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Rent speculation and the selling (off) of Portland, with guest Jonathan Ogden

Airs at: Wed, 01/23/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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What if Trump declares a state of emergency? Elizabeth Goitein organizes D.C. symposium and talks with KBOO

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Elizabeth Goitein, Co-Director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice (NYU School of Law), recently wrote an article for The Atlantic, "What the President Could Do If He Declares a State of Emergency." It lays out in grim detail... Read more

A critical look at Elizabeth Warren, with Jacqueline Keeler and Jenni Monet (Laguna Pueblo)

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    As Elizabeth Warren steps up her run for the presidency in 2020, questions continue over her claims to Native ancestry and how she has handled the controversy. But as undisputed Native journalists, leaders and spokespeople continue to be called upon to weigh in on the... Read more

"Dialogues With Madwomen" film showing; interview with director Allie Light

Airs at: Wed, 01/02/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Opening song: Dory Previn, Twenty-Mile Zone  Host Paul Roland talks with Allie Light about her 1994 Emmy-award winning flim, "Dialogues with Madwomen," which features seven women, including the filmmaker, describing their experiences with madness and recovery. It is a r... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio on 12/26/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/26/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Capitalism vs. the climate?

Airs at: Wed, 12/19/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Articles and books discussed or mentioned on today's program (or otherwise relevant): Interview with Simon Pirani, whose new book is Burning Up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption: https://truthout.org/articles/until-we-confront-capitalism-we-will-not-solve-... Read more

Bears Ears, Chaco Canyon and BLM Lease Auctions with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:30am
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  A year after Trump reduced the size of the Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent, the BLM has been auctioning off oil and gas leases near sacred sites like Bears Ears and Chaco Canyon. An update from Jacqueline Keeler, editor of Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio on 12/12/18

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Major breakthrough in electroshock lawsuit; come celebrate Wednesday at Rethinking Psychiatry event

Airs at: Wed, 12/05/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Join host Paul Roland and his guest by phone Michael Sturman as they talk about the landmark anti-electroshock lawsuit settled recently in California in favor of injured ECT (Electro-Convulsive Therapy) patients. As leading anti-psychiatric abuse advocate Peter Breggin e... Read more

Extinction Rebellion

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    A series of large protests this month have blocked bridges, attempted to obstruct Parliament and generally disrupt life-as-usual in the United Kingdom, as part of "Extinction Rebellion," a new, more in-your-face phase of the climate movement. Our guest, George Barda, ... Read more