Protest and action

Political Perspectives on 10/28/09

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Wed, 10/28/2009 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Guests include Terry Hurst, a Mestizo Institute of Culture and Art (MICA) board member, husband to renowned Salt Lake City artist Ruby Chacón, and father to Salt Lake City musician, Orion Chacón-Hurst. He volunteered to ride across the country on his bicycle to raise money for MICA.

The 350 Movement & Copenhagen

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Mon, 10/26/2009

 Environmental writer and activist Brian Tokar talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the 350 Movement and its limits.  For stronger measures than will emerge from the upcoming Copenhagen climate conference, go herehere, and here.  

9:06 minutes (5.21 MB)

The Brink of Extinction

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Mon, 10/26/2009

"Industrial civilization is functionally incompatible with life on this planet and is murdering the planet."  So argues  Chris Hedges in this piece from TruthDig, read here by Tom Becker.   

6:38 minutes (3.79 MB)

A Rousing Discussion on our Environment and Global Warming

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Tue, 10/27/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today, Joe and Abe had more than one topic to bring to the table, but once they got started on Global Warming and the Environment, the calls came streaming in.

 A caller recommended The Alliance for Democracy as good reading.

55:02 minutes (25.2 MB)

Book Review: Timothy Egan and The Big Burn

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Radiozine
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Mon, 10/26/2009

Host Ed Goldberg interviews writer and journalist Timothy Egan about his most recent book, "The Big Burn," a true tale of the massive forest fire that changed America.

27:08 minutes (24.85 MB)

Out Loud on 10/27/09

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Out Loud
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Tue, 10/27/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tonight we focus on Siren Nation's queer side, featuring live music from The I's and Lovers.

Carla interviews Natalia Kay, executive director for Siren Nation, and we discuss the queer movies featured during Siren Nation's film festival.

Dolores Huerta Speaks at Willamette University

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Radiozine
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Fri, 10/23/2009

Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta, co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America spoke Wednesday, October 21st at The Annual Salem Peace Lecture at Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

Dolores Huerta was co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW). In 1962 she and Cesar Chavez formed the National Farm Workers Association, the predecessor to the UFW. She directed the UFW's national grape boycott, resulting in the entire California table grape industry signing a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the UFW.

49:06 minutes (44.95 MB)

Good Sista Bad Sista: Talking Mess on 10/23/09

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Fri, 10/23/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Good Sista and Bad Sista speak with Vagabond, who is an award winning director of the film "Machetero", which explores the idea of independence, terrorism and freedom through the lens of the Puerto Rican struggle in a post 911 world.


Voices from the Edge on 10/22/09

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Thu, 10/22/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Why is 350 an important number? A discussion on climate change.

 

 

This Saturday, Portlanders will be gathering in Pioneer Courthouse Square to convince other Oregonians that 350 is a very important number. That's the maximum safe level of parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The 350 movement, initiated by author-activist Bill McKibbon, is having actions in over 140 nations this Saturday to pressure governments to take serious action to curb climate change. In the United States, the call to action comes as the U.S.

Vietnamistan (Afghanistan) plus Flu Vaccinations

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Tue, 10/20/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today's topics are:
  • Vietnamistan: the morass that is Afghanistan
  • The ongoing health care drama, with a vaccine twist

56:57 minutes (26.08 MB)
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