Politics

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe about Oregon Medicare, Part 2.

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Radiozine
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Mon, 08/22/2011

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe, Part 2.

28:01 minutes (25.65 MB)

Positively Revolting on 08-19-11 Perspective checked!

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Fri, 08/19/2011

Perspective checked! Ani & Lyn explore the importance of travel.

What did you do on your summer vacation?  Ani accompanied her partner to Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a little medical tourism.  She wandered a city rich in street art and protests, and is left with the nagging question, "What can we do to bring people in the US out of alienation and apathy?"

56:04 minutes (51.34 MB)

UK Rising

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Wed, 08/17/2011
We talk with Zita Holburne from BARAC - Black Activists Rising Against Cuts - in the UK. You'll also hear from anti-fascist organizer Weymann Bennett and family members of people who have died in police custody in Britain, organizing for justice and police accountability.

http://collectiveresistance.com/2011/02/01/black-activists-rising-against-the-cuts/

videos from Riots, Recessions and Resistance here:

http://www.coalitionofresistance.org.uk/

57:27 minutes (52.59 MB)

More Talk Radio on 08/22/11

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 08/22/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Oregon State Senator Chip Shields on the Oregon Legislature

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Oregon State Senator Chip Shields from District 22 in Portland about the recent legislative session, a day in the life of a legislator, what's coming up, and more.

Locus Focus on 08/22/11

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 08/22/2011 - 10:45am - 11:00am
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Los Alamos National Laboritory's vulnerability to seismic activity

Locus Focus is on break. We'll hear If You Love This Planet with Dr. Helen Caldicott.

Dr Caldicott talks to Registered Geologist, Bob Gilkeson, about Los Alamos National Laboritory. The site is vulnerable to seismic activity, causing concerns about a new nuclear facility that is planned to be built. She also speaks with Joni Arends, of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety about nuclear contamination and other chemical contamination in the area.

Radiozine on 08/22/11

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Radiozine
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Mon, 08/22/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Part 2 Dr. Vern Saboe on Oregon's Transformation Team and Health Care Delivery

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe, Part 2.

Vern Saboe is a chiropractor in Albany, Oregon, and he was one of 44 members of the Oregon Transformation Team that developed the framework for a reorganization of Oregon's Medicaid --- and he was the only complementary care practitioner on the team so he spoke for naturopaths and other practices as well as for chiropractors. Additional to his practice, he is the legislative lobbyist for Oregon's chiropractic association, and in these two conversations he talks about all of these activities and about what  preventive medicine offers in opposition to first-line treatment with drugs.

(Part 2 of 2.)

Alternative Radio on 08/23/11

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 08/23/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chris Hedges - Death of the Liberal Class (lecture)

Chris Hedges - Death of the Liberal Class (lecture)

The gradual corruption and demise of the liberal class has occurred without much comment. For decades it was a modest curb against the worst excesses of power. Once the pillars of this class, the Democratic Party, the unions, and the liberal church, collapsed, the poor, the working class, and even the middle class no longer had a defender, thus creating a vacuum that is increasingly filled by opportunists and charlatans. The electoral process, flooded with money, is heavily influenced by corporations. The Supreme Court votes for the powerful.

Voices from the Edge 08-11-11 Getting Portland back on track

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Thu, 08/11/2011

Getting Portland back on track

Wednesday morning federal agents raided the office of the city's parking manager as part of a growing public corruption investigation. The city pursues a $52 million renovation of the Memorial Coliseum while access to affordable housing continues to shrink. Recent budget tracking shows massive investments downtown while residential streets in east Portland remain unpaved. How did we end up with these priorities and how do we get back on track as we approach another round of city elections next year?

57:10 minutes (52.35 MB)

Iranian Opposition Group spends millions of $$$ on US Politicians to be removed from the State Dept. terrorists list.

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Fri, 08/12/2011

Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor are reporting that an Iranian opposition group, Mujahedin Khalgh Organization of Iran (aka MKO, MEK, PMOI, NCRI,...) has spent millions of dollars booking American and European politicians to support their campaign to reverse European Union and State Department's decision to list them as a foreign terrorist organization.  Voices of the Middle East's Goudarz Eghtedari interviews Jamal Abdi, policy director with National Iranian American Council (NIAC) and Dr.

58:11 minutes (106.55 MB)
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