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Decriminalization of gay sex in India and it's effects on South Asian LGBTQs in the U.S.

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month, APA Compass tackled the topic of homeland politics and how it effects Asian Pacific Americans. To look at it through a very specific issue, APA Compass member Priya Kandaswamy spoke to Dr. Svati Shah and author Minal Hajratwala about the recent decriminalization... Read more

What is the meaning of home? An audio postcard

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Recently, APA Compass took a trip to a local Asian mall to talk to local community members about their ideas about home, homeland politics and maintaining those connections. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vj_pdx/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Read more

I Am Asian American by students from Lane County's Rites of Passage

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Last month we had a chance to meet students from the Pan Asian Rites of Passage program in Lane County, OR. During this month's program, APA Compass aired the audio from the video I Am Asian American by Jia Ming Chen & Eugenia. This is the audio we played. Click here for t... Read more

The July 20 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Hosted by Frann Michel (pictured here), this program deals with Israel-Palestine, a better way to think about taxes, a movie about walled-in globalization, and why the Democrats are not doing what we elected them to do.     For information about our theme music and our gr... Read more

Movie Moles: "Sleep Dealer"

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
   A world in which people are divided by walls but their labor and imaginations are globally linked -- that's the dark vision of Alex Rivera's film Sleep Dealer,  opening on Friday, 7/24 at the Hollywood Theater in Portland.  Movie Moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel tel... Read more

Portland Central American Solidarity Committee

Airs at: Tue, 07/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 This morning on Guest Host Trillium Shannon speaks with members of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC), about the history of solidarity work, current events and trends in Latin America, and how local communities are responding.  Live, in the studio w... Read more

A "Juneteenth" rememberance: confronting racism in Oregon

June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more

Community Calendar Tues June 16 2009

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 16 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 16 2009 The National Lawyers Guild, the ACLU of Oregon and the the Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society are sponsoring an evening seminar entitled "Civil L... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/20/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers tha... Read more

Race and Recession

  The current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structur... Read more