Politics

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/11/11

Air date: 
Tue, 01/11/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Are conservatives responsible for the Tuscon shootings? No. But their rhetoric set the tone.

 For months, Abe and Joe have spotlighted the surge of violent, nationalist and eliminationist rhetoric emanating from the right. We have seen such things as guns at political rallies, questions about the president's citizenship, an anti-socialist revival and a dramatic increase in death threats against elected officials. We have seen a rash of domestic terrorism.

And now a man has opened fire on a crowd gathered to see a Democratic Congresswoman. Is there a connection? Today, Abe and Joe examine the reactionary forces at work in the United States -- and their consequences.

Online Privacy - A Mere Illusion?

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 01/10/2011

KBOO's Political Commentator Kabir Khanna offers us his views on the recent Department of Justice subpoenas to Twitter, against Wikileaks.

2:51 minutes (2.62 MB)

Voices from the Edge 01-06-11 Lawmakers & Lawmen

program date: 
Thu, 01/06/2011

It's lawmakers and lawmen! First, Dave & Jo Anne talked with State Senator Jackie Dingfelder about the challenges facing the legislature and governor. Then they took a look at Police Chief Mike Reese's comments on the rash of recent officer-involved shoots.  As always, listeners called in and shared their views.


Jo Ann Bowman is a former state legislator, former executive director of Oregon Action, and a long-time leader in the struggle for racial and economic justice.

53:06 minutes (48.62 MB)

Fix the Economy -- ban billionaires and pass a $20 minimum wage!

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 01/06/2011

 Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know," focusses on the economy, the dire statistics, and a few solutions.  How about a $20 minimum wage?  And banning billionaires? 

24:32 minutes (22.47 MB)

Astrological forecast, and discussion of Chris Hedge's "2011: A Brave New Dystopia"

program date: 
Fri, 01/07/2011

On Positively Revolting this Friday 12/31, Lyn will be in with guest host Theresa Mitchell.

Lyn will talk about the astrological forecast for 2011; and Lyn and Theresa will delve into 2011: A Brave New Dystopia, a brave new op-ed piece by Chris Hedges. What novel are we in "1984" or "Brave New World"

51:44 minutes (23.68 MB)

Author David Swanson discusses "War is a Lie"

program date: 
Wed, 12/22/2010

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews David Swanson about his new book War Is A Lie, in which he exposes the reality of why the U.S. is constantly at war. He addresses the web of lies, the taboo subjects, the false claims, and the mythic messages and lays waste to them. Your phone calls are welcome.

56:55 minutes (52.11 MB)

Kenneth Sharpe - "Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing"

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Between the Covers
program date: 
Thu, 01/06/2011

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Kenneth Sharpe, co-author with Barry Schwartz of Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing. In the book, Schwartz and Sharpe make a reasoned appeal for wisdom in a world gone mad with ineffectual rules and rampant bureaucracy: from doctors too bogged down with insurance paperwork and quotas to give patients the time they deserve, to teachers too focused on standardized tests to ensure that their students are really learning.

28:16 minutes (25.88 MB)

Mike Ruppert on the new Congress, peak oil and the future

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Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 01/06/2011

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Mike Ruppert, author of Crossing The Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil. They will discuss the New Year, the new Congress, peak oil and the future. 

29:25 minutes (26.93 MB)

It Takes A Village on 01/07/11

Program: 
It Takes A Village
Air date: 
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
FBI sting operations against Muslims

Host Shaheed Haamid leads a discussion of the question, "How valid are FBI sting operations against Muslims?" His guest is local human rights attorney and Muslim Tom Nelson.

More Talk Radio on 01/10/11

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 01/10/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
International debt- related issues and understanding the economic struggles of Africa in context

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Priva Hang'andu from Zambia. He is currently studying in Wisconsin and served as Programme Officer for Debt Issues with Jubilee Zambia.   

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