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Tuesday April 14 2009 community calendar

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
This is the community calendar for Tuesday April 14, 2009 A Portland/Multnomah Food Policy Council meeting,. a public citizen-advisory meeting about food system policy recommendations for the City of Portland and Multnomah County, will take place on Wednesday, April 15 ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 6, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 04/05/2009 at 5:00pm
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 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program features three interviews: Migrant labor and housing; Obama's war in Afghanistan; and Argentina's 1990s crisis.  Also on the show: a review of Suzanne Sterne's novel The Ghost at the Table.  To hear the whole show, click on the a... Read more

U.S. Dollar in Perilous Position

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
  The economy's looking none to healthy--China challenges U.S. dollar,  derivative exposure threatens US banks.  What will the G20 do?  The protests & arrests there continue.  As a municipal bus driver, Theresa's noticed a decrease in ridership and traffic, and an increase ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 03/29/2009 at 5:00pm
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 Hosted by Tom Becker, this show features a discussion of the politics of urban planning and its effect on the racial and ethnic geography of Portland.  We also hear a eulogy for the late labor song folklorist Archie Green; a critique of the press's treatment of the Rihanna... Read more

Urban Planning Struggles in Portland

Airs at: Sun, 03/29/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Jorge Lizárraga has a lot to say about the racial and class politics of portland "planning," which has almost always been subservient to the interests of capital, despite more recent rhetoric about participatory planning.  He is finishing a study on the influence of urban ... Read more

Community Calendar Tuesday March 31 2009

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
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KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY March 31 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009. Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization ... Read more

Concerned over Central City Concern; Also: Marching for Peace

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Central City Concern, with a $33 million annual budget and 23 buildings, is the city's biggest nonprofit landlord in downtown Portland. Some of the nonprofit's tenants, however, say their landlord has let apartment buildings fall into disrepair and disregarded tenants'deman... Read more

Soccer Fields Vs. Social Services

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Next week the Portland City Council starts to consider an $85 million proposal by Merritt Paulson to bring major league soccer to Portland. Paulson wants the city to contribute $20-$40 million of urban renewal money - funds intended to combat "urban blight" - to close the d... Read more

Soccer Fields or Social Services? The Real Cost of Urban Renewal Districts.

Next week the Portland City Council consider an $85 million proposal by Merritt Paulson to bring major league soccer to Portland. Paulson wants the city to contribute $20-$40 million of urban renewal money - funds intended to combat "urban blight" - to close the deal. Pauls... Read more