Civil Liberties

Angola 3: Albert Woodfox Back in Federal Court! The Time For Justice is Now!

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A Deeper Look
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Wed, 05/30/2012

Angola 3: Albert Woodfox: After 40 years in Solitary, The Time For Justice is Now!

Guests: Law professor Angela A. Allen-Bell & Everett R. H. Thompson of Amnesty International

Tuesday May 29th, Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 begins a three day hearing to overturn his conviction for murder of a prison guard in 1972. This conviction has been overturned twice before.

55:50 minutes (51.11 MB)

A Deeper Look on 05/30/12

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A Deeper Look
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Wed, 05/30/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Angola 3: Albert Woodfox, Back in Federal Court! Interview & Listener Call In

Angola 3: Albert Woodfox, Back in Federal Court! After 40 years in Solitary, The Time For Justice is Now!

Guests: Law professor Angela A. Allen-Bell & Everett R. H. Thompson of Amnesty International

Radiozine on 05/30/12

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Radiozine
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Wed, 05/30/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Chris Hedges on Multinational Corporations, the Occupy Movement and Nonviolence

Chris Hedges speaking at the first annual Truthdig Retreat on May 24th, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He discusses multinational corporations and the Occupy movement, with an emphasis on the important role of nonviolence.

Hedges, an Occupy activist who has been arrested at protests, has written extensively on these subjects since before the movement began, reporting on the quiet decimation of the middle class and the growing economic inequity in the United States.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 05/29/12

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Tue, 05/29/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe ponder the recent preponderance of religious misbehavior.

Some three centuries into the Age of Reason, there still seem to be an inordinate number of public clashes between the secular and the sacred. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is using the two-week runup to the 4th of July to stage something called the "Fortnight for Freedom," a nationwide campaign aimed at ensuring that the Catholic Church (and other institutions) can continue to exercise their religious liberty by denying their employees access to contraception and abortion.

Obama's Change Of Heart & How Marriage Equality Re-Affirms The Status Quo

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Mon, 05/28/2012

 Well-read Red, Denise Morris, challenges the way that marriage (not to mention participation in the military) has become the center-piece of the LGBT movement and what it means for how we think of equality for all groups. She argues that whether proponents of gay marriage like it or not the significance of gay marriage for politicians like Obama, who recently had "a change of heart" about gay marriage, is tied shoring up the efficacy of marriage as a political institution.

8:45 minutes (8.01 MB)

Prison Pipeline 5/14/12 w/ Host Patty Katz

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 05/14/2012

Patty Katz speaks with formerly incarcerated people, Micheal and Donny, about their work to help others transition back to their communities

14:29 minutes (33.15 MB)

Bread and Roses on 05/25/12

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 05/25/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Spanish Immersion School Program's funds being cut! Savannah Paz talks about community organizing!

Spanish Immersion School Program's funds are being cut in Portland! Hear from mother and community organizer Savannah Paz about the actions parents are taking to save their children's education on Bread and Roses Friday May 25th at 6pm.

Back in February the city of Philadelphia's school system announced the closing of 40 public school to be replaced by privately owned charter schools. This announcement received very little to no coverage by the local or national media. It appears that this pattern is not new and is repeating itself all over the nation. Here in Portland, Atkinson elementary school and its students and families are protesting Portland Public School's budget cuts. You can hear all about it on your community radio station KBOO!

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