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Voices from the Edge on 04/01/2010

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2010 at 12:00am
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Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza discuss the Independent Police Review process. About the program… Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 3-25-2010

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2010 at 12:00am
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This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spend... Read more

For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed. What's THAT mean?

Airs at: Tue, 03/23/2010 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed. But is it a good bill? Who benefits? Who loses? What about the public option? Will we ever get a single-payer system? How will this impact life, liberty and ... Read more

Law student who was barred from taking the bar exam; then electronic books and screen reading programs

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2010 at 12:00am
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 Hosted by: Paul Van Dyck Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Chris Danielson, Public Affairs Director at the National Federation of the Blind, about a law student who was barred from taking the bar exam.  This naturally leads into a discussion of electronic books and screen re... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/18/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/18/2010 at 12:00am
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Counting Heads: What's right and what's wrong with the 2010 census Its been happening every decade since 1790. As mandated by the constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau determines the population of the nation, the results used to allocate congressional seats, electoral votes ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/11/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2010 at 12:00am
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The appointment of Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler as state treasurer last Tuesday churned county and state political waters this week. Wheeler, appointed by Governor Kulongoski to fill the vacancy created by State Treasurer Ben Westlund's death, is now better positi... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 02/25/10

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2010 at 12:00am
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On January 21, 2010, the U.S. Supreme court took another step in the long - and many say misguided - journey to granting corporations personhood under the U.S. Constitution. In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, a five-member majority of the court increased the... Read more

Dan Kennedy on eugenics, abortion, euthanasia and disability rights.

Airs at: Mon, 02/22/2010 at 12:00am
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 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dan Kennedy of Human Life Of Washington, an Affiliate of National Right to Life, about eugenics, abortion, euthanasia and disability rights.   Read more

Voices from the Edge on 02/18/10

Airs at: Thu, 02/18/2010 at 12:00am
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  What's next in the Aaron Campbell case? Also, an interview with Oregon Attorney General John Kroger   Tuesday night, Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke to over 1,000 Portlanders at Maranantha Church about the "execution" of Aaron Campbell, the most recent victim of a police shoo... Read more

Dawn Turko from the Hadley School for the Blind

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2010 at 12:00am
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 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Dawn Turko, the Senior Vice President at the Hadley School for the Blind, the largest worldwide distance educator of blind and visually impaired people, their families and blindness service professionals.    Read more