Indigenous

Portland Tibetan youth congress hunger strike

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Friday, March 13, 2009 Tomorrow is the anniversary of China’s crackdown on peaceful protesters in Tibet. Portland’s chapter of the Tibetan Youth Congress is marking the day with a Hunger strike and vigil at Pioneer square. Tibetan Youth Congress chapters across North America... Read more

NAYA student Jolynn Interviews Her Sister

Airs at: Tue, 02/24/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Underground
NAYA Student Jolynn Bigmedicine interviews her sister Chelsea about the Crow Reservation in Montana Read more

Native American Youth Association

Airs at: Tue, 01/27/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Underground
Part Two of an informational roundtable of kids from NAYA, The Native American Youth Association. www.nayapdx.org Read more

Day 20 of Israel's attack on Gaza (includes report on disruption of Tzipi Livni's press conference)

Airs at: Thu, 01/15/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A total of 45 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza on Friday; bringing the number of Palestinians killed in the ongoing Israeli offensive to one thousand, one hundred sixty seven, including three hundred seventy children and eighty five women. At least 5200, i... Read more

Hawaiian Sovereignty

Airs at: Wed, 01/07/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Queen Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands. She was deposed by opposition forces who called themselves the Committee of Safety,  with the help of the U.S. Marines. On January 17, 1893, Queen lileo kulani  yielded her authority: . . . Now to avo... Read more

Leonardo Cerda

Airs at: Mon, 11/24/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Leonardo Cerda is an Ecuadorian youth climate, energy and sustainability activist. He is part of an organization called FAOICIN that is running a campaign to promote sustainable projects as an alternative for communities, associations, and other indigenous social actors t... Read more

The new poll tax

The great Rachel Maddow on the modern poll tax: (still working on embedding video. Watch it anyway, foo!) (H/T, Pandagon) -A   Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 13, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This  program, hosted by Tom  Becker, deals with better ways to repair the economy, making Portland  Sweat Free  (no purchases of city uniforms produced  by sweatshop labor), the  Winter Soldier Project in Portland where Iraq veterans testify about the impact of the war on ... Read more

Who Was Columbus?

Airs at: Sun, 10/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In commemoration of Columbus Day, Tom Becker unearths the  history of what the great navigator actually did in the Americas.  Read more

Disappearing Rice Paddies

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Special Labor Day Documentary: Disappearing Rice PaddiesHalf the world's population depends on rice for their staple food, and it is one of the most politically sensitive of agricultural commodities. In South-East Asia, where people have farmed rice paddies for thousands of... Read more