Elections

Toward More Fair Elections

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Mon, 10/20/2014

Bill Resnick talks with Drew Spencer of FairVote.org  about Measure 90, on the November 2014 ballot, that would undermine an already dysfunctional election system. They also discuss the changes required in election procedure-- rank choice voting and proportional representation-- that would democratize elections. 14:27 minutes (6.62 MB)

Elizabeth Steiner Hayward Interview

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Between Us
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Tue, 10/21/2014
Elizabeth Steiner Hayward is a democrat who is running for reelection in the Oregon Senate for District 17. She talked with Don Merrill about why she's a good fit for her fiscally conservative but socially liberal district, how she is a strong supporter of women's rights issues and what the legislature needs to do to get more involved regarding the inequitable treatement of latinos and blacks in the state. 28:35 minutes (26.17 MB)

Flashpoints on 10/21/14

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 10/17/14

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

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)

Flashpoints on 10/16/14

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 10/15/14

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Jessica Vega Pederson Interview

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Between Us
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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)

Flashpoints on 10/14/14

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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