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Special Programming: Public Affairs on 02/02/12

Air date: 
Thu, 02/02/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
What Every Environmentalist Needs To Know about Capitalism with Fred Magdoff

On a special combined version of Presswatch and Fight the Empire hosts Theresa Mitchell and Per Fagereng speak with author and professor Fred Magdoff about his book "What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know about Capitalism," co-authored with John Bellamy Foster.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/31/12

Air date: 
Tue, 01/31/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Abe and Joe discuss the slipshod cleanup effort at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state.

 Right here in the Columbia Basin, we have our very own atomic wasteland. The Hanford nuclear site in Washington state is a festering Cold War sore, and the multibillion-dollar cleanup effort is underfunded and poorly run. Abe and Joe discuss a blockbuster article on the dubious attempt to remedy the sins of our fathers.

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

Laurie Mercier is our host on this show dealing with climate change, renewable energy, and capitalism.

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1.  Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Janet Redman about what is, and is not, going on nationally and internationally to confrot climate change.

54:21 minutes (31.1 MB)

Action on Climate Change in Oregon

program date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

Two local activists on climate and energy talk about what's going on in Portland and elswhere in Oregon around these issues. Noah Hochman is part of Rising Tide of Portland and of Occupy Portland. John Roschke is with Oregonians for a Renewable Energy Program.

14:58 minutes (8.57 MB)

More Talk Radio on 01/30/12

More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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"Citizens United" and Money in Politics

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Janice Thompson, executive director of Common Cause, Oregon, about money in politics.

In the landmark 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision the Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment prohibits government from placing limits on independent spending for political purposes by corporations and unions. What have been the effects of this ruling? How is its influence being felt in campaign spending in state and national elections? What will the future effects be? Can Citizens United be overturned?

Janice Thompson is executive director of Common Cause Oregon, which she joined in 2009 after leading the Money in Politics Research Action Project and Democracy Reform Oregon.

War Dollars Home Resolution Succeeds at Portland City Council Level

Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/27/2012

A coalition of local peace groups has proposed a resolution to the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners to “Bring the War Dollars Home”.

The group recently succeeded in passing a resolution at the Portland City Council, and say they hope the Countywide effort will make an impact both locally and at the federal level.
Campaign Organizer's, Maxine Fookson and Curt Bell speak more on the subject.

Additional information on the national effort can be found on


2:08 minutes (1.95 MB)

Arun Gupta on the current state of the Occupy Movement

program date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Arun Gupta,

New York writer and co-founder of Occupy the Wall Street Journal, who reports for Salon from occupation sites all over the United States. They'll talk about the current state of the Occupy movement and take your calls.

56:35 minutes (51.81 MB)

Presswatch for 01-12-2012

program date: 
Thu, 01/12/2012

Topics include the Afghanisatn incident, war is psychosexual, the impending war with Iran, the latest of Fukishima, Arctic methan plus listener calls.

26:50 minutes (24.57 MB)

Robert Applebaum, founder of on forgiving student loan debt

More Talk Radio
program date: 
Mon, 01/23/2012

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey interview Robert Applebaum, founder of Founder of, a grassroots movement that began as a proposal entitled "Forgive Student Loan Debt to Stimulate the Economy" which he posted to a Facebook group by the same name in late January, 20

52:07 minutes (47.71 MB)
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