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Portland Police and the Recent Killing of a Mentally Ill Man
From the open publishing newswire: KBOO host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Jason Renaud of the Mental Health Association of Portland about the recent police killing of Michael Johnson, a mentally ill man in Portland, and why the Department of Justice intervention hasn't stopped police killings.
LISTEN - Portland Police and the Recent Killing of a Mentally Ill Man
Video: Portland Human Rights Commission Meeting 11.4.15
From the open publishing newswire: The monthly meeting of the volunteer Human Rights Commission (HRC).
This longer than usual meeting had lots of public comment and discussions. The tension at this meeting was due to the HRC endorsement of a letter regarding an Israel-Palestine divestment proposal, regarding four companies in Portland Oregon with Human Rights allegations.
Video from the Portland Human Rights Commission November 2015 meeting is on youtube here:
Its also posted on Archive (dot) org here:
The Shortwave Report 11/06/15 Listen Globally!
From the open publishing newswire: A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.
The latest Shortwave Report (November 6) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms
from the archives: Notes from Some Portland Annarchists (1999)
From the open publishing newswire: 1999 broadsheet showing an overview of anarchist and related groups in portland
Notes From Some Portland Anarchists
#1 April 1999
This broadsheet is the result of a group effort arising from the Portland General Anarchist meetings. While this has come out of those meetings, it does not represent it. At the present our idea is simply to distribute this for use as a resource sheet. In the future we are interested in seeing it grow, to be used as a forum for a Portland anarchist network - a place for groups and individuals to share ideas, as well as information on gatherings and actions. [...]
The Shortwave Report 10/2/15 Listen Globally!
From the open publishing newswire: A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.
The latest Shortwave Report (October 2) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms [...]
VIDEO: Homeless Camp on Greeley 9.28.15 - Interviews and tour of Hazelnut Grove
From the open publishing newswire: Hazelnut Grove Houseless Camp on Greeley Street.
On Monday morning around 8:00 AM I stopped by the camp on Greeley Bike path. I met w/ FTP Bob and we looked around the camp, we were shown around by two of the homeless activists who have been living there for the past couple months.
https://youtu.be/2hjZ2me7qIw [video 31 min]
We interviewed Vahid Brownwho went into downtown that morning, he was discussing this camp and the threats of sweeps with the mayor, he gives his report to Bob and I in the video you can hear it around 17:40.
300 BIG Douglas Fir Trees mey get clearcut in Jennings Lodge for 72 home Development!!!
From the open publishing newswire: OCT, 01 Thursday
Public Land Use Hearing.
At 9:30am at the Clackamas County Development Services Building Auditorium. located at: 150 Beavercreek Rd Oregon City 97045
This is the big one- the public hearing regarding the proposal from Lennar to change the zoning from R-10 to R-8. Lennar has stated that if they don't get the zone change, they will not purchase the property. Let's pack that place and show the county and the hearings officer that we DO NOT want this!
Lennar Corp wants to build a 72 home development on the site of an Old historic Church Campgrounds in the heart of Jennings Lodge, Oregon. This would require the cutting of at least 326 BIG Douglas fir trees [...]
(Facebook page) https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Jennings-Lodge-1555128391388446/timeline/
Video: 8 .11 .15 Race Talks - Racism and Health
From the open publishing newswire: August Race Talks program consisted of a film screening of one portion of a seven-part documentary series exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health and a presentation by guest speaker Leslie Gregory. This is a free monthly event at Kennedy School on the 2nd Tuesday evening of every month.
A screening and discussion of Unnatural Causes ... "is inequality making us sick\?"
https://youtu.be/Ga40RZdjjAs [1.hour 14.minute video]
This August Race Talks presentation was by guest speaker Leslie Gregory. Leslie is a Physician Assistant and Executive Director of Right to Health. This race talks program consisted of a film screening of one portion of a seven-part documentary series exploring racial and socioeconomic inequalities in health.
Previous Race Talks events are recorded and archived on this youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/racetalks01
THE THEFT OF A BLACK BAPTIST CHURCH IN GENTRIFIED RIP CITY
From the open publishing newswire: A Christian denomination founded on the right to own slaves steals property from a historically African-American church in North Portland; then sells it to a predominantly Caucasian church in Gresham for a $200,000 profit. All while leaving the founding pastor's elderly wife penniless.
Why are we hearing about this almost a decade later from an outfit in New Jersey and not our local press\?
PORTLAND, OREGON — There are ways to sell a church property legally, procedures dictated by state law and church bylaws. Typically, they require a formal vote by the congregation. [...]
AN INVESTIGATIVE REPORT (PART 1 OF 5)
The Shortwave Report 9/4/15 Listen Globally!
From the open publishing newswire: A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. The latest Shortwave Report (September 4) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms.
This week's show features stories:
From JAPAN- The restarted Sendai nuclear power plant has been raised to full capacity as testing continues. In a new report he IAEA says a major factor in the Fukushima disaster was a widespread belief that nuclear power plants are safe. Japanese Self-Defense forces are engaged with US military in war games along the coast of California. China held a parade commemorating the end of WWII but the US, Canada, Britain, and Japan refused to attend.
From CHINA- Reports on the Chinese victory parade, including the reduction in Chinese military forces. 120,000 people demonstrated in Tokyo against the new Security bill which would allow Japanese military to be an offensive force. The Chinese government is calling for better treatment of vagrants and beggars.
From RUSSIA- In light of the escalating migrant crisis, UK PM Cameron has called for peace in Syria. What is the difference between a refugee and a migrant\\\?
From GERMANY- German Chancellor Merkel says the flow of migrants is testing the EU core ideals. Turkish police detained 2 British journalists and raided media houses. The 3 year jail sentences for al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt have been condemned. There were major riots in Kiev after the Ukrainian Parliament voted to give some autonomy to the pro-Russian eastern regions.
From CUBA- Argentina received a favorable ruling in the case of vulture funds in a US court. Tensions between Colombia and Venezuela continue, and former Brazilian President Lula deSilva announced he will run in the next election. Police brutally repressed anti-corruption demonstrators in Honduras, while police in Turkey beat down citizens protesting the war on the Kurdish political party. The US military has deployed more drones in eastern Europe. Saudi bombing raids continue to kill scores of Yemeni civilians.
From SPAIN- On September 27 Catalonia will have elections which may result in a move to become independent of Spain. The federal government is attempting to amend the constitution to make any such move a punishable crime
(A-Radio) Audio documentation: CrimethInc presentation in Prague 2015 - To Change Everythi
From the open publishing newswire: As Anarchist Radio Berlin we documented a CrimethInc presentation on "To Change Everything", recorded at the anarchist bookfair in Prague, Czech Republic.
Length: 57:39 min
You can find other English and Spanish language audios here.
You can contact us at aradio-berlin/at/riseup(dot)net!
The Shortwave Report 8/14/15 Listen Globally!
From the open publishing newswire: A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba.
The latest Shortwave Report (August 14) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml
(A-Radio) Interview: Week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners August 2015
From the open publishing newswire: In the following interview we talk about the "Week of solidarity with anarchist prisoners", who is promoting it and what it is about. For security reasons, this interview has been re-recorded using our own voices.
You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here:
link to aradio.blogsport.de
Length: 4:47 min
You can find other English and Spanish language audios here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/englishcastellano/