Audio by producer joe_uris

Dennis Kucinich LIVE on KBOO Talk Radio

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Mon, 01/28/2008

Joe Uris and Abe Proctor talk with (now former) presidential candidate, Dennis Kucinich. (www.kucinich.us & www.kucinich.house.gov) Find out why he recently quit the race for President, his views on various hot topics, and his plans for congressional re-election.

Also, don't forget the Sandy Peace Vigil: First Anniversary, this Friday & Saturday, (Feb 1 & 2) across from Fred Meyer's on US 26 in Sandy. Read More HERE.

82:04 minutes (37.57 MB)

More on LNG Terminals in Oregon

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Tue, 02/05/2008

Joe and Abe Talk Radio covered, in part, the Liquid Natural Gas Fiasco in Oregon. Several very knowlegable callers give some little-publicized facts about the LNG Terminals themselves and the LNG Pipelines the terminals will feed. Hear what some of the people that may be displaced by the pipeline have to say about it.

18:48 minutes (17.22 MB)

Dan Handelman and Portland CopWatch

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Mon, 02/18/2008

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris interview local activist Dan Handelman from Portland Copwatch (www.portlandcopwatch.org) They discuss Portland's Independent Police Review Division (www.PortlandOnLine.com/Auditor) and it's "Wolf Guarding the Hen House" structure. You can watch the Portland CopWatch Video on YouTube: Peace and Justice Works.

Activists!!! Mark Your Calendars!!!

"Your Rights and the Police"
Thursday, February 21 at 7 PM at CityBikes Annex, 734 SE Ankeny

42:25 minutes (38.84 MB)

The I-5 Bridge - Proposals and Problems

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Mon, 03/03/2008

Today Joe Uris interviews Ron Buell, founding editor of the Willamette Week, about the growth of car culture, urban sprawl, and a critique of proposals for replacing versus repairing the Interstate-5 Freeway Bridge between Oregon and Washington.

80:44 minutes (36.96 MB)

Pharmacists on Healthcare, Drugs and More

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Mon, 02/25/2008

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris interview Don West and Mark Ruska, pharmacists from the Lloyd Center Pharmacy about  compounding prescriptions, the FDA, "big Pharma," the Board of Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals in our society.

81:18 minutes (46.53 MB)

Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

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Mon, 03/10/2008

Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more.

Helpful links:

PDX Peace Rally (www.pdxpeace.org)

US Labor Against War (www.usLaborAgainstWar.org)

National War Tax Resistance Coordination Committee (www.nwtrcc.org)

War Tax Boycott (www.wartaxboycott.org)

Funk The War!!! (portland.indymedia.org)

82:26 minutes (37.74 MB)

Rex Burkholder on the I-5 Bridge

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Mon, 03/17/2008

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris. Today their guest is Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder. (www.metro-region.org) He'll talk about his support for a new multi-billion dollar interstate bridge with light rail, extending the MAX Yellow Line from the Expo Center to an area about 40 blocks north of the Columbia River.

83:27 minutes (38.2 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio

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Mon, 03/24/2008

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris. Today is a special fun-filled Membership Drive version of the show.

82:28 minutes (37.76 MB)

Joe and Abe and a Jewish American Princess or two

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Mon, 03/31/2008

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris. Today is a special fun-filled April Fool's version of the show. The guests are local actresses Francine Raften and Wendy Westerwelle, who are starring in a new play at Triangle Productions called "Jewish  American Princess."

82:28 minutes (37.76 MB)

Joe & Abe w/ Austin Dacey and The Secular Conscience

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Mon, 04/07/2008

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris. Today the guest is Austin Dacey (AustinDacey.com and at MySpace), author of The Secular Conscience: Why Belief Belongs in Public Life (Prometheus Books)

81:28 minutes (37.3 MB)

Joe Uris says "Things ARE Winnable!"

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Mon, 04/14/2008

Joe Uris hosts today. His topic is "Things Are Winnable." The issues include fighting the LNG terminals in Oregon, the many sins of John McNasty, and more. 

83:50 minutes (38.38 MB)

Joe and Abe Talk Radio

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Mon, 04/21/2008

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris lit up the phone lines with more of their irreverant views on politics, the election, and the world.

82:47 minutes (37.9 MB)

Joe and Abe on May Day

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Mon, 04/28/2008

Joe Uris and Abe Proctor rant 'n' rail on with a pre-May Day Special covering the history of the Labor Movement in the United States, and how it's been steadily eroded since the last of the *real* Domocrats were in power.

80:01 minutes (36.63 MB)

Jeff Taylor, Kyle Burris, and Sam Adams for Mayor

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Mon, 05/05/2008

Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview 3 of Portland's Mayoral candidates, and invite questions from the listening public. Today's candidates served up on the grill are Jeff Taylor, Kyle Burris and Sam Adams.

85:41 minutes (39.22 MB)

Joe and Abe and the Village Building Convergence

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Mon, 05/12/2008

Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor speak with Mark Lakeman of City Repair on the upcoming Village Building Convergence.

54:33 minutes (24.98 MB)

Joe and Abe and Political Discourse

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Mon, 05/19/2008

Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor talk politics with each other and the KBOO community.

85:07 minutes (38.97 MB)

Joe and Abe Talk Radio - May 27

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Mon, 05/26/2008

Host Joe Uris brings a variety of topics to the table today, including the controversial LNG Terminals in Oregon, the Presidential Race, and the Columbia River Crossing. Our conservative friend James is declared KBOO's official Rush [Limbaugh] Reporter, inspiring some listener comments on the place of inflammatory Hate Speech and death threats on the public air waves.

