Local Issues

David Rovics Interview

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Mon, 02/25/2013

Alan Wieder talks with local singer-songwriter-activist David Rovics about his work, about living in Oregon, where the police have killed more black men per capita than anywhere else, about releasing songs online for free download, and about his new online book Have Guitar Will Travel.

16:59 minutes (7.77 MB)

Positively Revolting on 03/01/13

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Fri, 03/01/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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We talk to organizers of the local non-profit Depave about the history and nature of their work.

Our intern, Sara Sneath, is taking over the show for the day. Sara will be speaking about the local non-profit Depave with Eric Rosewall, the Depave program director, and Ted Labbe, a Depave board member and one the original crewmembers for the organization. Joseph Purkey, the lead designer of Depave’s James John Project in St. Johns, will join in the conversation. Together they will cover the history of the organization, its move from “parking lots to paradise” and its upcoming fundraiser on March 9, 2013.

 

Bread and Roses on 03/01/13

Program: 
Bread and Roses
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Fri, 03/01/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An Audio tour of the North Portland Library, with Library manager, Patricia Welch.
Patricia Welch, North Portland Library Manager

This Friday we welcome Patricia Welch, the manager for the North Portland Library. We are going to talk about the resources the library has to offer, including the Black Resource Collection and hear about the role that the North Portland Library plays in telling the history of  Black folks in Potland.

North Portland Library

Hosted and Produced by Delphine Criscenzo

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Voices from the Edge on 03/07/13

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Thu, 03/07/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Interview with Paul Gorski on White Privilege & Racism

Paul Gorski will provide a keynote address at the 14th Annual White Privilege Conference in Seattle, Wa from April 10th-14th 2013. What is white privilege? Why a white privilege conference? Join Paul and I for a lively conversation regarding race, privilege and antiracism efforts currently underway on Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 8:00AM-9:00AM on Voices from the Edge! Paul C. Gorski is an assistant professor in New Century College, George Mason University. Gorski’s work and passion is social justice activism. His areas of scholarly focus include anti-poverty activism and education, critical race theory and anti-racism education, and critical theories pertaining to women’s rights, LGBT rights, labor rights, immigrant rights, and anti-imperialism.

Voices from the Edge on 02/28/13

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Thu, 02/28/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Innocence Project w/Mr. Melendez & Mr. Wilhoit

Exonerated Death Row Inmates Visit Oregon University Campuses After serving 18 years on Florida’s death row, Juan Melendez walked out and into a very different world. Unable to read or write English when he went in, now Melendez will address universities. He will joined Greg Wilhoit, who served time on Oklahoma’s death row, and was also exonerated as an innocent man. Wilhoit is featured in the best-selling non-fiction book by John Grisham, The Innocent Man. The tour is sponsored by Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (OADP) and Witness to Innocence, a nation-wide organization of exonerated death row inmates who travel the country to talk about the mistakes and injustices that too frequently happen in the American judicial system when the death penalty is involved.

The Confessional on 02/25/13

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 02/25/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
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One Hundred Tacks on 02/21/13

Program: 
One Hundred Tacks
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Thu, 02/21/2013 - 11:30am - 11:50am
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A Nine Foot Tall Animatronic Bear

In the sixth episode of 100 Tacks, Andrew Weymouth explores the story behind a nine foot tall animatronic bear from the turn of the last century and the fading industry that spawned its creation.

Old Mole Variety Hour February 18th 2013

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Mon, 02/18/2013

  Iven Hale hosts this President's Day episode. Please note that an unforseen glitch in the recording clipped the first 30 or so seconds from the beginning. Once it can be recovered it will be re-inserted. All that was lost was the intro-music and some of Iven's opening remarks. On the rest of the show, we hear:

57:20 minutes (52.49 MB)

Movie Mole: The Pervert's Guide to Ideology

program date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013

Joe Clement talks with Jason Read about psychoanalytic philosopher Slavoj Zizek and Sophie Fiennes philosophical documentary: The Pervert's Guide to Ideology. This is the second film Zizek and Fiennes have made together, the first being The Pervert's Guide to Cinema. Both films analyze dozens of films and uses films to illustrate concepts in psychoanalysis, the critique of ideology, and how we might recognize the subtle and difficult ways we are implicated in ideology.

12:20 minutes (11.29 MB)
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