Economic imperialism

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/07/10

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Fri, 05/07/2010 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
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Fighting Corporate Power

Fighting Corporate Power: Friday May 7th: 7 am – 8 pm

Since when did corporations become more powerful than people?  How is it that corporate entities have been awarded all the benefits of US citizenship, without any of the responsibilities?  And what can WE THE PEOPLE do about it??  This special day of programming will address the recent supreme court decision on corporate free speech, as well as other aspects of creeping corporate power that undermine sovereignty and democracy. 

7:00 AM - Democracy Now!

Soaring debt for military spending, wall street bailouts--could lead to social unrest?

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Presswatch
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Thu, 04/15/2010

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know."  A look at Israeli plans to deport Palestinians from Left Bank.  US nuke strategy--state terrorism?  403 billionaires in US -- preying on the rest of us -- wage theft.  Advice from Howard Zinn -- how the U.S. could come up with a trillion dollars and what to do with it.  Corporate imperialism as terrorism.   May1st, International Workers Day. The foreclosure crisis -- 200,000 -370,000 per month.   Soaring debt costs (for military, wall street bailouts) threaten "social cohesion." 

25:26 minutes (11.65 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/15/10

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Thu, 04/15/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Near deadly error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
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Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
 
It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the killing of Auburndale, FL beauty salon owner Delbert Baker.

Community Calendar, WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010

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Wed, 04/14/2010

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010

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This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010.

InterArts Presents the No.Fest 2010 Benefit shows both at Someday Lounge and Backspace at 115 and 125 Northwest 5th Avenue respectively. Featuring Trawler Bycatch, Brainstorm and much, much more. Music runs from 8:30 until 1:30am at both venues. Backspace will be an all-ages show.

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Now at the Milagros Theater at 525 Southeast Stark until April 17th, see HOW THE GARCÍA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS. The play is based on the best-selling novel by Julia Alvarez and playing tonight at 7:30pm for a special student and senior price of 16 dollars.

1:59 minutes (1.82 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/08/10

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Thu, 04/08/2010
In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answered as part of the Greenfield Peace Writing Contest for Oregon High School Students.
53:30 minutes (48.99 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/08/10

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Thu, 04/08/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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What does peace mean to you? Oregon youth respond
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What does peace mean to you? Oregon youth respond
 
In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answered as part of the Greenfield Peace Writing Contest for Oregon High School Students.

Fascism--it's here now

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Presswatch
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Thu, 04/01/2010

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" comments on our modern-day police state -- how 403 billionaires effectively direct U.S. policy, how 7 million US citizens are in jail, on parole or on probation, how rascism and class theft are tied to empire.  She also takes a look at some of those who've dared to protest. 

25:10 minutes (11.53 MB)

A Deeper Look on 04/08/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 04/08/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview wiith Lisa J Shannon founder of Run For Congo Women

 Running for Women in the Congo:

Interview with Portland author and activist  Lisa J. Shannon on her new book  A Thousand Sisters: My Journey Into The Worst Place On Earth To Be A Woman. Lisa Shannon saw an episode of the Oprah show about the plight of women in the Congo. Women who were driven from their villages by a variety of warring armies have lost family members and faced rape and torture. That show changed her life forever and turned her into an activist to support the displaced women of the Congo.

 

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