Housing/Homelessness

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

program date: 
Wed, 01/09/2008

Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both to redirect policies away from an over-reliance on incarceration to effective strategies that reduce violence and increase safety.

22:37 minutes (20.72 MB)

Direct report from Washington county residents: experimenting with homelessness yourself

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/10/2008

 

Nine Washington County residents spent a night in their cars and on the street last week to experience what it was like to be homeless.

K-BOO's David Rosenfeld reports.

 

2:59 minutes (2.74 MB)

Will any history or homes be saved in New Orleans?

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

 

An update now on the homeless in New Orleans.  Last month, the New

Orleans City Council Voted to demolish hundreds of units of public housing.

Now residents are forced to live on the street and are unable to return to their homes.

4:24 minutes (4.03 MB)

Circle A Radio playlist for 01/02/2008

Air date: 
01/02/2008

We produced Updates on some of the issues we covered last year. We talked with Claude Marks of the Freedom Archives about the San Francisco Eight case,  with Lisa Moore, assistant dean for multicultural affairs at Reed college about the Jena Six and Reed’s own noose incident , and to Eric Ward of the human rights organization Center for New Community about pending anti-immigration legislation, hate crimes, and the relationship between white nationalism and the anti-immigrant movement.  We also produces a short update about the ICE Raids, and other immigration issues. 

Lakota Freedom Movement

program date: 
Tue, 12/25/2007

A conversation with Canupa Gluha Mani (aka Duane Martin Sr.) from the Strongheart Civil Rights Movement about the declaration (pdf) earlier this month by the Lakota Indian Nation of independence and secession from the United States.  He was a member of the delegation which delivered the official documents to the U.S. State Department.  The Lakota Freedom Movement has extensive documentation related to the reasons for their action.

29:38 minutes (10.18 MB)

New Study on Effects of Prison Policies

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/28/2007

AND NOW, THIS WEEK’S STREET ROOTS REPORT, BROUGHT TO US BY JOANNE ZUHL

3:05 minutes (2.82 MB)

Marlene Smith with Dr Bailey & Dr. Peskin on cancer, and Ed Goldberg on the economy

program date: 
Thu, 12/13/2007

Marlene hosts Dr. Steven Bailey and an interview with Dr. Brian Scott Peskin, author of "The Hidden Story of Cancer".  Then, in the second half of the show, Marlene and Ed Goldberg discuss the mortgage crisis and sub-prime lending.

 

103:10 minutes (17.71 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 10, 2007

program date: 
Sun, 12/09/2007

Bill Resnick hosts today's show and interviews Bill Black, former senior government financial regulator and author of the book "The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One." They discuss the subprime mortgage crisis and other corporate malfeasance aided and abetted by the neo-cons now in power. Tom Becker critiques the undermining of the separation of church and state in Mitt Romney's speech about his religious beliefs. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Pat Barker's novel about the ravages of war in the souls of soldiers, "Regeneration." And Jan Haaken talks with Costa Rican activist Jimena Alvarado about the recent vote there in favor of a free trade pact.

55:16 minutes (13 MB)

The Five White Guys of City Hall Part 2

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 09/02/2007

2nd and final part of The Five White Guys of City Hall,  radio theater peice that ran on the Ubu Hour on 9/3/07

9:11 minutes (8.41 MB)

Five White Guys of City Hall Part 1

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 09/02/2007

Radio theater piece The Five White Guys of City Hall by Grace Hague, orginally aired on the Ubu Hour 9/3/07

 

10:54 minutes (9.98 MB)
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