Legislation

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
Short Description: 
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

program: 
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

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

 

City Council Resolution to End Corporate Personhood

program: 
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)

Portland City Council will vote on a Resolution to Bring War Dollars Home

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

At a special session tomorrow afternoon, The Portland City Council will vote on a resolution calling on the US government to end the war in Afghanistan and bring troops and contractors home from Iraq.

The statement is called the “War Dollars Home Resolution”, and is based upon the resolution passed by the US conference of Mayors in June.

A coalition of peace groups in the Portland area have come together in support of the resolution.

KBOO’s Ben Renner spoke with Dan Handelman of Peace and Justice works about the importance and possible impact of the resolution.

 

4:02 minutes (1.85 MB)

Center for Intercultural Organizing

program date: 
Wed, 01/11/2012

Hosted by Lisa Loving

55:17 minutes (50.62 MB)

Do we really have a choice? Abe sizes up the 2012 presidential election.

program date: 
Tue, 01/10/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor

 

It's the mating call of the Naderites: there's no difference between the Democrats and Republicans. They're both corporate parties; the only difference lies in how far right-of-center they lie.

55:58 minutes (51.25 MB)
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