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Citizens Oppose Interstate 69 in Indiana

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

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KBOO's Scott Pham talks to Mary Sackley, a former Portland Activist now working with environmental groups in Indiana to oppose the freeway plan.

 

4:17 minutes (3.93 MB)

Consultant Discusses Impact of Drilling Arctic Wildlife Refuge

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

George Bush has told the Democrats in Congress to support ending the 27 -year moratorium on offshore drilling, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Bush is trying to get the moratorium overturned before Congress adjourns for the July fourth holiday.KBOO's Crystal Leighty interviewed environmental consultant Javier Sierra on what overturning the moratorium would mean.

 

5:10 minutes (4.74 MB)

Portland's Haitian Community

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 06/19/2008

Kayse Jama and Leigh Anne Kranz interview Judith Gelin of Portland's Society for Haitian Arts and Culture.

25:50 minutes (11.83 MB)

Portland Actors Ensemble presents "Julius Caesar" and "Two Gents"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008

Dmae Roberts talks with Portland Actors Ensemble. 

25:38 minutes (23.47 MB)

Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets Invade the Willamette Valley

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program date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008

Host Andrew Geller sits in for Joe & Abe today with a discussion of the sneaky replacement of natural beets with genetically engineered Sugar Beets in our domestic sugar supply, right here in the Willamette Valley. Andrew brings in three experts to illuminate the shady goings-on.

First, in studio, we have Laurie Ann Bird from NW Rage, the NW Resistance Against Genetic Engineering.

We are later joined by Frank Morton from the Organic Seed Alliance.

Finally, we hear from Kevin Golden, a lawyer from the Center For Food Safety.

86:14 minutes (39.48 MB)

Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets take over the Willamette Valley

Host Andrew Geller sits in for Joe & Abe today with a discussion of the sneaky replacement of natural beets with genetically engineered Sugar Beets in our domestic sugar supply, right here in the Willamette Valley. Andrew brings in three experts to illuminate the shady goings-on.

First, in studio, we have <?B>Laurie Ann Bird from NW Rage, the NW Resistance Against Genetic Engineering.

We are later joined by Frank Morton from the NW Seed Alliance.

Finally, we hear from Kevin Golden, a lawyer from the Center For Food Safety.

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Living on the Ice Shelf, Humanity's Melt Down

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

Host Per Fagereng interviews Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and In Praise of Barbarians.

He discusses his latest article, "Living on the Ice Shelf, Humanity's Melt Down".

Davis says, "Our world, our old world that we have inhabited for the last 12,000 years, has
ended, even if no newspaper in North America or Europe has yet printed its
scientific obituary. This February, while cranes were hoisting cladding to the
141st floor of the Burj Dubai tower (which will soon be twice the height of the
Empire State Building), the Stratigraphy Commission of the Geological Society of
London was adding the newest and highest story to the geological column."

29:26 minutes (26.95 MB)

Healthcare Premiums up 35% July 1st

program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

One year ago Regence Blue Cross raised rates by an average of 19%. This year's increase is a whopping 35% scheduled to take effect on July 1.

Britta Duncan, co-chair of Jobs with Justice' Healthcare Committee and Secretary/Treasurer of ILWU Local 5 will join host Martha Odom to talk about the 35% premium increase, what it means to working families, Tuesday's protest at Regence, and other work that the JWJ Healthcare committee is doing.

28:26 minutes (26.03 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 30, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

Laurie Mercier hosts this program of interviews and reviews about civil rights, justice and injustice.   Laurie interviews Ellen Schrecker about the assaults  on academic freedom in the 1950s and how they compare with those of today.  Bill Resnick talks with radical  economist Robin Hahnel about participatory democracy in Venezuela.  And the Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review The Road to Guantanamo.  

You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or the individual pieces by following the links below:

1.  Academic freedom then and now

2.  Participatory democracy in Venezuela

55:40 minutes (25.49 MB)

Movie Moles: "Road to Guantanamo"

program date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008

Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review Road to Guantanamo, the British docudrama that follows the story of three British citizens swept up by the military while traveling in Afghanistan and sent to Guantamo prison where they were held without charges for three years before being released. 

11:34 minutes (5.3 MB)

 

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