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Clarifying last week's remarks on our new president

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Mon, 02/16/2009

 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris.

Several listeners have let us know that they thought we were too hard on President Obama last week. Give him a break, they said. He's only been on the job a little while.

 This week we aim to clear the air. Let's start by saying unequivocally that we're still in the president's camp, emphatically so. But we're still going to do what we said we would during the campaign -- call for Obama to do the right thing.

57:12 minutes (26.19 MB)

Market Anarchism: Government regulation and the financial crisis.

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Radiozine
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Mon, 02/16/2009

What roll did government regulation play in the current financial crisis?  Is more regulation what we really need?  What would a truly free market look like?  And is there hope for radical reform, beyond the failed Marxist model?

KBOO's Kyle Burris speaks to local anarchist activist William Gillis, and historian Shawn Wilbur, about the theory know as Market Anarchism, or Left Libertarianism.  They discuss the roll government plays in the current economy, and also take a historical look at government's affect on unions and health care in the US.

51:32 minutes (47.19 MB)

African Film: Edwin Santiago on "Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation"

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Radiozine
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Mon, 02/16/2009

Host Toni Tabora Roberts interviews Edwin Santiago, producer and editor of "Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation", which will be shown as part of the Cascade Festival of African Films this Friday, February 20th.

30:24 minutes (13.92 MB)

Movie Moles: "The Wrestler"

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Sun, 02/15/2009

Our Movie Moles, Jan Haaken and Denise Morris, find metaphors for working class life in the drama of wrestling as portrayed in The Wrestler.

13:19 minutes (7.63 MB)

Movie Moles: "The Wrestler"

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Sun, 02/15/2009

Our Movie Moles, Jan Haaken and Denise Morris, find metaphors for working class life in the drama of wrestling as portrayed in The Wrestler.

13:19 minutes (7.63 MB)

Rally in Salem to Stop Cuts from the Education Budget

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Evening News
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Sun, 02/15/2009
3:46 minutes (3.45 MB)

Economic Town Hall

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Sun, 02/15/2009

Laurie King, one of the organizers of the recent Town Hall meeting on the economic crisis, talks with Bill Resnick about the follow-up scheduled for Wednesday, February 18 at the SEIU Local 49 auditorium on SE 26th about a block south of Powell.  Bill and Laurie discuss actions and campaigns that would unify the many constituencies that came to the Town Hall around a "recovery" program adressing both the short run pain and long term threats.  Video highlights of the January 29 meeting here

8:42 minutes (4.98 MB)

Economic Town Hall

program date: 
Sun, 02/15/2009

Laurie King, one of the organizers of the recent Town Hall meeting on the economic crisis, talks with Bill Resnick about the follow-up scheduled for Wednesday, February 18 at the SEIU Local 49 auditorium on SE 26th about a block south of Powell.  Bill and Laurie discuss actions and campaigns that would unify the many constituencies that came to the Town Hall around a "recovery" program adressing both the short run pain and long term threats.  Video highlights of the January 29 meeting here

8:42 minutes (4.98 MB)

 

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