Politics

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/09/09

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Tue, 06/09/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Abe and Joe look at a handful of issues on the national radar, including another case of journalistic malpractice from the New York Times, the twists and turns of the health care battle on Capitol Hill, and the tale of lawmakers on the take in Oregon's liquid natural gas saga.

Alternative Radio

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 06/10/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Ralph Nader - The Politics of Health Care  (lecture)

Ralph Nader has spent a lifetime fighting on behalf of ordinary people. He has run for president four times. "Life" magazine ranks him as one of the most influential Americans of the twentieth century. Founder of Public Citizen, he is a long-time advocate for consumer safety and workers' rights. He rose to fame in the 1960s when he took on General Motors and its unsafe Corvair car. His book "Unsafe At Any Speed" not only created a sensation but was instrumental in the enactment of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act. His efforts helped create the Environmental Protection Agency. He has exposed the misdeeds of the corporate sector as well as of the political system. In recent years he has been in the forefront of the struggles around NAFTA, the WTO, corporate welfare and single payer health care.

Is Portland's Village Building Convergence relevant in this economic crisis?

program date: 
Wed, 06/03/2009

The 9th annual Village Building Convergence starts in Portland on June 5. Coming together under the them "Powered by the People," Portlanders will work on projects ranging from water catchment systems and intersection painting to native plant gardening and cob benches. But with record job and home loss rocking the metropolitan area, is the convergence still relevant? Even in good times, how much community voice does the convergence really create?

55:28 minutes (44.44 MB)

The Digital Divide on 06/09/09

Program: 
The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Tue, 06/09/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

 Today's show examines how the internet has changed the way people interact with each other.  And a roundup of technology news.

A Deeper Look

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Looking inside the key political and social challenges of today's world.
with Linda Olson-Ost...

Linda Olson-OsterlundLinda Olson-Osterlund hosts this half hour interview show focusing on challenging social and political issues of our World today. Guests will include authors and activists writing and organizing around these issues. Tune in to get behind the headlines.  


Airs 2nd & 4th Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:00 AM

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Prog Audio

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News & Public Affairs

Out Loud on 06/09/09

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 06/09/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Pride event details, queer health survey discussion and live music from Felina's Arrow!

June is the official month of Pride, and tonight's show highlights the community from a few different angles. Pride events, a survey seeking your input, live music and more.

You'll want to have something to write with to keep track of the details shared tonight, including Pride event listings from the Portland metro area, and beyond. If you want your event shared on air, email OutLoudRadio@gmail.com

Flashpoints on 06/05/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 06/05/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Sam Husseini of the Institute for Public Accuracy on Israel's ongoing nuclear program, Catherine Austin Fitts of  Community Business on California's broken economy and the GM bailout and Sansara Taylor of Revolution Newspaper on the response to the assassination of Dr. George Tiller and the state of women's reproductive rights.

More Talk Radio

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 06/08/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod host a discussion of equal access to health care and reform of the healthcare system with local people fighting for health equity and health equity legislation including representatives of APANO, NARA, the Urban League and the Multnomah County Health Equity Initiative. The Health Equity Initiative works to address the root causes of socioeconomic and racial injustices that lead to health disparities.

Flashpoints on 06/04/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 06/04/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

An interview with University of Oregon professor of International Studies Anita Weiss on the breaking crisis in Pakistan as the American diplomatic team arrives there and a critical look at the situation in Darfur and the Save Darfur movement with Professor Mahmoud Mamdani, author of "Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror."

LNG, Dr. Tiller, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!!!

program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

 Joe Uris is alone today, and covers several topics of interest.  First up, Joe talked about the proposed (and potentially devastating) natural gas pipeline thru our farms and wilderness.  He also covered the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional.  He talked about the right wing's smear campaign against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  

Pay attention to Oregon House Bill 3058!!!  This bill will FAST-TRACK the approvals for the LNG pipelines.

55:55 minutes (25.6 MB)
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