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The Week That Put a Cork in the KeystoneXL and Opened the Floodgates in Palestine

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Air Cascadia
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Wed, 11/19/2014
A Message from Mazin:

 
On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 12:03 AM, Mazin Qumsiyeh <mazin@qumsiyeh.org> wrote:
 
    I return to this country (and it is one country) to find the situation more
    tense than it was two weeks ago when I left. An Israeli colonial settler
    runs over Palestinian children killing one 5 year old and injuring another.
    A Palestinian native runs over Israeli border police in Jerusalem killing
    one officer and injuring several. Such incidents are increasing. Zionism
    started here as a colonial movement to change a multi-religious flourishing 13:01 minutes (11.92 MB)

Movie Moles: Dear White People

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Mon, 11/17/2014
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss Dear White People, an independent first feature written and directed by Justin Simien; funded in part via Indiegogo, it has been a big hit at Sundance and with critics. It's currently playing in Portland at Cinema 21. Dear White People centers around the lives of four Black students at the a fictional Ivy League university. Sam (played by Tessa Thompson) runs the controversial campus radio show ‘Dear White People’ which has been accused by the administration of stirring racial tensions around the school. 15:20 minutes (7.02 MB)

Black Friday, WalMart workers Stand Up for 15

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Mon, 11/17/2014
Bill Resnick reads from Brice Covert of ThinkProgress about Walmart workers, Black Friday, the Fight for Fifteen, and he discusses the upcoming Portland action
Oregon Walmart workers stand up
November 28, 2014• 11:00 AM
Walmart• 4200 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266
Host Contact Info: sarahunitedforrespect@gmail.com

5:11 minutes (2.37 MB)

Patrick Mazza on US-China Climate talks

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Mon, 11/17/2014
Patrick Mazza of Cascadia Planet talks with Bill Resnick about how the Obama administration's discussions with China on climate build on actions at the US state level, and next steps will need to come from further local actions, though the cost of solar panels is likely to drop considerably. (Preceded by some Bruce Springsteen.) 8:51 minutes (4.06 MB)

Chris Toensing on Iran

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Mon, 11/17/2014
Bill Resnick talks with Chris Toensing of Middle East Report about US relations with Iran, negotiations over nuclear material, and their common interests in opposing ISIS. They note Israel's interest in distracting attention from the Palestinian question as a destabilizing issue in the region; Saudi interests in avoiding acknowledging an alternative to monarchy as a form of Islamic government; and the fabrication of sectarianism as a source of conflict.
19:07 minutes (8.76 MB)

Unions and the Fight for Fifteen

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Labor Radio
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Sat, 11/15/2014
Nicole Grant and Alysabeth Alexander, union leaders from Seattle and San Francisco respectively, tell a Portland union audience how they won a $15 minimum wage in their cities.   Their presentations are followed by Q & A from the audience and a presentation by Anne McDonnell, a low-wage, union worker and 15 NOW pdx steering committee member.  The event was sponsored by the NW Labor Notes Organizing Committee and 15 NOW pdx. 52:48 minutes (48.34 MB)

Was your vote counted??? Check this list!

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Evening News
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Sat, 11/15/2014
Around 13,000 contested ballots WERE NOT COUNTED in the November 4th election in Oregon.  Voters have until WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 19th to fix any problems with contested ballots.

A recount is automatically triggered if the margin on any item is within 4,000 votes.  This could have an impact on Measure 92, where the margin between No votes and Yes votes is around 7,500 at last count.

KBOO spoke with Tony Green of the Oregon Secretary of State's office for more on the 13,000 contested ballots.

ARE YOU ON THE LIST? - The Statesman-Journal has made it easy to search the full list of contested voters.
5:34 minutes (5.09 MB)

Holy Crowley 2 hour special

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Fri, 11/14/2014
Many of our late-night deejays have been accused of belonging to a cult led by Aleister Crowley. That's only half right. We're member of a cult, and this cult is led by a Crowley, however, it's not Aleister. Rather it’s his brother Carl. Carl Crowley. Carl is Aleister’s little-known brother, and that’s just the way he wants it.

We say and play what Carl Crowley tells us to say and play. It’s fortunate for you, the listener, that he has a good sense of humor. We'll be playing radio comedy and odd audio pieces that are good for a few laughs. I think you’ll enjoy it. And, if I were you, I'd enjoy it 57:38 minutes (23.09 MB)

Poverty Makes You Mad...The Mayor Makes You Madder...The Cops Make You Maddest

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 11/13/2014
 
Poverty Makes A Person Mad…
 
Think:  The two groups of people most likely to spend their days and nights together in a state of mutual fear and mistrust?
The police and the homeless.  And the homeless very often have come off the rails.  Poverty does make a person crazy, both mentally and physically ill and more or less permanently teetering on the cusp of committing a crime.  Enter  DENNIS ROSENBAUM.  He’s  going to be visiting from time to time to the tune of $240 thousand dollars. 15:00 minutes (13.73 MB)

 

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