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Political Perspectives on 05/31/13

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Fri, 05/31/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Ahjamu Umi on the settler colony that is Portland

Revolutionary activist, organizer and author Ahjamu Umi spoke at the Law and Disorder Conference at Portland State University earlier in May. Ahjamu Umi is an organizer for the All African Peoples' Revolutionary Party. He is also part of the Blazing Arrow Organization, which was formed to organize poor and people of color communities in Portland to resist gentrification and police violence.

 

The Confessional on 05/06/13

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The Confessional
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Mon, 05/06/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
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Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

APA Call to Action: Save the Grant High School Japanese Program

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APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 05/03/2013

Grant High School, Portland, has proposed cuts to its well-regarded and well-loved Japanese immersion and language program for the upcoming academic year.  Student Sara Onitsuka presents this APA Call to Action, and encourages everyone to show support for the program at https://www.facebook.com/SaveGrantJapanese.  Produced by Andrew Yeh. 

5:55 minutes (5.41 MB)

New information could have impact on May 21 fluoridation vote

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/02/2013

New information has come out this week that could have an impact on the upcoming May twenty-first vote on water fluoridation in Portland.

A lab test of the fluoridation compound proposed for Portland’s water supply found high levels of arsenic in the compound. The test was commissioned by the anti-fluoridation group ‘Clean water Portland’.

In addition, the Oregon Health Authority just released the latest figures on children’s dental health in Multnomah County, showing significant improvements in all categories, and bringing into question the county’s claim that fluoridation of water is necessary to improve dental health.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more

6:18 minutes (5.77 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 04/30/13

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Tue, 04/30/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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America's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad month. And fluoride!

From the Boston bombing and subsequent manhunt, to the Texas explosion, to the gun-control failure in Congress, to the class-driven unraveling of the sequester, to CISPA, April has been a lousy month by any measure. Rarely have so many symptoms of our republic's dysfunction been on such display. Abe and Joe discuss America's terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad month and take your phone calls.

The Confessional on 04/29/13

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 04/29/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
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Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

The Confessional on 04/22/13

Program: 
The Confessional
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Mon, 04/22/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
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Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

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Portland Celebrates World Environment Day!
with jimmyt

After getting a tip from our friend Lightning, we found out about the celebration of World Environment Day. In this audio file we meet Lightning and he gives a tour of his public art display, and we talk about the upcoming six week celebration starting on Earth Day and continuing until World Environment Day on June 5.

click here for pics from Lightning's display

The Dalai Lama

Leave No Trace

Village Building Convergence

Biek Maintenance Classes and more

 

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Jimmy interviews Lightning at City Hall
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Lightning's display
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Prog Audio

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News & Public Affairs

Joe Uris: Opposing the Fluoridation of Portland Water

program date: 
Tue, 04/16/2013

Host Joe Uris lays out his case against Measure 26-151, which would fluoridate Portland's water supply.

52:45 minutes (48.3 MB)

Occupy Portland Radio Air Show 03/20/2013

program date: 
Wed, 03/20/2013

In this episode:

  • We talk with Dr. Tom Potiowsky about the Federal Reserve
  • We ride with Portland Rising Tide on their "Portland's 5 Worst Polluters Ride"
  • Our new friends Monica and Matt join us with their reccommendations for new documentaries regarding grassroots resistance
55:01 minutes (50.37 MB)
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