Disability rights

Revisiting Three Strikes

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Mon, 11/26/2012

Joe Clement reads from Brent Staples's recent essay on the revision of California's Three-Strikes-and-You're Out law, which unjustly imprisoned for life many nonviolent, abused, and mentally ill and disabled people. The Three Strikes Project at Stanford Law School has been working to help those unfairly convicted and sentenced under the law. The illustration on this page is by Kevin McCloskey.

5:35 minutes (2.55 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/29/12

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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Hardesty and Dave Mazza as they talk with Andy Lee Roth of Project Censored about the news that mainstream media likes to supress.

Andy Lee Roth, PhD, is associate director of Project Censored and co-editor of Censored 2013: Dispatches from the Media Revolution, which includes the study on which this analysis is based.

Wednesday Talk Radio on 11/21/12

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Wed, 11/21/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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News & commentary on local, national and international issues - we invite your calls at 503-231-8187
Distorted Democracy on Wednesday Talk Radio

Join host Lisa Loving as she talks about Distorted Democracy; Big Money and Dark Money in the 2012 Elections. Lisa is joined by Evan Preston of OSPIRG, and takes listener calls.


Sounds of Awareness on 10/22/12

Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Sub-Minimum Wage Provision

Host Paul Van Dyck discusses the sub-minimum wage provision with Mitch Pomerantz, President of the American Council of the Blind, in the second program in the series on work for people with disabilities. Paul also discusses his thoughts on 20 years of producing and hosting Sounds of Awareness.

Image of Melanie Brunson, ACB Executive Director, and Mitch Pomerantz, ACB President, reporting to the general membership in Louisville, Kentucky at the 51st Annual American Council of the Blind Conference and Convention.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/12/12

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Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
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The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame

Host Gene Bradley interviews Peter Dreier, Distinguished Professor of Politics and chair of the Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College about his latest book, The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame, published by Nation Books.

The chosen 100 were and are the radicals of their day who challenged injustice wherever they saw it: the monopoly and corruption of big business, exploitation of workers, U.S. militarism, legal inequity for women, blacks and minorities, degradation of the environment, voter restrictions on African-Americans, the gross discrepancy between haves and have-nots, etc.

Madness Radio on 10/01/12

Madness Radio
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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Voices and Visions from Outside Mental Health

Occupy Portland Radio Air Show 9/19/12

program date: 
Wed, 09/19/2012

In this episode:

  • We hear from Occupys from the west coast.
  • The Occutour reports on their visit to Detroit.
  • We talk with Trudy Cooper about her upcoming trip to Pakistan.
  • A discussion with Dr. Jim and Beatrix from the Icarus Project.
  • Tips for bailing your friends and family out of jail.
67:09 minutes (61.48 MB)
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