Politics

Where Does The Money Go?

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Evening News
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Sun, 12/16/2007

 

A new report from Good Jobs First shows Oregon taxpayers don’t get the opportunity to see where their tax dollars for economic development are going.

1:32 minutes (1.42 MB)

Climate Conference in BALI at standstill

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/13/2007
The international climate conference in Bali is in its final hours, and it seems that the U.S. will not budge on its refusal to agree to timelines and guidelines for emission reductions.
Talks are extending into an extra day as delegates struggle to reach agreement. 
We spoke with Daphne Wysham of Earthbeat Radio, who is in Bali covering the conference:
2:06 minutes (1.93 MB)

Impact of the NIE on the Iran war

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program date: 
Wed, 12/12/2007

An interview with Barbara Slavin:

31:01 minutes (10.65 MB)

J. Craig Venter on his memoir, "A Life Decoded: My Genome, My Life"

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Wed, 12/12/2007

Producer Lisa Loving interviews genome scientist J. Craig Venter on his book, his life, the future applications of genomic research on alternative fuels, and the recent implosion of Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. Robert T. Watson's career.

27:09 minutes (24.86 MB)

National Applications Office and the Privatization of Intelligence

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Tue, 12/11/2007

Investigative journalist Tim Shorrock speaks about the new, but interrupted, National Applications Office (NAO).  He has written extensively about the privatization of intelligence, and how private contractors drive domestic surveillance policy, and then secure lucrative contracts.

28:23 minutes (9.75 MB)

Ted Wheeler, Mult. Cnty

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Wed, 12/05/2007

Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza speak with Ted Wheeler, Multnomah County Commission Chair, about delivering services to county residents and what possible changes county residents may be facing in the future, including recent discussions about changing the Multnomah County Sheriff from an elected position to an appointed one.

83:49 minutes (23.99 MB)

Venezuelan Elections

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Host Barbara Bernstein's topic is the elections in Venezuela. Guests are Dan Bonham from PCASC, along with Shizuko Hashimoto (also with PCASC) and Portlander John Olmsted. They also speak with Greg Wilpert, editor of the  website venezuelanalysis.com, who speaks live from Venezuela.

90:46 minutes (36.36 MB)

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S.

26:30 minutes (9.1 MB)

Political reform in Tonga

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Sun, 12/02/2007

KBOO news reporter Michael Gene Horowitz quizzes moderate aristocrat, Hon. Luani, and bar association president Laki Niu about a compromise proposal to inaugurate democracy in the Kingdom of Tonga, recently floated by Luani's Political Reform Committeee in Parliament.

3:59 minutes (9.1 MB)

Zaher Wahab on Afghanistan

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 11/29/2007

Zaher Wahab, Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark and native of Afghanistan is interviewed by Dave Mazza about the current situation in Afghanistan and related issues.

53:46 minutes (36.93 MB)
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