85:43 minutes (39.25 MB)

Joe and Abe June 3rd

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Mon, 06/02/2008

The president's case for war may not have been completely factual! Abe Proctor and Joe Uris discuss the not-so-revelatory revelations in Scott McClellan's new book, What Happened.

84:11 minutes (38.54 MB)

Joe and Abe June 10

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Tue, 06/10/2008

More political banter from Joe Uris and Abe Proctor

84:19 minutes (38.6 MB)

Greg Higgins and the Food Wars

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Mon, 06/16/2008

Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor speak with downtown Portland Higgins Restaurant owner and chef Greg Higgins on the food wars.

85:26 minutes (39.11 MB)

Joe and Abe, June 24

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Mon, 06/23/2008

Host Joe Uris entertains callers without Abe this week. Topics this week include FISA Courts and the Bush spy-on-citizens program; Iraq, the War, and Iraqi Oil Contracts; The Portland Naked Bike Ride; and the question "Is Barak Obama really Jimmy Carter or Abe Lincoln reincarnated?"

85:14 minutes (39.02 MB)

Barbara Ehrenreich

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Radiozine
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Mon, 07/14/2008

Host Joe Uris speaks with writer and social critic Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest book, This Land is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation. Ehrenreich is also the author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America and Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream. Barbara will be speaking at Powell’s City of Books at 1005 W. Burnside in Portland at 7:30PM on Wednesday, July 16th.

22:12 minutes (20.32 MB)

2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

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Mon, 08/04/2008

Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept of the "New Capitalism" for later discussion.

56:42 minutes (25.96 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 12

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Mon, 08/11/2008

 Host Joe Uris leads a discusssion of environmental issues like water, air and energy with an emphasis on energy consumption in the U.S. and the world.  Of course, politics and history eek their way into the show.

We do apologize, but due to technical difficulties recording the show, the last 10 minutes of the broadcast are missing from the webcast.

 

 

44:44 minutes (40.97 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio 8/19

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Mon, 08/18/2008

Host Joe Uris steers the ship solo thru 2 issues, one local and one international.  

Locally, we're centered on Mike Erickson's [Wiki] 2004 "vacation" in Cuba, where he lost all of the receipts and other paperwork showing that his vacation was, in actuality, a humanitarian mission, carrying medical supplies to a Cuban clinic that doesn't seem to exist.  

Internationally, of course, is our relationship with Russia, now that they've demonstrated their admiration for US Foreign Policy thru mimicry, by brutally invading another sovereign nation under the guise of "Liberation."  Because they can.

 

 

 

 

56:53 minutes (26.04 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 26

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Mon, 08/25/2008

Host Joe Uris talks with listeners about proposed Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines in Oregon, the history and real meaning of the Russian/Georgian conflict and the Obama-Biden Democratic National Convention.  A No-Holds-Barred discussion of Real Stuff in Real Time.

Interesting Links from today's show:

http://www.lngpollutes.org/
http://www.globalresearch.ca/
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Cindy-Sheehan-Bugged-in-De-by-Rob-Kall-080825-412.html

 

 

58:31 minutes (26.79 MB)

Joe and Abe Talk Radio - Sept 2

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Mon, 09/01/2008

 Host Joe Uris opens the lines for some political topics, starting with the police actions at the Republican National Convention, and a live interview with Will from Rising Tide, who is on the streets in Minneapolis.  We get an update on the Liquid Natural Gas debacle from Susan in Mollala. 

57:53 minutes (26.5 MB)

Joe and Abe - Sept 9th

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Mon, 09/08/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris start out with a discussion on the current situation beween the US, Georgia and Russia.  Then they change gears to examine the new Sweetheart of the Republican Party, Sarah Palin.

 

53:52 minutes (24.66 MB)

Abe And Joe Talk Radio - Sept 16

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Mon, 09/15/2008

 Host Joe Uris hosts today's show, with a wild and wooly topic list.

56:56 minutes (26.07 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)

Joe & Abe w/ Dr. Lawrence Krauss

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Mon, 10/06/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk Politics, Economics, and now, Atheism with guest Dr. Lawrence Krauss, internationally famous theoretical physicist and avowed Atheist.  

 

56:45 minutes (25.98 MB)

Joe & Abe - Oct 14

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Mon, 10/13/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cuss and discuss the latest election news and coverage, including a run-down of the various Oregon Ballot Measures.  The cops are tracking your car's location with high tech cameras that log when and where your license plates appear.  Be aware!!!

55:22 minutes (25.35 MB)

Amanda Fritz and Charles Lewis Debate

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Mon, 10/20/2008

 Host Joe Uris moderates a debate between Portland City Council candidates Amanda Fritz and Charles Lewis.

58:42 minutes (26.87 MB)

The election campaign and challenges facing a new administration

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Mon, 10/27/2008

 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor discuss current election issues. In the second half of the show they are joined by Thomas Powers, Pulitzer Prize winning contributor to the New York Review of Books. He'll talk about The New York Review of Books and Guardian America 2008 Election Tour to discuss the election campaign and the challenges and opportunities facing a new administration.

58:55 minutes (26.97 MB)

Joe and Abe on the Election Results

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Mon, 11/10/2008

 Talk Show Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor invite listeners to weigh in on what an Obama Presidency will be like.

 

54:30 minutes (24.96 MB)

The 14th Amendment, Marriage, and Sexual Identity

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Mon, 11/17/2008

 Joe Uris hosts. The 14th amendment requires states to provide equal protection under the law to all persons. Does that include marriage? Gay marriage? What is marriage? What should the rules be? What are the rights of conservatives? Call in with your opinion.

