Global Affairs

Veterans & the Criminal Justice System

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
As we honor those who served in the U.S. military this Veterans Day, we also remember those serving time in our jails and prisons.  Oregon has among the highest rates of incarcerated veterans in the nation.  Karen James hosts a special discussion about veterans and the crim... Read more

Ball of Confusion (Election?! Edition)

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Temptations sing: "One, two, one, two, three, four, ow People moving out, people moving in Why, because of the color of their skin Run, run, run but you sure can't hide An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth Vote for me and I'll set you free   Rap on, brother, rap on ... Read more

#BoycottThePhilippines

Airs at: Sun, 10/23/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte went to Beijing for talks this week. The Chinese government had previously declared its support for Duterte's campaign of murder and violence under the guise of a war on drugs. This week, a joint statement from the two governments announ... Read more

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move with Reece Jones

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Reece Jones, a geographer at the University of Hawaii and an expert on international border walls and the refugee crisis, Reece is in Portland to launch his book, Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move, at Powell’s books. Violent... Read more

The Ghosts of Birds by Eliot Weinberger

Airs at: Thu, 11/03/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  A new collection from “one of the world’s great essayists” (The New York Times). The Ghosts of Birds offers thirty-five essays by Eliot Weinberger: the first section of the book continues his linked serial-essay An Elemental Thing, which pulls the reader into “a vortex f... Read more

Election 2016: Syndicated Version

Airs at: Sun, 10/16/2016 at 6:30am
Produced for Beloved Community
This is the syndicated version of the Beloved Community. This is the election episode.   I speak with Laurence Leamer author of The President’s Butler, a fictional account of a billionaire who decides to run for president. Afraid of Trump becoming president?  Well, don’t b... Read more

International Drug Control Policy Reform

Airs at: Sun, 10/16/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On Thursday October 6th, the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, otherwise known as the Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee, met to discuss two resolutions dealing with criminal justice and drug control policy. Representatives from a number of m... Read more

Greg Palast's Election Crimes Bulletin, North Korea Update, Teacher Dismissed for Her Politics, and a Little Bob Dylan

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2016 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Today on Flashpoints: The election crimes bulletin returns with Greg Palast. Then, the saber rattling continues against North Korea, even as the US carries out invasive war games in the south. Also, a Bay Area teacher dismissed because of her political views. And we cele... Read more

Kristina Wong Blends Comedy and Activism in The Wong Street Journal

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
  The Guardian describes Kristina Wong: "A third generation Chinese American originally from San Francisco, Wong...doesn’t just defy Asian stereotypes – she destroys them. Like Hari Kondabolu, Margaret Cho and Russell Peters, Wong’s irreverent critique of mainstream cultu... Read more

Ramiro Ramírez Duarte, Live Music with Ethnic Instrumentation

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2016 at 10:00pm - Sat, 10/15/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
En La Ruleta tendremos un especial con Ramiro Ramírez Duarte ex integrante del grupo La Tribu, grupo escencial e importante dentro de los avances del Etnorock y de sonidos nuevos. Tendrenos el placer de tener a Ramiro Duarte en cabina, quien compartirá música en vivo, así c... Read more