Immigration

Civil Liberties Watch: Violations at NW Immigrant Detention Center

Airs at: Sun, 07/20/2008 at 5:00pm
The Seattle University School of Law and the non-profit One America relaease reportor on Human Rights violations found at The Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma Washington. The report follows an eight month study on the 1,000 detainnee facility used to hold people awaitin... Read more

Interview with Ronault LS Catalani (Polo)

Airs at: Tue, 07/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Ronault LS Catalani (Polo), community lawyer and Asian Reporter columnist, shares a Talking Story and asks that we cease arguing about what immigrants want/need and shift the focus to what America sorely needs from Immigrants--their social, cultural and spiritual capital.  ... Read more

Highlights from past APA Compass programs

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Our special new year edition includes excerpts and highlights from past APA Compass programs. A great sampling of the range of topics and guests that we cover, including interviews, roundtable discussions, audio postcards, Angry APA Minute and many more. Read more

Latinos in US Pop Music

Airs at: Sun, 07/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Michelle Habell-Pallan about how Latina and Chicana music has influenced Rock 'n Roll and other popular music, not only in the US but in Europe. Habell-Pallan is the author of "Loca Motion: The Travels of Latina Popular Culture." We hear a seg... Read more

Patriotism Versus Nationalism

Airs at: Mon, 07/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Abe Proctor goes solo today, leading a discussion on Patriotism versus Nationalism, plus whatever else our callers bring to the table. Read more

Adelina Anthony

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Adelina Anthony is a Xicana-Indigena lesbian multi-disciplinary artist who has won many awards for her work addressing colonization, feminism, trauma, memory, gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, in/migration, health, land/environment, and other issues affecting the lesbian/... Read more

Portland's Haitian Community

Airs at: Thu, 06/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Kayse Jama and Leigh Anne Kranz interview Judith Gelin of Portland's Society for Haitian Arts and Culture. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 9, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today's show features, for the second time, the music of Portland band Pink Martini and concludes with a discussion of the implicit politics of their work.   Also discussed on the show are world hunger and the cost of food, the relations between being queer and being an imm... Read more

Immigration and LGBT

Airs at: Mon, 06/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Today's Well-read Red is Frann Michel's discussion of the relations between  queer and immigrant groups.  There are more  connections that you might have guessed, as they face parallel and overlapping obstacles.  One writer recommends as a principle governing the treatment ... Read more

ICE Raids and Community Resistance

Airs at: Wed, 06/04/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
On June 12th, 2007, as workers at the Del Monte processing plant in North Portland, neared the end of their work shift, agents from the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE, raided the plant, detaining 167 people, separating families, ... Read more