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Occupy Portland Radio Air Show 11/21/12

program date: 
Wed, 11/21/2012
  • Coverage of the November 3 protests against austerity cuts
  • An interview with a long time Occupier - Jude Boatman
  • Music from Cat Stephens
57:24 minutes (52.55 MB)

Out Loud on 02/05/13

Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Out Loud Welcomes One Billion Rising and Music from Kate Brown

Tonight we welcome local organizers from One Billion Rising, an international day of action to end violence against women happening on Feb 14. We'll discuss the herstory of this international movement, including events leading up to this year's Day of Action. We'll also share details for events happening around the Pacific Northwest. Actions are happening in large and small ways in many different communities. You can also check out local event calendars for ideas on where and when to engage for change in your community!

The Confessional on 02/04/13

The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 02/04/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Bread and Roses on 02/08/13

Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
STRIKE, DANCE, RISE! One Billion Rising on February 14th, 2013

ONE BILLION RISING PDX and IDLE NO MORE PDX come together to end violence against women. Listen to hear all about where you can Strike, Dance, Rise on February 14th in Portland, OR. We will be joined by organizers of the Portland event and learn more about the VDay 2013 campaign to end violence against women and about the Idle No More movement to bring Indigenous issues to the forefront. Listen to the personal testimonies of why people are rising!

Like us on facebook and share with us why you will be rising on February 14th!



Hosted by Delphine Criscenzo



It Takes A Village on 02/01/13

It Takes A Village
Air date: 
Fri, 02/01/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Will Bennett on Portland's black history and the Golden West Hotel Project

 Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Will Bennett, Community Practitioner/Futurist/Historian At Large, about Black History Month, the Golden West Hotel Project, and how it relates to Portland's black history. The Golden West Hotel was a vibrant place of employment and socializing for Portland’s African American community in the early 1900s. Bennett is Creative Director of the Golden West Hotel Project.

Treasures From The KBOO Archives on 02/06/13

Air date: 
Wed, 02/06/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
George Page, and Dick Gregory

For African American History Month, Treasures from the KBOO Archive will play a half hour program produced by George Page in 1977. The second half of the show we'll hear a speech recorded in 1992 by Dick Gregory. The speech was recorded at Reed College.

Old Mole Variety Hour January 28, 2013

program date: 
Mon, 01/28/2013

Old Mole Variety Hour

Tom Becker hosts this episode featuring the music of the late Portland bluesman Paul deLay and segments on possibilites for local and democratic control of sustainable energy sources, the mistake of valuing economic "growth," the role of entrapment in the government's war on terrorism, and the brave solidarity of Seattle teachers boycotting standardized testing.

You can contact the moles at oldmolevarietyhour < at > gmail.com, follow us on Facebook, and find out more about the show on our main page.

54:02 minutes (24.74 MB)

The Left and the Law: Mohamed Mohamud and the FBI's manufacturing of terrorism

program date: 
Mon, 01/28/2013

Psychologist and Mole Jan Haaken and attorney Mike Snedeker discuss the case of Mohamed Mohamud. They consider the legal meanings of entrapment and the history of government use of entrapment in child pornography cases in the 1980s. Despite the wide public recognition of the extraordinary manipulation and pressure placed on the defendant by the FBI, the government typically wins such cases. Arguably, of the 150 recent prosecutions for terrorism charges, only three were pre-existing terrorist cells; most of the cases involved "equipment malfunction" as seen in the Mohamud case. Mike suggests that this manufacturing of cases serves to maintain the budget of the FBI rather than to keep America safe.

15:25 minutes (7.06 MB)

John Farrell on Local Energy Self Reliance with Bill Resnick

program date: 
Mon, 01/28/2013

Bill Resnick talks with John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self Reliance about local control of energy, the value of democratic control and participatory society, and how the economics of energy has changed in recent years to make this more feasible as well, especially given the increasing costs of transporting energy long distances. They note that Boulder, CO in 2011 voted to form a municipal utility and Minneapolis, MN is currently considering the same possibility, and they consider a variety of programs for clean contracts or feed-in tariffs.

18:22 minutes (8.41 MB)
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