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Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment

Airs at: Thu, 07/20/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Policing the Black Man explores and critiques the many ways the criminal justice system impacts the lives of African American boys and men at every stage of the criminal process, from arrest through sentencing.  Essays range from an explication of the historical roots of... Read more

Conspiracy & Class Power: Michael Parenti

Airs at: Tue, 07/18/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Class and power are closely correlated, That societies have a ruling class is derided as passe Marxist rhetoric. But to deny its existence is folly. Class can be measured by one’s income and savings, and ownership of stocks, bonds and property. Power is more difficult to... Read more

Where's [Peter] Waldo?

Airs at: Fri, 07/14/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
Paul Roland is host of KBOO’s Wednesday Talk Radio and Rise When the Rooster Crows folk music show (1st and 3rd Thursdays).  After studying philosophy at Wesleyan University (CT), he made his way to the West Coast in 1985, ending up in Portland.  Paul got involved with Eart... Read more

A Conversation with Dr. Fink of The Revolution!!!

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2017 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
As we round out the final year of our program (in its current incarnation) we were met with a wonderful surprise, thanks to fellow KBOO host Diablo, of The Sacred Circle "TEMENOS" (p.s. His show is on Thursday nights/Friday morning at 12 am).  He is one of the biggest appre... Read more

Activists Say No New Korean War, No Old Korean War and No THAAD Missile System

Airs at: Wed, 07/12/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On this show, we hear voices of Koreans, Korean Americans and anti-war activists who say no new war on the Korean Peninsula, a final end to the old Korean war that is officially still going on, and no deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, which critics say is r... Read more

Yellow Terror: The Collections and Paintings Of Roger Shimomura

Airs at: Tue, 07/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
  Eric Bartels speaks to artist Roger Shimomura. In his signature Pop Art style, Shimomura's paintings uncover and challenge the role of the media and material culture to define the American norm while establishing the perpetual Other. The exhibition features five of Shim... Read more

Cornel West: The Radical Democratic Tradition

Airs at: Tue, 07/11/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Recorded in Portland, OR on October 27, 1995. Throughout history there have been individuals who have challenged conventional wisdom and have stretched societal limits. Collectively they constitute the radical democratic tradition. A sterling example of this lineage is ... Read more

Stopping Fascism: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Tue, 07/04/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Recorded at the Aladdin Theater, Chris Hedges visited Portland and spoke as a guest of KBOO community radio. Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for Truthdig.org ... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 5

Airs at: Wed, 07/05/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
  July 5, 2017 On today's show:   Trackers Earth offers adult & youth outdoor programs.   Their co-founder, Molly Deis, joined contributors Tave Fasce Drake and Brian Delaney in the studio for a discussion of nature skills, the connection between literature and learn... Read more

On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nation's Capital

Airs at: Fri, 06/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
  This packed show is all about resisting the normalization of war abroad and at home, resisting the idea that militarism, police terror and hate crimes will accepted as part of a new hyper reality. We hear voices from among the hundreds that gathered in DC for a vigil for... Read more