Politics

Flashpoints on 03/23/11

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Investigative news radio with Dennis Bernstein

Aileen Mioko Smith, director of Green Action, a Japanese environmental group, speaks about the expansion zone around the damaged nukes.

A short discussion with George Galloway about the US led bombing on Libya.

Immigration supporter, Pablo Alvarado, speaks about a Kansas State Representative's call for a law to shoot immigrant workers from a helicopter.

Also - A special commemoration on the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire that happened 100 years ago in NY.

Political Perspectives on 03/23/11

Air date: 
Wed, 03/23/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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A look at nuclear issues and the Northwest

The damaged nuclear reactors in Japan are leaking radioactive material. Does this pose a health hazard here in the Pacific Northwest? If we had a similar earthquake, would we be subjected to high levels of radioactive fallout? Dr. Rudi Nussbaum and Lloyd Marbet will join host Marianne Barisonek for a discussion of radioactive contamination past, present and future. Dr. Nussbuam has studied the health effects of radiation on Hirsoshima-Nagasaki survivors and military personnel exposed to radiation at Hanford. Lloyd Marbet is known for his successful efforts to shut down the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant.

Alternative Radio on 03/22/11

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Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 03/22/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Indian-controlled Kashmir

Parvaiz Bukhari on "Dateline: Kashmir" (interview)

Host David Barsamian speaks with Parvaiz Bukhari, an independent journalist reporting from Indian-controlled Kashmir. His articles appear in major South Asian newspapers, journals and magazines as well as "The Nation."

More Talk Radio on 03/21/11

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 03/21/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Avel Gordley on her memoir "Remembering the Power of Words

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with former Oregon State Senator Avel Gordley about her new memoir "Remembering the Power of Words: The Life of an Oregon Activist, Legislator and Public Servant”. 

Avel Louise Gordly was elected to the Oregon State Senate in 1996, after she had served three terms in the House of Representatives, running on both Democratic and Republican ballots in each election. Throughout her career, she always insisted that the legislative process belongs to the People,  that it be open and transparent to constituents from every place in Oregon.

Positively Revolting 03-18-11 Rebecca Griffin of Peace Action West

program date: 
Fri, 03/18/2011

Guest Rebecca Griffin from Peace Action West, about ending the horrifying wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and stopping any NEW WARS about to spring up. 

Also, info about the Portland Peace Rally of March 19, 2011.

52:30 minutes (48.08 MB)

Voices from the Edge 03-17-11 A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts

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Thu, 03/17/2011

Kevin Mannix promised voters in 1994 that his Ballot Measure 11 establishing minimum mandatory sentences would create certainty in Oregon's criminal justice system. While the measure tripled the state's prison population over 20 years, a new report by the state Criminal Justice Commission finds that Measure 11 not only failed to deliver certainty, it has cost the state billions of dollars while it shifting sentencing power from the hands of judges to those of district attorneys - a shift many see as dangerous.

57:02 minutes (52.22 MB)

Celebrating St Patrick's with music by The Chancers

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Thu, 03/17/2011

 A special public affairs show of Radio Free Ireland with Maura Cullen. Per Fagereng co-hosts.  Irish musicians with the band "The Chancers,"  Paddy Schutte, John O'connell, Sean Connolly, Michaela McCafferty, are in the studio to celebrate St. Patrick's Day by playing a few songs.

34:30 minutes (15.8 MB)

Radiozine on 03/18/11

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 03/18/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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What is it that the U.S. does not want Muammar Gaddafi to talk about?

Chris Andreae asks "What is it that the U.S. does not want Muammar Gaddafi to talk about?" Her guest is Former CIA Asset Susan Lindauer, author of "Extreme Prejudice."

Radiozine on 03/18/11

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Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 03/18/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Public Safety and U.S. plans to expand loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors

Kathleen Stephenson interviews Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen’s Energy Program about the Obama administration’s plans to expand loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors and their disconnection from reality.

Energy Secretary Steven Chu said this week that the Obama administration will press ahead with efforts to expand loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors while investigating the failure of Japan’s power plants after an earthquake.

Queer Culture Radio

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 03/15/2011

Tonight, we welcome Kate Mura to Out Loud. She works with the Fuse Theater Ensemble, and is very involved with the Portland Mini Fringe Festival. Grant Knutson joins the conversation to discuss the many theater events happening with this festival.

We take a music break to hear from Christine Havrilla's song 'Waiting'.

60:35 minutes (27.73 MB)
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