Politics

Interview with Audubon Society regarding West Hayden Island Development

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Evening News
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Wed, 07/28/2010

West Hayden Island, 800 acres of undeveloped land that currently serves priamarily used as natural habitat. Now the City of Portland is proposing to annex the property and develop 300 acres to expand the Port of Portland. Environmentalists like Bob Sallinger, of the Audubon Society of Portland have major problems with the proposal.

 There will be a public hearing on this issue Thursday, July 29th 6 pm at Portland City Hall.

In this interview with Bob Sallinger Jacob Anderson-Minshall discusses the project in detail and learns what the costs will be and how claims of job growth are exagerated.

14:22 minutes (3.29 MB)

Controversial Plan to Annex & Develop West Hayden Island

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Evening News
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Wed, 07/28/2010

West Hayden Island, 800 acres of undeveloped land that currently serves priamarily used as natural habitat. Now the City of Portland is proposing to annex the property and develop 300 acres to expand the Port of Portland. Environmentalists like Bob Sallinger, of the Audubon Society of Portland have major problems with the proposal.

 There will be a public hearing on this issue Thursday, July 29th 6 pm at Portland City Hall.

4:53 minutes (4.47 MB)

From Greed to Green

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Tue, 07/27/2010

Bill Resnick talks with Charles Derber about his book "From Greed to Green: Solving Climate Change and Remaking the Economy." Derber says, if the relatively mainstream, working-class Boston suburb where he lives can get excited about implamenting green technology and policies, so can the rest of the country. Derber's message is fundamentally optimistic, and he explains why.

21:46 minutes (19.93 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/27/10

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Tue, 07/27/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Are the Afghanistan revelations this generation's Pentagon Papers?

A leak of classified military documents about the War in Afghanistan brings up serious issues about the U.S. military's mission there, and begs a simple, direct question: Isn't it time to leave?

Plus, a surprise videotaped appearance by President Obama at the Netroots Nation conference leads Abe to ponder the president's track record to date.

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/2010

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Thu, 07/22/2010

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave ask the question "Are the good guys ahead?" Local progressive may be feeling a bit down over the direction of local and state politics lately. City Hall seems more disconnected than ever from the world in which most Portlanders live. Earlier this week, city council voted 4-1 (Commissioner Fritz abstaining) to put a new bond measure before voters for a new communications system and other equipment for the Fire Bureau. With so many city services taking hits - and at least on other proposed bond measure being put on hold because of the economy - should there have been a community discussion about whether this measure could wait? Oregon's gubernatorial race - "Doc vs.

55:18 minutes (50.63 MB)

Talk Radio on 08/02/10

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Mon, 08/02/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Talk show

Linda Olson Osterlund hosts.

The Fracas between the NAACP and the Teabaggers

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Tue, 07/20/2010

 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and  Joe Uris

With Joe on vacation, Abe checks in on the fracas between the NAACP and the Teabaggers.

56:55 minutes (26.06 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/15/2010

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Thu, 07/15/2010

Portland City Council voted 3-2 this morning to let police unit commanders have a vote in certain cases before the new police review board.  Does this make the new board "structurally flawed" or does it increase accountability as commissioners supporting the change claim? Voices from the Edge Hosts Dave Mazza and Jo Ann talk about this new development. 

54:50 minutes (50.21 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/20/10

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Tue, 07/20/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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With Joe on vacation, Abe checks in on the fracas between the NAACP and the Teabaggers.

This just in: some members of the Tea Party movement have said racist things in public, and displayed racist slogans and images at public events. This is apparently completely acceptable in conservative circles. What's not acceptable, it seems, is pointing out the public racism when it happens.

A dustup between the NAACP and the Tea Party movement throws the racist streak in modern conservatism into stark, ugly relief. It's the next chapter in a sordid tale that predates our Republic. But the good news? The Tea Party's visible virulence is proof that things are getting better.

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