Elections

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KBOO's Election Special: Disenfranchisement

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Thu, 10/09/2008
32:13 minutes (29.49 MB)

Details on Loren Parks Mega Campaign Throwdowns

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/05/2008

Democracy Reform Oregon has released a detailed analysis of Loren Parks and his 11 million dollars in contributions to Oregon campaigns since 1992.    
KBOO Reporter Crystal Leighty spoke with Janice Thompson, one of the reports’ authors

1:49 minutes (1.66 MB)

Chalmers Johnson on Election 2008: Regionalism, Racism or Economic Realities?

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Radiozine
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Wed, 10/08/2008

On the 10/09 Thursday Radiozine Per Fegereng interviews Chalmers Johnson, author of the new article "Voting the Fate of the Nation, Will Economic Meltdown, Race or Regional Loyalty be the Trum Card in Lelectin 2008?"  on  Tomdispatch.com .  Chalmers Johnson's latest Book is Nemisis: The Last Days of the American Republic

43:17 minutes (14.87 MB)

Are our politics determined by our hearts or our minds? An Interview with Drew Westen

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Wed, 10/08/2008

The Democrats are riding a new wave of popularity this year. Are they winning new supporters because they have better policy positions than the Republicans or are they doing a better job of appealing to voters' emotions? Do we make our political choices based on reason or are we persuaded by messages that tap into positive associations in our minds?

34:11 minutes (27.38 MB)

Radiozine on 10/09/08

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Radiozine
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Thu, 10/09/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Host Per Fagereng interviews Chalmers Johnson, author of "Voting The Fate of the Nation, Will Economic Meltdown, Race, or Regional Loyalty Be the Trump Card in Election 2008?" on TomDispatch.com. In the article Mr. Johnson asks, "Have the Bush years, most recently in the form of a global financial Katrina, created the conditions for a rare turning-point election in U.S. politics, as with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Democratic Party in 1932 -- or will deep-seated racism and entrenched regional/party loyalties prove too much, even for this catastrophic moment?" Chalmers Johnson's latest book, Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic, warned of the possibility of a profligate, militarized U.S.

Holly Pruett on Locus Focus

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 10/07/2008

 Host Barbara Bernstein's guest today is Holly Pruett. The topic is the presidential campaign through the lens of registering voters  
in Ohio, from where Holly has just returned.

Barbara Bernstein and Corrina

54:32 minutes (24.97 MB)

Oregon: In the 'Top Ten' havens for corporate tax evasion.

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 10/06/2008
12:34 minutes (14.39 MB)

Joe & Abe w/ Dr. Lawrence Krauss

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Mon, 10/06/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk Politics, Economics, and now, Atheism with guest Dr. Lawrence Krauss, internationally famous theoretical physicist and avowed Atheist.  

 

56:45 minutes (25.98 MB)
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