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Flashpoints on 01/05/10

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Tue, 01/05/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Jewish Holocaust survivor Hettie Epstein talks about signing the Cairo Declaration to End Israeli Apartheid. Indigenous leader Bill Means, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, talks about the 110th anniversary of the U.S. cavalry slaughter at Wounded Knee. And special correspondent Alejandro Reyes reports from Chiapas on the 16th anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising.

Talk Radio on 01/06/10

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Wed, 01/06/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am

The guest is Zaher Wahab, Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark College. He was born and schooled in Afghanistan. He currently teaches Foundations of Education, Race-Culture-Power, Paulo Freire, and the Middle East in Global Perspective. Dr. Wahab serves as a senior advisor to the Minister of Higher Education in Afghanistan, and has been spending about five months annually in that country since 2002. He just returned from his most recent stay there and will talk about the current situation there.

Alternative Radio on 01/05/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 01/05/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Chris Hedges speaks on "Empire of Illusion" (lecture)

Chris Hedges reported for “The New York Times” for more than a decade. Before that he worked for “The Christian Science Monitor” and National Public Radio. He has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. His book, "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning" received the Overseas Press Club award. He is the author of “American Fascists,” “Collateral Damage,” and “Empire of Illusion.”

Political Perspectives on 01/06/10

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Wed, 01/06/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with David Swanson, author of the new book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union" published by Seven Stories Press.

Alternative Radio on 01/26/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 01/26/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Mark Danner speaks on Torture: Stripping Bare the Body

Mark Danner has written about foreign affairs and American politics for more than two decades, covering Latin America, Haiti, the Balkans and the Middle East among other stories. He was for many years a staff writer at The New Yorker and contributes frequently to The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine and other publications. He teaches at the University of California and at Bard College and speaks and debates widely about America's role in the world.

A Deeper Look on 01/12/09

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A Deeper Look
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Mon, 01/12/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Robert Jensen speaks on "Religion & Progressive Politics"  (lecture)
 

Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism and director of the Senior Fellows Honors Program of the College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin.

In his research, Jensen draws on a variety of critical approaches to media and power. Much of his work has focused on pornography and the radical feminist critique of sexuality and men’s violence, and he also has addressed questions of race through a critique of white privilege and institutionalized racism.

Alternative Radio on 01/05/09

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Alternative Radio
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Mon, 01/05/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Chris Hedges speaks on "Empire of Illusion"
 

Chris Hedges reported for "The New York Times" for more than a decade. Before that he worked for "The Christian Science Monitor" and National Public Radio. He has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. His book, "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning" received the Overseas Press Club award. He is the author of "American Fascists," "Collateral Damage," and "Empire of Illusion."

Voices from the Edge on 12/31/09

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Thu, 12/31/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A look at the best and worst of the year and decade in Portland

A look back at the best and the worst of the year and decade.

 

A 12-year-old girl shot by police with a beanbag, failed attempt to recall the mayor, new community journalism, solving Portland's gang problem, race and recession...these are just some of the issues Voices from the Edge covered during 2009. This week well be taking a look back the lows and highs in the Rose City the last 12 months as well as memorable moments earlier in the decade: remember Police Chief Mark Kroeker, Mayor Katz's River Renaissance, or Columbia Villa?

Rick North from Oregon Physicians For Social Responsibility talks about Growth Hormones in cows and dairy products

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Wed, 12/30/2009

 Hosted by Will Newman II

FrankenFood or miracle for family dairies?

For over a decade, Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) has been in the center of a controversy about genetic engineering, food safety, and animal health.  Join us in a discussion with Rick North, from Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, as we examine the good and bad sides of rBGH.

 

 

55:04 minutes (25.21 MB)

The Decade In Review: Call in with your Best and Worst of the Decade

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Tue, 12/29/2009

 Hosted by Joe Uris

Today's show will be The Decade In Review...  Joe will seed the discussion with some of his own observations, then ask for yours.

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