Economic imperialism

Get Ready for Occupy Portland

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Mon, 10/03/2011

Joe Clement talks with Ivy Knight of the Occupy Portland rally about what it is, the organization involved, and how people can get involved. There are many items - food, rain-repelling supplies, musical instruments, etc. - that they need and which you can find solicited on their website. There are many ways you can directly and indirectly help besides just coming down. The rally, a peaceful protest in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests, begins in Waterfront Park, just south of Saturday Market, on Thursday October 6th at noon. It begins as a march and will end up at their occupation site.

8:55 minutes (1.53 MB)

What The Wall Street Protests Get Right

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Mon, 10/03/2011

Bill Resnick talks with Mark Engler about the Wall Street protests, contexualizing them in terms of the economic crisis and global protests, as well as underscoring what they're doing right.

Mark Engler is a writer and analyst at Foreign Policy. His website is www.democracyuprsing.com

19:01 minutes (3.27 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour October 3rd

program date: 
Mon, 10/03/2011

Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

 

 

55:25 minutes (9.51 MB)

Occupy Portland!!! Bob Kelly talks about The Occupation

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Tue, 10/04/2011

 Hosted by Joe Uris.

Today's guest is Bob Kelly, the Communications Representative from Occupy Portland, in to talk about this week's Demonstration.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Noon O'Clock
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Under the Burnside Bridge


We will Meet at the Waterfront, Get Organized & Energized, then MARCH to an Undisclosed Location for the actual Occupation.  This will be a Peaceful, but Powerful, Demonstration.

No, you don't have to camp out, tho many will.  No, you don't need signs, tho many will make and bring them.  No, you don't even have to be there to Support The Movement.  

55:33 minutes (25.43 MB)

KBOO Evening News: Monday October 3, 2011

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 10/03/2011

 

Top headlines on tonight's newscast:
 
Three hundred thousand gallons of raw sewage spill into the Willamette River when a generator malfunctions at a West Linn water treatment facility.
 
A KBOO reporter talks with a prison advocate about Pelican Bay state penitentiary’s renewed hunger strike.
 And Portland joins a growing list of cities involved in protesting corporate greed as part of the “Occupy Wall Street Campaign”.

 And Portland joins a growing list of cities involved in protesting corporate greed as part of the “Occupy Wall Street Campaign”.

33:36 minutes (15.38 MB)

Report from Wall Street protest

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 10/03/2011

The “Occupy Wall Street’ protests in New York continue for the third straight week, despite over seven hundred arrests.  Protesters say they are confronting the corrupt financial system.
 
Despite the ongoing police crackdown, hundreds more people joined today’s marches, and cities around the country have begun their own occupations.
 
Ryme Katkhouda with the People's Media Center brings us this report from the street in New York. 6:38 minutes (6.07 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 10/13/11

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Thu, 10/13/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Pursuing Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates and High Finance Carnivores: A conversation with Greg Palast

Award-winning investigative journalist Greg Palast blew the lid off voter fraud in 2000 and 2004 that threw the presidential elections into doubt. Greg has picked up the money trail again, following it to a corrupt link between Big Oil and High Finance that has produced record corporate profits whilecreating environmental disasters like the recent Gulf oil spill. This new story, captured in his latest book, Vulture's Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High Finance Carnivores, reads like a pulp thriller as the Palast investigative team travels from Baku to the Arctic Circle in pursuit of this story.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 10/03/11

Air date: 
Mon, 10/03/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Occupy Portland, Union civil war, mental health reform, death row music

Joe Clement hosts and we hear:

Libya: Qaddafi, the neighborhood bully? NATO, the mafia?

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 09/15/2011

 Per Fagering connecting history with the latest world events focusses on Libya, and ponders "Who's worse, the local thug or a shadowy organization with tentacles everywhere?"  He starts out with an article from Afro: "Walter Fauntroy, Feared Dead in Libya, Returns Home—Guess Who He Saw Doing the Killing?" 

27:55 minutes (12.78 MB)

Michael Hudson looks at lender fraud, corruption

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Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 09/15/2011

Host Per Fagereng interviews Michael Hudson, Staff Writer at iWatch News about the legacy of corruption that still plagues Bank of America and a pattern of fraud at Countrywide Financial Corp., once the nation’s largest mortgage lender.

28:06 minutes (12.86 MB)
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