Legislation

Voices from the Edge on 01-26-12 Life in and after a cult

program date: 
Thu, 01/26/2012

Life in and after a cult: A conversation with a former member of "The Move"

Sam Fife began offering his vision of divine rule on earth in his small New Orleans church in the 1960s. By 1979, when Fife died in an airplane crash, The Move of the Spirit had grown into an international ministry that included thousands, many living separated from society in communal farms. The Move taught that members were creating a society in which people were free to hear and be led by divine prophecy. Ex-members, however, paint a different picture: a corrupt system of leadership that used physical, sexual and psychological abuse to maintain control.

55:10 minutes (50.52 MB)

Renewable Energy: It's not a pipe dream!

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Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 01/25/2012

What would it take to get off fossil fuels entirely, and to power the planet with renewables by 2030? What strides are being made in Oregon? In Portland?

56:15 minutes (25.75 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 01/26/12

Air date: 
Thu, 01/26/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Life in and after a cult: a conversation with a former member of The Move

 

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

program date: 
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

Air date: 
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.

Colombia - La Lucha Sigue

program date: 
Wed, 01/04/2012

On October 12th, 2011, Congress passed the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.  The fight against the FTA, by trade unionists, small farmers, Indigenous communities, Afro-Colombians, and human rights activists was lost after 5 years, but the struggle continues. 

On this program, we speak with Carlos Cruz, from Witness for Peace in Colombia.

www.witnessforpeace.org/

54:56 minutes (50.3 MB)

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)

Voices from the Edge on 01/12/12

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Thu, 01/12/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A look at where we are with police accountability and remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

City Council Resolution to End Corporate Personhood

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 01/11/2012

Also on the docket for tomorrow’s City Council meeting is a resolution declaring that corporations are not people, and supporting a constitutional amendment to that effect.

Rich Cohen with the Occupy Portland Visioning team says that this is just one part of a larger movement across the country to take back power from corporations and return it to the people.

 

5:01 minutes (2.3 MB)
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