Indigenous issues

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 12, 2015

program date: 
Mon, 10/12/2015
October 12 is Indigenous People's Day -- formerly known as "Columbus Day." The show, hosted this week by Tom Becker, features an interview about native Americans joining forces with white ranchers to deal with climate change issues that affect them all. We also hear other interviews and commentaries about what people are doing on environmental matters.
To hear the whole show, use the play button below. To hear individual segments, follow these links. And don't forget to keep up with (and like)  us on Facebook!
51:47 minutes (35.56 MB)

Native People and Climate Change

program date: 
Mon, 10/12/2015
Zoltán Grossman, Professor of Geography and Native Studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, discusses some ongoing alliances between Native Americans and rural whites in organizing on behalf of the environment to halt mining companies, the XL pipeline, and developing responses to climate change.
  11:41 minutes (8.03 MB)

Naomi Shannon Lakota club Queen

program date: 
Thu, 10/08/2015
We sit down with Naomi Shannon to talk about the lakota oyate ki club in the oregon state penitentiary. 31:54 minutes (29.2 MB)

Flashpoints on 10/08/15

Air date: 
Thu, 10/08/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Big Man Little World: The Heroic Adventures of Christopher Columbus

Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2015

Celebrate Columbus Day with the UBU HOUR's loving tribute of this great explorer, the radio drama BIG MAN LITTLE WORLD. This stirring historical radio drama recounts Christopher Columbus's "discovery" of some islands off of Asia, which he knew could become the fabled Western route to the Far East, leaving China and India ready to be plundered for the crown of Spain.  Written and produced by Rolf Semprebon    16:10 minutes (22.2 MB)

First Day of Retail Pot Sales in Oregon

Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 10/01/2015
Today was the first day of legal retail pot sales in Oregon, and spirits were high at dispensaries across the Portland area.
In this piece, KBOO reporter Jim Thompson speaks with customers lines up outside Shango's, a dispensary in Hillsboro, followed by KBOO reporter Doug McVay speaking with Mike Mullins of Stoney Girl Gardens, a dispensary in Clackamas County, to see how opening day went from a business owner's perspective. 6:00 minutes (5.5 MB)

Report: Stifling Dissent: How Israel’s Defenders Use False Charges of Anti-Semitism to Limit the Debate over Israel on Campus

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 09/30/2015
Two new reports were released today documenting a widespread campaign on college campuses across the U-S to stifle free speech on the issue of Israel and Palestine.

The first report, co-authored by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the group Palestine Legal, examined nearly 300 incidents of attempted suppression of pro-Palestine activism and rhetoric in the past 18 months.

The group Jewish Voice for Peace also released a report entitled ‘Stifling Dissent: How Israel’s Defenders Use False Charges of Anti-Semitism to Limit the Debate over Israel on Campus’.

The report documents efforts by Israel advocacy organizations to intervene in the debate over Israeli policies on college campuses.
5:58 minutes (5.47 MB)

Taking on a corporate behemoth

program date: 
Sun, 09/27/2015
Guest Aurora del Val of Local Water Alliance announces new ballot measure to ban commercial water bottling facilities in Hood River County, which was launched Wednesday, September 23 in Hood River.
56:24 minutes (77.45 MB)

Native fishing people speak out against Nestle water deal

News In Depth
program date: 
Mon, 09/21/2015
Two speakers from September 16 rally in Salem: traditional Klickitat chief Johnny Jackson (in center of photo at left) and Warm Springs Tribal Councilman Carlos Smith (to the left of Jackson).
12:27 minutes (17.1 MB)

'Nchee Wana Fishing People Against Nestle, Part 2

program date: 
Wed, 09/16/2015
150 to 200 tribal fishing people and Oregon residents gathered yesterday 62:21 minutes (85.62 MB)
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