 

56:28 minutes (25.85 MB)

Listeners Weigh In on the Bail Out

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Mon, 11/24/2008

 Abe and Joe discuss the bailout, the bankruptcy of conservatism and the New Green Deal.

55:48 minutes (25.54 MB)

The Bailout, Obama's Picks

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Mon, 12/01/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris invite callers to cuss and discuss the Bailout, Obama's cabinet picks, and more.

 

57:27 minutes (26.31 MB)

Holidays, LNG, and more

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Mon, 12/08/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris and the listening audience share views on Politically Correct Holiday Greetings, the LNG pipeline that's about to decimate the Mt. Hood National Forest, and other topics of interest.

 Required reading:   http://www.bark-out.org/  Click on "Action Alert: Comments Due on Palomar Pipeline"

55:06 minutes (25.23 MB)

Transportation, the War on Christmas, and The Shoe

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Mon, 12/15/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris bring to the fore:  The War on Christmas; Public Transportation in general, and Tri-Met in particular; Throwing Shoes as Political Speech, and the latest scandal in Illinois Politics.  Listeners weigh in on all of that, and MORE.

 

 

 

57:24 minutes (26.28 MB)

Penny Allen and PAYDIRT

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Mon, 01/05/2009

Joe and Abe welcome former Portlander Penny Allen, who has lived in France for many years. She is in Portland for a showing of her second film, PAYDIRTat The Northwest Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium at the Portland Art Museum Thursday, January 8th, 7:00 PM.  She will introduce the film.

Paydirt, made in 1981, is a time capsule of the Northwest. Set in the lush hills of Newberg, PAYDIRT tells the story of Nancy (Lola Desmond), the great-granddaughter of an Oregon pioneer, who reclaims the family land to start a vineyard and winery. The dirty little secret is that her back-to-the-land fantasy is only possible if she grows a crop that actually generates cash: marijuana. The film features a cameo by David Lett, a pioneering Oregon winemaker. He died in October.

57:47 minutes (26.46 MB)

Isreal, The Timeline: from Way Back Then till Right Now

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Mon, 01/12/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover many of the key points in Isreal's history, in an effort to understand how and why today's slaughter in Gaza came to be.  Of course, several well-spoken listeners offer illumination on some events, and contrasting views on others.  

Listener Laurie recommends the book The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan for a riveting story of the relationship between an exiled Palestinian family and the Israeli family that took over their house when they fled.

 

56:04 minutes (25.67 MB)

He's Gone! Hurrah! He's Here! Hurrah!!!

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Mon, 01/26/2009

 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor celebrate the Passing of the Bushies, and the arrival of Obama, with a list of Bush policies that have already been reversed by the incoming administration.  Our stances on Torture, secret CIA prisons, Gitmo, Global Warming and the Environment have already been reversed, with more to come.

 

55:30 minutes (25.41 MB)

More Reasons to Oppose LNG pipelines

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Mon, 02/02/2009

 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor invite Amy Harwood from BARK and Olivia Schmidt from Columbia River Keeperto talk about LNG terminals at the Oregon Coast and LNG pipelines thru our farms and national forests.

58:15 minutes (26.67 MB)

2 Weeks In - Is Obama Performing As Expected Yet? Why not?!?

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Mon, 02/09/2009

 Host Abe Proctor is already disappointed in Obama's performance, while Host Joe Uris thinks we need to give the man a little more time to settle in before calling him a Wimp on the tougher issues.  Listeners weigh in on both sides.

57:29 minutes (26.32 MB)

Clarifying last week's remarks on our new president

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Mon, 02/16/2009

 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.

Several listeners have let us know that they thought we were too hard on President Obama last week. Give him a break, they said. He's only been on the job a little while.

 This week we aim to clear the air. Let's start by saying unequivocally that we're still in the president's camp, emphatically so. But we're still going to do what we said we would during the campaign -- call for Obama to do the right thing.

57:12 minutes (26.19 MB)

Jerry Flanagan (Consumer WatchDog) on Health Care

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Mon, 02/23/2009

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe to talk about the state of American Health Care, the so-called "public option," and what we might expect from the Obama Administration on this front over the next few years.

56:12 minutes (25.73 MB)

Conservative Political Action Conference, the State of the Union, and MORE WAR!!!

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Mon, 03/02/2009

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris enjoy the clown show that is the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, take on President Obama's historic almost-State of the Union address, (Video here) and examine the president's plan to withdraw from Iraq.

56:03 minutes (25.66 MB)

Will Seaman and Leah Bolger on the War in Afghanistan

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Mon, 03/09/2009

Will Seaman and Leah Bolger (PDX-Peace),(Veterans for Peace) joins Abe and Joe to talk about fate of the War in Afghanistan and the effort to bring the Oregon National Guard back home.

56:40 minutes (25.94 MB)

Rewarding failure -- the AIG bonus scandal

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Mon, 03/16/2009

 Abe and Joe examine the curious practice of rewarding finance executives for Spectacular Failure.  Plus, a look into the future of professional soccer in Portland.

56:17 minutes (25.77 MB)

Bail OUT!!! Socialism for the Rich, Democracy for the Not-So-Rich...

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Mon, 03/23/2009

 Abe and Joe dive into Tim Geithner's bank bailout plan, the ongoing looting of the Treasury, and the perks of membership in the ruling class.  

