Politics

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"

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Fight the Empire
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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)

Voices from the Edge on 06/03/2010

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Thu, 06/03/2010

Jo Ann & Dave discuss police accountability, and the U.S. Supreme Court's June 1 decision regarding Miranda rights.  Open lines.

About the program…
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

About the hosts…

52:00 minutes (47.62 MB)

Alternative Radio on 06/08/10

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 06/08/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Arun Gupta - The Mainstreaming of Extremism (lecture)

Arun Gupta - The Mainstreaming of Extremism (lecture)

Arun Gupta, journalist and activist, was founding editor of The Indypendent newspaper in New York. He's a regular contributor to Alternet and Z. He also appears on Democracy Now, GRIT TV, and Al Jazeera.


Fight the Empire on 06/03/10

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 06/03/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Obama's Timidity and Deaths at Sea

Host Per Fagereng interviews Ray McGovern, retired CIA officer turned political activist. McGovern was a Federal employee under seven U.S. presidents over 27 years, presenting the morning intelligence briefings at the White House for many of them.

They will discuss the Israeli commando attack on the Gaza aid flotilla and other issues. McGovern has a recent article on ConsortiumNew.com called "Obama's Timidity and Deaths at Sea."

Political Perspectives on 06/02/10

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Wed, 06/02/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Attack on Gaza Peace Flotilla

Jenka Soderberg hosts a roundtable discussion on the Israeli military attack on the flotilla of boats full of civilians attempting to deliver humanitarian supplies to the Gaza Strip.

Talk Radio on 06/02/10

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Wed, 06/02/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Police Accountablilty

Lisa Loving hosts.

Voices from the Edge on 05/27/2010

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Thu, 05/27/2010

Coffee, Tea and VOE: A talk with Coffee Party PDX's Kristy Alberty and Common Cause Oregon's Nate Gulley

The Tea Party has captured the imagination of America's media industry if not the American people, lending it clout that far surpasses its numbers. Tea Party pressure has sent nervous Republican incumbents like Senator John McCain even more to the right. The Tea Party, however, remains a movement remains at heart a movement of negation: no taxes, no immigrants, no federal government. With their "Don't Tread on Me" flags and Obama-Hitler anologies, Tea Party activists have helped accelerate the decline of civil political discourse.

52:45 minutes (48.29 MB)

Press**Watch: War gusher!

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Presswatch
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Thu, 05/20/2010

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know:"  There's trouble in the pipeline.  New analysis of the BP gusher video shows that the Gulf of Mexico is being poisoned at the rate of four million gallons of sludge per day, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that the crap will be circulating around Florida.  Meanwhile the Afghan War and the occupation of Iraq are going south fast, and the patches on the economy that supposedly stopped the progress of the new Great Depression are pulling apart.  To Washington planners, this can only mean one thing:  it's time to start a new war.  The War on Terror isn't doing the job of distracting people well enough, because

26:34 minutes (12.17 MB)
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