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Concert for the Sun, Mirror of Day and Night

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
  The Concert for the Sun, Mirror for Day and Night, was a music event at the Main Temple in Tenochtitlán, Mexico City, on Thursday July 11th 1991, to celebrate the Solar Eclipse at the Templo Mayor. It was played during the eclipse itself, musicians included Armando Velasc... Read more

Report: Portland Police Training Pulls Punches When It Comes to De-Escalation

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
On Tuesday, KBOO reported on a report released October 3 by the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison (COCL), the body tasked with assessing the city's compliance with the terms of a settlement reached with the US Department of Justice. The settlement was reached after the ... Read more

100 years of October, 36 years of Reds

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker offers a reading from Nikos Kazantzakis about the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. Then Movie Moles Joe Clement and Jan Haaken discuss the 1981 film Reds, directed by Warren Beatty, which focuses on the story of American journalists John Reed and Louise Bryant as ... Read more

Citizens Respond to Latest COCL Report on Police Reform

Airs at: Tue, 10/17/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
The Compliance Officer and Community Liaison (COCL) is the body tasked with independently assessing the city's compliance with a 2012 Settlement with the US Department of Justice. The settlement (pdf) was reached after years of community agitation over excessive force by po... Read more

MSF "Forced from Home" Exhibition Starts Today in Pioneer Square

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Starting today and running through October 22, the international medical aid group Medicins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will be holding a free, interactive outdoor exhibition in Pioneer Courthouse Square called "Forced from Home," which invites you to see ... Read more

Russia-Gate Refuses to Die: Robert Parry

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Per welcomes Robert Parry to discuss the zombie-like reanimation of claims that Russia hacked the vote.  Robert Parry is an American investigative journalist best known for his role in covering the Iran-Contra affair for the Associated Press (AP) and Newsweek, including ... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban in Court

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
In May, voters in Lincoln County, Oregon, which stretches along the coast from Lincoln City to Yachats, approved a measure banning the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. The new ordinance was almost immediately the subject of a lawsuit brought against the county... Read more

Villages Northwest and Oregon's Military History

Airs at: Fri, 10/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
Oregon’s military heritage goes back thousands of years, including native people’s warrior traditions. Most of the cultures in this region were relatively peaceful, even welcoming visiting strangers, such as the Lewis and Clark overland Army expedition in 1805–1806. Then, o... Read more

Language Is Life, Land is Sacred

Airs at: Wed, 10/18/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Making Contact's Community Storytelling Fellow Vincent Medina is a Chochenyo Ohlone Native American who is a part of a young generation working to revitalize the Chochenyo language for future generations. Making Contact's Community Storytelling Fellow Isabella Zizi is a ... Read more

Jeff Chang: We Gon' Be Alright

Airs at: Wed, 10/18/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  From almost every kind of responsibility and tie from engagement and from faith. So the artist--our task is to move ourselves and the rest of us in the opposite direction. Toward more engagement, towards stronger ethics, toward a social that's open and inclusive to all ... Read more