Politics

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/19/11

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Tue, 07/19/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Conservatism: the gnawing fear that someone, somewhere, might be having a good time.

In the 2010 elections, the GOP snatched up statehouses and state legislatures across the country. Predictably, an onslaught of regressive legislation has ensued -- against women, against minorities, against the environment, against voting rights.

The Tea Party in Decline?

program date: 
Mon, 07/18/2011

Richard D. Wolff, a radical economist who writes  and speaks frequently on the economic crisis, argues that the Left will soon have the opportunity to organize around popular dissatisfaction with the economy once the Tea Party loses support from the big business and the rich.  He explains why in this piece published in the Guardian and on his blog, and read here by today's Well-read Red Clayton Morgareidge.  

9:43 minutes (5.56 MB)

Alternative Radio on 07/19/11

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/19/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Paul Cienfuegos speaks on Corporations vs. People

Paul Cienfuegos – Corporations vs. People (lecture)

The United Supreme Court decision gave corporations a green light to secretly funnel in as much money as they want to elect candidates. The justices in their supreme wisdom have once again privileged corporations over citizens.

The results have been dramatic. Even with a weak economy a record amount of cash has flooded political campaigns.

Illegal Drug Impact Areas aka Drug Free Zones

program: 
Right 2 Survive
program date: 
Wed, 05/11/2011

On 4-20-11, the city of Portland reinstituted the Drug Free Zones, amidst concerns about racial profiling, and misappropriation of funds. 

42:15 minutes (38.68 MB)

Political Perspectives on 07/13/11

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Wed, 07/13/2011 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Craig Corrie: an update on the killing of Rachel Corie

Rachel Corrie was a 23-year old student at Evergreen State College who was killed in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, by an Israeli military bulldozer in 2003.

Her family brought lawsuits against both the Caterpillar corporation, which made the bulldozer, and the Israeli government.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg speaks with Rachel Corrie’s father, Craig Corrie, about the latest developments in the civil suit filed by the family against the state of Israel.

 

 

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/12/11

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Tue, 07/12/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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As the Republic is delivered into the hands of the plutocrats, Abe surveys the wreckage.

 We truly have passed through the looking glass. With unemployment near 10 percent for the third straight year, the patricians in Washington haggle over whether corporate jets deserve special tax consideration. In the name of fiscal discipline, after eight years of reckless borrowing and warmongering under G.W. Bush, congressional Republicans have seen fit to hold hostage the creditworthiness of the United States.

Alternative Radio on 07/12/11

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Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/12/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Pervez Hoodbhoy on The War Within Pakistan

Pervez Hoodbhoy – The War Within Pakistan (lecture)

Arthur Stamoulis talks about the Columbia Free Trade Agreement

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 07/11/2011

Arthur Stamoulis of Oregon Fair Trade Campaign talks about the demonstration planned for Congressman Earl Blumenauer's Office on Monday, July 11 * 12:00 noon at 729 NE Oregon St (Near the 7th Avenue MAX Station)

26:19 minutes (24.09 MB)
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