Organizers Plan for RNC in Minneapolis

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Evening News
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Wed, 02/27/2008

 

Large demonstrations are planned for both the Democratic and Republican conventions this summer.

And some protest organizers are touring the country to encourage people to come to the conventions to challenge a process that they see as exclusionary and un-democratic.

KBOO’s Bryan Smith spoke with some of the organizers of the protests planned for the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis this August

 

2:46 minutes (6.34 MB)

New Management In Southwest Portland Increases Evictions

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Evening News
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Wed, 02/27/2008

 

 

Tenants of Park Terrace Apartments on SW Park Avenue in Portland have faced steep rent increases, evictions and firings since Morris and Stevens took over as the management company.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Bruce Charles, who worked as the building's maintenance man for fifteen years, and was summarily fired and evicted by the new management

 

5:26 minutes (4.98 MB)

1 out of 100 Americans Are Incarcerated

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Evening News
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Wed, 02/27/2008

A new study examining the social and financial costs of prison policy says the United States has passed a grim milestone: one out of every one hundred Americans is now incarcerated.Oregon spends a higher percentage of its budget on prisons than any other state. KBOO's Christian Danielsen has more.

1:12 minutes (1.1 MB)

Democracy Reform Report on Bill Sizemore

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Evening News
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Thu, 02/28/2008

 

Democracy Reform Oregon released a report this week detailing the political and financial history of state initiative signature gatherer and former gubernatorial candidate Bill Sizemore.

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

Briana Waters Case at Uof W Goes to Trial

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Evening News
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Thu, 02/28/2008

Today, the three- week trial of Briana Waters was sent to the jury.

 The  Evergreen College graduate was charged with participating in the  Earth Liberation Front Arson of the University of Washington Urban Horticulture Center .

1:12 minutes (1.1 MB)

Advocacy for Incarcerated Youth

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program: 
The Underground
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Tue, 02/26/2008
5:18 minutes (4.86 MB)

Updates from 2007

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Tue, 01/01/2008

 

We speak with Claude Marks about the San Francisco 8 Case, Lisa from Reed College about their Halloween, 2007 “noose incident” and the continuous response to the Jena 6 Case in Jena, Louisiana, and to Eric Ward about anti-immigrant legislation.

 

58:45 minutes (23.53 MB)

The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

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Tue, 08/14/2007

 

We speak with Amara Perez, (the former Executive Director of Sisters in Action for Power, currently involved with happyours more information at http://happyoursproductions.com.) and Emi Koyama (a multi-issue social justice activist, more information at www.eminism.org) about their contributions to the book edited by INCITE called The Revolution Will Not Be Funded.

 

55:55 minutes (22.4 MB)

Portland Response to the Jena 6

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Thu, 10/04/2007

 

The Jena Six refers to a group of six black teenagers who were charged with the beating of a white teenager at Jena High School in Jena, Louisiana on December 4, 2006 , although it is believed that the incident began on September first, 2006 when 3 nooses were found hanging from a tree at Jena High School . We use interviews from Democracy Now to describe the incident, and talk to Kevin Fuller, Founder and Executive Director of the Bridge Builders, and Alpha Tessema, junior, Jesuit High School, a member of the Prospective Gents, who sponsored a Jena Six Fundraiser and Vigil on September 20th in Portland.

40:11 minutes (16.1 MB)

Grassroots Media Camp

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Tue, 09/18/2007

August 24th- 26th,2007,grassroots media makers, organizers, and community members converged to participate in a weekend of skillshares – called the Portland Grassroots Media Camp. We interviewed media camp organizers, instructors and participants.  You’ll also hear a sampling of audio produced during media camp workshops.

 

58:11 minutes (23.31 MB)

Police Accountibility

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Tue, 09/04/2007

On the first anniversary of the James “Jim-Jim” Chasse killing, we interview Jason Renault of the Mental Health Association of Portland, Alejandro Queral of the NW Constitutional Rights Center, and Kwik Jones, local playwright.  We also will play excerpts from a film by Copwatch, called “These Streets are Watching” – a 53 minute documentary which is available on google video.

58:28 minutes (23.42 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 02/24/2008

 

Today on our regular feature Civil Liberties Watch,  reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund looks at the case of New Orleans Housing activist Jamie Lochner and a troubling trend in the prosecution of activists.

4:21 minutes (9.97 MB)

0228 am 'Get This' news

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Thu, 02/28/2008

 

Get This:  Canadian journalist, Jawed Ahmad, has been designated an “enemy combatant” and is being held indefinitely in some dungeon at Bagram Airbase outside Kabul.

Chris Andreae

02/28/08

 

7:22 minutes (6.75 MB)

0227 am 'Get This' news

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Thu, 02/28/2008

 

Get This:  America’s torture ‘party planner’, William Haynes is leaving “public service.”

Chris Andreae

02/27/08

 

Note:  My apologies to readers/listeners.  I have been tardy getting Get This out there this week. 

 

6:27 minutes (5.91 MB)

 

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