Politics

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 12/20/11

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Tue, 12/20/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Kevin Card joins Abe and Joe to talk about the crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service.

Kevin Card, president of the Oregon State Association of Letter Carriers, joins Abe and Joe to discuss the crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service. Also, Joe fills us in on the history of labor in the United States and the state of organized labor today.

 

Voices from the Edge on 12-15-11 Finding a new approach to Portland's gang problem

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Thu, 12/15/2011
Finding a new approach to Portland's gang problem: A conversation with Connected founder John Canda

Earlier this month, nearly 100 Portlanders gathered in Jefferson High School's cafeteria to talk about their concern over gang violence in Portland. Those concerns are not without foundation - 2011 has seen a rise in gang violence that includes a 14-year-old shot in the head near the Lloyd Center mall, the shooting of six teens in North Portland after a football game and the death of 13-year-old Julio Cesar Marquez, the city's youngest gang-related homicide.

56:26 minutes (51.66 MB)

Veteran's Voice on 12/16/11

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Fri, 12/16/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Revisiting Vietnam; Survival Guilt and Diagnosing PTSD and the Reintegration of Veterans

Marvin Simmons and Bill Bires of Northwest Vets for Peace discuss Marvin's recent three-month visit to Vietnam. They'll also talk about the "Survival Guilt" used to diagnose PTSD. And, if there is time, they will look at veterans reintegrating back into society.

Radiozine on 12/16/11

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Radiozine
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Fri, 12/16/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Militarization of Indian Country

The Militarization of Indian Country, written by Winona LaDuke & Sean Cruz. They tell the stories of the impact the U.S Military has had on Native Americans' lives and homelands.

More Talk Radio on 12/19/11

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 12/19/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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New Report: Huge Disconnect Between Blacks, Whites

Misperceptions About Economics, Health, Discrimination May Skew Politics, Fuel Conflicts

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Daniel Byrd, research director at the Greenlining Institute and lead author of their new report which finds a huge gulf in perceptions between black and white Americans on a wide range of issues, a gulf that may be contributing to America’s increasingly divisive politics.

"Post Racial? Americans and Race in the Age of Obama" was written by Greenlining Institute Research Director Daniel Byrd, Ph.D. and Media Relations Coordinator Bruce Mirken.

Among the key findings:

If You Love This Planet on 12/19/11

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Mon, 12/19/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Dr Helen Caldicott talks with nuclear energy consultant Arnie Gundersen, from Fairewinds Associates

Host Dr Helen Caldicott talks with nuclear energy consultant Arnie Gundersen, from Fairewinds Associates, about the ongoing situation at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. 

Radiozine on 12/19/11

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Radiozine
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Mon, 12/19/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Chiropractor Dr. Vern Saboe on Oregon's Health System Transformation Team

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Robert Hall interviews Vern Saboe, a member of the Oregon's Health System Transformation Team, a group of 45 people from all aspects of health and health care and bi-partisan lawmakers. The group was charged with developing a plan to improve the health delivery system for Oregon Health Plan and Medicaid clients. The plan focuses on coordinated mental, physical, behavioral, and oral health to free up dollars trapped in an inefficient system, increase focus on prevention, and improve care.

More Talk Radio on 12/12/11

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 12/12/2011
 

 

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