Politics

Political Perspectives on 02/02/11

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Wed, 02/02/2011 - 9:00am - 9:40am
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Alexander Cockburn on OBAMA'S PLACE IN THE GLOBAL EXPANSION OF CAPITAL

Alexander Cockburn speaks on "OBAMA'S PLACE IN THE GLOBAL EXPANSION OF CAPITAL & THE DEMISE OF THE WELFARE STATE" (from the series TUC Radio www.tucradio.org/

Alexander Cockburn says that the current economic crisis is the outcome of the neoliberal age that began in the seventies by promoting corporate power and eviscerating social services. He alludes to the role presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush I, Clinton and Bush II have played in this neoliberal expansion and argues that Obama comes out in support of capital.

Political Perspectives on 02/02/11

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Wed, 02/02/2011 - 9:40am - 10:00am
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Cynthia McKinney on her life and work

Former Congressional Representative Cynthia McKinney speaks on her life and work. Her talk was given as part of the "Rule of Law" panel at the conference called "How the World Changed after 9-11."

Positively Revolting on 01-28-11 Single Payer Health Care w/ Guest Dr. Paul Gorman

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Fri, 01/28/2011

Single Payer Health Care in -- The Affordable Health Care for All Oregon Act

Isn't it time we acknowledge health care as a right?  What could possibly make it alright for there to be a profit motive in health care?  Why should we endlessly capitulate to the private insurance industry?  Why do people go without essential preventative care, while the executives take home millions of dollars? And why have we put up with this for so long?

35:07 minutes (32.16 MB)

Voices from the Edge 01/27/11 Journalist Reese Erlich

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Thu, 01/27/2011

Veteran journalist Reese Erlich discussed his experience by actually talking (imagine!) to some of the people vilified by our government as terrorists.  His new book is Conversations with Terrorists: Middle East Leaders on Politics, Violence and Empire.

34:01 minutes (31.15 MB)

Radiozine on 01/28/11

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Radiozine
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Fri, 01/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ecology and Socialism

The guest is Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism. Williams says there is still time to save humanity and the planet, but only by building social movements for environmental justice that can demand qualitative changes in our economy, workplaces, and infrastructure.

http://www.ecologyandsocialism.org/

Chris Williams will be speaking in Portland on Ecology and Socialism: How to Stop Capitalism from Killing the Planet.
Saturday, January 29th, 12pm
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union Room 294

William Gibson on Science Fiction and Zero History

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Between the Covers
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Thu, 01/27/2011

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews William Gibson, whose novel Neuromancer launched the cyberpunk generation. They discuss his latest novel, ZeroHistory

www.williamgibsonbooks.com/

26:50 minutes (24.57 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 01/27/11

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The man who talked with terrorists: an interview with journalist Reese Erlich
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The man who talked with terrorists: an interview with journalist Reese Erlich

Presswatch on 01/27/11

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Presswatch
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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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"Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer

Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with Paul Pierson, co-author with Jacob Hacker of "Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class." 

A Deeper Look on 01/27/11

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview; Stephan Salisbury, author and journalist on The Right Wing of Killing

Extremist killings; American as apple pie!

According to author, Stephan Salisbury, the American landscape is littered with the dead and wounded killed by those espousing Right Wing beliefs, yet somehow these attacks fade from the mainstream media's attention in the blink of an eye. Tune in to A Deeper Look's Membership Drive Special edition. You'll hear about who is doing the killing, the charges they face, and how many are ever labled as Terrorists. Guest, Stephan Salisbury, culture writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and author of the powerful book Mohamed's Ghost joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about The Right Wing of Killing.

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