Politics

Voices from the Edge on 10/22/09

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Thu, 10/22/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Why is 350 an important number? A discussion on climate change.

 

 

This Saturday, Portlanders will be gathering in Pioneer Courthouse Square to convince other Oregonians that 350 is a very important number. That's the maximum safe level of parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The 350 movement, initiated by author-activist Bill McKibbon, is having actions in over 140 nations this Saturday to pressure governments to take serious action to curb climate change. In the United States, the call to action comes as the U.S.

Vietnamistan (Afghanistan) plus Flu Vaccinations

program date: 
Tue, 10/20/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today's topics are:
  • Vietnamistan: the morass that is Afghanistan
  • The ongoing health care drama, with a vaccine twist

56:57 minutes (26.08 MB)

Poetic Rant by Ferlinghetti

program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009

 Clayton Mogareidge reads a short poem beginning "History is made of the lies of the victors...." by Beat poet  Lawrence Ferlinghetti.  It is published in a volume called Poems for the Nation: A Collection of Contemporary Political Poems, edited by Allen Ginsberg and others, published by Seven Stories Press.

2:30 minutes (1.43 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/20/09

Air date: 
Tue, 10/20/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Vietnamistan: Abe and Joe look at the morass that is Afghanistan, and return to the ongoing health c

 

More Talk Radio on 10/19/09

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More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 10/19/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Lore Wintergreen, East Portland Action Plan Advocate at the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, East Portland Neighborhood Office and Karen Fisher Gray, East Portland Action Plan Communications Chairperson and Parkrose School District Superintendant to talk about equity issues East Portland and the East Portland Action Plan.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/26/09

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Thu, 11/26/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

on this day (which is known as 'thanksgiving') we will look at the connections between classic colonialism (which stemmed the 'holiday') and colonialism of today.

Mark Rosenblum - Mideast Peace Process - Recent Progress and Challenges

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Fri, 09/25/2009

 

 

Mark Rosenblum is an historian at Queens College where he is Director of the Michael Harrington Center and head of its Middle East Project. Professor Rosenblum is an expert on the Middle East, is the founder of Americans for Peace Now, and has combined academic research and policy analysis with involvement in track two diplomacy. In that capacity he has attended the numerous international peace conference with leaders of Israel, Arab Countries and the PLO.

38:17 minutes (17.53 MB)

Andrés Conteris Brazillian Consulate Honduras

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 10/09/2009

 

5:42 minutes (5.22 MB)

Interview with Gareth Porter on Israel's influence on US-Iran relations

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 10/14/2009

The US House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday to ramp up economic pressure on Iran over its suspect nuclear program by punishing firms that do business in Iran's energy sector.

8:17 minutes (7.58 MB)

Common Sense Talk Radio and Movement Building

program date: 
Wed, 10/14/2009

 Common Sense Talk Radio
 Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez
 From the Center for Intercultural Organizing

Today's guest is local activist Lucilene Lira, also from the Center for Intercultural Organizing, and they talk about the problems and experiences immigrants often have when organizing for solidarity and social change. 

 

58:45 minutes (26.9 MB)
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