Does last week's Supreme Court decision permitting corporations to promote candidates for office, on the grounds of their right to "free speech," hand over our government to corporations? Clayton Morgareidge reviews some of what the left press has to say on the topic. You can read his comments and find his sources here.
OPEN LINES discussion on Supreme Court ruling regarding campaign finance limits and other current issues on the top KBOO Listeners' minds....
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.
While most countries around the world have focused on sending search and rescue teams and doctors to Haiti, the US government’s response to the disaster has been to send military troops to secure the airport and nearby areas.
Signal FM was the only radio station that remained on the air through last week’s massive earthquake in Haiti. The station has been broadcasting live 24 hours a day for the last ten days, trying to help survivors find each other, and providing what was virtually the only means of communication in the days after the quake.
Stories from Kicked Out Anthology featured on Out Loud
For almost 8 years, Out Loud as brought you queer voices not heard in the mainstream media. Tonight, Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with Sassafras Lowrey, editor of Kicked Out, which is being published this month. Kicked Out is an anthology that brings together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth and tells these forgotten stories of some of our nation’s most vulnerable citizens. You’ll also hear from contributors to Kicked Out, youth telling their own stories.
The US Yemen Crisis and Yemini Detainees at Guantanamo, The Link?
A Deeper Look Membership Drive Special:
Yemen, Cruise Missles,The Christmas airline Bomber and Guantanamo "detainee's". What do they have to do with each other? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and guest Andy Worthington author, documntary director, recently heard on Democracy Now with Amy Goodaman. Tune in for the most up to date information with a focus in on the detainees and their ties if any to terrorism.
Does racism make you physically ill? Is depression different for communities of color? Can the trauma of slavery be handed down through the generations? Join Lisa Loving and S. Renee Mitchell Wednesday morning at 8 for talk radio about the upcoming Twysted Healing Systahs, OHSU and Healing Roots Center event Redefining the Blues 2.
Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that the developed world has -- or should have -- toward the undeveloped world.
The calamity in Haiti has made one thing abundantly clear -- when a nation has been at the business end of colonialism for centuries, it's that much more difficult to react when disaster strikes. And when, like Haiti, a nation has the temerity to aspire to self-government by people of African descent, the disparity is even more striking.