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Can talking about race make a difference?

program date: 
Wed, 08/05/2009

Last month, President Obama sat down over beers with a Cambridge cop and a Harvard professor to talk about an ugly incident that brought home how deep racial tensions still run in our nation. The president saw the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Sgt. James Crowly as a "teachable moment" that could help Americans in their struggle to understand race and its impacts. But can talking about race make a difference?

59:46 minutes (47.89 MB)

Fight the Empire on 08/06/09

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 08/06/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Per Fagereng talks with activist and politician Tom Hayden.

Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 08/04/2009

 On Wednesday Morning Talk Radio, Marianne Barisonek hosts, with guests Lisa Weasel, author of the book Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food and Rick North of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

54:36 minutes (24.99 MB)

Political Perspectives on 08/05/09

Air date: 
Wed, 08/05/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us an update on the Oregon Workplace Religious Freedom Act, and cultural context for the continued ban on teachers wearing religious garments for members of the Muslim and Sikh communities.

August 3 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Sun, 08/02/2009

 Hosted by Bill Resnick (pictured here), this program deals with the coup in Honduras, healthcare reform, and the music of Sweet Honey in the Rock.  

54:36 minutes (31.24 MB)

Who puts the "Bull" into "Bull Run"?!?

program date: 
Mon, 08/03/2009

 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris, but Joe is still on Vacation

 

Abe looks at the conundrum shared by the Portland Water Bureau and that <

56:10 minutes (25.72 MB)

The Case for Socialized Medicine

program date: 
Sun, 08/02/2009

 The terms of debate over healthcare reform have been badly distorted by the media.  Anthony Dimaggio clarifies the issues in a recent piece in Counterpunch, "Health Care, Media and the Case for Socialized Medicine."  Tom Becker summarizes and reads excerpts from the article.  

6:41 minutes (3.83 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 08/04/09

Air date: 
Tue, 08/04/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Abe looks at the conundrum shared by the Portland Water Bureau and that segment of the populace which ingests water. Also, wingnut mobs descend upon town hall meetings across the land, intent on stopping the socialist conspiracy that emperils the Republic.

Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card on the Health Care Crisis

program date: 
Mon, 07/27/2009

 Both Abe Proctor and Joe Uris are on vacation this week.

Today, Peter Shapiro and Kevin Card tell us some horror stories about the current Health Care Crisis, and listeners are encouraged to call in and share theirs.  It seems as tho everyone has been touched by the health care crisis lately. If you haven't been personally burned by our profit-driven, insurance based health care system, you probably have a friend or loved one who has been.

57:15 minutes (26.21 MB)

Political Perspectives on 07/29/09

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Air date: 
Wed, 07/29/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Everyone has been touched by the health care crisis. If you haven't been personally burned by our profit-driven, insurance based health care system, you probably have a friend or loved one who has been. Tune in  on Wednesday morning at 9, and join Kevin Card and Peter Shapiro on Political Perspectives for an in depth look at Congress's response to the health care crisis, and how ordinary citizens are taking things into their own hands. Right here on KBOO.

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