Economic imperialism

Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon with Gretchen Morgenson

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Wed, 10/19/2011

The Greed Special

Host Gene Bradley interviewed Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson about her new book, co-authored with Joshua Rosner, Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon

In Reckless Endangerment, Gretchen Morgenson, the star business columnist of The New York Times, exposes how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect the country from financial harm were actually complicit in the actions that finally blew up the American economy.

29:28 minutes (26.98 MB)

Richard Heinberg on "The End of Growth: Adapting to our New Economic Reality"

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 10/20/2011

 Host Per Fagereng speaks with author, educator and speaker Richard Heinberg about his new book The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality

20:49 minutes (9.53 MB)

Corporate Right fights Occupy Wall Street with smear campaign

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 10/20/2011

Theresa Mitchell with "the news you're not supposed to know" -- Occupy Wall Street facing anti-semitic smear campaign by Corporate Right.  Other Occupy news, also, unacceptable radiation levels found in Japanese sea food--where is the testing?  Derivative bomb about to hit. 

13:36 minutes (6.23 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/21/11

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Fri, 10/21/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Occupy Portland Special - We are the 99%

Occupy Portland Special

Jenka Soderberg presents news and live streaming audio from the Occupy Portland site.

KBOO's live webstream will be on from 9 am - 10 pm on Friday.  Check our Occupy Portland page for updates or click here to listen.

Fight the Empire on 10/20/11

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 10/20/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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his new book "The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality."

Host Per Fagereng speaks with author, educator and speaker Richard Heinberg about his new book "The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality."

Richard Heinberg’s latest book goes to the heart of the ongoing financial crisis, explaining how and why it occurred, and what we must do to avert the worst potential outcomes. Written in an engaging, highly readable style, it shows why growth is being blocked by three factors: resource depletion, environmental impacts, and crushing levels of debt.

David Graeber, professor and activist and author of "Debt: The First 5,000 Years"

program date: 
Wed, 10/19/2011

The Greed Special

Hosted by Per Fagereng and Joe Clement

Per and Joe interview David Graeber, professor, activist, and author of "Debt: The First 5,000 Years"


44:20 minutes (40.6 MB)

Occupy Wall Street Rediscovers the Radical Imagination

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Mon, 10/17/2011

 Joe Clement reads an essay titled "Occupy Wall Street Rediscovers The Radical Imagination" by David Graeber, a noted anthropologist-activist involved with Occupy Wall Street. He argues that if anything the occupation movement breaks a decades old consensus about the inescapability of capitalism. Joe offers his radically imaginative thoughts afterward on economic democracy and radical electoral reform.

7:13 minutes (6.62 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour October 17th

program date: 
Mon, 10/17/2011

      

 Bill Resnick hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

37:06 minutes (33.97 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/19/11

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Wed, 10/19/2011 - 8:00am - 11:00am
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Scholars, authors and activists look at the age of greed and how to end it

Greed: What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing!

Join us for a special program on The Age of Greed and How to End It.

Guests include:

David Graeber, professor and activist and author of "Debt: The First 5,000 Years"

Gretchen Morgensen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-author of "Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon."

Occupy Portland, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy The World!!!

program date: 
Tue, 10/18/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.

Joe reports on the popular Occupy Portland encampment, including phone calls from Sandy Polishuk, one of our Elder Activists working on-site in whatever capacity seems appropriate at the time, and from Jimmy, one of the Volunteer Coordinators.

There is a Volunteer Tent in the Encampment, with "Needs" posted prominently for anyone with some time to see.  Lately, they've been needing laundry services.  Do help if you can.

 

53:01 minutes (48.53 MB)
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