Legislation

Radiozine on 08/14/08

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Thu, 08/14/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Thomas Frank, the author of What’s the Matter with Kansas? and One Market Under God. He is the founding editor of The Baffler and a contributing editor at Harper’s. They discuss his new book, The Wrecking Crew, in which Frank examines the blundering and corrupt Washington created by politicians who reserve their favors for the rich. 

What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 08/05/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.

56:50 minutes (26.02 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 08/07/08

Air date: 
Thu, 08/07/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
What to do about Oregon's sex offenders?

The Oregon Attorney General's Task Force is lobbying for passage of a law that would extend the statute of limitations on sex crimes. Proponents say the present time limits make it difficult to prosecute crimes that often take place over periods of many years followed sometimes by even longer periods before victims come forward to report the crime. But will more prosecutions create more justice for the victims and the community as well as address the underlying causes for this social problem?

2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

program date: 
Mon, 08/04/2008

Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept of the "New Capitalism" for later discussion.

56:42 minutes (25.96 MB)

Radiozine on 08/06/08

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Wed, 08/06/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Short Description: 
"Free Trade" or Fair Trade? - Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment Act

Laurie King of Portland Jobs with Justice and Arthur Stamoulis of the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign join host Martha Odom to discuss The Trade Act introduced in Congress in June, '08. They will review the devastating consequences of trade agreements, both for the U.S. and for other countries and talk about why the new law would correct many of the injustices. And hear what you can do to help insure passage of this critical legislation.

Civil Liberties Watch: US Senate & The Media Shield Law

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

The US Senate debates a law to protect journalists from being forced to disclose confidential sources. Citizen journalists are not included for protection in the Senates version of The Free Flow of Information Act, S2035.

4:41 minutes (4.28 MB)

Radiozine on 07/29/08

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 07/29/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

The Answers Series. Bruce Silverman has another installment of this solutions-based program. Today's topics...waste heat recovery and making politicians more responsible.

Voices from the Edge on 07/31/08

Air date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Another bad year for Oregon's initiative process?

Oregon's initiative process was supposed to give Oregonians power over special interests but in recent years the opposite seems to be the case. Jo Ann and Dave will talk with Marcy Westerling of the Rural Organizing Project about two Columbia County ballot measures that purport to deal with undocumented workers but which Westerling and others believe is about fueling animosity towards all immigrants in the county. Next, they will talk with organizers from Our Oregon and Rural Organizing Project about statewide ballot measures from Bill Sizemore and Kevin Mannix that could dramatically impact Oregonians should they pass in November.

More Talk Radio on 07/28/08

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 07/28/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Patrick Nolen, community organizer for Sisters of the Road about the effects of the Sit-Lie Law on Portland's homeless community. They also discuss Portland's anti-camping ordinances. On Thursday, August 7th Sisters Of The Road will hold a truth commission on the effects of the Sit-Lie Law on Portland's homeless community.

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