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One Land Many Voices on 03/26/10

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Fri, 03/26/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Rabbi Joey Wolf joins hosts, Hala Gores and William Seaman, to continue the discussion of Zionism.

Tune in this Friday at 9AM for the latest edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES, with your hosts Hala Gores and Will Seaman.  Joining Will and Hala this week is Rabbi Joey Wolf of the Havurah Shalom Congregation to continue our ongoing discussion of Zionism.  This time the phone lines are open for your questions and comments!

Tune in at 9AM this Friday on listener-sponsored, community radio, KBOO in Portland at 90.7 FM, in Corvallis at 100.7 FM and in Hood River at 91.9 FM, and always available as streaming audio on demand at kboo.fm ... 

To hear the previous programs on Zionism, check out these links!

Rabbi Joey Wolf's first visit with Hala and Will on OLMV:

http://www.pdxjustice.o

PDX Bike Ride 3/27 for Iraqi Refugees; and their fate in Iraq, the Middle East and the U.S.

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Wed, 03/24/2010
Host Tim Calvert interviews Zahra Alkabi, Director of Save Refugees about the Bike Ride for Iraq, a Benefit for Iraq Refugees and Protest Against the Iraqi People. They will also discuss the fate of Iraqi refugees in Iraq, the Middle East and the United States.
The Bike RIde for Iraq is Saturday, March 27th.
11am-2pm Gather at the foot of SE Salmon by the Vera Katz Statue
1:30pm-2pm Decorate BIkes with Iraqi Flags and signs
2pm-3pm-Ride South on the Springwater Corridor
3pm-"The Riders for Iraq" and others gather at the Sellwood Community Center, 1436 SE Spokane for information, fundraising and potluck.

Sponsored by Saverefugees.org and the Portland Iraq Solidarity Committee. 

26:49 minutes (12.28 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 03/25/10

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Thu, 03/25/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Should we continue voter-owned elections? An interview with Common Cause's Janice Thompson

This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spending. This week, Jo Ann and Dave talk with Common Cause Oregon's Janice Thompson about the upcoming referendum on voter-owned elections and what else needs to be done to fix our ailing electoral process. 

Recovery Zone on 03/24/10

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 03/24/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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military trauma therapist Elizabeth Stinson helps soldiers obtain discharges from the military

 Host Stephanie Potter will talk with Elizabeth Stinson about her work as a military trauma therapist.   She has used her expertise with military regulations and her counseling and diplomacy skills to advise soldiers and their families on their options for obtaining administrative discharges from the military.

For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed. What's THAT mean?

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Tue, 03/23/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed.

But is it a good bill? Who benefits? Who loses? What about the public option? Will we ever get a single-payer system? How will this impact life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Abe and Joe look at the new health care status quo.

 

56:29 minutes (25.86 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/23/10

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Tue, 03/23/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed.

But is it a good bill? Who benefits? Who loses? What about the public option? Will we ever get a single-payer system? How will this impact life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Abe and Joe look at the new health care status quo.

Women Healing Women; The Maher Project

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 03/11/2010

Guests, Cynthia Brix and William Keepin, authors of the new book Women Healing Women: A Model of Hope for Oppressed Women Everywhere join host Linda Olson-Osterlund to discuss The Maher Project. It is a sanctuary for women and children abused or abandoned.  Founded by Sister Lucy Kurien it is located in Pune, India. The center is  interfaith and and rejects caste in both it's philosophy and in all of it's activities while providing safe shelter, education and healing of the body mind and spirit.

27:34 minutes (25.24 MB)

A Deeper Look on 03/25/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 03/25/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Mac McClellan interview: Burma's Hidden Genocide

Burma's Hidden Genocide,

Mac Mc Clelland, Human Rights reporter for Mother Jones Magazine, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about her new book For Us Surrender is Out Of The Question: A story from Burma's never-ending war. She brings us the story of the forgotten war in Burma and of the courageous young refugees she stayed with in Thailand. They risk their lives to document the horrors taking place in their home across the border.

Voices from the Edge on 03/18/10

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Thu, 03/18/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Counting Heads: What's right and what's wrong with the 2010 census

Its been happening every decade since 1790. As mandated by the constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau determines the population of the nation, the results used to allocate congressional seats, electoral votes and government program funding. As census questionnaires start arriving in mailboxes this month, criticism of the census is heating up from all quarters. Right wing pundits characterize the census as part of the Obama administration's efforts to control citizens' lives. Republicans accuse organization like ACORN of distorting the results for political gain. Communities of color and other underrepresented populations worry that historic undercounting of their numbers will once again leave them without real political representation.

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