Indigenous issues

Flashpoints on 07/25/13

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 07/25/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 07/24/13

Program: 
Flashpoints
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Wed, 07/24/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

The Melting Pot on 07/23/13

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The Melting Pot
Air date: 
Tue, 07/23/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.

Flashpoints on 07/23/13

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 07/23/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/23/13

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Tue, 07/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Stand your ground, America. Abe and Joe take on the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case.

In America, it seems, one can gun down a fellow citizen if one feels threatened. Or if one thinks the fellow citizen is a tad bit dark-skinned to be in one's neighborhood. Or carrying some dime-store candy.

Trayvon Martin's death at the hands of George Zimmerman was an entirely preventable tragedy. Abe and Joe discuss the details of the case, the fallout, and the prevalence of pernicious "stand your ground" laws.

Flashpoints on 07/18/13

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 07/18/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Voices from the Edge on 07/18/13

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Thu, 07/18/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Join Sharon Gary Smith, Executive Director, of McKenzie River Gathering Foundation (MRG) and Gahlena Avidan, Retired Community Activist and former member of the African American Advisory Committee to Portland Police Bureau as we discuss the marathon mind-set required in seeking justice for African Americans and others over the last 50 years and into the future. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and one of the first to have extensive television coverage. 1963 was noted for racial unrest and civil rights demonstrations.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 07/19/13

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Fri, 07/19/2013 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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One-day Flash Drive Fundraiser: Part Three - South America

Brazil’s Landless Workers MovementAt 4 pm we shift gears again and move westward to South America. We'll begin with an interview with Eduardo Galeano, author of Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent, which set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America by organizing the various facets of Latin American history according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation. We'll hear about the struggle against dams in Chile, how climate change is impacting Amazonia, and then focus on land rights and people's movements, including the current Brazilian people's uprising.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 07/19/13

Air date: 
Fri, 07/19/2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
One-day Flash Drive Fundraiser: Part two - southern Africa

At Noon, we'll shift focus to sub-equatorial Africa:

12:00 - interview with Map of African land rush.Fred Pearce, author and environmental journalist based in London, about his latest book The Land Grabbers: The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth. Then it's our first musical interlude, featuring a short set from one of the hosts of our Thursday African music program.

1:30 - Kambali Museveli with Friends of the Congo will speak about the student movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo and how people are organizing to end the decades-long conflict that has torn that region apart.

We'll have a set of African music produced by KBOO deejays, then at 3, we're off to Kenya for a look at their Green Belt Movement and then South Africa to check in on labor movements there, as well as the situation regarding Nelson Mandela and his legacy.

 

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