Human rights

March to India's capital

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Sun, 10/28/2007

 

KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has a report.

 

Thousands of India’s poorest people completed their almost month long march to the nations capital on Sunday.
1:45 minutes (1.61 MB)

National Applications Office and the Privatization of Intelligence

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Tue, 12/11/2007

Investigative journalist Tim Shorrock speaks about the new, but interrupted, National Applications Office (NAO).  He has written extensively about the privatization of intelligence, and how private contractors drive domestic surveillance policy, and then secure lucrative contracts.

28:23 minutes (9.75 MB)

Life with Autism

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Sounds of Awareness
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Thu, 12/06/2007

Paul Van Dyck host this monthly show with a focus on issues a ffecting people with disabilities. Today ninteen year old student Jordan Ackerson and his mother Lisa Lieberman discuss his life as a person with autism. Jordan was diagnosed with autism when he was two years old

26:14 minutes (18.01 MB)

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S.

26:30 minutes (9.1 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 26, 2007

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Sun, 11/25/2007

Hosted by Denise Morris, today's show begins with two pieces about the Wages for Housework Campaign: Laurie Mercier interviews Selma James, the founder of the campaign and International Coordinator of Women's Global Strike; and Andaiye of Red Thread. They will be speaking at PSU, in the Native American Center, on Saturday from 1-3 pm about Tanzania's Arusha Declaration and African Socialism. Then Frann Michel and Denise review the documentary film "Talking of Power" produced by the Bolivian Circle of Women's Global Strike, available from globalwomensstrike.net.

55:53 minutes (13.13 MB)

Circumcision on the Decline

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/28/2007

Circumcision is on the decline globally and fewer and fewer parents are electing to have the procedure performed on their newborns in America.

The National Office of Circumcision Information Reasearch Center, or NO-CIRC for short, has set up a booth at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Convention in San Francisco this week.

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Mexican Human Rights Threatened by War on Drugs Funding

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/28/2007

The Bush Administration is asking for one and a half billion dollars to fight the War on Drugs in Mexico. The money will be going towards police training, surveillance sharing, and weapons appropriations.

2:40 minutes (2.44 MB)

The Portland Dream for Darfur

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/06/2007

A series of events are being held in Portland this week to call attention to the situation in the Darfur Region of Sudan. 

These events will also call attention to China’s role in arming the Sudanese government.

KBOO Reporter Kit Brazier spoke with Katie-Jay Scott of the Portland Coalition for Genocide Awareness about this week’s “Portland Dream for Darfur” activities.

3:39 minutes (3.34 MB)

Circle A Radio playlist for 11/21/2007

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11/21/2007

The Native American Occupation of Alcatraz Island began on November 20, 1969. At about 2 a.m., nearly eighty American Indians from more than twenty tribes pulled up to the island's eastern shore in three boats, and the island of Alcatraz was occupied until June 11, 1971. We talk with Robert Free Galvin and Lenny Foster, veterans of the Alcatraz movement, and also hear audio from Indian Land Radio, and other recordings made during the occupation.

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