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Voices from the Edge on 08/12/2010

Airs at: Fri, 08/13/2010 at 12:00am
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This week Mayor Adams and other officials announced support for an "iconic" ten-lane bridge across the Columbia River. What does the community really need? Dave and JoAnne talked with members of the Third Bridge Now project about an alternative, they say relieves traffic con... Read more

Gay Rights in California and Net Neutrality in America

Airs at: Tue, 08/10/2010 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor.  (Joe Uris is _still_ on vacation, the Bum!)   Every now and then, we get one right. The 9th Circuit Court overturns California's gay marriage ban.   In a nod to outmoded notions like equality and inalienable rights, the Supreme Court overturned C... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 08/05/2010

Airs at: Thu, 08/05/2010 at 12:00am
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This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave looked at the good and bad news of the week. Topics discussed included: federal funds being made available to Oregon to address budget shortfalls and whether those dollars will reach the people who really are in need; the i... Read more

People of Purpose and Associates are doing POSITIVE Work in our community!!!

Airs at: Wed, 08/04/2010 at 12:00am
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 Hosted by Lisa Loving Today's guests are Larry Collins, Michael Harper, and Furlton Burns from POPA, People of Purpose and Associates.  Our topic is mentoring and supporting those with the greatest burdens stacked against them. This is a very positive organization, providin... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/29/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/29/2010 at 12:00am
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Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state.  It also faces some of the biggest challenges:  high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification. This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about ... Read more

Are the Wiki Leaks Afghanistan revelations this generation's Pentagon Papers?

Airs at: Tue, 07/27/2010 at 12:00am
 A leak of classified military documents about the War in Afghanistan brings up serious issues about the U.S. military's mission there, and begs a simple, direct question: Isn't it time to leave? Plus, a surprise videotaped appearance by President Obama at the Netroots Nat... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/22/2010 at 12:00am
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This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave ask the question "Are the good guys ahead?" Local progressive may be feeling a bit down over the direction of local and state politics lately. City Hall seems more disconnected than ever from the world in which most Portlan... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/15/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/15/2010 at 12:00am
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Portland City Council voted 3-2 this morning to let police unit commanders have a vote in certain cases before the new police review board.  Does this make the new board "structurally flawed" or does it increase accountability as commissioners supporting the change claim? V... Read more

Oregon State Representative Lew Frederick discusses police reform

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey interview Oregon State Representative Lew Frederick about his move for concrete police reform in the legislature and other legislative issues. CD-1866 Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/01/10

Airs at: Thu, 07/01/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Breaking trails in politics and law: A conversation with former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Betty Roberts.   Betty Roberts was a child of the Great Depression. From the Texas plains of her childhood, she went on to become a teacher, lawyer, state legislator and Oregon'... Read more