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Voices from the Edge on 02/03/11

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Thu, 02/03/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Historic agreement or hollow victory? The city's $5 million contract with the Portland Police Bureau
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Historic agreement or hollow victory? The city's $5 million contract with the Portland Police Bureau

Portland City Council ratified a three-year, $5 million contract with the Portland Policy Association this week.

The Right Wing of Killing; Interview with author and journalist Stephan Salisbury

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 01/27/2011

Extremist killing is American as apple pie!

30:12 minutes (27.65 MB)

Fight the Empire on 02/03/11

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 02/03/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Juan Cole on the current uprisings in Egypt and the Mideast

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Juan Cole about the current uprising in Egypt and his book Engaging the Muslim World.

Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. For three decades, he has sought to put the relationship of the West and the Muslim world in historical context. His most recent book is Engaging the Muslim World (Palgrave Macmillan, March, 2009) and he also recently authored Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

OLMV - Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, discusses Egypt plus Rashid Khalidi

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Fri, 01/28/2011

Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, discusses the rapidly changing situation in Egypt, plus Columbia University Professor Rashid Khalidi talks about the history of the Palestinian struggle for statehood.

42:57 minutes (39.32 MB)

January 31 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 01/31/2011

 

Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Membership Drive episode of the Old Mole which includes discussions of what's ahead for the revolutionary events in Egypt; how Portland's feminist bookstore In Other Words featured in the TV series Portlandia; and the coming Festival of  African Films.  

Thanks to the many who called during the show to support the Mole.  If you didn't, it's not too late: click on the tip jar at the top right of this page.  

35:44 minutes (20.45 MB)

What's Happening in Egypt?

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Mon, 01/31/2011

 What's happening in Egypt these days -- and in Tunisia -- is huge.  What are the forces that are rising up, and what kind of new government will emerge?  Palestinian scholar Bashir Abu-Manneh of Barnard College, who has written on Middle Eastern issues in Z-Space and elsewhere, clarifies matters in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.

17:19 minutes (9.91 MB)

Positively Revolting on 01-28-11 Single Payer Health Care w/ Guest Dr. Paul Gorman

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Fri, 01/28/2011

Single Payer Health Care in -- The Affordable Health Care for All Oregon Act

Isn't it time we acknowledge health care as a right?  What could possibly make it alright for there to be a profit motive in health care?  Why should we endlessly capitulate to the private insurance industry?  Why do people go without essential preventative care, while the executives take home millions of dollars? And why have we put up with this for so long?

35:07 minutes (32.16 MB)

Voices from the Edge 01/27/11 Journalist Reese Erlich

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Thu, 01/27/2011

Veteran journalist Reese Erlich discussed his experience by actually talking (imagine!) to some of the people vilified by our government as terrorists.  His new book is Conversations with Terrorists: Middle East Leaders on Politics, Violence and Empire.

34:01 minutes (31.15 MB)

One Land Many Voices on 01/28/11

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Fri, 01/28/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Rashid Khalidi talks about the stuggle for Palestinian statehood.

Tune in this Friday at 9AM to One Land, Many Voices, with hosts William Seaman and Wael Elasady. This week's program features Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Rashid Khalidi, talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for national self-determination. Professor Khalidi is author of The Origins of Arab Nationalism, Palestinian Identity: the Construction of Modern National Consciousness, Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East, Sowing Crisis: American Hegemony and the Cold War in the Middle East, and, on the topic of today's program, The Iron Cage: the Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood.

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