History

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Inside Armenia: Anna Shahnazaryan

Airs at: Tue, 03/06/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Land-locked Armenia has had a long history but as a nation state it is rather new. Armenia declared its independence from the USSR in 1991. Left with a legacy of 70 years of Soviet rule, corruption is rampant. The adoption of neoliberalism by elites, as in other countrie... Read more

Candy Brings Plenty

Airs at: Fri, 02/23/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
An interview by host Leidi Monte with local indigenous rights activist, Candi Brings Plenty. Candi organizes for the Two Spirit Nation, a term to represent queer-identified people from the Native community. Last month, she orchestrated Portland’s first ever indigenous womxn... Read more

Per v. Graham

Airs at: Thu, 03/01/2018 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Per dives back in to the seemingly endless Russia-gate plus he recounts his run in with the late Billy Graham. Read more

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Today Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Jeffrey C. Stewart, professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of the bookThe New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke.In his book, professorStewart offers a splendidbiography of the eni... Read more

Old Mole History and KBOO

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
KBOO'S Volunteer Coordinator Ani Haines invites us all to visit KBOO's Kickstarter page to see a video about the station and its plans for the future. Denise Morris relates some history of the Old Mole Variety Hour and how she became part of the Old Mole collective.  Read more

An Indigenous People's History: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The history of the U.S. is one of settler colonialism. The state was established on the basis of white male supremacy, slavery, land theft and genocide. “From sea to shining sea” the Native nations were decimated and dispossessed. The survivors herded into concentration ... Read more

Black Panther: The Real Africa and the Fantasy Africa

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  On today's show, news and topics about real Africa - and about the fantasy Africa on the big screen. The 60th Anniversary of the All-African People's Conference was JUST celebrated around the world. Gerald Horne is back from the Pan-African Film Festival in Los Angeles. ... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 02/25/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Host Liz Schwartz interviews Ladino singer/songwriter Sarah Aroeste live. Aroeste is one of the few Jewish artists working today who writes original songs in Ladino, the Judeo-Spanish dialect spoken by Jews in Spain, after they were expelled from that country in 1492. Inspi... Read more

Press**Watch: News you're not supposed to know

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Today we'll be looking at some of the great accomplishments of USA society, like soreading anthrax through beetles that children are likely to handle, conducting interrogations purely for the sake of terror, villages in order to save them, dropping out of the wimpiest possi... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin on censorship, creativity, and pornography

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Renowned author Ursula K. Le Guin was known for more than just her books in fantasy and science fiction, she was also a critical voice of the literary world. Her insights into the publishing industry and censorship are shared here in a 1988 talk recorded at the Northwest... Read more