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Home loan modifications rife with scams and difficulties

Airs at: Sun, 05/03/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The home foreclosure crisis has created a booming industry of firms promising to stop foreclosure. A growing number are flat out scams. To counter the predators, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services held a home preservation event at the Memorial Coliseum ... Read more

Rinku Sen: Race and Obama's first 100 days

Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President ... Read more

Janet Hollaway Africa

Airs at: Sun, 04/26/2009 at 5:00pm
MAY 13, 1985 BOMBING AND FIRE - Lt. Frank Powell prepares to drop the Bomb on innocent human beings! The Bomb - A Bomb that Killed - Murdered Women, Men and Children!  Janet Hollaway Africa is a member of the "back to nature group" MOVE. She and others were imprisoned wit... Read more

Local Effects of the Housing Crisis

Airs at: Sun, 04/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod look at the housing crisis and how it is affecting the local area. Their guests are Michael Anderson of the Community Development Network and Oregon Opportunity Network and Reverend Renee Ward, a local activist and minister who has orga... Read more

Michio Kaku: Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?

Airs at: Sun, 04/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Theresa Mitchell interviews renowned theorietical physicist Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory, best selling author, and national radio and TV host. Kaku explores the boundaries of the real world by asking, "Could the impossibilities of today become the rea... Read more

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
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 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
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 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