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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

Drawn to Berlin - Ali Fitzgerald

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Celebrate Words and Pictures' 15th anniversary on the air with a visit from Drawn to Berlin author Ali Fitgerald! Drawn to Berlin follows Ali's encounters with Syrian youth, as she teaches comics workshops at a makeshift refugee center in Germany and hears personal stor... Read more

Is China Destined to Become the New World Hegemon?

Airs at: Mon, 12/10/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the first of a three part interview Bill Resnick interviews China scholar Richard Smith on how China became a world economic and political power, able to challenge U.S. world supremacy, and thus fulfill its historical destiny as they see it--to lead the world.  For more,... Read more

Matthew Cardinale, candidate for Atlanta City Council; Alyssa Pariah on Trump's attack on trans people; Sasha Buchert, esq.

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Affordable housing advocate, and former Portlander, Matthew Charles Cardinale is running for Atlanta City Council, in a March special election. Let's talk with Matthew about housing, queerness, politics, and the future.  "How can we actually end trans oppression?" We'll lis... Read more

The Politics of Hate: Arjun Singh Sethi

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  There is a stench in the air. Hate is out in the open. The number of hate crimes has dramatically escalated in the last couple of years. Recall Dylann Roof who killed nine in an African-American church in South Carolina or Gregory Bush who murdered two black shoppers in ... Read more