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Goldman Sachs lives high on the taxpayer dole

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2009 at 5:00pm
 Goldman Sachs lives high on the taxpayer dole  Hosted by: Abe Proctor  (Joe Uris is on vacation)   Abe digs in to a smokin' hot piece in Rolling Stone by Matt Taibbi, about how Goldman Sachs -- and a who's-who cast of Goldman alumni -- has for years engineered speculativ... Read more

The Death of Labor Law Reform, or Why the Democrats are So Pathetic and Meaningful Reform is Dead

 Bill Resnick for The Old Mole Variety Hour    Why are the Congressional Democrats so weak and afraid? Why did they refuse to consider universal single payer health care, also called Medicare for All? Why last week did card check union organization die in the Congress? The ... Read more

The July 20 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Hosted by Frann Michel (pictured here), this program deals with Israel-Palestine, a better way to think about taxes, a movie about walled-in globalization, and why the Democrats are not doing what we elected them to do.     For information about our theme music and our gr... Read more

What's Really Wrong With the Democrats

Airs at: Sun, 07/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 In this illuminating commentary, Bill Resnick explains the real reasons why the Democrats won't legislate real reform.  Case in point: their failure to include the card-check provision in the Employee Free Choice Act.  The problem is much deeper than  campaign contribution... Read more

Judith Arcana

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Jennifer Kemp speaks with activist and author Judith Arcana about reproductive rights in the United States, before Roe v. Wade and now. Also, hear Judith read some of her poetry! Read more

Portland Central American Solidarity Committee

Airs at: Tue, 07/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 This morning on Guest Host Trillium Shannon speaks with members of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC), about the history of solidarity work, current events and trends in Latin America, and how local communities are responding.  Live, in the studio w... 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

Robert Gourley on the history of Company-Provided Health Care

Airs at: Sun, 07/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 Health and Health Care Forum  Hosted by Roberta Hall Today, Roberta talks to Robert Gourley about the history of our unique, Company-Provided Health Care System. Read more

Community Calendar - Tuesday July 14th 2009

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 14th 2009 This is Paula with the community calendar for Tuesday, July 14th 2009. Learn Portland's great bikeways this summer. Join Portland By Cycle Ride: Waterfront Ride today at 6 pm. Meet at Wallace Park, located at NW 26th and Pettygr... 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