Latest Public Affairs Audio

Single payer or public option?

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Wed, 05/13/2009

How to break the insurance industry stranglehold over our health care system?Tom Leedham of Portland Jobs with Justice and Teamsters Local 206 and Betsy Dillner of Health Care for America Now debate the relative merits of the single payer and public option strategies. Peter Shapiro and David Rosenfeld co-host.

38:40 minutes (35.41 MB)

Mercy Corps Aids Pakistani Refugees

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

A half million people half the world away flee their homes because of armed fighting and an Oregon based aid group has started helping families in need.

The United Nations estimates at least 500,000 have had to suddenly move in Pakistan.

Mercy Corps is handing out emergency kits this week, and Portland-based personnel are arriving in Pakistan to assess the continued emergency response.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.
 
1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Mercy Corps Aids Pakistani Refugees

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

A half million people half the world away flee their homes because of armed fighting and an Oregon based aid group has started helping families in need.

The United Nations estimates at least 500,000 have had to suddenly move in Pakistan.

Mercy Corps is handing out emergency kits this week, and Portland-based personnel are arriving in Pakistan to assess the continued emergency response.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.
 
1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda.

To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects.

But anti-nuclear groups have discovered a little-publicized provision in the bill that would allow unlimited loans for nuclear power plant construction.

2:48 minutes (2.57 MB)

Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda.

To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects.

But anti-nuclear groups have discovered a little-publicized provision in the bill that would allow unlimited loans for nuclear power plant construction.

2:48 minutes (2.57 MB)

Sacred Lanscapes: The Thresholds Between Worlds

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Pathways
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009
29:16 minutes (26.8 MB)

The Extension Service

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program date: 
Tue, 05/12/2009

 

Today hosts Harriet and Marge look at the history and founding principles behind The Extension Service-- What they are, their traditional role in supporting rural America and how they are translating their mission in support of the growing urban farmer movement.  Learn of the food preservation programs being offered by Clackamas County Extension Service and how you can be a part of them. 

15:49 minutes (14.49 MB)

Growing Fruit

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The Dirtbag
program date: 
Tue, 05/12/2009

Host Glen Andresen speaks with Jim Gilbert of One Green World Nursery and answers your questions about growing usual and unusual fruit.

18:59 minutes (17.38 MB)

 

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