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Common Sense: Basic Rights Oregon and the Immigrant Community

Airs at: Wed, 11/04/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Talk Radio Hosted by Kayse Jama, Grassia Melendez, and Lucilene Lira From the Center for Intercultural OrganizingToday hosts Lucilene Lira and Grassia Melendez speak with Jessica Lee and Ernesto Dominguez from Basic Rights Oregon about the overlap between the ... Read more

Let's Measure Obama's Performance to date...

Airs at: Tue, 11/03/2009 at 12:00am
 Obama's grade thus far? A mixed bag.Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris Nearly a year after his election (but, in fairness, not yet a year into his first term), Barack Obama is an enigma. Thankfully, he has abandoned the rapacious aggression and naked nationalism of the Bu... Read more

Physicians Known as "Mad as Hell Doctors" Launch 20 City Tour

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A group of physicians dubbed the ‘Mad As Hell Doctors’ launched their 20-city tour of the United States today in Portland.  They’re advocating for single-payer health insurance and they plan to hold events around the country, culminating with a rally in Washington DC on Oct... Read more

Update of Cleanup of Washington State’s Nuclear Dumping Ground

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Anti-nuclear activists came together in Portland this weekend to strategize about local actions to call for nuclear abolition worldwide.Paige Knight with Hanford Watch gave an update about the cleanup of Washington state’s nuclear dumping ground: Read more

Climate Legislation Bill Goes to Senate

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
In June, the House of Representatives passed a major piece of Climate Legislation. A version of that bill was recently introduced to the Senate, here with some details is Kboo reporter, Lindsay Caron. Read more

Obama exempts Israel from tariffs on dairy products

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
In a little-publicized move, President Barack Obama has signed an executive decree that exempts the state of Israel from tariffs on dairy products.  KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more: Read more

Siren Nation's queer talent

Airs at: Tue, 10/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Out Loud
Siren Nation is a celebration of women in the arts. Out Loud focuses on the queer talent as part of the Siren Nation festival. Tonight we hear live music from The I's, and Carla interviews Natlalia Kay, Executive Director of Siren Nation. Natalia shares some queer film sugg... Read more

Common Sense Talk Radio on Employment Help for Immigrants, and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Talk Radio  Hosted by Kayse Jama, Grassia Melendez, and Lucilene Lira From the Center for Intercultural Organizing Today hosts Lucilene Lira and Grassia Melendez speak with Loretta Gallegos of the State of Oregon Employment Department, where she heads the Limi... Read more

A Rousing Discussion on our Environment and Global Warming

Airs at: Tue, 10/27/2009 at 12:00am
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris Today, Joe and Abe had more than one topic to bring to the table, but once they got started on Global Warming and the Environment, the calls came streaming in.  A caller recommended The Alliance for Democracy as good reading. Read more

Book Review: Timothy Egan and The Big Burn

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Ed Goldberg interviews writer and journalist Timothy Egan about his most recent book, "The Big Burn," a true tale of the massive forest fire that changed America. Read more