Disability

Cuz, y'know, it helps me think

August 17, 2009 So, apparently public debate about health care is ... intimidating somehow, because more and more folks are showing up to town hall meetings with guns. From the Arizona Republic: A man, who decided not to give his name, was walking around the pro-health care... Read more

Featuring Terry Dorn, author of The Cross and the Psychiatrist

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Terry Dorn, author of The Cross and the Psychiatrist.  They discuss his life and his self help book for people with mental illness.  Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/09

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being hel... Read more

The Secret Surveillance Program, and the Health Care Bill

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris   Joe Uris is still on Summer Vacation.  Today, Abe takes a look at the breaking story of the Bush-era "surveillance program" that Cheney ordered the CIA to keep secret from Congress. That would be Vice-president Cheney, who has Const... Read more

Is health care reform in critical condition?

Airs at: Wed, 07/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Over 75 percent of Americans want health care reform according to a new Pew Research poll. President Obama remains committed to reforming our health care system this year. But as Congress struggles to craft legislation, the voice of concerned voters is getting drowned out b... Read more

Interview with Ray Reynolds from the Vancouver Police Department's Community Resource Team

Airs at: Sun, 07/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
 Host Paul Van Dyck talks with Ray Reynolds of the Vancouver Police Department's Community Resource Team.    Read more

Clackamas county cops cleared after killing mentally-ill man

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A Clackamas County grand jury has cleared two police officers involved in the killing of a mentally-ill man in Milwaukie last week. Read more

Movie Moles: "Soloist"

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., is a story about mental illness, genius, friendship, and self-determination.  Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken analyze the film's strengths and limitations.   Read more

Our Legislature might CLOSE the Oregon State School for the Blind!!!

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Art Stevenson, president of the Oregon chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, about the Oregon State School for the Blind and the bill in the Oregon Legislature that would close the school by September 1st and sell the Salem campus. Read more

School for the Blind Closing

Airs at: Sun, 05/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A measure has been introduced into the Oregon State Legislature which would close the Oregon School for the Blind. Sara fay Goldman spoke with Art Stevenson, President of the National Federation of the Blind of Oregon about the importance of the upcoming vote. Read more