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More Talk Radio on 08/11/08

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Mon, 08/11/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Fouad Pervez a writer, actor, and policy analyst. He is a native of Pakistan who grew up in the U.S. He is a senior researcher at George Washington University and a member of Transcend International, a global group of over 300 scholars and practitioners working on issues of peace and development. They'll discuss Afghanistan and Pakistan.

More Talk Radio on 08/04/08

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Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with the Reverend GRAYLAN S. HAGLER, development director of NACA, national president of Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice and senior minister of the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. He'll discuss the Save the Dream tour to actually help homeowners with unaffordable mortgages.
 

More Talk Radio on 07/28/08

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Mon, 07/28/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Patrick Nolen, community organizer for Sisters of the Road about the effects of the Sit-Lie Law on Portland's homeless community. They also discuss Portland's anti-camping ordinances. On Thursday, August 7th Sisters Of The Road will hold a truth commission on the effects of the Sit-Lie Law on Portland's homeless community.

More Talk Radio on 07/14/08

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Mon, 07/14/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Join Cecil and Celeste for a discussion with Martha Burk. The topic will Politics, Gender and Perception.

 

Martha Burk is a political psychologist and women's equity expert who
is co-founder of the Center for Advancement of Public Policy, a
research and policy analysis organization in Washington, D.C. She is
currently Director of the Corporate Accountability Project for the
National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO). She also serves as
the Money Editor for Ms. Magazine, and she is a syndicated newspaper
columnist. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Texas
at Arlington. Her background includes experience as a university
research director, management professor, and advisor to political
campaigns and organizations.

More Talk Radio on 07/07/08

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Mon, 07/07/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

 We will speak with Reed professor Darius Rejali, author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak"; and Kevin Finney of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon  and an organizer of "An Interfaith Forum on the Ethics of Torture and Human Rights" that will take place in Portland, Eugene, and Bend later this month.

More Talk Radio on 06/30/08

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Mon, 06/30/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil and Celeste discuss Campaign Finance Reform. What is the impact of Barack Obama’s
bypassing of Public Finance? They’ll speak with Matthew Ritsch of the Center
for Responsive Politics.

 

More Talk Radio on 06/23/08

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Mon, 06/23/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil and Celeste discuss the ideas "Your Whiteness is Showing: An Open Letter to Certain White Women who are Threatening to Withhold Support from Barack Obama in November " by Tim Wise

The article is posted at: http://illseed.wordpress.com/2008/06/12/your-whiteness-is-showing-an-open-letter-to-certain-white-women/

More Talk Radio on 06/16/08

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Mon, 06/16/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Jeana
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Tuesday is the first day gay-marriage licenses can be issued in California. They'll discuss same-sex marriage in California and beyond. They will also get an update from a representative of Equality California.

More Talk Radio on 06/09/08

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Mon, 06/09/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

In the first part of the show hosts Cecil and Celeste interview Stephen Herrera of Unity Project of Oregon (formerly Brother to Brother) about Black Pride.

At 8 the guest is Matt McCally, a former Washington State probation officer and a representative of LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. who will talk about the group's work towards alternatives to America’s longest war. A seasoned political activist, Matt McCally has been involved in drug policy reform on various fronts including volunteer work with local and
state ballot initiatives. He also hosted a talk radio program.


More Talk Radio on 06/02/08

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Mon, 06/02/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

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State Senator Chip Shields takes a look at Oregon Legislature

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Mon, 08/22/2011

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Oregon State Senator Chip Shields from District 22 in Portland about the recent legislative session, a day in the life of a legislator, what's coming up, and more. 

Addressing Transportation in Portland

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Mon, 07/25/2011

 Host Cecil Prescod discusses transportation issues in Portland with Dave Wetzel  from England. As well as being President of the Labour Land Campaign (www.LabourLand.org), Dave Wetzel FCILT is CEO of 'Transforming Communities' the transport, housing, land tax consultancy he founded in 2008. For eight years he was the first Vice-Chair of Transport for London and was also Chair of London Buses and TfL's Safety, Health and Environment Committee.

More Talk Radio 07/18/2011

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Mon, 07/18/2011

Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey comment on various topics including: our dependence on technology, re-purposing job skills to adapt to the emerging green economy, and same sex marriage.

How Proposed Budget Cuts Impact Women

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Mon, 07/11/2011

Join Celeste and Cecil, and their guest, Tim Casey of the Women's Legal Education and Defense Fund, in a discussion on how the proposed federal budget cuts will impact women.
Last week the New York Times reported : "President Obama stepped up pressure on Congressional Republicans on Tuesday to agree to a broad deficit-cutting deal, pledging to put popular entitlement programs like Medicare on the table in return for Republican acquiescence to some higher taxes."
Responding to the President's proposals Casey, a senior staff attorney at Legal Momentum, said : "Many of the proposed cuts are most devastating to communities least able to afford them: women and families hardest hit during the economic downturn, including single parent families, pregnant women, and children."
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How Proposed Budget Cuts Impact Women

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Mon, 07/11/2011

Join Celeste and Cecil, and their guest, Tim Casey of the Women's Legal Education and Defense Fund, in a discussion on how the proposed federal budget cuts will impact women.

