Immigration

The History of Mexican - U.S. Relations

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris discusses the history of the relationship between Mexico and the U.S. in celebration of the birthday of the late leader Cesar Chavez.  Joe will talk about the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the "Zoot Suit" riots of  1943, the Pachucos,... Read more

Wednesday, April First, 2009

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, April First, 2009. ------------------------ Come join The Sister Circle, a Support Group for Women of Color in Higher Education that meets every other Wednesday in the Women's Resour... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 03/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz ... Read more

Short Story: "The Twins"

Airs at: Sun, 03/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Luz María Gordillo is back with another  of her short stories about the Mexican immigrant experience.  This one, "The Twins," is about the importance of family ties across borders.    Read more

More Talk Radio on 03/01/09

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with activist and writer Randy Shaw, author of "Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century." Shaw will discuss the UFW's impact and its influence on recent labor organizing, the immi... Read more

Entrevista sobre Papers, The Movie

Airs at: Thu, 02/19/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Buscando America
José Manuel es un joven productor en "Papers", el documental que está en preparación y que trata de la historia de jóvenes sin papeles y los retos que enfrentan cuando cumplen 18 años y pierden su estatus legal.  Junto a Dunetchka Otero-Serrano, productora asistente de la c... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 23, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 02/22/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this program about human costs and human needs in these tough economic times.  How can essential public services be funded in Oregon?  How can immigrant workers be protected from draconian laws enforced by states like Arizona?  And how can home foreclosures... Read more

Immigration Law in Arizona

Airs at: Sun, 02/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The notorious humiliation of immigrant workers by Sherrif Joe Apaio in Arizona's Maricopa County is only part of the story of how local law enforcement is being given increased power to enforce federal immigration law.  The Old Mole's Denise Morris tallks with Elena Machuca... Read more

Gran Torino film - critical discussion and interview with star Bee Vang

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
In February, APA Compass critically discussed the Clint Eastwood folk Gran Torino, which features Eastwood as a cranky old veteran living in a neighborhood with an influx of Hmong immigrant neighbors. Aslo, an interview with one of the film's stars, Hmong actor Bee Vang. Read more