Economic imperialism

Political Perspectives on 02/08/12

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Wed, 02/08/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Michael Parenti on "THE PATHOLOGY OF WEALTH"

Michael Parenti on "THE PATHOLOGY OF WEALTH"

(From TUC Radio)

What's wrong with anti-contraception conservatives?

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Wed, 02/01/2012

 Lisa Loving's guest is Robert Walker, Executive Vice President of the Population Institute.

54:47 minutes (50.17 MB)

Talk Radio on 02/01/12

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Wed, 02/01/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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What's wrong with anti-contraception conservatives?

Lisa Loving's guest is Robert Walker, Executive Vice President of the Population Institute.

If the current GOP presidential primary campaign is remembered for nothing else, it will be known for the meteoric rise of the "anti-contraception conservatives."

• Rick Santorum thinks states should have the power to ban family planning.

• Mitt Romney wants to eliminate funding for Title X, which helps to provides low-income women with access to family planning and reproductive health services.

• Rick Perry proudly trumpeted the fact that Texas had slashed state support for family planning clinics by two-thirds.

The slipshod cleanup effort at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state.

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Tue, 01/31/2012

  Right here in the Columbia Basin, we have our very own atomic wasteland. The Hanford nuclear site in Washington state is a festering Cold War sore, and the multibillion-dollar cleanup effort is underfunded and poorly run. Abe and Joe discuss a blockbuster article on the dubious attempt to remedy the sins of our fathers.

55:58 minutes (51.25 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 02/02/12

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Thu, 02/02/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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What Every Environmentalist Needs To Know about Capitalism with Fred Magdoff

On a special combined version of Presswatch and Fight the Empire hosts Theresa Mitchell and Per Fagereng speak with author and professor Fred Magdoff about his book "What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know about Capitalism," co-authored with John Bellamy Foster.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/31/12

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Tue, 01/31/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe discuss the slipshod cleanup effort at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state.

 Right here in the Columbia Basin, we have our very own atomic wasteland. The Hanford nuclear site in Washington state is a festering Cold War sore, and the multibillion-dollar cleanup effort is underfunded and poorly run. Abe and Joe discuss a blockbuster article on the dubious attempt to remedy the sins of our fathers.

War Dollars Home Resolution Succeeds at Portland City Council Level

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Evening News
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Fri, 01/27/2012

A coalition of local peace groups has proposed a resolution to the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners to “Bring the War Dollars Home”.


The group recently succeeded in passing a resolution at the Portland City Council, and say they hope the Countywide effort will make an impact both locally and at the federal level.
Campaign Organizer's, Maxine Fookson and Curt Bell speak more on the subject.

Additional information on the national effort can be found on pprc-news.org/.

 

2:08 minutes (1.95 MB)

Extreme Energy Extraction; The Keystone XL Pipeline Victory; Interview Daniel Kessler

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 01/26/2012

Extreme Energy Extraction; Getting at Fossil Fuels; A Deeper Look brings you a 2 day special this week. Tune Wednesday January 25th when AP Energy Reporter Jonathan Fahey will talk about Deep Water Drilling in the Gulf less than 2 years after the spill & Thursday January 26th for Daniel Kessler of the 350.org Global Action Team. He will talk about the Keystone XL Pipeline Victory to stop the piping of dirty oil from the Ablerta Tar Sands, to the Gulf of Mexico to be refined. He will also talk about the 2010, 5.9 % increase in  CO2 emissions and 350.org's plans for the future.

44:02 minutes (40.32 MB)

Extreme Energy Extraction; Deep Water Drilling in the Gulf; Interview Jonathan Fahey

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A Deeper Look
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Wed, 01/25/2012

Extreme Energy Extraction; Getting at Fossil Fuels; A Deeper Look brings you a 2day special this week Tune Wednesday January 25th AP Energy Reporter Jonathan Fahey will talk about Deep Water Drilling in the Gulf less than 2years after the spill. & Thursday January 26th for Daniel Kessler of Tar Sands Action to talk about the XL Pipeline Victory.

28:04 minutes (12.84 MB)
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