Politics

Brandi Tuck from the Goose Hollow Family Center talks about Homeless Issues

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Wed, 11/18/2009

 Brandi Tuck from the Goose Hollow Family Center talks about Homeless Issues
Wednesday Morning Talk Radio
Hosted by Erik Jorgenson

Today's guest is Brandi Tuck, Executive Director at the Goose Hollow Family Center, which opened for the season on November First.  Brandi was recently awarded the Skidmore Prize for Excellence in Non-Profit Work.  Today's show will cover issues homeless people face on a daily basis.

 

54:53 minutes (25.13 MB)

How About a Recovery with Jobs?

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Mon, 11/16/2009

 The economy is recovering -- but without jobs.  Heidi Schierholz of the Economic Policy Institute talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what can and should be done right away to create enough jobs for everyone.  Schierholz is one of the author's of  the annual report The State of Working America.

17:18 minutes (9.9 MB)

Flashpoints on 11/18/09

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 11/18/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

 

Flashpoints is off again today. Instead we’ll hear a recent talk by Malalai Joya, exiled Member of the Parliament in Afghanistan and campaigner and educator of Afghani women. She spoke about her new book "A Woman Among Warlords" in Vancouver, B.C. on November 14th.

John Perkins and Hoodwinked Live in Studio

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Tue, 11/17/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Author and former "economic hit man" John Perkins joins Abe and Joe for a look behind the mirror at the coporations who have made America into history's first truly global empire. Perkins examines why global financial markets collapsed, and how we can build a better, cleaner and more just planet.

57:33 minutes (26.35 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/17/09

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Tue, 11/17/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Author and former "economic hit man" John Perkins joins Abe and Joe for a look behind the mirror at the coporations who have made America into history's first truly global empire. Perkins examines why global financial markets collapsed, and how we can build a better, cleaner and more just planet.

Flashpoints on 11/17/09

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 11/17/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Flashpoints is off today. Instead we'll hear Law and Disorder with analysis of the recent court decision in the case of Maher Arar, is it "Outsourcing Torture Made Legal?" Also, a look at some bills in the House of Representatives that could pave the way to dismantle the broad surveillance and overreaching executive power currently intact.

Alternative Radio on 11/17/09

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 11/17/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Thomas Frank on Conservatism: Making Government Fail (lecture)

Thomas Frank is the author of What’s the Matter with Kansas? and One Market Under God. The founding editor of The Baffler and a contributing editor at Harper’s, he is also The Wall Street Journal’s newest weekly columnist. He has received a Lannan award and been a guest columnist for The New York Times. Frank lives in Washington, D.C.


 

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/17/09

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Tue, 11/17/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Joe and Abe welcome John Perkins to KBOO. From 1971 to 1981 he worked for the international consulting firm of Chas T. Main, where he was a self-described “economic hit man.” He is the author of the bestselling Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. His latest book is called Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded and What We Need to Do to Remake Them.

Flashpoints on 11/13/09

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 11/13/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

An interview with Dr. Allen Kanner of the Campaign for Commercial Free Childhood and a remembrance of Brother Blue, the official story teller of Boston, who died last week.

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