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Concerned over Central City Concern; Also: Marching for Peace

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Central City Concern, with a $33 million annual budget and 23 buildings, is the city's biggest nonprofit landlord in downtown Portland. Some of the nonprofit's tenants, however, say their landlord has let apartment buildings fall into disrepair and disregarded tenants'deman... Read more

Animal Rights Volunteer Round-Up

Airs at: Sun, 03/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 The Versatile Vegan Becca Bartleson interviews members of animal rights and vegan organizations at Food Fight's 2nd annual "Animal Rights Volunteer Roundup." Groups like In Defense of Animals, TryVegan PDX, the Lighthouse Sanctuary and the Portland Animal Defense League ta... Read more

LGBTQ Community and Health

Airs at: Sun, 03/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 Hosted by: David Naimon   A round table discussion with organizers and presenters of the upcoming Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender-Queer Meaningful Care Conference.  Discussing health concerns specific to the LGBTQ community. Read more

Arjun Makhijani on the Nuclear Power Fiasco

Airs at: Tue, 03/03/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Thirty years ago this country's nuclear program came to a halt after the disasterous accident and meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility in Pennsylvania. Since then we are still debating how to safely store in perpetuity countless tons of high level radioactive ... Read more

Interview with Chris Cooke, a successful Naturopathic Physician who is blind.

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
  Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Chris Cooke, a successful Naturopathic Physician who is blind. She shares her insights into the healing arts and her success in the use of alternative techniques to better serve her patients.        Read more

Dr. Courtney Jackson on Food Intolerances

Airs at: Sun, 03/01/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Food Intolerances: How to identify them, and why you should. Dr. David Naimon invites local naturopathic physician Dr. Courtney Jackson in to talk about about Food Intolerances.  How to identify food intolerances in your diet and how removing them can improve your health. Read more

Soccer Fields Vs. Social Services

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Next week the Portland City Council starts to consider an $85 million proposal by Merritt Paulson to bring major league soccer to Portland. Paulson wants the city to contribute $20-$40 million of urban renewal money - funds intended to combat "urban blight" - to close the d... Read more

Soccer Fields or Social Services? The Real Cost of Urban Renewal Districts.

Next week the Portland City Council consider an $85 million proposal by Merritt Paulson to bring major league soccer to Portland. Paulson wants the city to contribute $20-$40 million of urban renewal money - funds intended to combat "urban blight" - to close the deal. Pauls... Read more

Circumcision: Consider the Ramifications!

Airs at: Wed, 02/25/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Family Business
Host Anna Keith Soderberg discusses the ramifications of circumcision with Marilyn Milos, RN, Executive Director of the National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (www.nocirc.org) and John V. Geisheker, J.D., LL.M.--Executive Director, General Counse... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 02/25/09

Airs at: Wed, 02/25/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
African Americans in Multnomah County are twice as likely to die from diabetes or stroke than white county residents. Hispanic mothers are two times less likely to have early prenatal care white mothers. Native Americans in the county die from HIV at three times the rate of... Read more