Politics

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."

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/03/08

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Fri, 10/03/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Charlie Stephens, former policy analyst for the Oregon Department of Energy. They'll discuss the economy, the bailouts, banks and the future. Call-in with your questions.

Presswatch on 10/02/08

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Presswatch
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Thu, 10/02/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

A special one-hour Membership Drive Edition on the financial crisis. Theresa interviews Robin Hahnel, professor emeritus of economics at American University and currently visiting at Portland State University. Hahnel's most recent books are "Panic Rules!: Everything You Need to Know About the Global Economy," "The ABCs of Political Economy: A Modern Approach," and "Economic Justice and Democracy: From Competition to Cooperation."
 

Locus Focus on 10/01/08

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Locus Focus
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Wed, 10/01/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Per Fagereng hosts 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."

Between the Covers on 09/30/08

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Between the Covers
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Tue, 09/30/2008 - 9:00am - 10:30am

Best Political Books Special

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher and Kathleen Stephenson host a look at really good recent political books. We'll hear excerpts from recent interviews with Barbara Ehrenreich, author of This Land Is Their Land; Andrew Bacevich, author of The Limits of Power; Jane Mayer, author of The Dark Side; Katherine Gun, the subject of the book, The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War; and many more.

More Talk Radio on 09/29/08

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 09/29/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Cecil and Celeste speak with Bruce Jacobs, author of Race Manners for the 21st Century: Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans in an Age of Fear.

On the Road with America's Poor: An interview with Kath Weston

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Wed, 09/24/2008

On the Road with America's Poor: An Interview with Kath Weston

How far can you get on two tacos, one Dr. Pepper, and a little bit of conversation? What happens when you're broke and you need to get to a new job, an ailing parent, a powwow, college, or a funeral on the other side of the country? And after decades of globalization, what kind of America will you glimpse through the window on your way?

32:52 minutes (26.33 MB)

Positively Revolting on 09/26/08

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Fri, 09/26/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Host Ani Haines speaks with local journalist Nena Baker about her new book, The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-being

Flashpoints on 09/26/08

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 09/26/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Host Dennis Bernstein speaks with Robert Fisk, world renowned Middle East correspondent for London's Independent. He currently resides in Beirut. He is the author of numerous books, including most recently "The Age of the Warrior."

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