56:58 minutes (26.08 MB)

The History of Mexican - U.S. Relations

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Mon, 03/30/2009

 Host Joe Uris discusses the history of the relationship between Mexico and the U.S. in celebration of the birthday of the late leader Cesar Chavez.  Joe will talk about the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the "Zoot Sui

56:03 minutes (25.66 MB)

The Second Amendment: Our Rights AND Responsibilities

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Mon, 04/06/2009

 Joe and Abe host a discussion of the Second Amendment. What are our rights and responsibilities?  The text reads as follows:

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

58:26 minutes (26.75 MB)

Physicians for a National Health Care Program and Single Payer Options

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Mon, 04/13/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris speak with Dr. Michael C. Huntington of Physicians for a National Health Program about single payer options. Dr. Huntington will be one of the speakers, along with Representative Earl Blumenauer and State Senator Dr.

57:01 minutes (26.1 MB)

Torture and War... and... LNG!

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Mon, 04/27/2009

 Joe Uris and Abe Proctor host a discussion of "Torture and War."  

Near the end of the show, Susan, Joe and Abe's official LNG Ambassador, called to tell us about Oregon House Bill 3058 (Read the actual Bill here), which would make it easier for LNG Pipeline companies to get their permits to build pipelines thru farms and forest.

 

 

56:33 minutes (25.89 MB)

Soccer, Streetcars, and GIVE MONEY to KBOO!!!

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Mon, 05/04/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Issues near and dear to Portlanders -- like soccer and streetcars -- come to the fore during Abe and Joe's first Spring Membership Drive show.

57:34 minutes (26.35 MB)

High Energy, somewhat Chaotic, Talk Radio

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Mon, 05/11/2009

 High Energy, Politically Oriented Talk Radio hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.

58:17 minutes (26.68 MB)

Let's Connect the Torture Dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

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Mon, 05/18/2009

 Abe and Joe connect the torture dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

Abe and Joe examine new revelations in the ongoing U.S. torture scandal that lead directly to former Vice President Cheney. But we already knew that. Also, an LNG update and a look at the health care debate in Washington.

55:49 minutes (25.56 MB)

The Curious Case of the Cowardly War-Mongers

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Mon, 05/25/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris solve the Curious Case of the Cowardly War-Mongers!!!

Closing the Guantanamo Bay gulag would be nice and all, but not if we have to bring the terrorists back to the United States! Apparently they're all 10 feet tall with various mutant superpowers, and no American prison can hold them.

55:55 minutes (25.6 MB)

Death Threat aimed at Joe Uris

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Tue, 06/02/2009

 One of this week's topics for discussion was the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional that provided abortions when they were needed.  The idea that killing health care providers could be considered a form of domestic terrorism came up, and apparently really angered one of our listeners.  Someone called in, identified himself as "Joe", and threatened to kill Joe Uris for bringing the topic to the table.

The threat and obscenity did not go out over the air, as the FCC would not allow that, but it is included here to foster discussion.

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LNG, Dr. Tiller, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!!!

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Tue, 06/02/2009

 Joe Uris is alone today, and covers several topics of interest.  First up, Joe talked about the proposed (and potentially devastating) natural gas pipeline thru our farms and wilderness.  He also covered the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional.  He talked about the right wing's smear campaign against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  

Pay attention to Oregon House Bill 3058!!!  This bill will FAST-TRACK the approvals for the LNG pipelines.

55:55 minutes (25.6 MB)

Bad, NYT, Bad... Health Care... and LNG in Oregon

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Mon, 06/08/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris look at a handful of issues on the national radar, including another case of journalistic malpractice from the New York Times, the twists and turns of the health care battle on Capitol Hill, and the tale of lawmakers on the take in Oregon's liquid natural gas saga.

Please note:  Joe Uris will be off teaching this summer, and will return to Talk Radio in the fall.

56:58 minutes (26.08 MB)

Joe Uris covers Health Care and the War in Afghanistan

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Mon, 08/24/2009

 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Abe is on vacation today, so Joe Uris invites callers to share thoughts on the Health Care debate, Government programs in general, the Insurance industry, the War in Afghanistan, the Bush era Torture debacle, and the lack of Activism in these trying times.

57:53 minutes (26.5 MB)

Joe's Back! - And... It's a Tea Party!!!

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Tue, 09/15/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 Exciting News!!!  Joe is Back from his summer vacation, and he's as full of vinegar as ever.  Today, Joe played the song "Democracy" by Leonard Cohen, and suggested that the Progressive Left adopt it as their theme song.  Watch the official Leonard Cohen Democracy Video on You Tube.  Yes, Joe played all seven minutes...

Abe, not to be outdone, played some You Tube video taken at the recent Tea Party Demonstration in Washington DC, then they opened up the phone lines to talk about either sound clip.

48:43 minutes (22.31 MB)

States Rights, The Federal Government, and the Obama Administration

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Tue, 09/22/2009

 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today's topic is States' Rights, and how they relate to both the Federal Government and the Obama Administration.

 

56:16 minutes (25.76 MB)

The Cost of the Military Machine, Portland Police Taken to Task, and Problems with Changing the Status Quo.

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Tue, 09/29/2009

 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 Abe wasn't here today, so Joe led the show thru 3 topics:
     The extreme costs of maintaining the Military Industrial Complex
     Portland Police recently paid $175,000 for Excessive Force in a police brutality law suit
     What are the problems in changing our Society for the better?

 

   

56:55 minutes (26.06 MB)

Coal Burning Power Plants; NAFTA & GE Corn's effect on Mexico; and Shale Oil Development versus Clean Water

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Tue, 10/06/2009

 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor

Today's topics, interspersed with Pleas for Money, are:

  • The single most polluting entity in these here parts, PGE's Boardman Coal Fired Electricity Plant
  • NAFTA, US Gov-Subsidized GE Corn and it's effect on the Mexican Economy
  • Shale Oil Development versus the Clean Drinking Water it threatens.

 

 

 

57:34 minutes (26.36 MB)

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)

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)

Let's Measure Obama's Performance to date...

