Local Issues

Atkinson School Undergoing Budget Cuts! Hear from Community Activits

program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Fri, 05/25/2012

Atkinson School, one of many Portland Public Schools is suffering from fund cuts for 2 and half position for next year. Listen to community organizers Kim Heron, Diana Cameron, Savannah Paz, Carissa Harrison and Constance San Juan about the actions parents, teachers and community memebers are taking to save their children's education.

Back in February the city of Philadelphia's school system announced the closing of 40 public school to be replaced by privately owned private and charter schools by 2017. This announcement received very little to no coverage by the local or national media. It appears that this pattern is not new and is repeating itself all over the nation.

51:04 minutes (116.88 MB)

Police Arrest 12 at Post Office Rally

program date: 
Fri, 05/25/2012

Police arrested 12 people at the University Station Post Office in downtown portland, yesterday. Nearly a hundred people were at the demonstration, protesting cuts to the United States Postal Service and calling for Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe’s resignation. Portland Police made the arrests at about 7:30, an hour and a half after the station was supposed to close.

6:03 minutes (2.77 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 05/24/12

Air date: 
Thu, 05/24/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
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

program date: 
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

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
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

Air date: 
Mon, 05/21/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
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

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
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)
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