Housing/Homelessness

Voices from the edge on 10-7-2010

program date: 
Thu, 10/07/2010

Should the Portland Police be subject to random drug testing?

Jo Ann and Dave discuss the City of Portland's proposal to require random drug-testing of Portland police officers.

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38:03 minutes (34.85 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 09/30/2010

program date: 
Thu, 09/30/2010

Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities

President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November election. This latest agreement is part of the president's stated goal of creating new jobs through a doubling of the nation's exports. Fair trade advocates say the Korea Free Trade Agreement is just more of the Bush-Clinton trade policy that has resulted in local job loss, erosion of environmental safeguards and the transfer of more wealth and power to Wall Street.

51:14 minutes (46.92 MB)

Nothing has changed

 

Nothing Has Changed 


How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.

Black Hawk, Sauk

 

Elders find compatible roommates with "Seniors Homing Together"

program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 09/22/2010

 Stephanie Potter hosts Michele Fiasca, co-founder of Seniors Homing Together, a web-based agency designed to help  independent seniors who are seeking a home-like setting.   The site helps seniors find roommates by giving them the support necessary to match the person who owns a home with the person who needs a home, or by matching people who want to rent a home together.  

28:28 minutes (13.03 MB)
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