Politics

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/15/10

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Tue, 06/15/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Should we do away with voter-owned elections?

Joe and Abe, together with Common Cause, examine Portland's homegrown public-financed campaign system.

Voices of the Middle East on 06/11/10

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Fri, 06/11/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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NonViolent Resistance from the Iranian Green Movement to the Freedom Flotillas

NonViolent Resistance from the Iranian Green Movement to the Freedom Flotillas: An intriguing dialogue with Professor Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University, and Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto

Ramin Jahanbegloo was born in Tehran, Iran. He has a doctorate in philosophy from Sorbonne University in Paris, France where he lived for twenty years. He was a post-doctorate fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.

Jahanbegloo's intellectual activity focuses on fostering constructive dialogue between divergent cultures. He has written numerous books and articles in Persian, English and French on the subject of Western philosophy and modernity.

Stop the Slaughtering of Dolphins Action Event

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 06/09/2010

There is an action event being held on Thursday, June 10th at the Someday Lounge in dowtown Portland in response to the annual slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan.  KBOO's James Dixon brings us the story...

3:55 minutes (3.59 MB)

Impact of Oil Spills on Coastal and Wetland habitats

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Mon, 06/07/2010

Part of the day-long special programming on the Gulf oil disaster, this hour long forum examined the impact of oil spills on coastal and wetland habitats.  Hosted by Jacob Anderson-Minshall, the forum began with Tracy Chapman's Rape of the Earth and featured:

52:36 minutes (9.03 MB)

Flashpoints on 06/09/10

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 06/09/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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International Politics

Air Cascadia is off today. We'll hear Flashpoints in its entirety. Guests are:
 

Max Blumenthal, investigative journalist and blogger on the Israeli attack on the Free Gaza Flotilla

Francis Boyle, Professor of International Law, on Israeli violations of international law.

Pratap Chatterjee, investigative journalist, senior editor at CorpWatch and author of "Halliburton's Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War" and "Iraq, Inc."
 

 

Talk Radio on 06/09/10

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Wed, 06/09/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Election Reform

Lisa Loving hosts. The topic is election reform. Lisa’s guest is Blair Bobier, Former Deputy Director, Political Reform Program at New America Foundation.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/08/10

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Tue, 06/08/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe dive into the murky waters of the ongoing Gulf of Mexico horror show

Abe and Joe dive into the murky waters of the ongoing Gulf of Mexico horror show, and pay appropriate homage to the impeccable free market forces that first caused the disaster, and then failed to remedy it.

Also: President Obama continues his reluctance to seize the populist moment that history has handed him, as oil executives join the ranks of the elite power brokers to whom he has shown deference. Will the Gulf tragedy finally be enough to jolt him from his corporate doldrums?

Ray McGovern: "Obama's Timidity and Deaths at Sea"

program: 
Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 06/03/2010

Host Per Fagereng discusses the Israeli commando attack on the Gaza aid flotilla and other issues with Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer turned political activist.

28:38 minutes (26.21 MB)
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