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Tue, 11/03/2009

 Obama's grade thus far? A mixed bag.
Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

56:29 minutes (25.86 MB)

Wake Up and Smell The Boot Polish

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Tue, 11/10/2009

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 Today, Joe is by himself, and he opens the show with a reading of an article from August of 1993 that was printed in a small independent rag called PDXS.  The article was entitled "Wake Up And Smell The Boot Polish," and warned us of a pending Fascist State looming on the horizon.  Amazingly, the article could have been written yesterday, and inspired quite the flurry of calls.

 

 

58:11 minutes (26.64 MB)

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog on the Sad State of the Health Care Debacle

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Tue, 11/24/2009

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris 

Jerry Flanagan of Consumer Watchdog joins Abe and Joe for a perusal of the health care legislation that has emerged from the House and that which should shortly be produced by the Senate.  Surprise -- the insurance industry is going to get everything it wants, and the American people will get only a fraction of what they need.

54:56 minutes (25.15 MB)

Vietnam Redux: The Perpetual State of War in These Here United States

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Tue, 12/01/2009

 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor

Vietnam Redux -- Abe and Joe examine President Obama's fateful decision to escalate the War in Afghanistan.

Like LBJ before him in Vietnam, President Obama plans to escalate the War in Afghanistan.  Abe and Joe examine the lessons of history, and opine as to how the president's choice may impact the remainder of his time in office.

56:28 minutes (25.85 MB)

Climate Change, Copenhagen, and an (almost) World Editorial

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Tue, 12/08/2009

 As the Copenhagen talks begin, Abe and Joe talk climate change.
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

53:42 minutes (24.58 MB)

Chuck Sheketoff of the Oregon Center for Public Policy talks about Ballot Measures 66 and 67

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Tue, 12/15/2009

 Chuck Sheketoff of the Oregon Center for Public Policy talks about Ballot Measures 66 and 67
 Hosted by:  Joe Uris (Abe Proctor is off today)

 

 

Chuck Sheketoff of the Oregon Center for Public Policy joins Abe and Joe to talk about Ballot Measures 66 & 67, both of which will go before voters in January's special election.  The measures push a hot-button issue in American politics -- taxes.

 

 

56:35 minutes (25.9 MB)

Barbara Ehrenreich and Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America

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Mon, 12/21/2009

 Host Joe Uris interviews columnist and author Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest book, Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America. She suggests that the  invasion of Iraq and the economic crisis may be connected to American self-delusion and lack of vigilance.

26:44 minutes (24.48 MB)

Health Care Reform, and Citizen Soldier's Study on the Mental Health of our Soldiers

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Tue, 12/22/2009

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

It's an end-of-the-year grab bag as Abe and Joe toss around a number of hot topics, and then hand them off to callers. On the docket are the health care 'reform' bill, a study from Citizen Soldier on the mental health of our soldiers, and a friendly note from a listener.

 
 

 
59:13 minutes (27.11 MB)

The Decade In Review: Call in with your Best and Worst of the Decade

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Tue, 12/29/2009

 Hosted by Joe Uris

Today's show will be The Decade In Review...  Joe will seed the discussion with some of his own observations, then ask for yours.

57:40 minutes (26.41 MB)

Reflections on the Underpants Bomber

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Tue, 01/12/2010

 Sooner or later, it had to happen. A terrorist attack would take place on President Obama's watch, and the wingnuts would bleat about his response to the End of the World as We Know It. As it happens, the attack consisted of a kid trying -- unsuccessfully -- to set his underpants on fire. Confronted with the reality of terrorism, the president -- appropriately -- responded cooly and logically.

55:31 minutes (25.42 MB)

The History of Haiti and its subordination by Colonial Powers, like the good ol' US of A

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Tue, 01/19/2010

 Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that the developed world has -- or should have -- toward the undeveloped world.

The calamity in Haiti has made one thing abundantly clear -- when a nation has been at the business end of colonialism for centuries, it's that much more difficult to react when disaster strikes. And when, like Haiti, a nation has the temerity to aspire to self-government by people of African descent, the disparity is even more striking.

57:25 minutes (26.29 MB)

American Versus Foreign Films - and Politics as Usual...

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Tue, 03/02/2010

 With Joe back from a stint in a Turkish prison, Joe and Abe get back to the business of discussing all things political and newsy. In this case, Joe waxes eloquent about why foreign films are so much better than anything produced in the world of American cinema. Except for Animal House, which is a work of enduring genius.

Of course, the conversation turned more political than THAT!

Recommended readings from our listeners:

Brand Obama, by Chris Hedges

57:20 minutes (26.25 MB)

Joe talks about The Environment, Energy, Coal Mining, Nuclear Power, and More...

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Tue, 03/09/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris

Today, Joe talks about The Environment, Energy, Coal Mining, Nuclear Power, and More...

As usual, our listeners provided us with plenty of extra thinking material...

George (7:00) says to Google "The Carbon Footprint of Nuclear Energy"and see that there really is a significant carbon footprint from the mining, processing, transporting, construction of plants and storage of Uranium and it's entire support infrastructure.

58:41 minutes (26.87 MB)

David Wood from PPS on the Proposed Reorganization of the Portland School System

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Tue, 03/16/2010

 Joe Uris hosts a discussion of the proposed reorganization of the Portland Public School System. Last week the Portland School Board approved a resolution to reorganize the high school system. In less than two months superintendent Carole Smith must come up with recommendations that address equal access to programs, low graduation rates, the achievement gap and a loss of enrollment.

56:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed. What's THAT mean?

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Tue, 03/23/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed.

