Civil Liberties

Voices from the Edge 11-10-11 Our families: A look at Oregon's LGBT communities of color

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Thu, 11/10/2011

Our families: A look at Oregon's LGBT communities of color

LGBT people of color in Oregon face the challenge of overcoming discrimination for their sexual identity and the color of their skin. As former state senator Avel Gordley observed about her son: "This can be a hostile walk in the Portland community just being black and male, so to be black and male and gay adds to the fear I've felt sometimes for his safety..."

 

55:19 minutes (50.64 MB)

Prison Pipeline 11/7/11 w/ Dr. Bud Brown and Mike Hasty Hosted by John Thiemeyer

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Prison Pipeline
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Mon, 11/07/2011

Prison Pipeline's John Thiemeyer interviews two veterans,  Dr. Bud Brown and Mike Hasty about 'vets and the criminal justice system', The Bunker Project,  and the workshop they did on this subject for the Vets for Peace Conference in August at PSU.

25:58 minutes (29.72 MB)

Talk Radio on 11/11/11

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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A Live Broadcast from Occupy Portland

KBOO goes live to Occupy Portland to speak with some of the people encamped at Lownsdale and Chapman square. The host is Will Hall of Madness Radio.

 

Interview; William Arkin author; Obama’s Sword; The JSOC

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A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011

Which US military force carried out the infamous night raids in Afghanistan? It flies more Drones than any other force and has captured, interrogated and imprisoned over a thousand alleged “terrorists”. Recently it carried out the targeted assasinations of American Citizens in Yemen. You might guess the CIA but you’d be wrong. It is the JSOC, the President's personal sword. Join host, Linda Olson-Osterlund, and her returning guest William Arkin, author of Top Secret America:. The Rise of the New American Security State. He shines a light on this shadowy organization playing a pivotal role internationally.

29:39 minutes (27.15 MB)

Occupy Portland! What about those "problems"?

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Presswatch
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Thu, 11/10/2011

Host Theresa Mitchell takes on the rumors and accusations about Occupy Portland pointing the finger right back at the system that has created the problems represented by street people with mental health issues.She takes on the media that has worked hard to stir up fears of violence.

30:39 minutes (28.07 MB)

Out Loud welcomes Communi-T and the Queer Resource Center from Portland State University

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Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 11/08/2011

Tonight we highlight two events from the transgender and allied communities. Both of these community events welcome everyone!

Our first music break is from Joan Jett's 'Androgynous'

We welcome Chloe Flora back to the show to discuss Communi-T, Portland's trans resource fair happening at the QCenter on Nov 13 from 2:30 tp 6pm.

57:16 minutes (26.22 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/08/11

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Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Dispatches from the War on Sex: Mississippi's 'personhood' initiative

Voters in Mississippi will decide tomorrow on a 'personhood' initiative which, if passed, would confer legal personhood upon a fertilized ovum. This would of course render abortion illegal, and any other act that interfered with said ovum's development -- like, say, a miscarriage, or the use of certain kinds of birth control -- could be considered negligent homicide or even murder.

Left & the Law: right of assembly in the occupy movement.

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Mon, 11/07/2011

Jan Haaken and Mike Snedecker talk about the right of assembly and how it comes into play for the Occupy movement. They consider the role of elected leaders to make discretionary calls in managing assemblies and the importance of protecting First Amendment rights, but also the potential limits on the place, time and manner of people's assemblies. 

 
15:34 minutes (14.25 MB)
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