The Democrats are riding a new wave of popularity this year. Are they winning new supporters because they have better policy positions than the Republicans or are they doing a better job of appealing to voters' emotions? Do we make our political choices based on reason or are we persuaded by messages that tap into positive associations in our minds?
With the explosion of growth over the last several years in Washington County, homelessness and poverty are also on the rise. KBOO's Eoin Bastable brings us this report on a center that is trying to deal with these issues in Hillsboro
On the 10/09 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell interviews Peter Philip Philips, Director of Project Censored and Mickey Huff, Associate Director. Phillips and Project Censored co-authored the new book: Censored 2009: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007-2008.
On the 10/09 Thursday Radiozine Per Fegereng interviews Chalmers Johnson, author of the new article "Voting the Fate of the Nation, Will Economic Meltdown, Race or Regional Loyalty be the Trum Card in Lelectin 2008?" on Tomdispatch.com . Chalmers Johnson's latest Book is Nemisis: The Last Days of the American Republic.