Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan
is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural
and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years. City Repair, among many projects,
seeks to activate people to be part of the communities around them, as
well as part of the decision-making that shapes the future of their
Hope Shand, Research Director for the ETC Group and I discuss their new report
describing efforts by the ag-biotech industry to patent 'climate-ready'
genes which would theoretically allow our most common agricultural
crops to continue thriving in the warm future confronting us all.
This is an excerpt from an hour-long pre-emption on Thursday December 2, 1999 in which I recount a Direct Action Network press conference that finished just before I went on air. This audio will NOT be part of KBOO's special coverage of the 10th anniversary of the Seattle WTO demonstrations.
However, I will contribute other audio from the dozens of hours of tape I rolled in Seattle while covering the WTO Ministerial for KBOO.
A conversation with Chris about the origins of liberalism, its heyday in the 1880s - early 20th century and decline post-WWI. Of course we talk about modern times as well, so give a listen for all the details. Includes roughly 20 minutes of phone calls from listeners towards the end.
Here's a heap of links offering a more discerning view of Wikileaks. There's truly a massive amount of text in these links, so go slow, especially at Cryptome & Global Research. Pursue available links within articles.