But is it a good bill? Who benefits? Who loses? What about the public option? Will we ever get a single-payer system? How will this impact life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Abe and Joe look at the new health care status quo.

 

56:29 minutes (25.86 MB)

Blogger Chip Ward from TomDispatch.com takes a closer look at the Tea Party.

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Tue, 03/30/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

For a few generations now, White Guys in America have been hearing footsteps -- female and nonwhite footsteps advancing relentlessly on the White Guys' exclusive clubhouse. This sense of creeping white unease has manifested itself in various ways over the years -- Nixon-era "states' rights," Reagan's crusade against "welfare moms," anti-immigrationism, and on and on -- and been skillfully exploited by leaders on the religious and political right.

57:11 minutes (26.18 MB)

Ideas for Dealing with Bad Neighbors.

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Tue, 04/06/2010

 Joe Uris hosts today. His topic is "Ideas for Dealing with Bad Neighbors."

Various listeners suggested mediation of some sort.  The City of Portland offers Mediation Services to help resolve neighborhood-level issues.

 

57:00 minutes (26.1 MB)

Metro President Candidate Tom Hughes

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program date: 
Tue, 04/20/2010

 

Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris
 
Metro President Candidate Tom Hughes

Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris feature the second of three candidate interview/call-ins with candidates for Metro Council President. Today's guest is Tom Hughes, former Mayor of Hillsboro. 

 

55:19 minutes (25.33 MB)

Bob Stacey, Candidate for Metro Council President

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Tue, 04/27/2010

 Joe Uris hosts the third of three candidate interviews for Metro Council President. Today's guest is Bob Stacey, former Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon.

 
56:32 minutes (25.88 MB)

The BP Oil Spill, the latest Supreme Court Candidate, and MORE...

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program date: 
Tue, 05/11/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor.

Today's topics include the BP Oil Spill, the latest Supreme Court Candidate, and, of course, why YOU should support YOUR Community Radio Station.

55:33 minutes (25.43 MB)

Discussion on the Persistent BP Oil Spill

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Tue, 05/18/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today's discussion centers around the BP Oil Spill...  It seems we're getting an up-close and personal view of the True Cost of Rampant Capitalism.

 

55:47 minutes (25.54 MB)

Mark Lakeman and Matt Bebow from City Repair talk about Urban Sustainability

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Tue, 05/25/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris.

Today, Mark Lakeman and Matt Bebow from City Repair talk about Urban Sustainability.

 

56:07 minutes (25.69 MB)

Nate Gulley from Common Cause Oregon on Voter Owned Elections

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Tue, 06/15/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

Today's Guest is Nate Gulley from Common Cause, in to help examine Portland's homegrown, public-financed campaign system.  Should we do away with Voter Owned Elections?  Is there a better way for We The People to be heard over the din of our Corporate Powered Big Bucks flavored Free Speech?

 

 

56:54 minutes (26.05 MB)

Joe returns from vacation to join Abe in taking a snapshot of the body politic.

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Tue, 08/17/2010

 Joe returns from vacation to join Abe in taking a snapshot of the body politic.

56:09 minutes (25.71 MB)

Tri-Met: What's Good, What's Bad, What's Different Lately, and What's Needed NOW?

program date: 
Tue, 08/24/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today, we'll debate the merits of TriMet, Portland's much-ballyhooed public transit system.

55:19 minutes (25.33 MB)

Abe and Joe examine the billionaire backers of the Tea Party movement.

program date: 
Tue, 08/31/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

The Teabaggers -- noisy, bigoted and ignorant, but basically harmless, right? And if we're lucky, they'll hijack the Republican Party and nominate a bunch of un-electable loons. The best thing the Teabaggers can do is to keep making asses of themselves in public.

55:49 minutes (25.56 MB)

Joe has SEVEN Topics on the table today. It's Topic Roulette on Talk Radio.

program date: 
Tue, 09/07/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  (Abe Proctor is MIA today, but should be back next week.)

Joe brought in SEVEN Topics for Discussion today, as follows:

 

55:46 minutes (25.53 MB)

Dr. Ralph Prows, M.D., talks about the health impact of wireless communications.

program date: 
Tue, 09/28/2010
Dr. Ralph Prows, M.D., talks about the health impact of wireless communications.

Is your cell phone hazardous to your health? Is a wi-fi hub a public health menace? Ralph Prows, M.D., thinks so.

55:39 minutes (25.48 MB)

Janice Thompson talks about Voter Owned Elections in Portland

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Tue, 10/12/2010

 Janice Thompson joins Abe and Joe to talk about the future of voter-owned elections in Portland.

Janice encourages all of us to Vote YES on 26108 in November!!!

Also -- Give Us Your Money! It's the KBOO Fall Membership Drive.

 

 
58:18 minutes (26.69 MB)

Candidate Interviews for Metro President: Bob Stacey accepted, Tom Hughes declined

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Tue, 10/19/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Both Candidates for Metro Council President were invited onto today's show to answer questions from their potential electorate.  

Bob Stacey accepted, and Tom Hughes declined.

58:58 minutes (27 MB)

Ballot Initiatives from A to Z: Get Out and VOTE, Dammit!!!

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Tue, 10/26/2010
Vote, dammit! Abe and Joe run down the ballot initatives for the Nov. 2 election.

 Got ballot measures? Oh, yes you do. Abe and Joe parse the initiatives up for a yea or nay vote in the November 2 election in Portland. Also, FOX News stinks.

 
57:49 minutes (26.47 MB)

It's Election Day! Abe and Joe bring you the lowdown.

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Tue, 11/02/2010

 It's Election Day! Abe and Joe bring you the lowdown.

