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Voices from the Edge on 05/24/12

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Thu, 05/24/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Whose urban renewal?

Whose urban renewal? A look at the mayor's education urban renewal area.

Last week the Portland City Council approved the Portland Development Commission's Education Urban Renewal Plan "focused on expanding Portland State University as a leading engine of economic growth, prosperity and opportunity." The new urban renewal area will generate up to $169 million for investment in research facilities, "business accelerators," affordable housing and private development.

City Repair and Village Convergence

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Mon, 05/21/2012

 Neighbors in Portland are transforming and using the common spaces between homes.  Mark Lakeman, one of the founders of City Repair, talks here with Bill Resnick about the work of his organization and what it means for community life.  They have a wonderful website.  

8:42 minutes (4.98 MB)

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Portland Holds Final Budget Hearing

Evening News
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Fri, 05/18/2012

Portland held its final budget hearing before the city council last night at David Douglas High School.

The attendance was slightly down from earlier meetings as several line items have been restored.

5:27 minutes (4.99 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 05/21/12

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Mon, 05/21/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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City Repair, Crisis in Greece, Corporate Legislation


Clayton Morgareidge will host this show and the topics include--

Zekan Sues Lincoln County For Freedom of Speech

Evening News
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Tue, 05/15/2012

4:01 minutes (3.68 MB)

Gerry Pollet talks about the latest chapter in the Hanford cleanup saga.

program date: 
Tue, 05/15/2012

Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.

57:28 minutes (52.62 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 05/15/12

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Tue, 05/15/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Gerry Pollet joins Abe and Joe to discuss the latest chapter in the Hanford cleanup saga.

For decades, the Hanford Nuclear Reservation on the Columbia River has been a festering stew of radioactive waste. A long-term effort is under way to clean it up -- but if the federal government has its way, Hanford will be the new home of some 30,000 truckloads of fresh atomic goo.

Gerry Pollet of Heart of America Northwest joins Abe and Joe to discuss the latest round in the ongoing Hanford drama.

Alternative Radio on 05/15/12

Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/15/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Michael Shuman on Local Dollars, Local Sense

Michael Shuman speaks on Local Dollars, Local Sense. His newest book is "Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity--A Resilient Communities Guide" (from Chelsea Green.)

KBOO and Democracy

program date: 
Mon, 05/14/2012

 Joe Clement comments on how KBOO's democratic organization and ownership structure is, as a form of workplace democracy, the true base of progressive social change.

3:19 minutes (1.51 MB)
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