Politics

Political Perspectives on 10/20/10 with guest Richard Wolff

program date: 
Wed, 10/20/2010

The guest is Richard Wolff, author of the book "Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It." Wolff is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program for International Affairs at the New School University in New York City. Video of his talk "Capitalism Hits the Fan" is available at: http://www.capitalismhitsthefan.com .

42:18 minutes (38.73 MB)

Mickey Huff, co-author of Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010.″

program date: 
Wed, 10/20/2010

Host Lisa Loving speaks with Mickey Huff, co-author of Project Censored’s “Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-2010.″ They will discuss the most under-reported stories the corporate media ignore.

57:26 minutes (26.3 MB)

Veteran's Voice on 10/15/10 with guest Brian Willson

program date: 
Fri, 10/15/2010

Northwest Vets for Peace Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy speak with anti-war activists Brian Willson.

Willson served, from 1966 to 1970, in the USAF, including several months as a combat security officer in Vietnam. Later he became a member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War and Veterans For Peace. Upon completion of Law School at American University in Washington, D.C., he became a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

35:27 minutes (24.34 MB)

Oregon Latino Agenda for Action Summit

program date: 
Tue, 10/19/2010

Natalie Butto attended the Oregon Latino Agenda for Action inaugural Summit and shares short interviews with community advocates and educators Gilbert Carrasco, Patricia Martinez, Steven Bender, and Jose Ibarra.

Portions of these interviews aired on KBOO's evening news today.

8:38 minutes (7.91 MB)

Political Perspectives on 10/20/10

Air date: 
Wed, 10/20/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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"Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It."

The guest is Richard Wolff, author of the book "Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It." Wolff is professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program for International Affairs at the New School University in New York City. Video of his talk "Capitalism Hits the Fan" is available at: http://www.capitalismhitsthefan.com .

Candidate Interviews for Metro President: Bob Stacey accepted, Tom Hughes declined

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program date: 
Tue, 10/19/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Both Candidates for Metro Council President were invited onto today's show to answer questions from their potential electorate.  

Bob Stacey accepted, and Tom Hughes declined.

58:58 minutes (27 MB)

Well Read Red: Mortgage Morass

program date: 
Mon, 10/18/2010

 Tom Becker reads from Paul Krugman's October 14th Op-Ed in the New York Times, "The Mortgage Morass," which reflects on a wave of potentially illegal home-seizures and how this takes us back to "the days when noblemen felt free to take whatever they wanted, knowing that peasants had no standing in the courts." 

5:24 minutes (2.47 MB)

Jordan Flaherty discusses "Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six"

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 10/14/2010

Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with activist Jordan Flaherty about his book Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six. The book has an introduction by Democracy Now host Amy Goodman and a preface by civil rights attorney Tracie Washington.  Floodlines is a firsthand account of community, culture, and resistance in New Orleans in the years before and after Katrina. The book weaves the interconnected stories of Mardi Gras Indians, Arab and Latino immigrants, public housing residents, gay rappers, spoken word poets, victims of police brutality, out of town volunteers, and grassroots activists.

26:28 minutes (12.12 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour October 18th

program date: 
Mon, 10/18/2010

 

Today's Old Mole - hosted by Tom Becker - features conversations about alternative electoral systems emerging in the US; the relationship between domestic violence and economic hardship; voter-owned elections; and horror stories of defrauded home-owners.

Below are links to the individual segments.

1. Bil Resnick speaks with Rob Ritchie of FairVote.

2. Bill speaks again with Janice Thompson about a Portland ballot measure aimed to keep voter-owned elections. 

37:21 minutes (17.1 MB)

Author Dave Zirin on "Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love"

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More Talk Radio
program date: 
Mon, 10/18/2010

 

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with writer Dave Zirin about his latest book, Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love.

Named one of the UTNE Reader's "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World", Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports for the Nation Magazine. He is their first sports writer in 150 years of existence.

36:16 minutes (16.6 MB)
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