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May Day: Is it still relevant 123 years later?

program date: 
Wed, 04/29/2009

May 1, 2009 marks the 123rd anniversary of a rally for the eight-hour day in Chicago's Haymarket Square that ended with a police riot that left over a dozen dead. The political trial and hanging of four anarchists that followed sparked protests around the world and the designation by the Second International of May 1 as International Workers' Day, more commonly known as May Day. But does commemoration of a 19th century incident have relevance for people in the 21st century? Does demonstrating on May Day have meaning for you?

55:51 minutes (44.74 MB)

May Day: Is it still relevant 123 years later?

program date: 
Wed, 04/29/2009

May 1, 2009 marks the 123rd anniversary of a rally for the eight-hour day in Chicago's Haymarket Square that ended with a police riot that left over a dozen dead. The political trial and hanging of four anarchists that followed sparked protests around the world and the designation by the Second International of May 1 as International Workers' Day, more commonly known as May Day. But does commemoration of a 19th century incident have relevance for people in the 21st century? Does demonstrating on May Day have meaning for you?

55:51 minutes (44.74 MB)

Swine Flu and the Potential for Pandemic

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program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 04/29/2009

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Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" discusses Swine Flu --  potential for pandemic? 

26:33 minutes (12.16 MB)

Joan Gratz and Joanna Priestley

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Words and Pictures
program date: 
Wed, 04/29/2009

Words & Pictures pays a visit to celebrated Portland animators Joanna Priestley and Joan Gratz

Joanna is the founder of the local animation society ASIFA-Northwest, and Joan is the Academy Award-winning creator of the films Creation and Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase.  Their fiercely independent visions can be seen this Thursday evening at the Hollywood Theatre screening Words Worth a Thousand Pictures: Contemporary Animation about Language.

31:32 minutes (12.63 MB)

Mike Ruppert: "A Presidential Energy Policy"

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Wed, 04/29/2009

Per Fagereng speaks with writer and peak oil researcher Mike Ruppert, whose latest book is "A Presidential Energy Policy" which will be published on May Day.

30:24 minutes (13.92 MB)

Grow your Own Food!!!

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 04/28/2009

 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein

56:58 minutes (26.08 MB)

Jeff Goodell Calls for Rethinking "Big Coal" in Sierra Club's 'Beyond Coal' Campaign in Oregon & U.S.

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 04/28/2009

Jeff Goodell, author of "Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future" and contributing editor at "Rolling Stone" discusses the importance of ending America's overreliance on coal-fired power.

20:26 minutes (9.36 MB)

Grow your Own Food!!!

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 04/28/2009

 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein

56:58 minutes (26.08 MB)

 

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