Politics

Civil Liberties Watch; Guantanamo, Rendition and Detainee Rights and Update

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Evening News
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Thu, 11/05/2009

An update on recent devlopments in  Rendition court cases, changes to the FOIA law, and changes to the Military Commissions at Guantanamo. The Obama administration continues to use National Security to cloak Bush era abuses in secrecy.

4:41 minutes (3.21 MB)

More Talk Radio on 11/09/09

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 11/09/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Dr. John Prados, a prominent analyst at the National Security Archive and author of numerous books including the recent one, VIETNAM: THE HISTORY OF AN UNWINNABLE WAR, 1945-1975. Dr. Prados will discuss Vietnam and how it compares to Afghanistan. He is speaking in Portland tonight (Monday, 9 November) from 6:00-7:30 pm at Portland State University, 2nd Floor Gallery, College of Urban and Public Affairs.

Flashpoints on 11/06/09

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 11/06/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Host Dennis Bernstein interviews activist and author Arundhati Roy about her new book, Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers and about the decline of democracy all around the world. Also, Nora Barrows Friedman speaks with Jeff Makler of Socialist Action about the case of Mumia Abu Jamal.

Equity Issues and the East Portland Action Plan

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 10/19/2009

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Lore WintergreenEast 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.

53:04 minutes (24.3 MB)

It Takes A Village on 11/06/09

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It Takes A Village
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Fri, 11/06/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

"In Search of Leadership in the Black Community" hosted by Shaheed Haamid

The guest is James Posey, current President of the Coalition of Black Men, past President of the National Association for Minority Contractors, and former Portland Mayoral Candidate.

Project Censored 2009-2010

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Thu, 11/05/2009

Host Jo Ann Bowman speaks with Peter Phillips, co-editor of "Censored 2010: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2009-2010." KBOO will be hosting a benefit for station the featuring Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff, co-editors. All proceeds except book sales will go to KBOO.

What: An Evening with Project Censored

When: 11/07/2009

Time: 5-7:30PM

Where: First Unitarian Church Main Sanctuary, 1211 SW Main St

56:46 minutes (38.98 MB)

Flashpoints on 11/05/09

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 11/05/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

An in-depth look at the healthcare package now moving through the House and financial analyst Catherine Austin Fitts with another installment in the series "Anatomy of a Financial Coup d'Etat."

Common Sense: Basic Rights Oregon and the Immigrant Community

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Wed, 11/04/2009

 Common Sense Talk Radio

 Hosted by Kayse JamaGrassia Melendez, and Lucilene Lira
 From the Center for Intercultural Organizing

56:16 minutes (25.76 MB)

More Nations Rank Higher on Fund for Peace "Failed States Index"

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Evening News
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Wed, 09/02/2009

The Fund for Peace compiles an annual "Failed States Index" that ranks countries with the most political, economic and social instability.  The higher the ranking, the more critical the need for help.  The world average is about 75 on a 100-point scale, but more nations have topped 100 this year - and Portland-based Mercy Corps works in many of them.
KBOO’s Crystal Leighty has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:
 

1:34 minutes (1.43 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/05/09

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Thu, 11/05/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Host Jo Ann Bowman speaks with the editors of "Project Censored 2010" about the top censored stories of the last year. The editors will be speaking at a benefit for KBOO on Saturday, November 7th at 5PM at the First Unitarian Church Main Sanctuary at 1211 SW Main St., Portland.


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