May Day!

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 04/30/2009
12:39 minutes (11.59 MB)

Minal Hajratwala's Angry APA Minute

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APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 04/30/2009

Minal Hajratwala sounds off about her experiences with the recent Amazon.com censorship of LGBTQ titles and content.

4:07 minutes (3.78 MB)

Interview with Kent Wong from UCLA's Center for Labor Research and Education

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APA Compass
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Thu, 04/30/2009

Priya Kandaswamy's live interview with Kent Wong for APA Compass' May Day Special, discussing current labor issues facing Asian Pacific Americans.

12:59 minutes (11.89 MB)

Interview with Joyce Yang from KIWA

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APA Compass
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Thu, 04/30/2009

Elaine Cha interviews Joyce Yang from the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance about her experiences becoming an organizer and KIWA's current campaigns and planned activities for May Day

9:24 minutes (8.61 MB)

Interview with Bethany Leal from MIWON

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APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 04/30/2009

Sudarat Musikawong talks with Bethany Leal about Multiethnic Immigrant Workers Organizing Network about their latest activities and planned actions for May Day

12:01 minutes (11 MB)

3rd Annual Gorge Artists Open Studios--Sat & Sun, May 2-3

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Radiozine
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Tue, 04/28/2009

John Maher, an organizer with the 3rd Annual Gorge Artists Open Studios, talks about their event on Saturday and Sunday May 2nd and 3rd. The tour is an opportunity to meet artists and learn how and why the make their art. The tour includes photographers, painters, sculptors, fabric artists, woodworkers, guitar guilders and jewelers from Stevenson to Goldendale.

7:05 minutes (3.25 MB)

Jeff Goodell Calls for Rethinking "Big Coal" in Sierra Club's 'Beyond Coal' Campaign in Oregon & U.S.

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Radiozine
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Tue, 04/28/2009

Jeff Goodell, author of "Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future" and contributing editor at "Rolling Stone" discusses the importance of ending America's overreliance on coal-fired power.

20:26 minutes (9.36 MB)

Author T.C. Boyle: "The Women" -- Frank Lloyd Wright's Wives & Lovers

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Between the Covers
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Wed, 04/29/2009

Host Jim Schumock speaks with T.C. Boyle, author of 20 books of fiction. His latest is The Women, a novel about the wives and lovers of Frank Lloyd Wright. Boyle is the author of twenty books of fiction, including, most recently, After the Plague (2001), Drop City (2003), The Inner Circle (2004), Tooth and Claw (2005), The Human Fly (2005), Talk Talk (2006), and The Women (2009).

 

27:03 minutes (12.39 MB)

Mike Ruppert: "A Presidential Energy Policy"

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Wed, 04/29/2009

Per Fagereng speaks with writer and peak oil researcher Mike Ruppert, whose latest book is "A Presidential Energy Policy" which will be published on May Day.

30:24 minutes (13.92 MB)

Swine Flu and the Potential for Pandemic

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Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 04/29/2009

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Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" discusses Swine Flu --  potential for pandemic? 

26:33 minutes (12.16 MB)

A new study shows that courts across the country are overburdend

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Evening News
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Mon, 04/27/2009

A new study is painting a bleak picture of American Misdemeanor courts.
The study shows that courts across the country are overburdened, and that defendants’ rights to due process are being violated.
Locally, though, Multnomah County seems to be bucking the trend with its innovative Community Courts.
 

3:55 minutes (3.59 MB)

A new idea that could make greener buildings is introduced

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Evening News
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Mon, 04/27/2009

The biggest energy users in America are not cars and trucks - they're buildings.
Buildings use about forty percent of the nation's energy.
In 2000, the US Green Building Council introduced a program to certify "green" buildings, called LEED.
That stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
A new version of the LEED standards was released yesrterday.
 But as the environment report’s Samara Freemark found, some critics see serious flaws in the program.

3:18 minutes (3.02 MB)

A small Texas municpality is trying to overturn a key provision of the 1965 voting rights act

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Evening News
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Sun, 04/26/2009

This Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a small Texas municipality that is trying to overturn a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
The provision requires certain jurisdictions with a history of racial discrimination to ask the federal government for permission before changing their voting laws.
According to Laughlin McDonald, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union that is intervening in the case, this is not the first time that a southern district has challenged the provision

0:57 minutes (891.06 KB)

Portland City Council plans to extend sit-lie ordinance

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 04/26/2009

Advocates for the homeless in the city of Portland have put out a call for support around this coming Wednesday’s city council vote to extend the sit-lie ordinance for another three months.

4:03 minutes (3.71 MB)

 

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