Government/Politics

December 2018 B(A)DNews: Angry Voices From Around The World

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This is episode number 18 (12/2018) of “B(A)D NEWS – Angry Voices From Around The World”, a news program from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios, consisting of short news segments from different parts of the world. This month, you’ll hear:... Read more

Beyond The Usual Suspects

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Doug McVay looks at efforts in Oregon to end racial profiling, and attempts in the Portland metro area to stop using police for "quality of life" enforcement. Read more

Evening News on 12/14/18

Airs at: Fri, 12/14/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
US Senate Votes to Stop Aid to Saudi in Yemen On Thursday the US Senate voted to halt American military support for Saudi Arabia’s devastating Proxy war in Yemen. This resolution was followed by a second almost unanimous vote to condemn the Saudi Crown Prince for the killi... Read more

From Afghanistan with sorrowful results - Ep 29

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2018 at 9:30pm - Mon, 12/17/2018 at 12:00pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
It's been WAY too long since we've done headlines, so we do our best to catch you up.  I break down the current situation in Yemen and discuss some updates, including the American contractors working as mercenaries there while Danny takes us back to the seventeen year old w... Read more

Evening News on 12/12/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Washington Hate Crime Assault Eight suspected white supremacists, including three from Oregon, have been arrested for a violent attack on a black DJ in Washington, which took place in the early hours on Saturday. The seven men and one woman – including Daniel Dorson of Cor... Read more

Light at the End of the Tunnel for Yemen?

Airs at: Fri, 12/14/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  As of Tuesday, December 11th, the Senate is poised to vote on ending US support of the war on Yemen. According to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders: "Tomorrow, I will move to proceed to S.J. Res. 54, the resolution I have offered with Senators Lee and Murphy to end U.S. inv... Read more

Evening News on 12/11/18

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Gun Storage Bill A new bill heading to the Oregon State Legislature next year would tighten storage requirements for gun owners. Titled the Cindy Yuille and Steve Forsyth Act, the bill would require gun owners to store and lock a firearm when it is not in use or when it is... Read more

The End of Policing

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
  Join Theresa Mitchell's weekly look at the news you're not supposed to know and her conversation with Professor Alex S. Vitale.  They'll discuss his book THE END OF POLICING How the police endanger us and why we need to find an alternative: Recent years have seen an exp... Read more

What Will the Election of Bolsonaro Mean for Democracy in Brazil?

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On October 28, the extreme right-wing politician Jair Bolsonaro was elected as Brazil's next President.  Bolsonaro has praised Brazil's 20-year military dictatorship and threatened his political opponents with jail or exile.  Dan Jaffee speaks with Dr. Flavia Braga Vieira a... Read more

Speaking the Truth About the Dead

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Dismayed by the bipartisan praise for George HW Bush following his death on November 30th, Denise Morris weighs the moral imperative not to speak ill of the dead against the importance and responsibility to speak the truth about the deeds of powerful public figures. For mor... Read more