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Audio by producer martha_odom

Portland Peaceful Response Coalition

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Sun, 01/06/2008

Martha Odom presents the weekly activist report: news of last weeks actions and upcoming events for this week. You can also hear an interview with Will Seaman of Portland Peaceful Response Coalition talking about efforts to stop the Friday night rally in Pioneer Courthouse Square.

6:10 minutes (5.65 MB)

Activist Report for 1/21/08

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Sun, 01/20/2008

Martha Odom reports some of the events of last week and upcoming actions in the Cascadia region.

3:11 minutes (1.1 MB)

Activist Report for 1/28/08

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Sun, 01/27/2008

Martha Odom reports highlights from the activist community.

2:42 minutes (479.23 KB)

Activist Report for 2/4/08

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Martha Odom highlights activist events from last week, and brings information about some this week's important happenings.

2:39 minutes (470.81 KB)

The Activist Report for Feb. 11, 2008

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Sun, 02/10/2008

Martha Odom brings news from the activist community: last week events of note and upcoming actions in our community and beyond.

2:51 minutes (505.48 KB)

Activist Report for 2/18/08

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Sun, 02/17/2008

Martha Odom reports news from the activist community and some events of note happening this week.

3:21 minutes (592.57 KB)

Activist Report for Feb. 25, 2008

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Martha Odom's weekly report of news from the activist community and upcoming 'Don't Miss' events.

3:02 minutes (538.38 KB)

Neighborhood Emergency Teams, Disaster First Responders

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Mon, 02/25/2008

Martha Odom talks with Lawrence Behmer, Portland Citizen Corp Chair; Ed Rentz, NET leader for Laurelhurst; and Leah Grey, KBOO volunteer currently taking the NET training, about the teams and the free classes for people who will be first-on-scene in the event of a disaster.

26:56 minutes (24.66 MB)

Activist Report for 3-3-08

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Sun, 03/02/2008

Martha Odom reports news from the activist community and events of note for the upcoming week.

3:10 minutes (561.34 KB)

Betsy Lamb,, peace activist, and Rachel Wilson, attorney, talk about torture, civil disobedience and the legal/prison system

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Mon, 03/03/2008

Martha Odom interviews Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb, who was arrested and jailed for nonviolent resistance while attempting to enter Ft. Huachuca, home of a US Interrogation Training School, and Rachel Wilson, member of the legal team representing the defendants. This action was part of the Torture on Trial campaign against the use of torture by the military. They will also speak of inequities in the legal and prison system.

26:27 minutes (24.22 MB)

Dr. Don McCanne advocates for a single-payer health care system.

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 03/09/2008

 Dr. Don McCanne, former president and current Senior Policy Fellow of Physicians for a National Health Plan, talks with host Martha Odom on the crisis in affordable health care and how to fix it. Dr. McCanne will speak in Portland on Mar. 17, 7 pm, at Good Samaritan Hospital, 1015 NW 22nd Av., and on Mar. 18, 7 pm at the Jobs with Justice Healthcare Campaign forum, PAT Hall, 345 NE 8th Av.

26:32 minutes (24.3 MB)

Will Healthcare ever be affordable?

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Sun, 03/09/2008

Martha Odom Hosts. Today, her guest is Dr. Don McCanne, former president and current Senior Policy Fellow at Physicians for a National Health Program (www.pnhp.org). They’ll discuss the crisis in affordable health care and how to fix it.

Dr. McCanne will speak in Portland on Mar. 17, at 7:00 pm, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, 1015 NW 22nd Av.,

and again on Mar. 18, at 7:00 pm at the Jobs with Justice Healthcare Campaign Forum, PAT Hall, 345 NE 8th Av.

27:07 minutes (24.83 MB)

Oregon Tradeswomen and non-traditional occupations.

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Fri, 03/07/2008

Dawn Jones, instructor for Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. and a journey level carpenter; Lela Brown, plumber; and Tara Webb, electrician, join host Martha Odom on International Women's Day to talk about blue collar work: the rewards and obstacles. Oregon Tradeswomen provides education, mentoring and advocacy for women entering non-traditional fields and sponsors an annual Women in Trades Fair coming up in May.

51:11 minutes (23.43 MB)

Activist Report for Mar. 24, 2008

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Sun, 03/23/2008

Martha Odom reports news from the activist community and events of note for the upcoming week.

2:28 minutes (438.74 KB)

Honor the Dead, but Save the Living

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Sun, 05/25/2008

A Memorial Day Special Edition with Ret. Col. Ann Wright:  Mike Marceau, Washington D.C. Veterans for Peace: and Chanan Suarezdiaz, Seattle Iraq Veterans Against the War.  The costs of war go far beyond those who have lost their lives. The toll on survivors, their families and the nation is immeasurable.

Ann Wright discusses the additional burdens that women soldiers carry. Mike Marceau relates how DC VFP was dis-invited from the Capital's Memorial Day Parade for being "too political" and Chanan Suarezdiaz invites Cascadia to NW Winter Soldier in Seattle on May 31. 

79:40 minutes (13.68 MB)

Healthcare Premiums up 35% July 1st

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Sun, 06/29/2008

One year ago Regence Blue Cross raised rates by an average of 19%. This year's increase is a whopping 35% scheduled to take effect on July 1.

Britta Duncan, co-chair of Jobs with Justice' Healthcare Committee and Secretary/Treasurer of ILWU Local 5 will join host Martha Odom to talk about the 35% premium increase, what it means to working families, Tuesday's protest at Regence, and other work that the JWJ Healthcare committee is doing.

28:26 minutes (26.03 MB)

Free Trade or Fair Trade?

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Tue, 08/05/2008

Laurie King of Portland Jobs with Justice and Arthur Stamoulis, director of the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign join host Martha Odom to talk about the Trade Act of 2008 now in Congress.

28:05 minutes (25.72 MB)

Annette White-Parks: "Cuttings from the Violas: Traveling with My Scots Grannies"

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Wed, 03/18/2009

Host Martha Odum interviews Oregon writer Annette White-Parks about her book, "Cuttings from the Violas: Traveling with My Scots Grannies." White-Parks looks at the world and experiences of Scottish women down through the centuries.

Annette White-Parks was born and grew up in Monument, Oregon where she started writing poems when she was big enough to pick wildflowers.  She has an MA in English from Sacramento State University and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Washington State University. 

25:54 minutes (11.86 MB)

 

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