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John diLorenzo, Universal Health Care in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2010 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Today Roberta Hall interviews John diLorenzo, a Portland attorney who has developed a financing plan for universal health care in Oregon, and has worked with a bipartisan group of Oregon legislators on the plan. CD-1877 Read more

Voices from the Edge on 3/25/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spend... Read more

For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed. What's THAT mean?

Airs at: Tue, 03/23/2010 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris For better or worse, the Democrats' health care reform legislation has passed. But is it a good bill? Who benefits? Who loses? What about the public option? Will we ever get a single-payer system? How will this impact life, liberty and ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/18/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/18/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Counting Heads: What's right and what's wrong with the 2010 census Its been happening every decade since 1790. As mandated by the constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau determines the population of the nation, the results used to allocate congressional seats, electoral votes ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/11/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The appointment of Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler as state treasurer last Tuesday churned county and state political waters this week. Wheeler, appointed by Governor Kulongoski to fill the vacancy created by State Treasurer Ben Westlund's death, is now better positioned... Read more

SB 1032, written to protect our Children from BPA, has been rejected...

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Host Erik Jorgensen speaks with Jen Coleman from the Oregon Environmental Council about the recent rejection of SB 1032 by the Oregon Senate. In mid-February the Oregon Senate rejected a bill that would have protected Oregon’s children from exposure to bisphenol A (BPA).... Read more

Political Perspectives on 03/10/10

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2010 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Host Crystal Leighty interviews Eric Mwarabu, an intern from Tanzania who is working to increase awareness of Walk for Water on Sunday, March 21, 2010. Drawing attention to the plight of millions of people whose access to safe drinking water is severely limited, Walk for Wa... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/04/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
One month after Portland police officer Ronald Frashour fatally shot Aaron Campbell, the Portland City Council is still struggling with growing community anger over the unarmed man's death. Demonstrations, a high profile visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson - as well as an upcoming ... Read more

Stephen Vladeck: Free Speech, Peacemakers and the Supreme Court

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Stephen Vladeck, Professor at Washington College of Law, American University, about "Free Speech, Peacemakers and the Supreme Court." On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Supreme Court heard a one hour oral argument for Holder v. Humanit... Read more

March 1 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Bill Resnick, this show focuses on the healthcare debate, Shutter Island, a movie about mental health (among other things), and features the music of the late Alistair Hulett.For information about our theme music and our graphics, go to our main page. You can fol... Read more