Military/Veterans

Trans People Are Not Burdens

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel discusses Trump's Trans Tweets, the role of gender in the right-wing imaginary, and the divided responses from left and liberal commenters.   Information also drawn from Political Research, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, and Dean Spade. See also Katherine Cr... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for July 31, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This week on the Old Mole Variety Hour, Thom Becker hosts and we hear these segments: Arthur Stamoulis, director of the national Citizens Trade Campaign, discusses trade policy. Frann Michel on Trump's tweets on Trans people & the military.    Thom reads about "A Futur... Read more

American War by Omar El Akkad

Airs at: Thu, 07/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself. Sarat Chestnut, born... Read more

Project Censored interviews Mnar Muhawesh

Airs at: Wed, 07/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Mnar Muhawesh is the guest for the first half of the show; she explains her goals for Mint Press News, as well as her experience of being a Muslim woman doing journalism in the U.S. Later in the program, the three hosts have a panel discussion covering, among other topic... Read more

Activists Say No New Korean War, No Old Korean War and No THAAD Missile System

Airs at: Wed, 07/12/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On this show, we hear voices of Koreans, Korean Americans and anti-war activists who say no new war on the Korean Peninsula, a final end to the old Korean war that is officially still going on, and no deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, which critics say is r... Read more

On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nation's Capital

Airs at: Fri, 06/30/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
  This packed show is all about resisting the normalization of war abroad and at home, resisting the idea that militarism, police terror and hate crimes will accepted as part of a new hyper reality. We hear voices from among the hundreds that gathered in DC for a vigil for... Read more

Munitions Used by Local Cops on June 4

Airs at: Thu, 06/22/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
On June fourth, Portland Police and other law enforcement agencies swept hundreds of protesters out of Chapman Square in Downtown Portland. The protesters were there to counter a right-wing rally in Terry Schrunk Plaza. KBOO has been reporting on the clearance and its after... Read more

Full Audio--Forum on Outcomes of Portland Police-DOJ Settlement

Produced for Evening News
This is the full audio from the June 14, 2017 Community Forum on the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison (COCL) Outcomes Report, which evaluated the effects of PPB's compliance with the 2012 Department of Justice-City of Portland settlement agreement. DOJ found that PPB sh... Read more

Community Forum on Outcomes of Police-DoJ Settlement

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
Last night, June 14, 2017, community stakeholders met at Maranatha Church in NE Portland for a forum on the Outcomes Report issued by the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison (COCL). The report, available here, is the third of its kind since a settlement was reached between... Read more

Former Army and Air Force Veteran Speaks about Drone Warfare Program

Airs at: Fri, 06/16/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Marvin and Angie interview Army and Air Force veteran Lisa Ling, who worked within the US's drone program. She was featured in the new documentary "National Bird," a film by Sonia Kennebeck. The documentary is available now on Netflix. http://nationalbirdfilm.com Read more