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Elections in Iran

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Sun, 06/14/2009

 

 

The untold story behind the elections in Iran: the movement for a secular society.  Bill Resnick reads from an article by Saeed Rahnema, "Choosing the Lesser Evil."

6:27 minutes (3.69 MB)

The sight bits & sound “bites” of social networking

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More Talk Radio
program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

Ersatz Chats: The sight bits & sound “bites” of social networking

We spend so much time imitating communication; social networking sites do promote contact...sometimes as the end itself. But do they really promote connection, community, communion with another person? Is social networking a conversation without context? Was that great 20th century philosopher James Brown (a.k.a. The Godfather) presciently, prophetically on point...that we are a culture "talking loud and saying nothing"? Join Cecil Prescod and myself, Celeste Carey as we muse over the demise of face-to-face social interaction and blame social networking sites .

55:19 minutes (22.16 MB)

Elections in Iran

program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

 

 

The untold story behind the elections in Iran: the movement for a secular society.  Bill Resnick reads from an article by Saeed Rahnema, "Choosing the Lesser Evil."

6:27 minutes (3.69 MB)

Book Mole: Politics and Amanda Cross

program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

 

 

Book Mole Larry Bowlden shows how detective fiction can carry powerful political messages, as he comments on two novels by Carolyn Heilbrun who writes as Amanda Cross.   Two novels, Honest Doubt and Puzzled Heart, expose discrimination in academia against women and fat people, as well as the way the tenure system works to privilege old male professors.  

6:44 minutes (3.86 MB)

Bicyclists protest I-5 bridge

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

The Rising Tide bike riders took over the streets of North Portland Sunday, June 14th,  shouting “Twelve Lanes? That’s Insane”.Their slogan refers to a proposal to construct a new I-5 bridge known as the ‘columbia river crossing’ between Portland and Vancouver.

Protesters also hung a giant banner from a rooftop on Mississippi Street, near Mason, last night, which read “More lanes equal more cars equal more climate change.

No Columbia River Crossing !”

Jonathan Erwin from rising Tide describes the days events.
 

3:15 minutes (2.98 MB)

Book Mole: Politics and Amanda Cross

program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

 

 

Book Mole Larry Bowlden shows how detective fiction can carry powerful political messages, as he comments on two novels by Carolyn Heilbrun who writes as Amanda Cross.   Two novels, Honest Doubt and Puzzled Heart, expose discrimination in academia against women and fat people, as well as the way the tenure system works to privilege old male professors.  

6:44 minutes (3.86 MB)

Bicyclists protest I-5 bridge

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

The Rising Tide bike riders took over the streets of North Portland Sunday, June 14th,  shouting “Twelve Lanes? That’s Insane”.Their slogan refers to a proposal to construct a new I-5 bridge known as the ‘columbia river crossing’ between Portland and Vancouver.

Protesters also hung a giant banner from a rooftop on Mississippi Street, near Mason, last night, which read “More lanes equal more cars equal more climate change.

No Columbia River Crossing !”

Jonathan Erwin from rising Tide describes the days events.
 

3:15 minutes (2.98 MB)

Prison Volunteer Special

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Prison Pipeline
program date: 
Sun, 06/14/2009

A Prison Pipeline Special! We looked at the Prison Volunteers of Oregon—we heard some of them speak, we heard messages from prisoners who appreciate the volunteers, and Ruth told about the process of becoming an official ID Badge holding volunteer. If you are thinking about being a guest or volunteer at one of the prisons, this program will help you understand why 2000 of us do this work. Also, you’ll hear why we feel that we are privileged to be a part of the Volunteer Program. 

 

56:41 minutes (38.92 MB)

 

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