Politics

Sue Ammeter from the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee on discrimination against people with disabilities.

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 11/23/2009

 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Sue Ammeter who currently chairs the Washington Council of the Blind Advocacy Committee and the Health Issues Task Force. She formerly worked with the Human Rights Commissionand served as an ADA trainer. They discuss discrimination as it relates to people with disabilities.

28:01 minutes (25.66 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/19/09

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Thu, 11/19/2009

Building new community journalism

Like their national counterparts, our local media is in a tailspin. The Oregonian is cutting more than 60 reporters from its newsroom. Television and radio news has been reduced to weather reports and traffic accidents. Developments on the internet hold promise, but right now is more opinion and little solid local reporting. How can our democratic institutions thrive if our citizens can't found out what is happening in their community.

55:43 minutes (51.02 MB)

Michael Ruppert talks about new film: "Collapse"

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 11/19/2009

 

26:07 minutes (11.96 MB)

Flashpoints on 11/20/09

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 11/20/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Host Nora Barrows Friedman speaks with Iraq and Afghanistan war resisters from the U.S. about their meetings with Israeli refuseniks about resistance to militarism. And 3 mayors from El Salvador’s F-M-L-N Party talk about the challenges in their country.

Fight the Empire on 12/03/09

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 12/03/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Antonia Juhasz, director of the Chevron Program at Global Exchange and author of The Tyranny of Oil: the World's Most Powerful Industry, and What We Must Do To Stop It (HarperCollins, 2008), paperback to be released on Dec. 8 with a new foreword. They will discuss her recent article "Did Big Oil Win the War in Iraq?" on Alternet.org.

Flashpoints on 11/19/09

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 11/19/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Former economic hit man John Perkins talks about "Hoodwinked;" journalist and author John Ross talks about his new book "El Monstruo: Dread and Redemption in Mexico City," a report on a massive walk-out and strike by UC Berkeley students against rising fees and privatized education and live music by Northwest singer-songwriter Jim Page.

Voices from the Edge on 11/19/09

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Thu, 11/19/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Building a new community journalism

Building new community journalism

Like their national counterparts, our local media is in a tailspin. The Oregonian is cutting more than 60 reporters from its newsroom. Television and radio news has been reduced to weather reports and traffic accidents. Developments on the internet hold promise, but right now is more opinion and little solid local reporting.

Amy Goodman on Breaking the Sound Barrier

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Wed, 11/18/2009

Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now, speaks with KBOO's Kathleen Stephenson about the importance of independent media, the stories of grassroots activists included in her new book, "Breaking the Sound Barrier; and her upcoming benefit for KBOO at the Bagdad Theatre.

 

23:23 minutes (21.41 MB)

Fight the Empire on 11/19/09

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 11/19/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Per Fagereng speaks with investigative journalist and writer Mike Ruppert, whose books include "Crossing the Rubicon" and "A Presidential Energy Policy". They talk about the new film, "Collapse."  which features Mike Ruppert discussing his life and his work on peak oil issues.

November 16 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 11/16/2009

 This show is hosted by Tom Becker (pictured here), and covers this variety of topics:  What has to happen to include jobs in the economic recovery (it's not happening now); a new film about Hip Hop culture spanning the distance between Portland and Sierra Leone;  how stories about PTSD and psychiatry are being used to protect the planners of war from the guilt and trauma of war; and Elizabeth Strout's pulitzer prize book of fiction Olive Kitteridge.

56:15 minutes (32.19 MB)
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