The Occupy Wall Street movement has announced a national day of action tomorrow to Occupy Foreclosed homes.In northeast Portland tomorrow, activists will join with a family facing foreclosure to stand in solidarity and try to prevent their eviction.
The action is supported by Move On dot org, We are Oregon, and a number of other local and national groups.
Param Connelly spoke on KBOO’s Air Cascadia this morning about tomorrow’s action in Portland
Bill Resnick talks with Chris Williams, Physics/Chemistry professor at Pace University and author of "Ecology and Socialism", about the COP-17 international climate change conferences. The 17 stands for the number of years the conference has occured. They talk about reports of record temperatures in 2010 and other extreme weather events, as well as how even climate skeptics funded by the Koch Bros. are saying global warming is a reality. They talk about some of the terrible limits we're running up against, but also speak optimistically about the political awakening we've seen this year around the world.
On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza.
Arun Gupta of the Occupied Wall Street Journal And David Osborne of Occupy Portland
Join Arun Gupta, a progenitor of the New York Indypendent Media Center and more recently, the creater of the Occupied Wall Street Journal. He also reports for Salon, Alternet and The Guardian on the Occupy movement nationwide. Arun Gupta and David Osborne of Occupy Portland talk with host Chris Andreae. The phone lines will be thrown open as we ‘Occupy the Airwaves’.
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of "The Nation," about her new book, "THE CHANGE I BELIEVE IN: Fighting for Progress in the Age of Obama." Vanden Heuvel offers her vision of how it is still possible to forge a politics of conviction.