Latest Public Affairs Audio

Steppin' Out of Babylon

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Radiozine
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Thu, 04/09/2009

Host: Sue Supriano

Guest: Ruth Rosenhek

27:22 minutes (18.8 MB)

Portland honors Murnane's Wharf

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Evening News
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Thu, 04/09/2009

The current issue of Street Roots shines a light on a piece of Portland history that’s been hiding in plain view, just south of the Burnside Bridge.

2:52 minutes (2.63 MB)

"Women in Black" hold their vigil infront of a Federal Building

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Evening News
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Thu, 04/09/2009

The Portland ‘Women in Black’ held their weekly vigil at noon today in front of the Federal Building in downtown Portland.
Members of the group dress in black as a symbol of mourning for those who have died due to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

Soccer Stadium Deconstructed

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Thu, 04/09/2009

Melinda Bernert guest hosts. The topic is "Portland's New Soccer Stadium. Who's left holding the ball?" The guest is Jules Boykoff, assistant professor at Pacific University. He has written articles on the issue including "My Own Private Bail-out" for the The Guardian.

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57:41 minutes (39.61 MB)

John Law!

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Radiozine
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Thu, 04/09/2009

S.W. Conser interviews artist, author, filmmaker, and culture-jammer John Law about his explorations of off-limits structures, his history with San Francisco's prankster brigades The Suicide Club and Cacophony Society, and his co-founding of the Burning Man Arts Festival

John's short story collection The Space Between, based on his lifelong fascination with bridges, has just been published by Furnace Press, and his documentary Head Trip follows a trio of iconic giant Doggie Diner heads on a cross-country odyssey.

31:54 minutes (12.78 MB)

Close to 400 rally and lobby at Capitol for Healthcare Action

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/08/2009

Close to 400 people descended on the state capitol in Salem on Wednesday to lobby their legislators and demonstrate on the capitol steps for healthcare reform. They want lawmakers to pass a series of bills that would pave the way for universal coverage in Oregon within four years. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and he filed this report.
 

5:35 minutes (5.12 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Obama DOJ claims "Sovereign Immunity"

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

The Obama Department of Justice has put forth a claim of
“Sovereign Immunity” in a motion to dismiss in the domestic
spying case of Jewell v. NSA. The lawsuit brought by the
Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the National
Security Agency for spying on tens of thousands of citizens
without a warrant, during the Bush Administration. The
spying utilized the telecom company AT&T's fiber optic
network to access the communications of unsuspecting
Americans. The claim of Sovereign Immunity is unprecedented 

4:13 minutes (4.84 MB)

Obama announced his plan to deal with Immigration Reform

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/08/2009

President Obama announced last night that he plans to make immigration reform a top priority during his first year in office.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with local immigrant rights activist Francisco Lopez about what this pledge could mean for Oregon’s immigrant community:

4:03 minutes (3.71 MB)

 

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