Politics

Alternative Radio on 05/11/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/11/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Arundhati Roy - India: Field Notes on Democracy (lecture)

Arundhati Roy     - India: Field Notes on Democracy (lecture)

Arundhati Roy is the celebrated author of "The God of Small Things" and winner of the prestigious Booker Prize. "The New York Times" calls her, "India's most impassioned critic of globalization and American influence." Howard Zinn praises her "powerful commitment to social justice." She is the recipient of the Lannan Award for Cultural Freedom. Her latest books are "The Checkbook & the Cruise Missile," a collection of interviews with David Barsamian, and "An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire."

Alternative Radio on 05/04/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/04/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Noam Chomsky - The Center Cannot Hold (lecture)

Noam Chomsky - The Center Cannot Hold (lecture)

Noam Chomsky is an internationally renowned MIT professor. He practically invented modern linguistics. In addition to his pioneering work in that field he has been a leading voice for peace and social justice for many decades. He is in huge demand as a speaker all over world. "The New Statesman" calls him, "The conscience of the American people." The New York Times says he's "a global phenomenon, perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet." Author of scores of books, his latest are "The Essential Chomsky" and "What We Say Goes."

IACP Special: New York Times Food Writer Kim Severson and Peace-Making Lebanese Chef Kamal Mouzawak

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Food Show
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Wed, 04/21/2010

One thousand food pros descend on Stumptown this week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) annual conference. Conference chair Ken Rubin and IACP President Scott Givot fill us in on this "Who's Who" of gourmet events.

53:30 minutes (48.98 MB)

Forum of candidates in the race for Multnomah County Commissioner District #2

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Wed, 04/21/2010

 Lisa Loving hosts a forum of candidates in the race for Multnomah County Commissioner District #2. 

51:43 minutes (23.68 MB)

LGBTQ Health Survey Results, ENDA Lobbying & All About Testosterone

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Tue, 04/20/2010

On the April 20th episode of Gender Blender co-host Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with the Multnomah County Health Department representatives about the results of the 2009 LGBTQ Speak Out survey.  The health survey gathered data from 843 respondends in the Portland metropolitan area, in order to educate health providers and policy makers developing a comprehensive agenda for wellness in the LGBTQ community.  Learn what factors attributes to health within the LGBTQ community.

57:04 minutes (19.59 MB)

Political Perspectives on 04/21/10

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Wed, 04/21/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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A Debate on U.S. Imperialism

Political Perspectives features a lively debate on “U.S. Imperialism” between author and scholar Michael Parenti, who argued that the U.S. is an imperialist nation and that the empire is not good for us or the rest of the world, and author and scholar Victor Hanson, who said that a powerful America is better than the alternativeand that we are spreading democracy throughout the world.

Recorded on April 17th at the Sunbird Conservative Conference in Fresno, California.

Metro President Candidate Tom Hughes

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Tue, 04/20/2010

 

Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris
 
Metro President Candidate Tom Hughes

Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris feature the second of three candidate interview/call-ins with candidates for Metro Council President. Today's guest is Tom Hughes, former Mayor of Hillsboro. 

 

55:19 minutes (25.33 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 04/27/10

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Tue, 04/27/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Metro President Candidate Bob Stacey

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris host the third of three candidate interviews for Metro Council President. Today's guest is Bob Stacey, former Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 04/20/10

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Tue, 04/20/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Metro President Candidate Tom Hughes

Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris feature the second of three candidate interview/call-ins with candidates for Metro Council President. Today's guest is Tom Hughes, former Mayor of Hillsboro.

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