Economic imperialism

Economic Conditions and the Occupy Movement

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Tue, 11/29/2011

 Joe Uris hosts a discussion of the broader implications of the country’s current economic situation and how the Occupy Movement fits in.

 
 

 

58:16 minutes (53.35 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/29/11

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Tue, 11/29/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Economic Conditions and the Occupy Movement

Joe Uris hosts a discussion of the broader implications of the country’s current economic situation and how the Occupy Movement fits in.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/24/11

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Thu, 11/24/2011

Presswatch & A Deeper Look  join together for this Thanksgiving Day Special: Occupy Portland; A Mess or a Success? Hosts Theresa Mitchell and Linda Olson-Osterlund will be joined in the Studio by Kate, an Occupy camper and young mother. Call in to join the discussion.

56:09 minutes (51.41 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/24/11

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Thu, 11/24/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Presswatch & A Deeper Look Special: Occupy Portland; A Mess or Success

Presswatch & A Deeper Look  join together for this Thanksgiving Day Special: Occupy Portland; A Mess or a Success? Hosts Theresa Mitchell and Linda Olson-Osterlund will be joined in the Studio by Kate, an Occupy camper and young mother. Call in to join the discussion.

This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.

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Tue, 11/22/2011

  This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.

A Listener recommended reading From Dictatorship to Democracy by Gene Sharp.  
You can read it for free here.

 

55:07 minutes (50.47 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/22/11

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Tue, 11/22/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.

 This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.

Occupy!

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Sun, 11/20/2011

In the past week, we’ve seen a nation wide campaign to evict protestors from the Occupy encampments, including the mass arrests in Zucotti Park at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.  Locally, Portlanders came out in force to support the Occupy movement on Saturday, November 12th,  with the announcement of a midnite eviction by Mayor Sam Adams.  Thousands rallied in the streets to show support and delay an eviction.

With recent events, many are asking, What’s next for the movement?

59:39 minutes (54.61 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/23/11

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Wed, 11/23/2011 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Occupy Portland highlights

The KBOO News team brings you highlights from our Occupy Portland recordings, including interviews from the Portland encampment, the eviction, and from the Wall Street out of Health Care rally held on Saturday Nov. 19th in Portland.

Political Perspectives on 11/23/11

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Wed, 11/23/2011 - 9:30am - 9:50am
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Political science professor Thomas Ferguson on the failure of the "Super Committee"

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Thomas Ferguson, professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute, about the significance of the failure of the Congressional budgetary Super Committee and what it bodes for the future.

Ferguson says, "Read the fine print on the 'crisis' in Social Security and you discover that even critics, such as Peter Orszag (President Obama’s former OMB chief), admit that under their pessimistic assumptions Social Security payments might rise by all of one percent of GDP by 2050! Social Security is obviously a non-problem, especially in the middle of the Great Recession.

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