Economic Meltdown?

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Sun, 03/16/2008

 The economy seems  to be melting down--but it has nothing to do with the production of goods and services, only with high finance.  This crisis is brought to you by business men who refuse to trust other busness men--because the all know they're all lying.  This from Bill Black, formerly a Federal bank examiner and now a writer on business and finance.  He talks with Bill Resnick in this illuminating interview.  Black is the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One.

18:52 minutes (8.64 MB)

A Talk with Loretta Alper, Producer of "War Made Easy"

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Evening News
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Thu, 03/13/2008

 

Many events have been planned both locally and nationally to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.

One of these events is the release of a documentary called "War Made Easy", in which the filmmakers attempt to decipher "how we got into this mess."

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with the film's producer, Loretta Alper

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4:47 minutes (4.38 MB)

Redirecting Your Tax money: War Tax Resisters

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Evening News
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Thu, 03/13/2008

 

s tax time approaches, and the spending on the Iraq war continuing to grow, many people have expressed concern about paying taxes to continue to fund the war.

But one group of Portlanders have been refusing to pay war taxes for a long time.  They are part of a national movement known as War Tax Resisters.

1:15 minutes (1.15 MB)

Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela Update: From South American Viewpoint

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice today urged nations such as Venezuela to meet their U-N obligations by keeping so-called terrorists out of their territories, and not letting their borders to be used to protect them.

Rice’s comments come a day after President Bush said that Venezuela's response to the recent crisis in Colombia and Ecuador was provocative and disturbing.

2:49 minutes (2.59 MB)

Pentagon Prosecutor To Testify in Guantanamo Hearing in April

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

At a pretrial hearing scheduled to be held next month at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,  a former Pentagon Prosecutor is poised to testify for the defense

KBOO's Eddie Greenly has details

 

1:54 minutes (1.74 MB)

Joe Walsh Announces Candidacy for Congress

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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

1:07 minutes (1.03 MB)

Police Accountability in Portland: Multi-source Update

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

Yesterday evening the League of Women Voters held a public forum on Police Accountability in Portland. 

Representatives from the Independent Police Review Board, the Citizens Review Committee, Portland Copwatch and the Northwest Constitutional Rights Center presented their assessments of the Independent Police Review board - I-P-R, and discussed the recently-issued report and recommendations presented by independent consultant Eileen Luna-Firebaugh.

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Journalist Pepe Escobar talks with Per Fagereng

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Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 03/17/2008

Per Fagereng interviews Journalist Pepe Escobar about Iran, the Middle East, Kosovo, and oil.

27:07 minutes (24.84 MB)

G.M. Ford, author of "Nameless Night"

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Between the Covers
program date: 
Mon, 03/17/2008

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with G.M. Ford, author of "Nameless Night," a story of a search for a man's identity in the face of government repression.

28:14 minutes (25.86 MB)

G.M. Ford, author of "Nameless Night"

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with G.M. Ford, author of "Nameless Night," a story of a search for a man's identity in the face of government repression.

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0318 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Mon, 03/17/2008

 

Get This: The ACLU and Brandon Mayfield aren’t going to let the USA Patriot Act lie…

Chris Andreae

03/18/08

 

7:45 minutes (7.09 MB)

Portland Farmer's Markets

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Food Show
program date: 
Sun, 03/16/2008

Today's topic: The Market

Miriam Widman and Mark Bitterman host.

Today's Guests are Ron Paul, Consulting director for a Portland Public Market (portlandpublicmarket.com), and Eamon Molloy, manager of the Hillsdale Farmer's Market (hillsdalefarmersmarket.com) and president of the Oregon Farmer's Market Association (oregonfarmersmarkets.org).

56:01 minutes (25.65 MB)

0317 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Sun, 03/16/2008

 

Get This:  McCain is in Baghdad, Robert Gates is Moscow-bound, Cheney is on a 10 day Mideast junket and Angela Merkel is in Israel…Something must be up and it isn’t the markets…

Chris Andreae

03/17/08

 

7:32 minutes (6.89 MB)

Mark Winne, author and activist talks of hunger in a land of plenty.

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Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 03/11/2008

Marianne Barisonek interviews Mark Winne, co-founder of several food and agriculture policy groups, and author of Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty. In this wealthy nation there are  35 million Americans hungry or food insecure, and a large percent are children.

28:52 minutes (26.43 MB)

 

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