are fractured by horrific events... Read more