Legislation

Flashpoints on 01/14/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Old Mole Variety Hour 6 January 2014

program date: 
Mon, 01/06/2014
Old Mole Variety Hour
The first Old Mole Variety Hour of 2014 looks back at histories of struggle and forward to the end of alienation. Joe Clement hosts, and we hear segments on class struggle in labor and party politics, anti-capitalist activism in Mexico and globally, the revolutionary reform of guaranteed basic income, and the liabilities of hate crimes law. 

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Yasmin Nair on the Trouble with Hate Crimes Law

program date: 
Mon, 01/06/2014


Denise Morris talks with Yasmin Nair of Against Equality about the ten years since the murder of Brandon Teena, and about how hate crimes legislation can result in increased surveillance and punishment of the very marginlized communities it is ostensibly meant to protect.

See also Nair's article on Why Hate Crimes Legislation is a Bad Idea; her review of a recent book on Matthew Shepard, and these other articles on the issues:
13:00 minutes (5.95 MB)

Zapatista Resistance to neoliberalism

program date: 
Mon, 01/06/2014

Well-Read Red Frann Michel considers the twenty years of NAFTA and of Zapatista resistance to NAFTA and neoliberalism. You can read a longer version of this piece, with links to sources, here on her blog.
7:54 minutes (3.62 MB)

Flashpoints on 01/10/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 01/10/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Water District Proposal

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/09/2014
KBOO's Genevieve McDaniel speaks with Kent Craford, a water ratepayer advocate and one of the chief petitioners working towards establishing a Portland Water District separate from City Council control. 4:59 minutes (4.56 MB)

Kitzhaber's Federal Forest Plan

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/09/2014
Yesterday evening, the Oregon Board of Forestry unanimously approved a federal forest plan personally presented by Governor John Kitzhaber. The plan aims to direct the Board's actions in order to create a more favorable context for both commercial and stewardship activity on Oregon's federal forest lands (about 60% of forest in the state). KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke to Sean Stevens, Executive Director of Oregon Wild, for clarification on the plan's aims and what it implies for the future of Oregon's forests. 6:16 minutes (5.74 MB)

Flashpoints on 01/09/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 01/09/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 01/08/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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