Stopping Foreclosures in Oregon

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Sun, 02/22/2009

How can we organize against foreclosures in Oregon?   What can you do if your in danger of losing your home because of an unpayable mortgage? 

Amy Olin of ACORN talks with Bill Resnick about what is to be done. 

12:14 minutes (7 MB)

We're All Socialists Now?

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Sun, 02/22/2009

A recent Newsweek article claims that the economic crisis is forcing the nation into socialism.  But do the authors really know what socialism is?  Or are they confused?  Tom Becker explains. 

7:05 minutes (4.06 MB)

Immigration Law in Arizona

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Sun, 02/22/2009

The notorious humiliation of immigrant workers by Sherrif Joe Apaio in Arizona's Maricopa County is only part of the story of how local law enforcement is being given increased power to enforce federal immigration law.  The Old Mole's Denise Morris tallks with Elena Machuca of Jobs With Justice about these issues and about organizing for immigrant rights.  For more about the issues go here and here

11:27 minutes (6.55 MB)

Weathering the Economic Storm in Oregon

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Sun, 02/22/2009

How can Oregon protect  its neediest citizens as unemployment and home foreclosures increase and tax revenues fall? 

Michael Leachman of the Oregon Center for Public Policy talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the state government can prevent drastic cuts in services.

15:07 minutes (8.66 MB)

Minnesota Activists Move Homeless Families into Foreclosed Houses

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Evening News
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Wed, 02/18/2009
2:12 minutes (2.02 MB)

Peace Groups Rally in Downtown Portland to Support Palestine

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Evening News
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Thu, 02/19/2009
3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

Latinos Oppose Anti-Immigrant Measures in Columbia County

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Evening News
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Thu, 02/19/2009
3:44 minutes (3.42 MB)

Mustard Seed Farms

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Sun, 02/22/2009

 Bruce Silverman and Kate Welch interview farmer Dave Brown about Mustard Seed Farms.

28:03 minutes (25.69 MB)

Health and Health Care Forum: Midwifery

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 02/22/2009

Roberta Hall hosts another installment of Health and Health Care Forum. Her guest is Melissa Cheyney, academic, researcher and certified midwife, who serves on an Oregon State panel on midwifery. She discusses midwifery as a practitioner and from the perspective of evolutionary medicine.

27:56 minutes (25.57 MB)

Police tackle racial profiling...again

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Wed, 02/18/2009

People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outlines Sizer's assessment of the problem as well as steps to eliminate racial profiling by making the police bureau better reflect the community it is supposed to serve.  Jo Ann and Dave review the draft plan's strenths and weaknesses.

57:41 minutes (46.21 MB)

The Future of Communications and Work

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The Digital Divide
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Wed, 02/18/2009

This month, The Digital Divide looks at ways people are putting communications back in the hands of the community and how technology is shaping the future of how we work.

First, we speak with the Personal Telco Project, a Portland nonprofit dedicated to the idea that people should have a bigger say in how their electronic networks are operated. They began in 2000 by turning people's houses and apartments into wireless hotspots (or "nodes"), and then set about building networks in public locations such as parks and coffee shops. We'll also take a look at the failed MetroFi attempt to cover Portland and hear recent news about another wireless provider, Clearwire.

63:22 minutes (29.01 MB)

Host Ed Goldberg interviews Jonah Lehrer, author of "How We Decide".

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Radiozine
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Thu, 02/12/2009

Host Ed Goldberg interviews Jonah Lehrer, author of "How We Decide," a study of the human brain in the process of decision making.

27:16 minutes (24.97 MB)

Marty Hart-Landsberg on the economy (part 2)

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Thu, 02/19/2009

Marty Hart-Landsberg is Professor of Economics and Director of the Political Economy Program at Lewis and Clark College. His books include Marxist Perspectives on South Korea in the Global Economy, which he edited with Richard Westra and Seongjin Jeong.                                                                                 

55:48 minutes (51.09 MB)

Entrevista con ALANON, Familiares y Amigos de Alcohólicos Anónimos

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Buscando America
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Thu, 02/19/2009

Manuela, Sonia y Connie les hablan sobre los grupos de familiares y amigos de alcohólicos anónimos Alanón de Woodburn y Portland.

28:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

 

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