Economic imperialism

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)

Pursuing Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High Finance Carnivores: A conversation with Greg Palast

program date: 
Mon, 10/17/2011

 Award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast blew the lid off voter fraud in 2000 and 2004 that threw the presidential elections into doubt. Greg has picked up the money trail again, following it to a corrupt link between Big Oil and High Finance that has produced record corporate profits whilecreating environmental disasters like the recent Gulf oil spill. This new story, captured in his latest book,Vulture's Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High Finance Carnivores, reads like a pulp thriller as the Palast investigative team travels from Baku to the Arctic Circle in pursuit of this story.

57:55 minutes (26.52 MB)

KBOO Radio @Occupy Portland Encampment 2011

 

Click here for the Occupy Portland Radio show, airing on 90.7 FM every 3rd and 5th Wednesday of the month from 6 -7 pm 

 

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From on-the-scene reporting, in-depth interviews, on-air broadcasts of needs during the encampment, music, and much more...KBOO was there, is there, and will continue to be there. So there!

 As the Occupy movement continues calling for the richest one percent to pay their fair share, KBOO News is committed to bringing you full coverage. And be sure to support KBOO to keep this people-powered radio station on the air - donate online by clicking here.

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The following is the archive of the real-time updates to the KBOO website as the Portland Occupy movement evolved. Exciting times!

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Friday February 10th: all-day special on Challenging Corporate Power

"The Economics of Happiness," an interview with Helena Norberg Hodge

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Helena Norberg-Hodge, the internationally renowned environmentalist and leading critic of conventional notions of growth and development. She is the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize. She is founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture and author of "Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.

30:15 minutes (27.69 MB)

Alternative Radio on 10/18/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 10/18/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Economist Richard Wolff is interviewed by David Barsamian about the Systemic Crisis of Capitalism

Today's economic crisis is the most severe since the Great Depression. What are its root causes? The conventional explanations put the blame on greedy bankers who pawned off credit default swaps, sub-prime mortgages, and a smorgasbord of derivatives, on a hapless and helpless public. To make matters worse there was little or no regulation. So if we tinker with some reform measures, pass some legislation, a tax cut here, a little stimulus package there and everything will be hunky-dory. Will it? The seismic failures and problems plaguing Capitalism are systemic and deep. Many people are in dire straits. But not the upper crust. They are riding the gravy train to more riches. Fundamental change is necessary to avoid future collapses.

Evening News on 10/12/11

Program: 
Evening News
Air date: 
Wed, 10/12/2011 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Short Description: 
Updates from Occupy Portland march

KBOO News Reports on Occupy Portland
As Occupy Portland joins the nationwide movement calling for the richest one percent to pay their fair share, KBOO News is committed to bringing you full coverage. Tune in at 5:00 pm each weekday for a full report on 90.7 fm. On Friday 10/14 from 10 am - 1 we will have a live broadcast from Occupy Portland on 90.7 FM.

We are now streaming live from Occupy Portland - Listen online or come visit our tent across from the info booth at the encampment!

Latest updates

(10/12/11): 3:38 PM - Six of eight people arrested this morning when police forced the opening of Main Street have now been released.

(10/11/11): 5:37 PM - Encampment continues, despite downpours - around 400 people, both Chapman and Lownsdale Square.  General Assembly tonight at 7 pm - Main St. between 3rd and 4th Ave.  Guide to armbands/committees | Planning for Occupy Vancouver - General Assembly Wednesday at 7 pm at Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA.

(10/10/11): 8:00 PM - Occupy Salem has begun - a dozen tents in Willson Park, following march of 500 supporters through downtown Salem.

(10/09/11): 7:42 PM - Portland Marathon and two Occupy Portland marches went off without a hitch today - Chapman Square is once again fully occupied, and tents are being set up again in Lownsdale Square.  General Assembly meeting currently taking place in the street between the parks, with protesters attempting to hold both parks and the street between. (SW Main between 3rd and 4th).

11:47 AM - Join the #OccupyPortland marches today at 12:00 noon PSU South Park Blocks or 2:30 PM Rose Quarter across Broadway Bridge to downtown/Chapman Park.

(10/07/11): 9:55 AM - Portland Police have announced that they will not storm the park at this time.  They are currently negotiating with the Portland Marathon, who have rented the park for the weekend.  Around 250 - 300 people remain in Chapman Park - SW 3rd and Madison.  General Assembly meeting planned for 7:00 pm this evening.

(10/06/11): 5:00 PM - Occupation begins - Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square - between SW 3rd and 4th, Salmon and Madison.  Few police.

2:46 PM - March is underway - currently on Burnside heading west

2:12 PM - March preparing to begin at 2:30, more participants keep flowing in to Waterfront Park.  Red armbands = medics. Green armbands = legal observers.  Peace and safety committee stresses non-violent nature of march, says families are welcome to join.

1:36 PM - Organizers urging all participants to remain civil.  Inflatable 'fat cat' balloon, signs reflecting anger and frustration with banks and multinational corporate power.

1:00 PM - Planned route of march - Crowd continues to swell - thousands of people gathered at Waterfront park - march will begin at 2:30.  Message of protesters: End corporate control of government.

12:05 PM KBOO Reporter Joe Lino at site of Saturday Market - Waterfront Park south of Burnside - reports around 3,000 people gathered with signs, several dozen legal observers with bright green vests.

The Melting Pot on 10/11/11

Program: 
The Melting Pot
Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
3 Hour THIEVERY CORPORATION SPECIAL 10/11/2011

Don't miss the 3 Hour THIEVERY CORPORATION Pledge Drive Special

Tuesday 10/11/2011 from 7-10pm

 

Dr. J will be Blending and Remixing the music of Thievery Corporation live in the studio for 3 hours focusing on the new album Culture of Fear as well as past Collaborations, Classics and Rarities. We will be offering offering a variety of Thank You Gifts including the new album "Culture of Fear", the Thievery Corporation DVD "Live @ Club 9:30" and the "Babylon Central" DVD directed by Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation, where they provide the soundtrack and give you a view into the music scene of their DC home.

Project Censored celebrates 35 years as media watchdog

program date: 
Thu, 10/06/2011

Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored.

In the last 35 years, the so-called mainstream media have been co-opted into a propaganda machine for the transnational corporate power structure, which serves a US/NATO Military Industrial Media Empire instead of We the People.

35:40 minutes (16.32 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/11/11

Air date: 
Tue, 10/11/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Occupy Wall Street comes to Portland -- and it's the real deal.

The Occupy Wall Street movement has come to Portland. Much has been made about what the movement is, what the occupiers want, and what their message is. It's really pretty simple -- it's about economic injustice. And it's the real deal.

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