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Do we really have a choice? Abe sizes up the 2012 presidential election.

program date: 
Tue, 01/10/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor

 

It's the mating call of the Naderites: there's no difference between the Democrats and Republicans. They're both corporate parties; the only difference lies in how far right-of-center they lie.

55:58 minutes (51.25 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/10/12

Air date: 
Tue, 01/10/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Do we really have a choice? Abe sizes up the 2012 presidential election.

It's the mating call of the Naderites: there's no difference between the Democrats and Republicans. They're both corporate parties; the only difference lies in how far right-of-center they lie.

But there is a difference. It's not as stark as most progressives might like, but it's there, and it makes itself felt over time. That's why, as frustrated and as impatient as we might be, we've got to pay attention. With Joe away, Abe looks at the quadrennial liberal presidential dilemma.

National Wildlife Federation Encourages Families to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

program date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012

Now that all of the Christmas electronics have been given a good workout, the National Wildlife Federation is encouraging families to spend more time outdoors.

In collaboration with Oregon news service, KBOO’s Dan Johnson reports. 
 

1:58 minutes (1.8 MB)

APA Compass on 01/06/12

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APA Compass
Air date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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APA Compass: Best of 2011

Tune in to APA Compass this Friday, January 6, 2012, at 9 A.M. for our "Best of 2011" program. We feature interviews with YouTube phenomeon Jimmy Wong, 200m world champion and paralympic ambassador Anjali Forber-Pratt, and visual artist Sharon Inahara. Local youth share reflections on Vincent Chin in a segment from our APA Popwatch series. And, our popular "Angry APA Minute" series continues with the stories of Simon Young, Purvi Shah, and Sarika Mehta.

APA Compass is the Pacific Northwest’s Only Asian Pacific American public affairs radio show. Each month, our collective focuses on issues relevant to APA communities and features an Angry APA minute where listeners like you can sound off.

The Eavesdrop on 01/05/12

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Thu, 01/05/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Nutrition & Social Justice in the Black Community

Nutrition in the Black Community

Tune in TONIGHT at 7 pm (PST), tune to 90.7 FM in Portland or on-line, for The Eavesdrop, bringing you real conversations for real people.

Hosted by Nia and Paula, we will have a special guest, who is both Portland-born and a registered dietitian.

We will discuss the link between food and social justice, as well as the importance of shifting our food paradigm within the Black community.

Listen in and hear Nia and Paula explore this vital topic with our guest.

Better yet, JOIN us in the conversation by calling (503) 231-8187 and sharing YOUR views about positive spirituality, love and self.

Old Mole Variety Hour January 2nd

program date: 
Mon, 01/02/2012

 

 

Joe Clement hosts today's Old Mole and we hear:

58:26 minutes (40.13 MB)

Movie Moles: Take Shelter

program date: 
Mon, 01/02/2012

 Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the apocalyptic psycho-thriller Take Shelter, staring Michael Shannon as a blue-collared man in rural Ohio who becomes deeply disturbed by terrifying dreams involving mega-storms, attacks by dogs and neighbors, and even faceless intruders kidnapping his deaf daughter. When he begins building-out a storm-shelter in his backyard without consulting his wife, played by Jessica Chastain, he alienates her and ultimately his community. All the while he struggles with the possibility that he has his mother's schizophrenia and yet is certain that "a storm is coming".

11:44 minutes (8.06 MB)

Resnick & Weinrub.whole

program date: 
Mon, 01/02/2012

Bill Resnick talks with Al Weinrub from the Local Clean Energy Alliance about the coming struggle to control wind and solar energy as the costs for producing the hardware come down. They discuss the differences, advantages and ultimate tension between centralized corporate models of energy production and more distributed, locally produced forms that harness the practically universal availability of the wind and sun's energy.

 
 
24:19 minutes (13.91 MB)

More Talk Radio on 01/02/12

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More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 01/02/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Bev Harris of BlackBoxVoting on current elections problems

Guest host Marianne Barisonek interviews Bev Harris of the non-profit elections watchdog group BlackBoxVoting about the latest elections problems including the omission of valid voters from "who can vote" lists, particularly young and black voters.

http://www.blackboxvoting.org/

Tough Times for the Solar Panel Industry

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 12/30/2011

The once booming solar panel industry has hit some difficult times. According to a report from Common Dreams, supply has exceeded demand, which has resulted in factory closures and a loss of jobs. Four years ago, with surging energy prices and a looming recession, hundreds of solar panel manufacturing plants were built to meet rising demand. Now with a weakened economy and a cheap supply of natural gas, only a handful of solar panel manufacturers remain profitable.While solar panels, or photovoltaic energy as its known to industry insiders, is struggling, the market for solar thermal energy remains steady.

Mike Fitzgerald, the owner of Gresham based Eco Systems explains.

 

1:36 minutes (1.46 MB)
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