Corporations

Monsanto Dreams

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2015 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/04/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
It seems there’s been nothing but bad news in America lately. The death of Sandra Bland in a Texas jail, the House passing a bill that prohibits the labeling of GMO foods. However, what most of us consider bad news can, for a select few, be the stuff dreams are made of. Wr... Read more

Smart ALEC Oregon: Public Employees

Airs at: Thu, 07/31/2014 at 5:00pm
Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
Originally aired July 31, 2014 The fourth piece focuses on how ALEC’s Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force drafted model bills that attacked public employees, their pensions and their right to unionize as well as threatened to privatize many public servi... Read more

Smart ALEC Oregon: School Privatization

Airs at: Mon, 07/07/2014 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
Originally aired July 7, 2014 The third piece examines how ALEC, through it’s Education Task Force, works with ALEC members in state legislatures to privatize, defund or dismantle public schools through charter schools, voucher programs and tuition tax credits.  In Oregon,... Read more

Smart ALEC Oregon

Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
  KBOO received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to do an investigation on the influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, in Oregon. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 charitable organization t... Read more

ALEC Influence on Immigration-related legislation in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 08/20/2014 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Smart ALEC Oregon
Originally aired August 20. 2014 The fifth piece looks at three of ALEC’s task forces; Civil Justice, Public Safety and Elections, and the Justice Performance Project and how together, these task forces have compelled ALEC supporters in the Oregon legislature to introduce ... Read more

Michael Hudson looks at lender fraud, corruption

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2011 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Host Per Fagereng interviews Michael Hudson, Staff Writer at iWatch News about the legacy of corruption that still plagues Bank of America and a pattern of fraud at Countrywide Financial Corp., once the nation’s largest mortgage lender. Michael Hudson covers business and ... Read more

"Railroaded:The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America," historian Richard White

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
 Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America "Bundled securities...phony annual reports...bribed politicians...a crashed economy. These familiar-sounding conditions are just part of the legacy of the men who built the 19th century transcontinental ... Read more

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/26/10

Airs at: Fri, 11/26/2010 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Ellen Brown on The Financial Hijacking of America — How and why to escape the web of debt This is a talk about the trillion dollar bailout of the too large to fail banks and how it relates to the underlying crisis caused by the private control of the US — and soon the worl... Read more

Whistleblower Jesselyn Radack Blows her Whistle

Airs at: Wed, 11/10/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Hosted by Lisa Loving. Today's guest is Whistleblower, Jesselyn Radack, from the Government Accountability Project, in to talk about Blowing Whistles on Corruption and Corporate Control of our Government. CD-2079   Read more

Evening News on 12/14/09

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director at Regence Bluecross Blueshield of Oregon says people have nothing to fear in the current push to reform healthcare. By and large those in government have our interests at heart much more than people in the insurance industry, he s... Read more