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Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

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Evening News
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Mon, 10/20/2014
In mid-September, Dr. Lisa Brosseau and Dr. Rachael Jones wrote a commentary for CIDRAP News, a service of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and policy at the University of Minnesota, titled “Health Workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola.”
Brosseau and Jones are professors in the School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Their article was picked up by some right-wing bloggers, who exaggerated and misattributed some of its contents, adding fuel to the fire of sensationalistic media coverage of the current Ebola outbreak, as well as to the politicization of the issue during this campaign season. 22:38 minutes (20.73 MB)

Chevron Pours Money into Local Politics in Richmond, CA

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Evening News
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Thu, 10/16/2014
The oil giant Chevron, which operates a refinery in the small city of Richmond, CA, has been pumping millions of dollars into local mayoral and council elections. To find out why, KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke with Sukey Lewis, a reporter and editor with the Richmond Confidential, a local news website founded by the Berkeley School of Journalism. 14:32 minutes (6.65 MB)

Portland in Missouri for Ferguson October

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 10/16/2014
Protests continued today in Ferguson Missouri, as youth leaders met with the Mayor of Saint Louis to try to address concerns about police treatment of demonstrators.
On Monday, over thirty faith leaders were arrested in an act of civil disobedience to call for justice for Michael Brown, who was killed by police in August.

They also read the names of the more than one hundred black and brown youth who have been killed by police around the country this year.

Lucia van Diepen is a Quaker theologian from Portland who is participating in Ferguson October. She spoke with KBOO news today about her experience in Missouri this week 20:06 minutes (18.41 MB)

Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14 pt. 4

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Wed, 10/15/2014
Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14

We visit with Nancy Mottaz and Mitch Grubic from Dignity Village, Portland's original Village movement project. The Villagers have been sharing their unique wisdom about holding together a member-run and governed village with other groups around the country and in Canada. Today they visit with us to talk about exactly that. We also discuss Steve Wilson and his project http://inpursuitofhappiness.us 16:55 minutes (15.48 MB)

Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14 pt. 3

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Wed, 10/15/2014
Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14

We visit with Nancy Mottaz and Mitch Grubic from Dignity Village, Portland's original Village movement project. The Villagers have been sharing their unique wisdom about holding together a member-run and governed village with other groups around the country and in Canada. Today they visit with us to talk about exactly that. We also discuss Steve Wilson and his project http://inpursuitofhappiness.us 12:00 minutes (10.99 MB)

Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14 pt. 2

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Wed, 10/15/2014
Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14

We visit with Nancy Mottaz and Mitch Grubic from Dignity Village, Portland's original Village movement project. The Villagers have been sharing their unique wisdom about holding together a member-run and governed village with other groups around the country and in Canada. Today they visit with us to talk about exactly that. We also discuss Steve Wilson and his project http://inpursuitofhappiness.us 11:06 minutes (10.16 MB)

Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14 pt. 1

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Wed, 10/15/2014
Occupy Radio: The Occupant 10/15/14

We visit with Nancy Mottaz and Mitch Grubic from Dignity Village, Portland's original Village movement project. The Villagers have been sharing their unique wisdom about holding together a member-run and governed village with other groups around the country and in Canada. Today they visit with us to talk about exactly that. We also discuss Steve Wilson and his project http://inpursuitofhappiness.us 12:56 minutes (11.84 MB)

Silence of The Laws: A Gag on Mumia and All Prisoners' Constitutional Right to Speak...

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Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 10/15/2014
The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on House bill HB2533 and Senate bill SB508. The bill was written in response to political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal’s commencement speech at Goddard College, and is a clear attempt to silence Mumia and other prisoners and formerly incarcerated people. We believe that this legislation is not actually an attempt to help victims, but a cynical move by legislators to stop people in prison from speaking out against an unjust system.
 
  14:03 minutes (12.87 MB)

Jessica Vega Pederson Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Tue, 10/14/2014
Jessica Vega Pederson is a Democrat seeking reelection in Oregon's 47th House District. She talked with Don Merrill about why future ambitious projects authorized by the legislature need to have more oversight by the legislature, why she has concerns over the out of state money that supports Measure 90 and why, despite accusations of acrimony, she feels the legislature has been a great place to work on the people's business.

28:07 minutes (25.75 MB)

Left and the Law: racism, perceptions of crime, and the punitive state

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Mon, 10/13/2014
On their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss a recent research report by The Sentencing Project, titled "Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Polices."  The report describes how deeply embedded racism is in the criminal justice system, and how implicit or unconscious racism among white Americans props up this destructive system. Jan and Mike talk about key reforms described in the report, and ways of challenging racist rhetoric on crime and punishment. 15:38 minutes (14.32 MB)

 

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