Politics

Bailing Out the Financiers

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Thu, 10/02/2008

Why this financial crisis?  Is it real?  Mark Engler is a financial analyst with Foreign Policy in Focus and frequent contributor to several publications.  He talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about where things stand and how they got there.  Engler is the author of HOW TO RULE THE WORLD: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy.

16:50 minutes (9.64 MB)

Antonia Juhasz on The Tyranny of Oil

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 09/30/2008

 Per Fagereng and Sue Supriano host this program starting off our special Peak Oil Day programs. His guests include analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz, whose new book is "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry - And What We Must Do to Stop It."

57:59 minutes (26.55 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 10/02/08

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Thu, 10/02/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Saving the Economy or Saving the Rich? The $700 billion bailout plan.

The Bush administration says it needs $700 billion to avert the current financial crisis from turning into a global depression. Taxpayers see this as another use of their money to protect the wealthy. Congress is caught in the middle, trying to come up with a plan that will stop a financial meltdown without turning voters against. them.

APA Compass on 10/03/08

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APA Compass
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Fri, 10/03/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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APAs and the election

Tune in to APA Compass on KBOO this Friday from 9-10am for our special election show!

First, representatives from APIA Vote and APA for Progress talks about APA involvement in electoral politics. Then, local organizers from the Center for Intercultural Organizing, Latino Network and Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon discuss the potential impacts of measures on the November ballot for communities of color.

Air Cascadia 09-30-08

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 09/29/2008

News headlines and commentary with Cris Andreae and Liam Delta and D.C. Dirt from Spencer Raymond.

14:34 minutes (13.34 MB)

Joe and Abe on The Big, Bad, Bail-Out

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Mon, 09/29/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk about the Trillion Dollar Bail Out being hammered out (and on) in Congress.  Is it a good thing?  Is it a bad thing?  Is a taxpayer-funded bail-out option for failed speculators an integral part of Capitalism?  Should it be?  Listeners weigh in...

 

56:48 minutes (26.01 MB)

Dr. Helen Caldicott and Nuclear Power Is Not The Answer

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Sun, 09/28/2008

 Today, Kathleen Stephenson talks with Dr. Helen Caldicott, who has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She'll discuss her current work and her new book, Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer.

 

21:44 minutes (19.91 MB)

Veteran's Voice on 10/08/08

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Wed, 10/08/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Northwest Vets for Peace host a special Membership Edition of this show. Their guests are Jose Vasquez, from Iraq Veterans Against the War and Aaron Glantz, co-author with Iraq Veterans Against the War of the new book Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan.

Marlene's Electronic Salon on 10/10/08

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Fri, 10/10/2008 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Host Marlene Smith speaks with Thomas Frank about his new book, "The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule." And at 10 her guest is Ron Suskind, author of "The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism."

More Talk Radio on 10/06/08

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 10/06/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Bill Bishop, author of "The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart."

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