Protest and action

Mark Naison reports from Wall Street

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 Mark Naison teaches African-American Studies at Fordham University in New York, where he is also a community organizer and writes about Hip Hop culture and music.  Here he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what he sees happening in his city, university, and across the nation.  

10:07 minutes (5.79 MB)

The real problem is the System

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 For economist Richard Wolff, the crisis that brings tens  of thousands into the streets is not due to corruption or greed, but the system that grants the rights  of ownership over the stuff we all need in order to make our living to the 1%.  Clayton Morgareidge reads what Wolff said to a teach-in at the Wall Street occupation.  For a more thorough account  of his views, watch this lecture (it begins at 7:30 on the video).

7:58 minutes (4.56 MB)

Radiozine on 10/11/11

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Radiozine
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Tue, 10/11/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Helena Norberg Hodge on her documentary "The Economics of Happiness"

Art Focus is off today.

Instead we hear an interview with Helena Norberg-Hodge, the internationally renowned environmentalist and leading critic of conventional notions of growth and development. She is the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize. She is founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture and author of "Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.

Report from the Wall Street Occupation

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 Mark Naison teaches African-American Studies at Fordham University in New York where he is also a community organizer and writer on HipHop.  He has been to the Wall Street  protests and talks here with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the promise of the movement.  

10:07 minutes (5.79 MB)

Positively Revolting on 10-07-11 News and updates from Occupy Wallstreet-- the beginning is near...

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Fri, 10/07/2011

News and updates from Occupy Wallstreet-- the beginning is near...

Ani and Lyn field information from the burgeoning Occupy Wallstreet movement.  We will speak with people in the Portland occupation, as well as New York.

Hundreds of cities around the world are participating in solidarity actions in support of the Occupy Wallstreet action which started an encampment on September 17th.  Bringing together thousands of people to discuss corporate greed and corruption, the occupiers are working together to create demands of significant changes to our system.

And it's spreading.

53:48 minutes (49.26 MB)

Radiozine on 10/10/11

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Radiozine
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Mon, 10/10/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sandra Steingraber talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food.

The guest is writer and ecologist Sandra Steingraber, author of the groundbreaking book "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment." Her latest book is "Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis." She talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food. Steingraber is a powerful voice against fracking in her home in New York state.

Sandra Steingraber is speaking in Portland on Thursday October 20th from 7-9PM at the Old Church at 1422 SW 11th Ave. The event is is hosted by the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP).

www.pesticide.org/

http://steingraber.com/

Voices from the Edge on 10-06-11 Where vision meets on-the-ground action: A conversation with Eric Mann

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Thu, 10/06/2011

Where vision meets on-the-ground action: A conversation with Eric Mann

How does the vision of creating social justice get translated into concrete action for change? What are the roles and responsibilities of the organizer in making change happen?

55:03 minutes (50.4 MB)

Interview: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Tawakul Karman

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 09/23/2010

This interview first aired live by phone from Yemen on September 23, 2010 as part of a larger interview with Pardiss Kabriaei, staff member of the  Center for Constitutional Rights. This version is presented for easier listening and has been edited for sound quality. Tawakul Karman has been an activist for the rights of women, and democratic rights in Yemen for many years. She was the first to start sit downs in what is now called Liberty Square. She has been jailed repeatedly by the current regime in Yemen bringing thousands into the streets to demand her freedom.

12:38 minutes (11.57 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 10/06/11

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Thu, 10/06/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Where Vision Meets on-the-Ground Action: A Conversation with Eric Mann

How does the vision of creating social justice get translated into concrete action for change? What are the roles and responsibilities of the organizer in making change happen? This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave kick-off the fall membership drive with a special conversation with Eric Mann, whose recent book, Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer, taps into the author's 40 years of experience working with labor, community, environmental and social justice movements.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/06/11

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Thu, 10/06/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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PROJECT CENSORED 2012 SPECIAL with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips

Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored.

In the last 35 years, the so-called mainstream media have been co-opted into a propaganda machine for the transnational corporate power structure, which serves a US/NATO Military Industrial Media Empire instead of We the People.

Project Censored resists the goals of global empire at the expense of human rights, we resist top down managed news in favor of a truly free press, and we resist censorship in all its guises.

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