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Kevin Phillips interviewed

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Thu, 04/09/2009
Hosted by: TBA

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Kevin Phillips about his updated edition of "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism. Kevin Phillips has been a political and economic commentator for more than three decades. A former White House strategist, he is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times and NPR and writes for Harper’s and Time. His books include New York Times bestsellers The Politics of Rich and Poor and Wealth and Democracy.

56:50 minutes (39.03 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)

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)

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)

Morocco from afar

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Wed, 04/08/2009

Morocco a look from afar – Literature of North Africa, Religion and the Moroccan Society

46:06 minutes (21.11 MB)

Electricity prices are on the rise

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/08/2009

Oregonians may soon see their Electricity Bills rising, and it won’t just be because the cost of producing electricity is going up.
 Oregon’s two biggest electricity producers are safeguarding their profits by trying to raise electric bills.
 Pacific Power’s parent company, Pacificorp, has asked the Oregon Public Utility Commission for a nine percent rate increase effective next year.
That increase would help Pacificorp almost double its profit margin.
Portland General Electric is also going to see its profits rise, even as people use less power.
That’s thanks to poorly timed program to promote energy efficiency.
 

3:45 minutes (3.44 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)

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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