Elections

Local, state and national election coverage on KBOO community radio

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/12/12

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Tue, 06/12/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A deeply unpopular governor buys himself a recall election. Welcome to the age of Citizens United.

 Last week, at long last, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker went before the electorate to face the consequences of his anti-labor, anti-woman jihad. And he won.

Well-read Red: The Problem With Elections

program date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012

 Well-read Red, Clayton Morgareidge, reflects on the spectacle of elections and why they waste our political energies. It is not an argument to not vote, but to reprioritize voting in our sense of political agency. 

8:11 minutes (7.49 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour June 11th 2012

program date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012

  Clayton Morgareidge hosts today's Old Mole and we hear: 

For past shows and for more about the Old Mole, go here.  You can also follow (and "like") us on Facebook.  

57:38 minutes (52.77 MB)

Positively Revolting on 06-08-12 Democracy? ...what would that look like?

program date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012

Lyn is joined by guest host Grace Marion and guest David Delk of the Portland Alliance for Democracy ....democracy? ...what would that look like?

54:57 minutes (50.31 MB)

Cameron Whitten Continues Hunger Strike For Housing Rights

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Evening News
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Thu, 06/07/2012

5:53 minutes (2.69 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 06/11/12

Air date: 
Mon, 06/11/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Tri-Met, Prometheus, and electoral politics

 

Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Old  Mole show which wil feature

The 2nd Revolution: Dismantling Corporate Rule

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Wed, 06/06/2012

We live "drenched in corporate culture," with our planet, our democracy, and all of us "real people" under assault. But, according to Paul Cienfuegos, "We the people are more powerful than we dare to believe," and the corporate power structure CAN be dismantled. A long-time community organizer and educator, Cienfuegos provides a wealth of information showing how the fictions of "corporate personhood" and "corporate rights" can be challenged and reversed by empowered, informed citizen action. He'll be leading a Portland workshop June 9-10.

56:14 minutes (25.74 MB)

At Stake in Wisconsin

program date: 
Mon, 06/04/2012

On the eve of the recall election in Wisconsin, Old Mole Denise Morris talks with Wisconsin baker, activist, and journalist Andrew Sernatinger about the struggles between Governor Scott Walker and public service workers that have led up to this event. Sernatinger has written for Labor Notes and contributed to the book Wisconsin Uprising: Labor Fights Back

12:35 minutes (7.21 MB)

As Joe prepares for his annual hiatus, he and Abe survey the State of the Union.

program date: 
Tue, 06/05/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

55:18 minutes (50.64 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/05/12

Air date: 
Tue, 06/05/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
As Joe prepares for his annual hiatus, he and Abe survey the State of the Union.

 The State of the Union is screwed. Four years into the New Depression, the economy still lags and working people suffer while the ruling class rolls in profligate wealth. Inequality grows more extreme. The wars drag on. The modern surveillance state is a reality. The planet grows warmer.

What's to be done? Do we play by the rules, and rely on our democratic institutions? If so, whom do we support? Does it matter? Is it time for a more creative solution?

In Joe's last show before his annual summer break, he and Abe survey the State of the Union.

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