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Fascism and History

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Bill Smaldone about the history of Fascism in Germany and the degree to which curent events may be similar.  They discuss the Nazis' use of parliamentary power to enable authoritarian rule, the exploitation of the Reichstag fire to enact emergency... Read more

DIRECT ACTION: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  As Americans take to the streets in record numbers to resist the presidency of Donald Trump, L.A. Kauffman’s timely, trenchant history of protest offers unique insights into how past movements have won victories in times of crisis and backlash and how they can be most ef... Read more

Trump: "You think our country is so innocent?"

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  "There are a lot of killers. We have a lot of killers," Trump said. "Well, you think our country is so innocent?"   From the Guardian: Forty years after the murder of the Congolese independence leader Patrice Lumumba, evidence has emerged in Washington that President ... Read more

Black History Month Women

Airs at: Tue, 02/14/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Join Dmae for a one-hour membership drive Black History Month special focusing on three Portland productions about or by strong women. First off we'll visit with three actors from In the Blood by noted African-American playwright Suzan-Lori Parks produced by Portland Act... Read more

Anarquismo, Insane Music for Insane People #19, Agog

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 10:00pm - Sat, 02/11/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Join us this Friday evening continuing our membership drive to listen to more Insane Music for Insane People from the Belgium Label Insane, as well as the recording Anarquismo, which includes pieces by the band Antorcha (Las Antorchas), and much more! Read more

Michelle Alexander: Race & Caste in the U.S.

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Michelle Alexander is a highly acclaimed civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar. As an associate professor of law at Stanford Law School, she directed the Civil Rights Clinics and pursued a research agenda focused on the intersection of race and criminal justic... Read more

Susan Quinn author of Elanor and Hick

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Deeply researched and told with great warmth, Eleanor and Hick is a vivid portrait of love and a revealing look at how an unlikely romance influenced some of the most consequential years in American history. In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roose... Read more

Michael Eric Dyson in Portland with his Sermon for White America

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Michael Eric Dyson is an academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of Sociology at Georgetown University.  Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored or edited... Read more

Getting Smart: Bikes in Culture

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
Since their birth in the early decades of the 19th century bicycles have captured the imaginations of artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers. H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, Simone de Beauvoir, Samuel Beckett, Naguib Mahfouz, Iris Murdoch, Charlie Chaplin, and Stephen King are ... Read more

Beyond Vietnam: Martin Luther King Jr

Airs at: Tue, 01/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Martin Luther King Jr.’s charismatic “I Have a Dream” speech is emblazoned in our historical memories. But another address to a much smaller audience on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York is no less significant. There King demonstrated his deep understanding o... Read more