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Should the Left support Bernie Sanders ?

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Labor Radio
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Fri, 08/14/2015
Nick Caleb, independent socialist and former candidate for Portland City Council; Melissa Vollono of Socialist Alternative; and Christopher Zimmerly-Beck of the International Socialist Organization speak to a crowd of seventy on Friday, August 14, 2015. 34:41 minutes (31.76 MB)

Redd Volkaert Retrospective

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Swing 'n' Country
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Fri, 08/14/2015
Wayne & Kathy caught up with Redd Volkaert in Austin, Texas during SxSW 2015. That same week Redd was inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame and voted Electric Guitarist of The Year at The Austin Music Awards. This feature aired on the April 18, 2015 Swing 'n' Country Program. For more information on Redd Volkaert go to http://www.reddvolkaert.net/default.html. 65:36 minutes (90.1 MB)

Robbie Fulks Feature

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Swing 'n' Country
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Sat, 04/19/2014
Singer Song-Writer Robbie Fulks was the featured artist and guest on Swing 'n' Country's April 19th program in 2014. Wayne & Kathy discuss and play music from his albums they have played songs from on Swing 'n' Country and ask him about his recent album Gone Away Backward. 57:20 minutes (78.75 MB)

Pro-Iran Deal Groups to Hold Rally on August 15

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News In Depth
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Thu, 08/13/2015
KBOO's Sam Bouman speaks with Maxine Fookson of Jewish Voices for Peace-PDX about the Iran deal, the role of the Israeli lobby in Congressional opposition to the deal, and an upcoming rally at Pioneer Square in Portland this Saturday at noon.
The rally was organized by Jewish Voices for Peace-PDX, American Iranian Friendship Council-PDX, Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, Friends of Sabeel North America, and Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.
12:08 minutes (11.1 MB)

Recall Petitioners May Have Broken the Law

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Evening News
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Thu, 08/13/2015
Petitioners trying to recall state Senator Floyd Prozanski may have violated Oregon election law.
The Oregon Democracy Fund filed a complaint with the Secretary of State’s office yesterday. The complaint says that members of the campaign and employees of gun stores did not follow specific rules for filing a recall petition.
The recall campaign is one of several that were filed across the state after Oregon adopted criminal background checks for gun purchases made over the internet.
KBOO reporter Alan Montecillo spoke with Angela Martin with the Oregon Democracy Fund to learn more.
4:32 minutes (4.15 MB)

Drought Prompts Action at All Levels of Government

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Evening News
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Thu, 08/13/2015
The town of Banks, Oregon, located in western Washington County northwest of Hillsboro, recently implemented water use restrictions on businesses, partly in response to drought conditions across the state.
For more on Oregon’s driest year in decades and government responses to it, KBOO’s Sam Bouman has this report. 
4:51 minutes (4.44 MB)

Personal and social resiliency in the face of an uncertain future

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Wed, 08/12/2015
Host Paul Roland speaks with guest John Daggett 55:30 minutes (76.23 MB)

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 10, 2015

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Mon, 08/10/2015
Old Mole Variety Hour

Bill Resnick hosts this episode of the Mole featuring segments on Bernie Sanders, Psychoanalysis and Politics on the Stanford Prison Experiment, The Donald, and Hiroshima, as well as election-related songs.

Bill talks with political scientist Joseph Schwartz about the Sanders campaign

Jan and Tod discuss misconceptions about the Stanford Prison Experiment

Bill comments on the candidacy of Donald Trump
52:25 minutes (24 MB)

WRR: Hiroshima: Did the US win WWII by using nuclear weapons?

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Tue, 08/11/2015

Tom Becker reads from Gar Alperovitz's article "The War Was Won Before Hiroshima—And the Generals Who Dropped the Bomb Knew It" from the Nation magazine: Why did the US really drop the bombs? And seventy years after the bombing, will Americans face the brutal truth?

images from Wikipedia

7:19 minutes (3.35 MB)

The Donald

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Mon, 08/10/2015

Bill Resnick comments on Donald Trump, the candidate, a/k/a the “Donald,” a cartoon character, an ego expanding faster than the universe. But did he really attack U.S. "democracy," and the role of money in politics? The answer is yes. And is he, as most pundits keep saying, really bad for the Republican Party? We wish it were so. image from http://www.mexican-american.org/ 7:28 minutes (3.42 MB)
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