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Evening News - Occupy Portland Live Stream - 11-10-11 Part 2 of 3

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011

Interviews from the Occupy Portland encampment as heard originally on the KBOO live stream.  Volunteers, residents, supporters and commentators comment on the mayor's eviction notice, the future of the movement, the camp as a microcosm of society, the Molotov cocktail incident, drug issues, infiltrators, criminal elements, homeless and merntal health issues and much more.  Hear about the occupation from the people who were there!

84:51 minutes (77.68 MB)

Evening News - Occupy Portland Live Stream - 11-10-11 Part 1 of 3

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011

Interviews from the Occupy Portland encampment as heard originally on the KBOO live stream.  Volunteers, residents, supporters and commentators comment on the mayor's eviction notice, the future of the movement, the camp as a microcosm of society, the Molotov cocktail incident, drug issues, infiltrators, criminal elements, homeless and merntal health issues and much more.  Hear about the occupation from the people who were there!

61:37 minutes (56.42 MB)

Movie Moles: "J. Edgar"

program date: 
Mon, 11/28/2011

 What is left out of Clint Eastwood's biopic J. Edgar, starring Leonardo diCaprio?  J. Edgar Hoover was the founder and long-time director of the FBI.    Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris discuss the film and some missing historical background.  For other critiques in this vein, click here and here.  

16:14 minutes (9.29 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 11/21/2011

Denise hosts this episode of the Old Mole in which she interviews Portland sociologist and activist Johanna Brenner about reclaiming the idea of welfare.   Also on the show: Bill Resnick talks with Portland writer Kristian Williams about the function of policing in class societies and how the Occupy Movements are policed; and our Book Mole Larry Bowlden discusses a first novel by Anna Solomon.  

56:46 minutes (32.48 MB)

This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.

program date: 
Tue, 11/22/2011

  This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.

A Listener recommended reading From Dictatorship to Democracy by Gene Sharp.  
You can read it for free here.

 

55:07 minutes (50.47 MB)

Policing and the Occupy Movement

program date: 
Mon, 11/21/2011

The function of police in the U.S. has always been to protect the property and status of the ruling elite (aka the 1%), according to Kristian William's important book Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America. Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how his analysis of policing relates to how police have handled the Occupy movement.

26:05 minutes (14.93 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/22/11

Air date: 
Tue, 11/22/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.

 This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.

Occupy!

program date: 
Sun, 11/20/2011

In the past week, we’ve seen a nation wide campaign to evict protestors from the Occupy encampments, including the mass arrests in Zucotti Park at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.  Locally, Portlanders came out in force to support the Occupy movement on Saturday, November 12th,  with the announcement of a midnite eviction by Mayor Sam Adams.  Thousands rallied in the streets to show support and delay an eviction.

With recent events, many are asking, What’s next for the movement?

59:39 minutes (54.61 MB)

Positively Revolting on 11-18-11 Occupy Portland - an update on the actions of the last week, and plans for the future

program date: 
Fri, 11/18/2011

Hosts Lyn Moelich and Ani have a conversation with three people who have been active with  Occupy Portland.

59:02 minutes (54.04 MB)

Pachucas, Pachucos and their Culture

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Fri, 11/18/2011

Host Carlos Chavez interviews Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Gerardo "Lalo" Licon. Lalo studied history at the University of Southern California and wrote his dissertation on the Pachuco Culture. Many recognize the Pachucos as the so called "Zoot Suiters," but the zoot suit was only part of this unique and somewhat buried history and cultural identity that Lalo explains further.

52:32 minutes (48.09 MB)
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