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Latest Public Affairs Audio

Mercy Corps Aids Pakistani Refugees

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

A half million people half the world away flee their homes because of armed fighting and an Oregon based aid group has started helping families in need.

The United Nations estimates at least 500,000 have had to suddenly move in Pakistan.

Mercy Corps is handing out emergency kits this week, and Portland-based personnel are arriving in Pakistan to assess the continued emergency response.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.
 
1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Movie Talk Review: Jean Painleve documentaries

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program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 A review of the Criterion Collection's DVD of science documentaries by Jean Painleve. 

5:04 minutes (4.64 MB)

Single payer or public option?

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program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

How to break the insurance industry stranglehold over our health care system?Tom Leedham of Portland Jobs with Justice and Teamsters Local 206 and Betsy Dillner of Health Care for America Now debate the relative merits of the single payer and public option strategies. Peter Shapiro and David Rosenfeld co-host.

38:40 minutes (35.41 MB)

Sacred Lanscapes: The Thresholds Between Worlds

program: 
Pathways
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009
29:16 minutes (26.8 MB)

Growing Fruit

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program: 
The Dirtbag
program date: 
Tue, 05/12/2009

Host Glen Andresen speaks with Jim Gilbert of One Green World Nursery and answers your questions about growing usual and unusual fruit.

18:59 minutes (17.38 MB)

The Extension Service

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program date: 
Tue, 05/12/2009

 

Today hosts Harriet and Marge look at the history and founding principles behind The Extension Service-- What they are, their traditional role in supporting rural America and how they are translating their mission in support of the growing urban farmer movement.  Learn of the food preservation programs being offered by Clackamas County Extension Service and how you can be a part of them. 

15:49 minutes (14.49 MB)

Law Professor Ben Davis on holding the Bush Administration accountable for their actions

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 05/12/2009

 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein

The Bush Administration is now history but their criminal acts live on. How do we as a nation hold these characters accountable for the many apparent crimes they committed during the past 8 years. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Ben Davis, Professor of Law at the University of Toledo College of Law, about his efforts to get Attorney GeneralEric Holder "to appoint a non-partisan independent Special Counsel to immediately commence a prosecutorial investigation into the most serious alleged crimes of former President George W. Bush, former Vice President Richard B. Cheney, the attorneys formerly employed by the Department of Justice whose memos sought to justify torture, and other former top officials of the Bush administration."

http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/prosecutorstatement

58:22 minutes (26.72 MB)

Law Professor Ben Davis on holding the Bush Administration accountable for their actions

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 05/12/2009

 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein

The Bush Administration is now history but their criminal acts live on. How do we as a nation hold these characters accountable for the many apparent crimes they committed during the past 8 years. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Ben Davis, Professor of Law at the University of Toledo College of Law, about his efforts to get Attorney GeneralEric Holder "to appoint a non-partisan independent Special Counsel to immediately commence a prosecutorial investigation into the most serious alleged crimes of former President George W. Bush, former Vice President Richard B. Cheney, the attorneys formerly employed by the Department of Justice whose memos sought to justify torture, and other former top officials of the Bush administration."

http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/prosecutorstatement

58:22 minutes (26.72 MB)

 

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