Politics

Alternative Radio on 06/21/11

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 06/21/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Robert Jensen - The Anguish in the American Dream

Robert Jensen - The Anguish in the American Dream (lecture)

Robert Jensen is professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of "Citizens of the Empire," "The Heart of Whiteness," and "All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice."

Positively Revolting 06-17-11 David Cobb

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Fri, 06/17/2011

Ani & Lyn spoke with guest David Cobb about his Move to Amend event, the scourge of corporate power and personhood, and ways communities can fight back against corporate power.

Part of the plan is for folks to be willing to disobey and resist.

Listeners shared their plans for resistance and/or questions with David.

57:29 minutes (52.64 MB)

Alternative Radio on 06/28/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 06/28/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chris Hedges - Empire Abroad, Tyranny at Home (interview)

Chris Hedges - Empire Abroad, Tyranny at Home (interview)

Host David Barsamian interviews the brilliant Chris Hedges, one of the foremost societal critics in the country today.

Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for Truthdig.com and is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of "American Fascists," "Empire of Illusion," and "Death of the Liberal Class." His latest book is The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, a collection of original Truthdig columns.

Voices From Edge 06-16-11 RANTS Edition!

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Thu, 06/16/2011

This week's "Rant" edition topics included Commissioner Fish's response to the housing audit, the attempt by the legislature to make it easier to conceal campaign contributions and money spent on the Columbia River Crossing and more.  Listeners joined the conversation with their rants.

54:49 minutes (50.19 MB)

ACTIVISTS AIMING TO CURB CORPORATE POWER ARE HOLDING A TEACH-IN AT THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 06/17/2011

Activists aiming to curb corporate power are holding a teach-in tomorrow at the First Unitarian Church in downtown Portland.

The organization, move-to-amend-dot-org is advocating constitutional amendments to rein in the corporate control of our political, economic and legal institutions.

KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with local organizer David Delk.

 

4:59 minutes (4.56 MB)

The Eavesdrop on 06/16/11

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Thu, 06/16/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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The Arts as an Outlet for YOUTH! Louder than a Bomb, the Film!

Join the Kitchen Table Collective TONIGHT at 7 PM for "The Eavesdrop". As always, we will have real conversations for real people.

Tonight, the ladies of "The Eavesdrop" will discuss the film "Louder than a Bomb" currently showing at Living Room Theaters in Portland. The film will debut at Darkside Cinema in Corvallis beginning tomorrow, Friday, June 17th.

Explore the effects of arts on youth culture and society, as well as what WE can and should do to support youth arts programs in Cascadia.

Tune in TONIGHT on-line at KBOO dot FM or 90.7 FM (Portland), 91.9 (Hood River), 100.7 (Corvallis).

Participate in the conversation, by calling (503) 231-8187.

Thanks for listening!

Matthew Fox on the Pope's War

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program: 
Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 06/16/2011

Matthew Fox, a Roman Catholic liberation theorlogian, was silenced by the church but he refused to stay silent. In his latest book, The Pope's War, he discusses the new Inquisition of Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Bnedict. We also talk about the suspicious death of John Paul 1, who was pope for only 34 days.

29:09 minutes (26.68 MB)

Movin' On on 06/17/11

Program: 
Movin' On
Air date: 
Fri, 06/17/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Live Music: Joanne Rand & Jim Page preview their concert @ Tabor Space & Joanne's vocal workshop.

Movin' On favorites Jim Page and Joanne Rand are in town and will perform live in the studio in a preview of their Friday evening concert at Tabor Space. We will also hear from Joanne's brand new CD. During the show Joanne will also talk about her vocal workshop coming up Saturday at noon called , Singing Into Being. Laurie Sonnenfeld hosts. More info at www.joannerandmusic.com

Mike Gravel on Government Secrecy and the Pentagon Papers

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program date: 
Wed, 06/15/2011

 Hosted by Lisa Loving

56:06 minutes (25.69 MB)

Talk Radio on 06/15/11

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Wed, 06/15/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Hypocrisy of the US government's move to make the complete Pentagon Papers collection available to t

Host Lisa Loving speaks with MIKE GRAVEL, former two-term senator from Alaska, speaking on the hypocrisy of the US government's move to make the complete Pentagon Papers collection available to the public. In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times as well as Senator Gravel, who late in the evening of June 29 to June 30 entered them into the Congressional Record; he was conducting a filibuster against the draft.

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