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Flashpoints on 09/07/10

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 09/07/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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A look at the current state of recovery from Katrina in New Orleans

Air Cascadia is off today. Flashpoints features a special on "New Orleans Five Years after Hurricane Katrina." We'll hear a series of interviews with community activists and organizers who have been struggling to rebuild the city. Flashpoints also interviews New Orleans based reporter and author Jordan Flaherty.

Alternative Radio on 09/07/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 09/07/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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The late Daniel Schorr, the last of Edward R. Murrow's legendary CBS News team

Daniel Schorr – The Reagan Legacy (lecture)

The Reagan era casts its shadow into today. Much of the reputation of the 40th president has been carefully crafted and edited. Daniel Schorr was there covering the Reagan presidency. He has some trenchant observations about Reagan, his policies, and their impact and influence.

Daniel Schorr was the last of Edward R. Murrow's legendary CBS News team. He covered Europe and the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 1960s. In 1972 he was CBS' chief Watergate correspondent. His reporting on the scandal earned him three Emmy Awards. He joined National Public Radio in the mid-1980s. He was Senior News Analyst for NPR until his death at the age of 93 on July 23, 2010.

Political Perspectives on 09/01/10

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Wed, 09/01/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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How our celebrity culture obscures the real issues of our society

Journalist and author Chris Hedges speaks on “EMPIRE OF ILLUSION: THE END OF LITERACY AND THE TRIUMPH OF SPECTACLE."

 

Flashpoints on 09/01/10

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 09/01/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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Investigative news radio with Dennis Bernstein

Air Cascadia is off today. Hear Flashpoints beginning at 10AM. Today's program features a special recording of Peruvian American rapper and political activist Immortal Technique speaking to at-risk youth.

Abe and Joe examine the billionaire backers of the Tea Party movement.

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Tue, 08/31/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

The Teabaggers -- noisy, bigoted and ignorant, but basically harmless, right? And if we're lucky, they'll hijack the Republican Party and nominate a bunch of un-electable loons. The best thing the Teabaggers can do is to keep making asses of themselves in public.

55:49 minutes (25.56 MB)

Fight the Empire on 09/02/10

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 09/02/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Journalist Pepe Escobar on Afghanistan

Host Per Fagereng interviews journalist Pepe Escobar about Afghanistan.

Pepe Escobar, born in Brazil, is the roving correspondent for Hong Kong/Thailand-based Asia Times and analyst for Toronto/Washington-based The Real News. He is the author of "Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving into Liquid War"; "Red Zone Blues: a Snapshot of Baghdad during the Surge"; and "Obama does Globalistan."

Voices from the Edge: Hurricane Katrina

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Thu, 08/26/2010

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans five years ago this week. Katrina's impact went beyond the loss of life and property to reveal deeply rooted attitudes about race many Americans thought had withered away. Jo Ann and Dave talked about the various aspects of Katrina's impacts, including the permanent displacement of over 100,000 residents, the reshaping of the city and the federal indictments against the New Orleans police.

53:18 minutes (24.4 MB)

Voices from the Edge: Is the party really over? Alberta Street Last Thursday.

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Thu, 08/19/2010

Is the party really over?  JoAnne and Dave discussed Alberta Street Last Thursday in NE Portland.

The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of the week's issue on our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge (click on the "blog" tab). You'll find additional information, important links, comments from other listeners and commentary from Jo Ann and Dave. Have a question for our guests, but can't call in during the program? Post your questions on line so we can make them a part of the Voices discussion.

54:16 minutes (49.69 MB)
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