Bill Resnick and Harvey Wasserman talk about the need, the possibility and the way for developing wind and solar energy systems that emphasize distributed, democratic production. Recently, Harvey spoke at Occupy Wall Street. They agree that this should be part of the Wall Street occupiers' demands and Harvey explains why. Since this was during our membership drive, there was a break in the middle for a pitch-break, which we decided to omit.
Joe reports on the popular Occupy Portland encampment, including phone calls from Sandy Polishuk, one of our Elder Activists working on-site in whatever capacity seems appropriate at the time, and from Jimmy, one of the Volunteer Coordinators.
There is a Volunteer Tent in the Encampment, with "Needs" posted prominently for anyone with some time to see. Lately, they've been needing laundry services. Do help if you can.
The Occupy Wall Street Protest has spread to over 180 cities; including here with the Occupy Portland movement. National Intelligence Agencies and local police departments have responded with infiltration and mass arrests.The movement continues to grow. Tune in for this Membership Drive drive special:
Hell No! You’re Right to Dissent in 21st Century America! Guest, Michael Ratner, of the Center for Constitutional Rights will talk about his new book of that title. It is a guide to the changing times for dissidents and for all who believe in the right to dissent.
From on-the-scene reporting, in-depth interviews, on-air broadcasts of needs during the encampment, music, and much more...KBOO was there, is there, and will continue to be there. So there!
As the Occupy movement continues calling for the richest one percent to pay their fair share, KBOO News is committed to bringing you full coverage. And be sure to support KBOO to keep this people-powered radio station on the air - donate online by clicking here.
The following is the archive of the real-time updates to the KBOO website as the Portland Occupy movement evolved. Exciting times!
Per Fagereng guest hosts. His topics include the supposed Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador. He also speaks with Malik Rahim, community activist from New Orleans who is here at the Salem occupation.
Malik Ramin will be speaking in Oregon:
Sunday, Oct 12, Corvallis, Unitarian Fellowship, 3 pm
Tuesday, Oct 18, Portland, First Unitarian Church, 12th and Salmon, Elliot Chapel, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm), donations welcome
Above - Saudi Ambassador Adel Al-Jubeir was the target of the alleged bomb plot.
Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" examines the hypocrisy in criticisms of the Occupy Movement, and the real power being expressed by the movement. Plus, latest on increasing radiation around Fukushima.
Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews HelenaNorberg-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.