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Looking beyond the rhetoric: the arguments for (and against) Measures 66 & 67

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
On January 26, Oregonians will be asked to decide how the latest chapter in the state's long-running tax wars will turn out. Opponents of two tax increases approved by the legislature in 2009 succeeded in collecting enough signatures for a referendum on what are now Measure... Read more

January 11, 2010 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this show discusses Oregon tax measures with Steve Novick; the blockbuster movie "Avatar," making the power grid democratic, and the latest in political rap music.  For information about our theme music and our graphics, go to our main page. ... Read more

Political Hip Hop

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Radical musicologist Brad Duncan talks with Bill Resnick about the political rap artists The Welfare Poets,  Chosan, and Black Skeptik.   We hear samples of their music followed by a discussion of  their music as the poetry and the politics of everyday life.  Here are links... Read more

Portland to hold march for Gaza Sat. Jan. 9th

Airs at: Fri, 01/08/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
British Parliament Member George Galloway has been deported and banned from entering Egypt, after successfully leading a humanitarian aid caravan into the Gaza Strip. Galloway’s ‘Viva Palestina’ convoy faced a number of obstacles while trying to bring over two hundred vehic... Read more

Muddy Waters Community House trying to keep from closing

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
 Muddy waters community house an employee owned organization says it will close at the end of this week unless it can come up with $10,000 to pay its bills.Every night this week from 5 pm til 10 pm they will be holding events to raise the necessary funds in order to continu... Read more

Portland Plan Part One

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for The Underground
The Portland Plan will be our City’s strategic plan for the next 25 years, ensuring that Portland is a thriving and sustainable city and our people are prosperous, healthy and educated.Youth Collective Members Zoe and Garrett attended the Portland Plan meeting. Part 1 – Zoe... Read more

Lakota Nation: Two Years of Secession

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
December 21, 2009  marks the second anniversary of the announcement that  the Lakotah Nation was unilaterally withdrawing from treaties they signed with the federal government of the United States. Garry Rowland from Wounded Knee was one of the delegates that made the trip ... Read more

Max Rameau and the Take Back The Land Movement

Airs at: Wed, 11/18/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
 Max Rameau  is the founder of the Miami-based organization Take Back the Land. In 2006, the organization seized control of a vacant lot and built a shantytown called Umoja Village. Take Back the Land then began a campaign of taking over bank-owned foreclosed homes and movi... Read more

The Portland Plan - Strategic Long Range Planning

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Host Erik Jorgensen leads a discussion of the Portland Plan, the strategic plan for the city's next 25 years. The focus will be the community response to the Phase I workshops.  Joining Erik will be Steve Dotterrer, Chief Planner, and Joe Zehnder, Principal Planner for the... Read more

Voices from the Edge: What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 d... Read more