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Congress and the Economic Fix: Where's the Money Going?

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Wed, 01/14/2009

The new Congress will be working with a new administration in the White House. Behind the smiles and calls for cooperation, there's already signs of differences between both sides of the congressional aisles and the president elect. Elements of the Obama proposal is already drawing criticism from both parties. Democrats like Representative Barney Frank and Senator John F. Kerry of Massachussetts, as well as Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, have expressed deep skepticism about the effectiveness of the proposed business tax credits for creating new jobs.

52:31 minutes (42.07 MB)

Film unveils story of Liberian women's peace movement

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Bread and Roses
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Thu, 01/15/2009

"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" tells the amazing and  inspiring story of Liberian women who helped stop the Civil War in Liberia. We speak to Director Gini Reticker who has chronicled the stories of heroic women, not only in Liberia, but also Ghana, Rwanda and Morrocco. Learn more at: www.Praythedevilbacktohell.com

14:42 minutes (13.47 MB)

Activist mom Cindy Sheehan continues fight for peace

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Bread and Roses
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Thu, 01/15/2009

One of the most enduring images of war protests in the Bush years were the angry mothers whose children have died in the war. One mother, Cindy Sheehan caught the world's attention by camping out in President Bush's Crawford Texas ranch. In this interview, she urges the peace movement to continue to work to end our wars.

18:13 minutes (16.68 MB)

Crisis in Gaza and Local Response

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Thu, 01/15/2009

Host Ani Haines speaks with Nael Saker about the upsurge of violence in Gaza.

Nael Saker works with the Arab American Cultural Center of Oregon.  While he is now a U.S. citizen, Nael is originally from Gaza City, where his brother and sisters still live.

International pressure is mounting to stop the violence and to demand humanitarian aid be allowed to the region. 

Attacks are continuing, even as talk of a ceasefire is underway.

 

 

49:27 minutes (45.27 MB)

Day 20 of Israel's attack on Gaza (includes report on disruption of Tzipi Livni's press conference)

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Evening News
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Thu, 01/15/2009

A total of 45 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza on Friday; bringing the number of Palestinians killed in the ongoing Israeli offensive to one thousand, one hundred sixty seven, including three hundred seventy children and eighty five women.
At least 5200, including 1745 children, have been wounded.

13 Israelis have been killed in the 20 days of Israeli attacks, nine of whom were soldiers.

Four of those killed on Friday were identified as resistance fighters.  The four were killed in two separate airstrikes in Gaza City and Rafah.

5:58 minutes (5.46 MB)

Blind Eye Mystery Series writers Jacob & Diane Anderson-Minshall

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Carla interviews Diane & Jacob Anderson-Minshall, Portland writers of the Blind Eye Mystery series. We discuss their latest book Blind Faith, their other books, and their local monthly event QLiterati (the LGBTQ Literary series, which they host the 2nd Wednesday of every month 7-9pm at the Q Center).

29:57 minutes (27.42 MB)

Plugged In's Beat Battle with Interview

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Plugged In
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Thu, 01/01/2009

As a preview of the upcoming Beat Off at Holocene, I hosted the organizer of the event and a few electronic artists who will be competing.  We even had our own mini beat off beat battle on the air. 

60:12 minutes (41.34 MB)

Amazon Dragonboat Team currently recruiting

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Carla interviews Les, head coach of the Amazon Dragonboat Team. They discuss what is dragonboat racing, how to get involved, and the team's recruiting efforts.

 

9:39 minutes (8.84 MB)

The New Geopolitics of Energy

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Radiozine
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Thu, 01/15/2009

Dave DeAngelis speaks with Michael Klare about the problem with cheap oil, and why America's overreliance on petroleum is the source of all its energy problems.

Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, and is the author of "RISING POWERS, SHRINKING PLANET: The New Geopolitics of Energy." His most recent article is "Oil 2009, Be Careful What You Wish For" http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175018

28:23 minutes (25.99 MB)

Lipstick & Dipstick MC LWord final season premiere

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Hear from local authors Lipstick and Dipstick! With measured blend of guidance, wit and sincerity from the femme and the butch perspective, Lipstick & Dipstick is a punchy advice column in CURVE Magazine, the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine.

10:26 minutes (9.56 MB)

"Frankie and Johnny" with Antonio Sonera and Fertile Ground Festival with Trisha Panco

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Stage and Studio
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Thu, 01/15/2009

 Dmae Roberts talks with Antonio Sonera, director of "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" by Terrence McNally at CoHo Productions. In the second half, Trisha Panco fills us in on all the events at the Fertile Ground Festival which includes world premieres all over Portland including "Vitriol and Violets" (featured photo).  

25:38 minutes (23.47 MB)

The RNC8, Net neutrality IS the stimulus package, and FERC strikes back...

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 01/15/2009
14:30 minutes (13.28 MB)

Debate on the Role of Israel in the Gaza Crisis

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Radiozine
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Wed, 01/14/2009

On the Jan 15 Radiozine, KBOO hosts a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. First, a debate on the role of Israel in the crisis. Then, an update on what's happening there.  This is part one.  Bob Horenstein, the Communications Director of the Jewish Federation of Portland voices his support of the current Israel invasion of the Gaza strip.  He is opposed by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a former Yale University Professor, currently at Bethlehem University, and author of the book, Sharing the Land of Canaan

34:06 minutes (23.42 MB)

Update on Gaza

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Radiozine
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Wed, 01/14/2009

On the Jan 15 Radiozine, Jenka Soderberg host a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. This is part two - an update on the situation in Gaza, from Rami Almeghari in Maghazi Refugee Camp outside Gaza City.  She also speaks with Pennie Quinton in Nablus, where a 'Safe Place for Gaza' has been created to allow Palestinian factions to come together to express their support with their fellow Palestinians in Gaza.

14:43 minutes (10.11 MB)

 

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