As the Republic lurches through the first Election Day of the post-Citizens United era, Abe and Joe run down the races and ballot measures in Portland and around the nation.

 
55:07 minutes (25.23 MB)

An election post-mortem and the path forward for progressives

program date: 
Tue, 11/09/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

The story of the 2010 midterms -- depending on your perspective -- is one of opportunity lost. President Obama and the Democrats were swept into office in 2008 on a wave of populist optimism, with all their stars aligned. The country seemed poised for a neo-Rooseveltian turnover, a new New Deal.

56:36 minutes (25.91 MB)

Adele M. Stan and Dangerous Brew: Exposing the Tea Party's Agenda to Take Over America

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Tue, 11/30/2010

 Today, Host Joe Uris talks with Adele Stan, co-editor for the new book from AlterNet, Dangerous Brew: Exposing The Tea Party's Agenda to Take Over America.

 

54:31 minutes (24.96 MB)

Neighborhoods Versus Cell Phone Towers

program date: 
Tue, 12/07/2010

 Host Joe Uris invites concerned NE Portland Neighborhood Activists Susan Prows and Steve Cole in to talk about Cell Phone Towers in Portland.  Many city residents are opposed to the towers, and to the less-than-transparent methods being used to place them.

See RespectPDX.org for more information.

55:36 minutes (25.46 MB)

The Death of the New Deal - or - Obama's Tax Cut "Compromise"

program date: 
Tue, 12/14/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.

Join Abe and Joe as we mourn the death of the New Deal. President Obama's  tax cut "compromise" spells out, in painful detail, the final death of the idea of liberalism as a governing philosophy. Obama was elected at the head of a populist wave and enjoyed strong majorities in both houses of Congress -- but at every turn, the prerogatives of the ruling class remained intact. The Bush tax cuts remain in place. Unemployment remains high. Obama and the Democrats kiss the ring of their corporate masters. Rest in peace, American Century. We hardly knew ye

55:26 minutes (25.38 MB)

Abe and Joe discuss the not inconsiderable accomplishments of the Obama administration.

program date: 
Tue, 01/04/2011

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

It's no secret that for progressives, the Obama administration has been a mixed bag. A number of landmark accomplishments seem diminished in light of what they might have been, had the President and his Congressional majority had the backbone to challenge the prerogatives of the wealthy.

Joe, back from vacation, joins Abe to discuss the accomplishments of the Obama administration thus far -- and suggest how the President might chart a bolder tack in the future.

56:47 minutes (26 MB)

Are conservatives responsible for the Tuscon shootings? No. But their rhetoric set the tone.

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Tue, 01/11/2011

For months, Abe and Joe have spotlighted the surge of violent, nationalist and eliminationist rhetoric emanating from the right.

55:58 minutes (25.62 MB)

Abe and Joe tour the checkered history of the FBI and its future in Portland.

program date: 
Tue, 01/18/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.

 The City of Portland and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have had a tumultuous relationship in recent years. First, Portland opted out of the Bush-era Joint Terrorism Task Force, citing concerns over civil liberties. Then, late last year, the FBI foiled its own plot to blow up the Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in Pioneer Courthouse Square.

56:29 minutes (25.86 MB)

Get out your tinfoil hats -- it's time for some 9/11 Conspiracy Theory talk.

program date: 
Tue, 02/08/2011
Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 It's been a great Winter Membership Drive. So much so that Abe and Joe are prepared to go where few people dare to tread -- Sept. 11. What really happened? What do we know? What don't we know? More importantly, what do you think you know?

56:19 minutes (25.78 MB)

Economist Justin Elardo talks about Demand-Side Economics versus Domestic Economic Policy.

program date: 
Tue, 02/15/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor

56:03 minutes (25.66 MB)

It's a Brand New War (TM). Join Abe and Joe for Libya!, the US' latest imperial adventure.

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Tue, 03/22/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

55:44 minutes (25.52 MB)

Political Upheavals in the Middle East, Our Economy, and the situation for working people

program date: 
Tue, 03/29/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  Abe is Sick, sick, sick...  Or, maybe just playing Hooky.

Joe goes solo today with a look at the political upheavals in the Middle East, the economy of the U.S. and the situation of working people across the country.

56:11 minutes (25.72 MB)

Abe & Joe discuss the Federal Budget

program date: 
Tue, 04/19/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor.

Today, we'll discuss the Federal Budget...

54:09 minutes (24.79 MB)

A Common Sense Alternative to the Columbia River Crossing

program date: 
Tue, 05/10/2011

Hosted by Joe Uris, with Abe Proctor in absentia.

It's the spring membership drive! Joe discusses the latest iteration in the long-running debate on a new bridge over the Columbia River. But really, it's all about the ducats. C'mon, now. If you're not yet a member of KBOO, now is the time. Do you want to give your money to the shows you love, or to the advertisers you hear everywhere else? You know what to do.

 

56:52 minutes (26.04 MB)

Free-For-All in the kabuki theater that passes for American political discourse

program date: 
Tue, 05/17/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor

 

It might seem hard to believe, but the kabuki theater that passes for the American political discourse has been even stranger of late than it usually is. Abe and Joe survey the absurd state of the empire, while Joe shares a laundry list of important upcoming events.

57:13 minutes (26.2 MB)

What you don't know can't hurt the Oregonian; We'll look at the paper's new online partnership

program date: 
Tue, 05/31/2011

Like newspapers everywhere, the Oregonian is struggling to find a place in the new world of digital media. Its new online Oregon News Network pairs it with a set of independent partners to generate locally-based reporting -- including the Cascade Policy Institute, a libertarian think tank. The CPI has championed, among other things, privatizing public education and Social Security, as well as abolishing the minimum wage in favor of a new (and lower) "training wage."

