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Civil Liberties Watch: Obama DOJ claims "Sovereign Immunity"

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

The Obama Department of Justice has put forth a claim of
“Sovereign Immunity” in a motion to dismiss in the domestic
spying case of Jewell v. NSA. The lawsuit brought by the
Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the National
Security Agency for spying on tens of thousands of citizens
without a warrant, during the Bush Administration. The
spying utilized the telecom company AT&T's fiber optic
network to access the communications of unsuspecting
Americans. The claim of Sovereign Immunity is unprecedented 

4:13 minutes (4.84 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Obama DOJ claims "Sovereign Immunity"

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

The Obama Department of Justice has put forth a claim of
“Sovereign Immunity” in a motion to dismiss in the domestic
spying case of Jewell v. NSA. The lawsuit brought by the
Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the National
Security Agency for spying on tens of thousands of citizens
without a warrant, during the Bush Administration. The
spying utilized the telecom company AT&T's fiber optic
network to access the communications of unsuspecting
Americans. The claim of Sovereign Immunity is unprecedented 

4:13 minutes (4.84 MB)

Stumptown Comics Festival preview

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Dark Horse Comics president Mike Richardson returns to Words & Pictures to preview the 2009 Stumptown Comics Festival, running April 18-19 at the Lloyd Doubletree Hotel.  The festival is preceded by a benefit dinner on April 17 for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Mayor Sam Adams has declared April to be Portland Comics Month in honor of the strong base of independent talent making their home in Oregon.  Mike is joined by comics artist and PNCA instructor Neal Skorpen, who is leading a collaborative workshop at Stumptown on The Instant Graphic Novel.

29:36 minutes (11.86 MB)

Portland: Sactuarty City

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/07/2009

A number of local anti-war veteran groups have called on the Portland City Council to declare the city a ‘sanctuary’ for war resisters.
The group is currently collecting signatures for a petition to submit to the City Council, which has not yet taken any action on the ‘Sanctuary City’ proposal.

1:59 minutes (1.83 MB)

the U.S. defense secretary is calling for more money to be put into drone planes to attack Iraq

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/07/2009

Defense secretary Robert Gates is calling for a rapid increase in spending on attack drone planes for use in Iraq, Afghanistan and Eastern Pakistan.
This plan has raised the ire of many in the peace community due to the drone’s inconsistent results and bad record of civilian casualties.
 

5:06 minutes (4.67 MB)

Snake River habitat is in danger

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/07/2009
1:29 minutes (1.37 MB)

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

program date: 
Tue, 04/07/2009

Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, April 8th, 2009.
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2:10 minutes (1.99 MB)

Getting Ready For Your Preserving Season

program date: 
Tue, 04/07/2009

Harriet and Marge host another installment of House Holding, or Homemaking Gone Progressive. They see a new way of considering our roles as stewards, not just as it applies in the world at large, but in the concrete management of resources as they flow from the natural world to our homes, kitchens, tables and community. Join them for a discussion of house holding as a form as activism. Today's topic is "Getting Ready For Your Preserving Season."

26:13 minutes (12.01 MB)

 

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