Politics

Presswatch on 10/07/10

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Presswatch
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Thu, 10/07/2010 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Discussing "Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Case

Host Theresa Mitchell interviews Tod Fletcher, who worked on the new book Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Case, by David Ray Griffen, the preeminent expert on the events of September 11, 2001. In Cognitive Infiltration, Griffin dissects Harvard Obama appointee and Constitutional Law Professor Cass Sunstein's controversial 2009 essay and proposal for "cognitive penetration" of the 9/11 Truth Movement. 

Voices from the Edge on 09/30/2010

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Thu, 09/30/2010

Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities

President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November election. This latest agreement is part of the president's stated goal of creating new jobs through a doubling of the nation's exports. Fair trade advocates say the Korea Free Trade Agreement is just more of the Bush-Clinton trade policy that has resulted in local job loss, erosion of environmental safeguards and the transfer of more wealth and power to Wall Street.

51:14 minutes (46.92 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/08/10

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Fri, 10/08/2010 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
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News and Public Affairs Day: Looking for Real Social Change and Hope

Historian and Author Judy Yung speaks with Andrew Yeh about "Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America"

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APA Compass
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Fri, 10/01/2010

Andrew Yeh had an opportunity to speak with historian and author Judy Yung about her new book Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America.The book was published in commemoration of the Angel Island Immigration Station's 100th anniversary.

27:45 minutes (25.41 MB)

Fight the Empire on 09/30/10

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 09/30/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Says Israelis 'Executed' U.S. Citizen Furkan Dogan

Host Per Fagereng interviews Gareth Porter, historian, investigative journalist and policy analyst on U.S. foreign and military policy.

Political Perspectives on 09/29/10

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Wed, 09/29/2010 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Oregon Ballot Measure 74, the proposed creation of a dispensary system for medical marijuana users

Host Sue Supriano speaks with John Sajo, Executive Director of Voter Power and co-author with Anthony Johnson of Measure 74, which will appear on Oregon's Nov. 2 ballot. The measure would create a system where farmers can become licensed by the State of Oregon to grow and distribute marijuana crops to medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The initiative would allow the establishment of privately owned, non-profit dispensaries.

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