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How do we change the national conversation about war and peace? Also: Update on health care reform legislation

program date: 
Wed, 07/22/2009

Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?

56:58 minutes (45.64 MB)

How do we change the national conversation about war and peace? Also: Update on health care reform legislation

program date: 
Wed, 07/22/2009

Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?

56:58 minutes (45.64 MB)

How do we change the national conversation about war and peace? Also: Update on health care reform legislation

program date: 
Wed, 07/22/2009

Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?

56:58 minutes (45.64 MB)

Portland's Green Infrastructure

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009

  Why preserving and building new green infrastructure is so important in making our city sustainable.

Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein

56:47 minutes (26 MB)

Last Ditch Effort to Prevent Costly Chemical Filtration System -- Portland's Bull Run Water is Already Green and Clean!

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009

Portland's Bull Run Watershed is a natural, low cost and very effective water treatment system. So why are there there plans for a costly chemical filtration plant? How did the corporation Montgomery, Watson, Harza Global influence the decision process? How will it affect local breweries? What happens to Bull Run protections?

27:31 minutes (12.6 MB)

Focus on Central America

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program: 
Flashpoints
program date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009

 Host Trillium Shannon speaks with independent  producer and member of Upside Down World Editorial Collective, Jason Wallach.  The topic is Central American politics, including recent events in Honduras.

40:02 minutes (18.33 MB)

Cheap Dates in Portland

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009

For our show on Love and Relationships, Dana got advice from a few people, and gives some of her own, about good cheap dates to go on in Portland.

3:51 minutes (3.52 MB)

Street Roots: Dignity, Cash, and Community

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Recovery Zone
program date: 
Tue, 07/21/2009


This month on the Recovery Zone, Street Roots Managing Editor Joanne Zuhl  and Vendor Coordinator Art Garcia  discuss how this nonprofit grassroots newspaper operates as a catalyst for social change, while providing dignity, cash and a sense of community to people who are experiencing homelessness. 

26:42 minutes (12.23 MB)

 

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