Latest Public Affairs Audio

Portland Communities Come out for Safety and Justice

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Tue, 08/18/2009

 On Political Perspectives you'll hear Andrea Cano on grassroots organizing against hate in our communities, a report back from the Peace and Unity Fest, and the inspiring struggle of workers in the Caribbean. 
The first half of the program was produced by Paul Mundy with interviewer Trillium Shannon. The second half, Building Bridges, produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash.

29:59 minutes (13.73 MB)

Joel Salatin and D.I.Y. Sports Nutrition

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Food Show
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Tue, 08/18/2009

  Tyler Jones (left) and Joel Salatin at Afton Field Farm in Corvallis (photo by Laura McCandlish).

53:45 minutes (49.21 MB)

Group Called “Working America” Advocating Healthcare Reform

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Evening News
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Tue, 08/18/2009

Members of the labor-sponsored group “Working America” are advocating healthcare reform by toning down the debate’s fiery rhetoric and speaking to people one-on-one. Going door to door they are collecting Oregonians’ opinions concerning health insurance and medical care… and there has been no shortage of feedback.

1:04 minutes (1004.49 KB)

Group Called “Working America” Advocating Healthcare Reform

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/18/2009

Members of the labor-sponsored group “Working America” are advocating healthcare reform by toning down the debate’s fiery rhetoric and speaking to people one-on-one. Going door to door they are collecting Oregonians’ opinions concerning health insurance and medical care… and there has been no shortage of feedback.

1:04 minutes (1004.49 KB)

Flo Kennedy

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Tue, 08/18/2009

Whe Flo Kennedy died at the age of 84 on December 22, 2000, the progressive movement lost a fiery dedicated and outspoken lawyer; civil rights activist; lecturer and writer. For nearly 50 years, Flo was a prominent activist in the Black, gay rights and feminist movements.

53:06 minutes (21.28 MB)

Class and Gender

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Mon, 08/17/2009

This episode examines the issues of class and gender from some different perspectives.  In 2009, have women acheived equality?  In 2008, Hillary Clinton was a candidate for President of the United States and Sarah Palin was a VP nominee.  Numbers of women CEO's of major corporations are increasing.  Nancy Pelosi serves as the Speaker of the House in Congress and just recently, Sonia Sotomayor was appointed to the U.S. Supreme court.

Women may have come a long way, but have women arrived in all segments of our society?  Where are we as a society?

58:09 minutes (39.93 MB)

Dean Kuipers: Operation Bite Back

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Mon, 08/17/2009

Alison Milionis speaks with Los Angeles Times editor Dean Kuipers about his nonfiction book Operation Bite Back, which is about eco-radical Rod Coronado and the use of domestic terrorism charges against environmentalists.

56:46 minutes (51.98 MB)

Class and Gender

program date: 
Mon, 08/17/2009

This episode examines the issues of class and gender from some different perspectives.  In 2009, have women acheived equality?  In 2008, Hillary Clinton was a candidate for President of the United States and Sarah Palin was a VP nominee.  Numbers of women CEO's of major corporations are increasing.  Nancy Pelosi serves as the Speaker of the House in Congress and just recently, Sonia Sotomayor was appointed to the U.S. Supreme court.

Women may have come a long way, but have women arrived in all segments of our society?  Where are we as a society?

58:09 minutes (39.93 MB)

 

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