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The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/27/12

Air date: 
Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Is Big Brother watching? Oh, yes he is. Abe and Joe look at the NSA's massive new spy center.

There's a lot of information flying around these days, more so than ever before, in fact. Keeping tabs on all of it would seem to be an impossible task. Not to worry, though -- Big Brother is up to the job. Abe and Joe take a look at the National Security Agency's massive new spy center, and discuss life in the modern American surveillance state.

The latest dispatches from the War on Women.

program date: 
Tue, 03/20/2012

 Relax, vagina-having Americans, it's for your own good. Since taking power in statehouses across the country, not to mention the U.S. House, the GOP has wasted no time in addressing the most serious problem confronting the United States -- uppity women.

54:07 minutes (49.56 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/20/12

Air date: 
Tue, 03/20/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The latest dispatches from the War on Women.

Relax, vagina-having Americans, it's for your own good. Since taking power in statehouses across the country, not to mention the U.S. House, the GOP has wasted no time in addressing the most serious problem confronting the United States -- uppity women.

Old Mole Variety Hour March 19th 2012

program date: 
Mon, 03/19/2012

  

 

Tom Becker hosts this Old Mole Variety Hour and we hear:

56:47 minutes (52 MB)

Michael Moore on Kitzhaber's healthcare plan

program date: 
Mon, 03/19/2012

 Bill Resnick talks with local activist Michael Moore (not the documentary film-maker) about Governor Kitzhaber's new healthcare plan, community care organizations (CCOs) and the on-going struggle for single-payer or something like it.

Michael Moore works with Sisters of the Road Cafe

20:47 minutes (19.04 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 03-15-12

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program date: 
Thu, 03/15/2012

Sizing up Oregon's 2012 annual legislative session

Last week, Oregon lawmakers adjourned the state's first-ever annual session. Among the legislation passed by gavel's fall were bills to create a health insurance exchange, reorganize and expand state early childhood programs, increase the number of tax-friendly enterprise zones, protect homeowners facing foreclosure, and establishing new marine reserves off the coast. Lawmakers also revised the 2011-13 state budget to reflect an estimated $340 million revenue shortfall.

40:42 minutes (37.26 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 03/15/12

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Air date: 
Thu, 03/15/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Sizing up Oregon's 2012 legislative session

Sizing up Oregon's 2012 annual legislative session

Last week, Oregon lawmakers adjourned the state's first-ever annual session. Among the legislation passed by gavel's fall were bills to create a health insurance exchange, reorganize and expand state early childhood programs, increase the number of tax-friendly enterprise zones, protect homeowners facing foreclosure, and establishing new marine reserves off the coast. Lawmakers also revised the 2011-13 state budget to reflect an estimated $340 million revenue shortfall.

Private gains, public losses. Abe and Joe look at Portland's biogas boondoggle.

program date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012

 Hosted by Joe Uris

We appologize for the technical difficulties with our Air Signal this morning.  If you missed today's show, you can listen to it here.

 

56:02 minutes (51.31 MB)

Out Loud on Tues March 6

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Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 03/06/2012

Tonight we feature local change agents working on making impacts in our larger communities.

Before we welcomed our first guest, we took a music break with 'Una Mujer' from Renee Muzquiz's CD "Gay in Texas". This music was featured in 'Bunkin' with You in the Afterlife', the musical produced by BroadArts Theatre. The final run of this performance is this weekend at Interstate Firehouse Community Center on Friday March 9 and Saturday March 10.

60:09 minutes (13.77 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 03/13/12

Air date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Private gains, public losses. Abe and Joe look at Portland's biogas boondoggle.

 Why not take our food waste and turn it into a source of energy? That's the idea behind biogas, and the impetus for a proposed new biogas plant in the Cully neighborhood. There's just one hitch to the plan: the company that wants to build the plant, Columbia Biogas, is asking the city of Portland to back its loan -- a scheme that could cost the city as much as $900,000 per year for 20 years. Abe and Joe take a look at this latest attempt to privatize gains and socialize losses.

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