Will Portland's new police chief fire the officer responsible for fatally shooting Aaron Campbell? The city's independent review board recommended that action, but will Chief Reese - as well as his boss, Mayor Sam Adams - oppose the Portland Police Association?
Stephanie Potter hosts Michele Fiasca, co-founder of Seniors Homing Together, a website designed to help independent seniors who are seeking a home-like setting. The site helps seniors find roommates by giving them the support necessary to match the person who owns a home with the person who needs a home, or by matching people who want to rent a home together.
Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans five years ago this week. Katrina's impact went beyond the loss of life and property to reveal deeply rooted attitudes about race many Americans thought had withered away. Jo Ann and Dave talked about the various aspects of Katrina's impacts, including the permanent displacement of over 100,000 residents, the reshaping of the city and the federal indictments against the New Orleans police.
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Host Trillium Shannon speaks with participants in this Saturday's event called "Cascadia-2-Detroit: U.S. Social Forum Report Back. They'll talk about what happened at the Forum and what the relevence of the Forum is here in Portland.
Saturday evening (Aug 28, 7-10pm) a multi-media, interactive reportback on the US Social Forum at Sisters Of The Road (133 NW 6th Ave) featuring live performances by Mic Crenshaw and Danny Kelly. Food and drink provided. FREE.
This month on the Recovery Zone, the focus is on Palestine. Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Alaina Melville and Joe Walsh on what is happening on the ground in both the West Bank and Gaza, how the US got involved and what's happening here in Oregon. Alaina shares her experiences from a work camp she attended this summer in the West Bank with the IsraeliCommittee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD).
Right 2 Survive Radio is a media project led by people facing homelessness. We bring radio from ground zero of poverty. We aim to make the invisible audible.
In this show, the Right 2 Survive Radio crew travel from Portland to Detroit for the Allied Media Conference and the United States Social Forum. R2S reporter Ibrahim Mubarik interview Detroit's residents and revolutionaries about the city's history of resistance and resiliance. We find a city in both crisis and transformation.
Big ups to the hip hop artists whose tracks grace this broadcast. Please check out their websites and support musicians who are keeping music rooted in community struggle.
Mic & Jana Crenshaw (PDX)-http://www.myspace.com/miccrenshaw