Civil Liberties

Civil rights, etc.

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations. It is dividing communities into those accused of blind faith and those labeled anti-church, while preventing reformers, clergy abuse survivors, and the faithful from moving forward. How can we shift the debate to address the underlying issues creating clergy abuse?
35:29 minutes (16.24 MB)

Confronting Xenophobia on Positively Revolting

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Fri, 04/30/2010

Hosts Ani and Lyn address the rise of xenophobia and racisim, as exemplified in the attitudes of the tea partiers, anti-immigration legislation, and white supremacy gangs in the Northwest.

They speak with Dr. Roberto Rodriguez about Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, and his latest article Arizona: This is What Apartheid Looks Like, and Alicia, a local anti-racist activist.

Dr. Roberto Rodriguez is an award winning journalist and Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona.

For more information on Portland area anti-racist organizing, check out Rose City Antifa.

53:09 minutes (21.29 MB)

A Deeper Look on 05/13/10

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A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 05/13/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Feds Develop Ray Guns for "crowd control"

RAY GUNS, SONIC BLASTS AND MORE YOUR GOVERNMENT AND CROWD CONTROL

Tune in to this Membership Drive edition of A Deeper Look. Brooklyn writer Ando Arike joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about his recent article in Harpers Magazine, The Soft-kill Solution: New Frontiers in Pain Compliance. Learn about not only the development of new crowd or "riot " control weapons, but their deployment against protesters in the United States and internationally. What are these "non-lethal" weapons. Where do the rights of citizens to protest fit in this new era of control?

Kiana Karimi and Rees Erlich on Iranian Activism

program date: 
Fri, 01/08/2010

Two talks:  Kiana Karimi and Rees ErlichKiana Karimi is a women's rights activist and a member of One Million Signatures Campaign, a peaceful grassroots movement for gender equality that has sprung from the efforts of Iranian women inside Iran. The Campaign officially launched on August 27, 2006, it aims to collect one million signatures in support of a petition addressed to the Iranian Parliament asking for the revision and reform of current laws, which discriminate against women.

56:19 minutes (25.78 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations.

Greek Anarchists and the Insurrection of Dec, 2008

program date: 
Wed, 04/21/2010

On March 21th, Greek anarchists Ce Ce and Tasos from the VOID Network in Athens, along with Peter, an American who has been living in Barcelona, Spain for the last four years, spoke about the Greek uprising of December 2008 at the Blackrose Collective
 
Peter is also the author of How Nonviolence Protects the State.  Ce ce and Tasos are also two of the editors of the book  We Are an Image From the Future, which delves into the December insurrection and its aftermath through interviews with those who witnessed and participated in it, alongside the communiqués and texts that circulated through the networks of revolt.

58:34 minutes (23.46 MB)

Pot Laws

program date: 
Mon, 04/19/2010

April 20, or 4/20, is the day when protests against punitive marijuana laws will take place around the country.  Bill Piper is director of national affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance Network, and makes this plea to everyone, smoker or not, to get involved in repealing these laws.  Tom Becker reads from this piece which can be found here.  

5:51 minutes (3.35 MB)

Death row inmate exonerated

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 04/15/2010

 

2:04 minutes (1.89 MB)
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