Civil Liberties

Civil rights, etc.

Proposed Immigration Rule Change Could Benefit Oregon Families

program date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012

President Obama today proposed a rule change that will allow immigrants applying for residency to remain in the country while the petition is being considered.

Previously, these immigrants would be forced to leave the country for three to ten years while the petition was processed.

Francisco Lopez with the Oregon Immigrant Rights Coalition spoke with KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg about what this means for Oregon’s immigrant families.  


10:30 minutes (9.61 MB)

Protestors Sentenced for Occupying Congressman's Office

Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012

Six members of Occupy Walden, a small Southern Oregon group targeting United States congressman Greg Walden, appeared in court this thursday.

Kboo’s Zeke Harrington has more.

2:54 minutes (1.32 MB)

Positively Revolting on 01/06/12

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Fri, 01/06/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Marcia Meyers and Jared Gardner are in studio guests

Ani and Lyn talk to Marcia Meyers and Jared Gardner about The Real Wealth, Portland and their two main projects Move Your Money / State Bank Campaign and Rethinking Psychiatry Project.

The rendering of Jared is by artist Eric Drooker

APA Compass on 01/06/12

APA Compass
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Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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APA Compass: Best of 2011

Tune in to APA Compass this Friday, January 6, 2012, at 9 A.M. for our "Best of 2011" program. We feature interviews with YouTube phenomeon Jimmy Wong, 200m world champion and paralympic ambassador Anjali Forber-Pratt, and visual artist Sharon Inahara. Local youth share reflections on Vincent Chin in a segment from our APA Popwatch series. And, our popular "Angry APA Minute" series continues with the stories of Simon Young, Purvi Shah, and Sarika Mehta.

APA Compass is the Pacific Northwest’s Only Asian Pacific American public affairs radio show. Each month, our collective focuses on issues relevant to APA communities and features an Angry APA minute where listeners like you can sound off.

Portland Protests NDAA

program date: 
Wed, 01/04/2012

Around a hundred people gathered in downtown Portland last night to protest the recent passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA.
The law includes a controversial section allowing for the indefinite detention of US citizens for suspected terrorism.

President Obama signed the bill into law on New Year’s Eve, but included a Presidential Signing Statement that he would not enforce the controversial provision.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg speaks with Bao Vuong, one of the organizers of last night’s protest in Portland.


4:20 minutes (3.97 MB)

The Eavesdrop on 01/05/12

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Thu, 01/05/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Nutrition & Social Justice in the Black Community

Nutrition in the Black Community

Tune in TONIGHT at 7 pm (PST), tune to 90.7 FM in Portland or on-line, for The Eavesdrop, bringing you real conversations for real people.

Hosted by Nia and Paula, we will have a special guest, who is both Portland-born and a registered dietitian.

We will discuss the link between food and social justice, as well as the importance of shifting our food paradigm within the Black community.

Listen in and hear Nia and Paula explore this vital topic with our guest.

Better yet, JOIN us in the conversation by calling (503) 231-8187 and sharing YOUR views about positive spirituality, love and self.

Grainne Humphrys talks about her Battle with Mental Health Systems

Madness Radio
program date: 
Mon, 01/02/2012

 Madness Radio, Hosted by Will Hall

Today's guest is Mental Health System Survivor, Grainne Humphrys, who talks about her Battle with Mental Health Systems, both for herself, and for her partner John Hunt.


28:02 minutes (25.67 MB)

More Talk Radio on 01/02/12

More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 01/02/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Bev Harris of BlackBoxVoting on current elections problems

Guest host Marianne Barisonek interviews Bev Harris of the non-profit elections watchdog group BlackBoxVoting about the latest elections problems including the omission of valid voters from "who can vote" lists, particularly young and black voters.


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