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Community Oversight Advisory Board: It's Vision and mission
"In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now," with Benjamin Hedin
 

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A Conversation with Members of the Community Oversight Advisory Board

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Mon, 08/31/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Community Oversight Advisory Board: It's Vision and mission
The Community Oversight Advisory Committee (COAB) is charged with monitoring the implementation of the City of Portland’s settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice. Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod review the vision and mission of this committee with Kathleen Sadaat, Compliance Officer/Community Liaison Team Facilitator; Amy Ruiz, project manager of COAB; and Roger "Jimi" Johnson, member of COAB.

Ending Systematic Discrimination in the Justice System

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Mon, 08/24/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Ending Systematic Discrimination in the Justice System

Guest host Doug McVay speaks with Bobbin Singh, Executive Director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center. The Oregon Justice Resource Center's mission is to dismantle systemic discrimination in the administration of justice by promoting civil rights and enhancing the quality of legal representation for traditionally underserved communities. We do this by providing legal services to our clients and also by educating the community on criminal justice issues, collaborating with others to change and improve the system and training law students.

More Talk Radio on 08/17/15

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Mon, 08/17/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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More Talk Radio on 08/10/15

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Mon, 08/10/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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70 Years After Hiroshima & Nagasaki: The Ever-Present Nuclear Threat

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Mon, 08/03/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a nuclear free world
Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Sean Tenney, Associate Director of Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility  (PSR), and performing artist Chisao Hata about the importance of remembering the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a nuclear free world.

Oregon PSR and partner organizations invite the public to participate in "70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Ever-Present Nuclear Threat" on Thursday, August 6th, 2015 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Japanese American Historical Plaza (Waterfront Park at NW Naito Parkway and Couch Street in Portland).

Race and Reconciliation

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Mon, 07/27/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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How communities heal from a history of racial violence and oppression.
Celeste and Cecil speak with Sarah Van Gelder, editor of Yes! Magazine and writer Fania Davis.  Fania Davis is the author of "Truth and Reconciliation at Work: How These Commissions Help Heal Wounds From Racial Injustice" in the current issue of Yes! Magazine. Fania is is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth.

Working for Healthier and Safer Neighborhoods

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Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Working for Healthier and Safer Neighborhoods

Celeste and Cecil host  local community groups working for healthier and safer neighborhoods.   Joining them will be representatives from "Rox in the Sox" and Neighbors Against Violence"

More Talk Radio on 07/13/15

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Mon, 07/13/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Martin Prechtel on "The Search for the Indigenous Soul"

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Mon, 07/06/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Martin Prechtel on "The Search for the Indigenous Soul"

More Talk Radio is off today. Instead we'll hear an interview from the series Unlearn and Rewild featuring Martin Prechtel speaking with host Ayana Young on "The Search for the Indigenous Soul." Martin Prechtel is a leading thinker, writer and teacher whose work, both written and oral, hopes to promote the subtlety, irony and pre-modern vitality hidden in any living language. 

Through story, music, ritual and writing, Martin Prechtel helps people in many lands to retain their diversity while remembering their own sense of place in the daily sacred through the search for the Indigenous Soul. For more information visit: www.floweringmountain.com 

Race, Faith, and Justice: A Discussion with The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A discussion on the movement for racial social justice
The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou returns to More Talk Radio.  The Rev. Sekou, organizer, author, public intellectual will give the keynote address at Warner Pacific College on June 29 at a forum entitled "Race, Faith, and Justice in the age of Ferguson and Baltimore".

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Greening Military Bases

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Sun, 04/05/2009

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with two guests about a new project for turning US military bases into eco-development centers. This project will forge a diverse global coalition to press for the transformation of hundreds of US military bases overseas into eco-centers for launching the global green economy from the grassroots.

In the first half hour of the show the guest is Kevin Danaher, co-founder of Global Exchange. Since co-founding Global Exchange in 1988, Dr. Danaher has spoken at hundreds of universities and for community organizations throughout the U.S. He conducts workshops on issues ranging from the dynamics of the global economy to how we can replace the power of transnational corporations with local green economy networks.

In the second part of the show the guest is Miriam Pemberton, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, who writes and speaks on demilitarization issues for its Foreign Policy In Focus project. She leads a group that produces the annual “Unified Security Budget for the United States.

 

Afghanistan with Reuben Brigety and Carl Conetta

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Sun, 03/15/2009

The topic is Afghanistan with guests Reuben Brigety of the Center for American Progress and Carl Conetta, co-director at the Project on Defense Alternatives.

More Talk Radio, USA Foreign Policy on Africa

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Sun, 03/08/2009

What Do We Know About Current US Foreign Policy for Africa and What Should We Know?

The guests are Imani Countess and Melvin Foote. Ms Countess is TransAfrica Forum's Senior Director of Public Affairs (http://www.transafricaforum.org )and the Co-Chair of the Jubilee USA Network (http://www.jubileeusa.org).

Mr. Foote is the founder and President of Constituency for Africa (http://www.cfanet.org  and http://allafrica.com). He is a pioneer in the field of African Affairs with over 35 years of experience in 30 countries.

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Randy Shaw, social activist and writer

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Sun, 03/01/2009

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 immigrant rights movement and other current social activism.

More Talk Radio 02/23/2009

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Sun, 02/22/2009
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Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Harold Holzer, co-chairman of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and author of over 30 books on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Holzer is a contributor to a special Smithsonian Collector's Edition called "Lincoln: America's Greatest President at 200."

Harold Holzer is one of the country's leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. His latest book is Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861.

Hussein Ibish discusses the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

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Sun, 01/11/2009

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow, the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP); former Communications Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He'll discuss the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; U.S. actions and their implications in the Arab world.

Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence

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Sun, 01/04/2009

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. The group is organizing with other secular and faith-based groups "Camp Hope: Countdown to Change" in Chicago, four blocks from Obama's residence there. The camp begins on New Year's Day and continues to Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Kelly says "Large lobbying groups, including some of the large corporations, are pushing Obama around the clock to preserve the status quo, wage war and provide for unbridled greed. What we're asking is that the money spent on the military be spent instead on soluble problems such as lack of healthcare."
 

Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects

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Sun, 12/14/2008

Hosts Cecil and Celeste lead a discussion of the increased need for food and shelter for low-income and others affected by the current recession. Their guest is Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects.

Pulitzer Prize journalist Steve Fainaru

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Sun, 12/07/2008

Cecil and Celeste speak with Pulitzer Prize journalist Steve Fainaru. On assignment for the Washington Post he traveled with a group of security contractors on their missions in Iraq. He was one of the last people to see them alive. Fainaru's new book, Big Boy Rules, is a shocking expose' of the parallel army of private contractors. He talks about the people who are fighting America's war for money.

Global Policy Network Organizer Tony Avirgan

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Sun, 11/23/2008

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Global Policy Network Organizer Tony Avirgan about what kind of world system might emerge out of our economic meltdown.

Comments

Poll Watcher:"High Concetration of People of Color" Voting

If the act of voting -exercising a duty and privilege- evokes this response, we ought recognize that the vote is most valuable and must be protected.

federal reserve

greetings, good show this morning. another good book is "web of debt" and also a podcast going through the basics. a link to the book can be found from the podcast page. folks should get onto this.

http://c-realmpodcast.podomatic.com/entry/449084

My error

Hi, Cecil, I called in to your fine program this morning to give the announcement about Imam Mamadou Toure's presentation at the Quaker Meetinghouse. Apparently I gave the wrong date: the correct date is Friday, January 25. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give that date on next week's program, I'm sorry to have confused things.
Peace, Jim Metcalfe

 

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