Latest Public Affairs Audio

Chris Andrea guests talk about climate change

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/27/2009

Chris Andrea talks to us about climate change with her guests Peter Scoonmaker of the Illahee Instatute, Danyall Lurch of the Post Carbon Instatute, Mark Rabinowits of Oil Empire Renound and Olivia Shmit (via phone)

26:50 minutes (24.57 MB)

Native American Youth Association

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 01/27/2009

Part Two of an informational roundtable of kids from NAYA, The Native American Youth Association. www.nayapdx.org

9:19 minutes (8.53 MB)

The Sellwood Bridge Project

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 01/27/2009

The Sellwood Bridge is in desperate need of repair or replacement. After a long process, a final decision is due soon on a new bridge's alignment and design. In recent weeks this process has become contentious because two groups are being pitted against one another.

A group of condo owners who live on either side of the bridge have been aggressively supporting an alignment that would move the bridge a block or more north, saving their property from demolition but having major impacts on other parts of the neighborhood.

This week we talk with a group of Sellwood neighbors who are opposed to this plan and have organized a grassroots movement to rebuild the bridge in its current alignment. We look at the sustainability and livability issues of where the new Sellwood Bridge is built.

35:49 minutes (32.8 MB)

Iron Lung Live!

program: 
Life During Wartime
program date: 
Tue, 01/27/2009


IRON LUNG LIVE
-Future
-Nails
-Cauterization
-Paralyzed
-Stone
-Lost
-Auto
-Rehab

8:56 minutes (8.18 MB)

He's Gone! Hurrah! He's Here! Hurrah!!!

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program date: 
Mon, 01/26/2009

 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor celebrate the Passing of the Bushies, and the arrival of Obama, with a list of Bush policies that have already been reversed by the incoming administration.  Our stances on Torture, secret CIA prisons, Gitmo, Global Warming and the Environment have already been reversed, with more to come.

 

55:30 minutes (25.41 MB)

A Community in Transition

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program date: 
Mon, 01/26/2009

As the transgender community gains wider visibility, there's been a growing awareness of the transformation involved in a person's gender transition.  But what about the Trans person's friends, family, co-workers or partners?  How must they change in order to accept the transgender person they care about?

56:56 minutes (39.09 MB)

Really Good Non-Fiction Books

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program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Mon, 01/26/2009

Michelle and Kathleen host a quick look at recent really good non-fiction books, many political. The show includes short samples of interviews with authors on a variety of topics including the redistribution of wealth, voluntary simplicity, surviving a right-wing fundamentalist reform school and facts and fictions of the human species.

24:13 minutes (9.7 MB)

Art Spiegelman: Breakdowns

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 01/26/2009

For the first time in three decades, Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novelist Art Spiegelman (Maus) has gathered his early groundbreaking comics into one volume.  The new edition of Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*! includes a new graphic memoir opening a window into both a personal and cultural history of the late 20th century. 

Art talks with S.W. Conser and Bill Dodge about comics as high art, breaking the media censorship of the Danish Muhammed cartoons, and creating picture books for children and grownups.

36:56 minutes (14.79 MB)

 

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