Elections

Janice Thompson, executive director of Common Cause, Oregon, about money in politics.

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 01/30/2012
 Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Janice Thompson, executive director of Common Cause, Oregon, about money in politics.

In the landmark 2010 Citizens United v.

53:15 minutes (48.75 MB)

More Talk Radio on 01/30/12

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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"Citizens United" and Money in Politics

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Janice Thompson, executive director of Common Cause, Oregon, about money in politics.

In the landmark 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision the Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment prohibits government from placing limits on independent spending for political purposes by corporations and unions. What have been the effects of this ruling? How is its influence being felt in campaign spending in state and national elections? What will the future effects be? Can Citizens United be overturned?

Janice Thompson is executive director of Common Cause Oregon, which she joined in 2009 after leading the Money in Politics Research Action Project and Democracy Reform Oregon.

Abe and Joe discuss SOPA and the future of online censorship.

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Tue, 01/24/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

For now, it seems, the Internet will remain the radical experiment in free information exchange that we have come to know and love. Abe and Joe dissect the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and discuss the future of online censorship.

55:21 minutes (50.68 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/24/12

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Tue, 01/24/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe discuss SOPA and the future of online censorship.

For now, it seems, the Internet will remain the radical experiment in free information exchange that we have come to know and love. Abe and Joe dissect the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and discuss the future of online censorship.

Plus -- an update on the time-honored practice of racist "dog whistles" in conservative circles.

Thomas Frank, author of PITY THE BILLIONAIRE

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Fri, 01/20/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher welcomes journalist

41:01 minutes (37.55 MB)

Radiozine on 01/20/12

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 01/20/2012 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Thomas Frank, author of PITY THE BILLIONAIRE

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher welcomes journalist Thomas Frank, author of Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right.

Press**Watch notes: war averted?

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Russian missiles in Syria, suddenly war seems like a bad idea, Barack calls Tel Aviv, angry at scientist offing; 



Source: Bild.de

Translation by: Google

Date: Nov. 5, 2011

Presswatch on 12/29/11

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 12/29/2011

The news you're not suppposed to know from 1811, a review of 2011 and listener calls.

56:45 minutes (51.96 MB)

Well-read Red: vulture capitalism and the contradictions of investment

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Mon, 01/16/2012

Well-read Red, Clayton Morgareidge, reads an excerpt from Gary Weiss' article from Salon on Mitt Romney and vulture-capitalism. The article reviews how Romney's former investment firm bought out companies and destroyed rather than created jobs, while turning a tidy profit, and how Romney's Republican opponents have even cricized him for it (drawing their own criticism for questioning capitalism).

9:04 minutes (6.23 MB)
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