Civil Rights/Human Rights

Black Lives Matter to Jobs with Justice

Airs at: Fri, 06/03/2016 at 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Dr. Melina Abdullah, Los Angeles based activist and academic, founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, addresses the Portland Jobs with Justice 25 year celebration, June 3, 2016 Read more

Chemical Crucifixion Grainne Humphry

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
  Could a young man's overwhelming visions of Christ and apocalypse be a creative response to life trauma, rather than signs of paranoid schizophrenia? Does madness unfold differently depending on whether it is supported - or feared? Irish activist and punk musician Grain... Read more

Jim Hill, author of The New N Word: The White Middle Class

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty interviews Jim Hill, former Oregon State Treasurer and author of the The New N Word: The White Middle Class. Read more

Ilan Pappe on "Why is Palestine Still the Issue"

Airs at: Fri, 05/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
On today's program, we feature a talk given on May 3rd, 2016 by Israeli scholar Ilan Pappe, at Evergreen State University in Olympia Washington. The topic of this talk is "Why is Palestine Still the Issue". Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear these segments: • Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States. • Frann Michel discusses the history of Vanport, the need for public hou... Read more

Amnesty Int'l and Refugees

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States.   Read more

Joseph T. Reiff, Born of Conviction

Airs at: Sun, 05/22/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
On September 29th, 1962, Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett spoke before a halftime crowd at a University of Mississippi football game.  He said he loved Mississippi's heritage.   This compelled him to personally block African-American James Meredith from enrolling at Ole Mi... Read more

A Shared Sentence: Children of Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Laura Speer, associate director for Policy Reform Advocacy at the Annie E Casey Foundation, the nation’s leading organization for the overall well-being of children. Over 5 million children nationwide have had an incarcerated parent. The loss of a par... Read more

Century Of Lies for May 22 2016

Airs at: Sun, 05/22/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: we speak with author and journalist Maia Szalavitz about addiction, overdose, and her new book Unbroken Brain; plus we talk about criminal justice with death row DNA exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth. Read more

Dan Barker, God the Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction

Airs at: Sun, 05/08/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
America’s leading atheist, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and co-host of Freethought Radio, Dan Barker, talks about his latest book, God the Most Unpleasant Character in All Fiction (audiobook)   The roots of the book go to Richard Dawkins’ famous... Read more