55:24 minutes (25.36 MB)

Joe Returns with a discussion on Who Really Controls America... And, What will we DO about it?

program date: 
Tue, 08/30/2011

 Joe Uris Returns from his Summer Haitus, and Abe takes a week off.

55:10 minutes (25.26 MB)

Joe talks about Labor, the History of Labor, and the Decimation of Labor today.

program date: 
Tue, 09/06/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  Abe Proctor is off this week.

Joe talks about Labor History in the United States, and the State of Labor today.

...And...  For your listening pleasure...

...And...  For your Reading Pleasure...

 

 

 

55:52 minutes (25.58 MB)

Has the Republican Party become the God Party? What do we DO about it?

program date: 
Tue, 09/20/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  Abe Proctor is on Vacation.

Joe has noticed that all of the Republican Hopefulls for the 2012 Presidential Elections have Platforms draped in prayer flags, but not much else.  They all seem to be highly religious, and defer all talk of actual political issues to Religious Values, instead.  Is this how we want to run our country?

Is the Dominionism pushed by Bachman and Perry dangerous to Democracy?

56:21 minutes (25.8 MB)

Occupy Portland!!! Bob Kelly talks about The Occupation

program date: 
Tue, 10/04/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.

Today's guest is Bob Kelly, the Communications Representative from Occupy Portland, in to talk about this week's Demonstration.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Noon O'Clock
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Under the Burnside Bridge


We will Meet at the Waterfront, Get Organized & Energized, then MARCH to an Undisclosed Location for the actual Occupation.  This will be a Peaceful, but Powerful, Demonstration.

No, you don't have to camp out, tho many will.  No, you don't need signs, tho many will make and bring them.  No, you don't even have to be there to Support The Movement.  

55:33 minutes (25.43 MB)

Occupy Portland, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy The World!!!

program date: 
Tue, 10/18/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.

Joe reports on the popular Occupy Portland encampment, including phone calls from Sandy Polishuk, one of our Elder Activists working on-site in whatever capacity seems appropriate at the time, and from Jimmy, one of the Volunteer Coordinators.

There is a Volunteer Tent in the Encampment, with "Needs" posted prominently for anyone with some time to see.  Lately, they've been needing laundry services.  Do help if you can.

 

53:01 minutes (48.53 MB)

The Alleged End of the War in Iraq, and Occupy Wall Street

program date: 
Tue, 11/01/2011

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

The War in Iraq is Over.  

       Or not.

Occupy Wall Street Continues, as does Occupy Portland.

And, of course, the ONLY Media Outlet in Portland with an On-Site Presence is KBOO!!!

 

 

 

55:23 minutes (50.7 MB)

Joe calls for the Ingredients for an Occu-Pie...

program date: 
Tue, 11/15/2011

Joe Uris solo-hosts today. His topic is "My Favorite Recipe for Occu-Pie, Such a Tasty Treat."

(Photo by Howard Dyckoff/Oakland Local)

56:41 minutes (51.9 MB)

Economic Conditions and the Occupy Movement

program date: 
Tue, 11/29/2011

 Joe Uris hosts a discussion of the broader implications of the country’s current economic situation and how the Occupy Movement fits in.

 
 

 

58:16 minutes (53.35 MB)

Joe talks about The Economy and Religion In Our Politics.

program date: 
Tue, 02/21/2012

 Host Joe Uris talks about our Economic Situation in the first part of our show, then changes gears to the recent upsurge in Staunchly Religious Candidates in the Republican Primary race.

Tonight, at 6:00 PM, Historian and Journalist, Joe Uris is speaking at the Main Downtown Multnomah County Library, 801 SW Tenth.  His talk is entitled "Why No Revolution?  A Short History of American Left Movements Part 1: the 1800s to 1945."

Joe asks that y'all come, and to bring your Laptops.  He wants some Fact Checkers in the Audience to make sure he gets it straight, and to bring Fresh Information to the Lecture.  Hey, it's FREE!!!

 

54:14 minutes (49.66 MB)

Private gains, public losses. Abe and Joe look at Portland's biogas boondoggle.

program date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

We appologize for the technical difficulties with our Air Signal this morning.  If you missed today's show, you can listen to it here.

 

56:02 minutes (51.31 MB)

Coal Trains are Commin' to the Great NorthWest

program date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

There are plans afoot to build Coal Export Terminals on the Oregon Coast, and transport Huge Quantities of Coal for Export across our state by rail.  This is a Bad Idea, for myriad reasons.  Coal Trains leave a trail of Coal Dust in their wake that has adverse health effects on anyone living near the tracks.  Burning Coal is bad for the Environment, and the Open Pit Mines this coal will come from will scar the Earth forever.

54:30 minutes (49.9 MB)

May Day!!! May Day!!! Yes, it's the REAL Labor Day!!!

program date: 
Tue, 05/01/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

Today's discussion revolves around May Day!  Some call it International Workers' Day.  

We'll talk about it's History...  And invite your calls on what May Day means to YOU!

 

 

54:20 minutes (49.75 MB)

Joe talks about Coal Trains through Oregon

program date: 
Tue, 08/21/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  Abe Proctor is on Vacation.

Today's topic is the Coal Industry, and their plans to chop down Mountains in Appalacia and ship them through the Columbia Gorge, to China for incineration.  This is a Bad Idea for many reasons.  The trains leak significant amounts of Coal Dust, which degrades our health and environment.  Burning Coal in China increases the Air Pollution right here, in the United States, for we live on a Globe, a closed system.  Chopping down Mountains and throwing the rubble and waste into Streams is very destructive. 

55:20 minutes (43.39 MB)

 

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