Politics

Gangs in History and Film

program date: 
Sun, 07/05/2009

 

Tom Becker (pictured here) is our host as we hear about the history of gangs, the movie version of John Dillinger (Public Enemies), the political agitation that founded the US of A,  and the power grab built into the House-passed energy bill.  Tom also plays selections from Bob Dylan's new blues album as a follow-up on the KBOO-sponsored Portland Blues Festival.  

To hear the whole show, use the play button above.  To hear individual pieces, follow the links below.

45:15 minutes (25.89 MB)

More Talk Radio on 07/06/09

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More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 07/06/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Recently a Multnomah county judge ruled that the city had exceeded its power in enacting the Sit/Lie ordinance and ruled it to be unconstitutional (for the SECOND time). Cause for celebration right? Well…no not really. Guest Host, Erik Jorgen Jorgensen will speak with Brendan Phillips of Sisters of the Road and take your calls.

Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

program date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009

Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities.

58:32 minutes (46.89 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/09/09

Air date: 
Thu, 07/09/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Is health care reform in critical condition? An interview with Wendell Potter

Over 75 percent of Americans want health care reform according to a new Pew Research poll. President Obama remains committed to reforming our health care system this year. But as Congress struggles to craft legislation, the voice of concerned voters is getting drowned out by a vocal minority working from the same play book. Will serious health care reform die on the operating table at the hands of industry spin doctors?

Iranian Green Wave movement for democracy and US Left's skepticism

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program date: 
Mon, 06/29/2009

Why were ellections in Iran rigged? What Iranian Demonstrators want? Is the Green Wave in Iran another CIA staged colour revolution? for some answers tune into KBOO's special talk show with Goudarz Eghtedari when he interviews Professors Hamid Dabashi and Kaveh Ehsany, 8 AM Tuesday June 30th.

Hamid Dahbashi is a Columbia University's Middle East Studies Professor, and Kaveh Ehsani is Professor of International Studies at DePaul University, Chicago and an editor of Middle East Report.
 

60:00 minutes (27.47 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/02/09

Air date: 
Thu, 07/02/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities. The city's high schools are also grappling with other issues: a growing number of students opting for GED credentials, budget shortfalls, and demands from parents for greater accountability to the community.

Flashpoints on 07/01/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

On Flashpoints, Dennis Bernstein speaks with Eva Golinger about Sunday's coup in Honduras, Michael Parenti talks about Honduras, North Korea, Iran, and Iraq, and a report on the Free Gaza ship.

Alternative Radio on 07/01/09

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 07/01/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Vandana Shiva on Gandhi
Recorded December 31st, 2008 in New Delhi, India

Hamid Dahbashi and Kaveh Ehsani on the rigged elections in Iran

program date: 
Mon, 06/29/2009

 Guest Host: Goudarz Eghtedari

Why were elections in Iran rigged?
What do the Iranian Demonstrators want?
Is the Green Wave in Iran another CIA staged colour revolution?

For some answers tune into KBOO's special talk show with Goudarz Eghtedari when he interviews Professors Hamid Dabashi and Kaveh Ehsany, 8 AM Tuesday June 30th.

58:34 minutes (53.62 MB)
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