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Voices from the Edge: Open Mic

Airs at: Thu, 12/17/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Voices from the Edge host Dave Mazza invited listeners to lead the conversation on issues they felt important. Among the topics discussed were the U.S.'s failure to support strong carbon reduction goals at the Copenhagen conference, the ongoing environmental threats of LNG ... Read more

The Portland Plan - Strategic Long Range Planning

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Host Erik Jorgensen leads a discussion of the Portland Plan, the strategic plan for the city's next 25 years. The focus will be the community response to the Phase I workshops.  Joining Erik will be Steve Dotterrer, Chief Planner, and Joe Zehnder, Principal Planner for the... Read more

Chuck Sheketoff of the Oregon Center for Public Policy talks about Ballot Measures 66 and 67

Airs at: Tue, 12/15/2009 at 12:00am
 Chuck Sheketoff of the Oregon Center for Public Policy talks about Ballot Measures 66 and 67  Hosted by:  Joe Uris (Abe Proctor is off today)     Chuck Sheketoff of the Oregon Center for Public Policy joins Abe and Joe to talk about Ballot Measures 66 & 67, both of whi... Read more

Dr. Don Thieman on the Health Care Industry

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
 KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld speaks with Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. Thieman is now a medical director for CareOregon, which administers the Oregon Health Plan. With a front row seat to some of healthcare’s toughes... Read more

Voices from the Edge: What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 d... Read more

Current events in the queer community

Airs at: Tue, 12/08/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Out Loud
Tis the season for holiday music. We start the show with 2 songs from Venus Envy: Rhonda the Lesbo Reindeer and I'll be a Homo for Christmas. Carla & Laura Calvo discuss current news stories and events, and Jacob Anderson-Minshall talks about next week's Gender Blender. Laur... Read more

Dianne Riley from the Coalition for a Livable Future on Race, Class, and Urban Planning

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Lisa Loving hosts a discussion about race, class and urban planning. Her guest is Dianne Riley of the Coalition for a Livable Future, talking about recent trends toward “racial isolation” in area schools and neighborhoods. Gentrification, segregated schools, poverty – do w... Read more

Climate Change, Copenhagen, and an (almost) World Editorial

Airs at: Tue, 12/08/2009 at 12:00am
 As the Copenhagen talks begin, Abe and Joe talk climate change.  Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris   As the Copenhagen Climate Conference gets under way, the lack of commitment from the United States to taking any concrete steps toward abating climate change looms larg... Read more

Voices from the Edge: The Portland Police Association

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Jo Ann and Dave talked about the recent demonstration by the Portland Police Association, in which the association expressed a vote of no confidence in Chief Sizer and Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman following the latter's decision to suspend Officer Chris Humphreys fo... Read more

Shalom Portland 12/04/09 - Religious Freedom, Seperation of Church and State, and J Street Conf.

Airs at: Fri, 12/04/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Shalom Portland
The Ban Prohibiting Public School Teachers from Wearing Religious Dress: A Denial of Religious Freedom or Preservation of the Separation of Church and State? ACLU attorney Charles F. Hinkle and Willamette University law professor Steven K. Green Tension between the Free E... Read more