Latest Public Affairs Audio

Andy Worthington Interview: Guantanamo under Obama

Categories:
program: 
A Deeper Look
program date: 
Wed, 06/24/2009

 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund Interviews Andy Worthington journalist, 

     
historian and author of the book The Guantanamo Files:
The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison
.
What progress is being made since Obama has become President?
We discuss recent releases of prisoners, the transfer of some
Chinese Uighurs to Bermuda and the suspicious death of America's
most famous "Ghost Prisoner" in a Libyan prison

28:30 minutes (26.09 MB)

Is this what Democracy looks like?

program date: 
Wed, 06/24/2009

Words can be used to communicate ideas between people, to describe things we can't point to.  Words can also be used to separate and manipulate.  This happens in our media all the time.  Remember when the prior administration talked about "spreading democracy"?  

This was a divisive choice of words - some of us think - hooray! spreading democracy! pass the popcorn!  to others, sounds a little like cultural imperialism.

58:09 minutes (39.93 MB)

Is this what Democracy looks like?

program date: 
Wed, 06/24/2009

Words can be used to communicate ideas between people, to describe things we can't point to.  Words can also be used to separate and manipulate.  This happens in our media all the time.  Remember when the prior administration talked about "spreading democracy"?  

This was a divisive choice of words - some of us think - hooray! spreading democracy! pass the popcorn!  to others, sounds a little like cultural imperialism.

58:09 minutes (39.93 MB)

Paul Cienfuegos: Challenge Corporate Power! Save the World!

program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Tue, 06/23/2009

paul cienfuegosPaul Cienfuegos teaches that corporate rights and privileges are at the core of almost every environmental and social justice problem that we face.

27:47 minutes (19.09 MB)

Lents Park Baseball Stadium *derailed* by Community Activists!!!

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 06/23/2009

 A proposed baseball stadium in Lents has been derailed. How did this happen and why is it good for Lents? 
 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein 

56:58 minutes (26.08 MB)

Lents Park Baseball Stadium *derailed* by Community Activists!!!

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 06/23/2009

 A proposed baseball stadium in Lents has been derailed. How did this happen and why is it good for Lents? 
 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein 

56:58 minutes (26.08 MB)

Sean's Sports Commentary

Categories:
program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 06/23/2009

Sean does his first piece for the Youth Collective on favorite moments in sports, what teams he'd coach in an ideal world, and a special Top Five.

5:19 minutes (4.87 MB)

Single Payer Advocates Pressure Wyden

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 06/23/2009

Close to 100 people rallied for single payer healthcare today on the steps of the Federal Building in downtown Portland to deliver Sen. Ron Wyden a message: They want change, not compromise. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld filed this report.

2:41 minutes (2.46 MB)

 

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