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Flashpoints on 03/04/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 03/04/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

PSU Students Walk Out of Classes to Support AAUP Teachers Rally

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014
          The teachers at Portland State University face a possible strike by early April, after declaring impasse in their negotiations with the university administration last week.
           Thursday Feb. 27, over 600 P.S.U. students walked out of their classes to support the Portland State chapter of the American Association of University Professors, who held a rally on the P.S.U. Park Blocks at noon. The teachers’ union has been bargaining with the P.S.U. administration for a new contract for 11 months.
        The A.A.U.P - PSU also filed an unfair labor practice charge with the Oregon Employment Relations Board. 4:05 minutes (3.74 MB)

US Job Growth Subsidies Favor Corporate Tax Breaks Over Small Businesses

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014
A new report on job growth in the U-S suggests that the bulk of subsidies being granted to business to spur job growth go to large corporate tax breaks, rather than small, local businesses.
Leigh McIlvane is a research analyst with Good Jobs First, who issued the report.
Their organization describes itself as a resource center for promoting accountability in economic development.
She discussed the report and the upgraded Subsidy Tracker tool with KBOO Reporter Robin Ryan. 3:56 minutes (3.6 MB)

Labor Radio on 03/03/14

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Program: 
Labor Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Discussions On Working Class Issues

Tim Carr Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014
Tim Carr is a Republican who is running against incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber.  He talked with Don Merrill about Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System, the Columbia River Crossing, same sex marriage and why he thinks a gubenatorial candidate can only win if they win the hearts and minds of Portlanders.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all candidates for the 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:59 minutes (27.45 MB)

Domingos para Recordar on 03/02/14

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Sun, 03/02/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Latin

Flashpoints on 02/28/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 02/27/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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