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Millions of people are waiting for a $1,200 payment meant to ease financial burdens from the economic shutdown due to the COVID 19 PANDEMIC. The Trump Administration is being criticized for stalling and even denying these payments to some Ameri
In this episode of Popular Education Radio, I interview Richard Silverstein, writer at Tikun Olam, a progressive Jewish blog which focuses on the Israeli national security state and more. In this interview Richard speaks about how the Covid 19
HELLO! It's great to be back! In this episode I interview Professor Ruha Benjamin on her book Race After Technology. Tune in to hear about the intersection of race, inequality and technology-- some scary stuff but Ruha Benjamin breaks it down i
Four years ago on (12/12/2015)  at a summit in Paris, 174 countries gathered with the objective of achieving, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, a binding and universal agreement on climate. In this episode, on the four yea
Immortal Technique is an indigenous hip hop artist and revolutionary, known for his raw, highly-political lyrics. I spoke with Immortal Technique about his life, work and perspective on this activist moment in Portland and the world. From Anti
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: This November Popular Education will be showcasing people and who've used music to educate, enlighten, and liberate humanity. This week I'm starting off with a live interview with Anti Folk hero (is that a thing? I'm gonna
This week on Popular Education Radio: Nathaniel Boehme (he/him/his) is an LGBTQ  Veteran, activist, and social worker. Boehme has served over 18 years in  the U.S. Air Force and was deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi  Freedom. Today we'll
The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was founded by Tipper Gore, wife of Senator and later Vice President Al Gore; Susan Baker, wife of Treasury Secretary James Baker; Pam Howar, wife of Washington realtor Raymond Howar; and Sally Nevius, w
September 12  marks 14 years since the Israeli Defense Force carried out orders to evacuate all Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip.  This is known as the hitnatkut or the Gaza disengagement, and returned Gaza to the 1967 border lines.  in 20
This episode is the first in our NIGHT SCHOOL segment where we will get a little more personal, raunchy and buzzed.  In this episode this funny, intimate and kind of informative episode you'll hear about OpenMic's background as well as my own a
On August 22nd 1978, one of Kenya's founding fathers, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, passed away.  Kenyatta was one of the leaders who liberated Kenya from British Rule. He was a political activist, who traveled to the U.K. to protest the mistreatment of
TURN ON TUNE IN DROP OUT  on today's episode we're covering the HISTORY OF WOODSTOCK! Four unlikely fellas set off to raise money for a recording studio and ended up creating the most memorable three day concert in American History!!  we'll tal
Hello everyone! Today we're talkin about Nixon's FAILED attempt at welfare reform. Live and uncut from the KBOO studios in portland, OR-  we've got audio from the Nixon Foundation from policy makers from Nixon's administration! and groovy tunes
 12 years ago today Lady Bird Johnson passes away in Texas at the age of 94. her family legacy and beautification project throughout the states is still felt long after her death. Tonight on POPULAR EDUCATION, author Betty Caroli will share her
I'm at the studio with MIc (@UrbanHumanbeing) talkingabout world refugee day. I’m hoping to shed light on the origins  of displacement (19th century on) and compare it with out current  international issues.. we’ll also revisit a part of my int
In this episode we have local PDX activists Donovan Smith from Gentrification is WEIRD, Ibrahim Mubarak and Laquida Landford from Right 2 Survive in the studio to educate listeners about important upcoming projects, community meetings and updat
Jasmin White is an talented Opera singer living in Portland, OR.  In this episode Jasmin will give us a look into what it means to be an award winning 20-something year old indigenous-black female in the traditional world of Opera! Here are so
In this episode Mohamed share the story of his family members that are still suffering in Yemen as a result of the current warfare. Mohamed speaks about the efforts to help his immediate family and the displacement of many others in the process
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