Politics

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/07/10

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Fri, 05/07/2010 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
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Fighting Corporate Power

Fighting Corporate Power: Friday May 7th: 7 am – 8 pm

Since when did corporations become more powerful than people?  How is it that corporate entities have been awarded all the benefits of US citizenship, without any of the responsibilities?  And what can WE THE PEOPLE do about it??  This special day of programming will address the recent supreme court decision on corporate free speech, as well as other aspects of creeping corporate power that undermine sovereignty and democracy. 

7:00 AM - Democracy Now!

Alternative Radio on 05/25/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/25/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Raj Patel – The Value of Nothing (lecture)

Raj Patel – The Value of Nothing (lecture)

Raj Patel, writer, activist and former policy analyst with Food First, is a visiting scholar at the Center for African Studies at UC Berkeley. He has worked for the World Bank, the WTO, and the United Nations, and has also protested them on four continents. He is the author of "Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System."

Alternative Radio on 05/18/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/18/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chip Berlet – The Tea Party Movement (interview)

Chip Berlet – The Tea Party Movement (interview)

Chip Berlet is senior analyst with Political Research Associates, the Somerville, Massachusetts-based organization. PRA monitors and reports on the political right wing. His articles appear in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The Progressive magazine. He is the editor of "Eyes Right: Challenging the Right Wing Backlash" and co-author of "Right-Wing Populism in America."
 

Alternative Radio on 05/11/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/11/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Arundhati Roy - India: Field Notes on Democracy (lecture)

Arundhati Roy     - India: Field Notes on Democracy (lecture)

Arundhati Roy is the celebrated author of "The God of Small Things" and winner of the prestigious Booker Prize. "The New York Times" calls her, "India's most impassioned critic of globalization and American influence." Howard Zinn praises her "powerful commitment to social justice." She is the recipient of the Lannan Award for Cultural Freedom. Her latest books are "The Checkbook & the Cruise Missile," a collection of interviews with David Barsamian, and "An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire."

Alternative Radio on 05/04/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/04/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Noam Chomsky - The Center Cannot Hold (lecture)

Noam Chomsky - The Center Cannot Hold (lecture)

Noam Chomsky is an internationally renowned MIT professor. He practically invented modern linguistics. In addition to his pioneering work in that field he has been a leading voice for peace and social justice for many decades. He is in huge demand as a speaker all over world. "The New Statesman" calls him, "The conscience of the American people." The New York Times says he's "a global phenomenon, perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." Author of scores of books, his latest are "The Essential Chomsky" and "What We Say Goes."

IACP Special: New York Times Food Writer Kim Severson and Peace-Making Lebanese Chef Kamal Mouzawak

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Food Show
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Wed, 04/21/2010

One thousand food pros descend on Stumptown this week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) annual conference. Conference chair Ken Rubin and IACP President Scott Givot fill us in on this "Who's Who" of gourmet events.

53:30 minutes (48.98 MB)

Forum of candidates in the race for Multnomah County Commissioner District #2

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Wed, 04/21/2010

 Lisa Loving hosts a forum of candidates in the race for Multnomah County Commissioner District #2. 

51:43 minutes (23.68 MB)

LGBTQ Health Survey Results, ENDA Lobbying & All About Testosterone

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Tue, 04/20/2010

On the April 20th episode of Gender Blender co-host Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with the Multnomah County Health Department representatives about the results of the 2009 LGBTQ Speak Out survey.  The health survey gathered data from 843 respondends in the Portland metropolitan area, in order to educate health providers and policy makers developing a comprehensive agenda for wellness in the LGBTQ community.  Learn what factors attributes to health within the LGBTQ community.

57:04 minutes (19.59 MB)

Political Perspectives on 04/21/10

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Wed, 04/21/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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A Debate on U.S. Imperialism

Political Perspectives features a lively debate on “U.S. Imperialism” between author and scholar Michael Parenti, who argued that the U.S. is an imperialist nation and that the empire is not good for us or the rest of the world, and author and scholar Victor Hanson, who said that a powerful America is better than the alternativeand that we are spreading democracy throughout the world.

Recorded on April 17th at the Sunbird Conservative Conference in Fresno, California.

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