Last week the New York Times reported : "President Obama stepped up pressure on Congressional Republicans on Tuesday to agree to a broad deficit-cutting deal, pledging to put popular entitlement programs like Medicare on the table in return for Republican acquiescence to some higher taxes."

Responding to the President's proposals Casey, a senior staff attorney at Legal Momentum, said : "Many of the proposed cuts are most devastating to communities least able to afford them: women and families hardest hit during the economic downturn, including single parent families, pregnant women, and children."

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Open Forum on Violence in our Communities

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Mon, 06/27/2011

This  program is an open forum on what are we doing about the upsurge in violence in our communities.

The recent increased in violence in our communities has lead many to find out why and  what can we do to reduce violence.

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A discussion about the Death Penalty and the movement to abolish it in Oregon.

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Mon, 06/20/2011

A discussion about the Death Penalty and the movement to abolish it in Oregon

Do you think a death row inmate has the right to insist on execution?  Should the death penalty be abolished?

Join me, Cecil Prescod, this Monday, June 20 at 8AM when I speak with Ron Steiner of Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and attorney Jeff Ellis of Oregon Capital Resource Center about the death penalty and the scheduled execution of Oregon prisoner Gary Haugen.

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Technology and Personal Connections: A Distraction From Action or a Medium for Protest, and Gender Roles Blogging

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Mon, 06/06/2011

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey discuss the role of technology in modern society and the effect it has had on personal connections.

In light of the recent death of Gil Scott-Heron, Celeste Carey asks: Do we respond anymore to the meaningful exchange we had with protest singers when we heard their songs?  Has Tweeting in the digital age replaced it and is it as effective?

Inspired by Arwyn Arising's blog 'Raising My Boychick' (http://www.raisingmyboychick.com/) Cecil Prescod discusses gender roles, the idea of gender assignment, and raising a child without an imposed gender.

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Social Security: Beyond the Doom and Gloom

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Thu, 05/26/2011

Host Celeste Carey interviews Max Richtman, Executive VP/Acting CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare.

Richtman says, “It’s important that Americans understand the [just-released] 2011 Trustees Report which confirms that Social Security and Medicare continue to fulfill their mission, providing retirement and health security to millions still suffering during the worst economic crisis of a generation. Beyond the doom-and-gloom news headlines and calls to cut these programs in order to ‘save’ them, the fiscal facts in this annual report show that Social Security has a $2.6 trillion surplus which continues to grow."

MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention

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Mon, 05/16/2011

MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Kevin Doughten, an editor at Viking Penguin, about the new book MALCOLM  X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable. MALCOLM X was ten years in the making and draws from multiple untapped sources. Reviewers say the text will stand as the definitive work on Malcolm X.
Unfortunately author Manning Marable died on April 1st just as this major work was being released. He was Professor of African American Studies and a professor of history and public affairs at Columbia University. He was the founding director of African American Studies at Columbia from 1993 to 2003, and also served as director of the university’s Center for Contemporary Black History. The author of fifteen books, Marable also edited of the quarterly journal Souls.

 

MALCOLM X unfolds a sweeping story of race and class in America, from the rise of Marcus Garvey and the Ku Klux Klan to the struggles of the civil rights movement in the fifties and sixties. Reaching into Malcolm’s troubled youth, it traces a path from his parents’ activism through his own engagement with the Nation of Islam, charting his astronomical rise in the world of Black Nationalism and culminating in the never-before-told true story of his assassination. Marable has based his work on extensive interviews with Louis Farrakhan and other intimates, as well as previously unseen FBI files and archival information from the Nation of Islam’s own records.

 


In MALCOLM X, Marable draws on previously unavailable portions of Malcolm’s diaries from his travels in the Middle East and Africa, documenting a pivotal moment in his transformation from a staunch devotee of the Nation of Islam to the leader of a new movement.  Through his tireless work and countless speeches, Malcolm X empowered hundreds of thousands of black Americans to create better lives and stronger communities while establishing the template for the self-actualized, independent African American man. In death he became a broad symbol of both resistance and reconciliation for millions around the world. Manning Marable’s MALCOLM X will stand as the definitive work on one of the most important figures in the history of civil rights, surpassing previous treatments in its depth and intensity and capturing with revelatory clarify a man who constantly strove, in the great American tradition, to remake himself anew.

 

As an editor Kevin Doughten has worked with a range of authors, including Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe, Pulitzer Prize–winner Jimmy Breslin, and bestselling authors Robert Lacey and Rafe Esquith.


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Comments

Poll Watcher:"High Concetration of People of Color" Voting

If the act of voting -exercising a duty and privilege- evokes this response, we ought recognize that the vote is most valuable and must be protected.

federal reserve

greetings, good show this morning. another good book is "web of debt" and also a podcast going through the basics. a link to the book can be found from the podcast page. folks should get onto this.

http://c-realmpodcast.podomatic.com/entry/449084

My error

Hi, Cecil, I called in to your fine program this morning to give the announcement about Imam Mamadou Toure's presentation at the Quaker Meetinghouse. Apparently I gave the wrong date: the correct date is Friday, January 25. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give that date on next week's program, I'm sorry to have confused things.
Peace, Jim Metcalfe

 

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