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MLK Tribute Day

Airs at: Sun, 01/18/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
A preview of today's 24th Annual Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "Keep Alive the Dream." The celebration airs live until 7:00pm when Hard Knock Radio will provide more coverage. Listen to the live audio stream here Also Yugen Rashad speaks with local people who ... Read more

The Permitted Coup

      It is the Season to  review. Review the past year and the almost past Bush administration, that is.. The media and many people I know seem eager to believe that the new Obama Administraion will bring a fundamental change to the functioning of the Federal government an... Read more

Wages in the Economic Crisis

Airs at: Sun, 01/11/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2010!  That's the proposal of well-known author and activist Holly Sklar and Let Justice Roll.  Holly talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the gap between the minimum wage and a living wage, and why raising the minimum is goo... Read more

LNG Protest in Salem

Airs at: Mon, 01/12/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Air Cascadia

Madeline Martinez of Oregon NORML

Airs at: Thu, 01/08/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Madeline Martinez of Oregon NORML about the upcoming Oregon legislative session, what to expect and how to express your views to your representatives. Read more

Shockin n Rollin

 Once again, Digby nails it. The fundamental purpose of the shock doctrine is to use crisis to push through unpopular and unjust "solutions" that favor the wealthy. We are seeing this battle take shape on several fronts. The right is working feverishly to discredit the New ... Read more

Index of leading asshattery indicators

 I love Harper's Index. For those of you not familiar with it, Harper's Index appears near the front of every edition of Harper's magazine. It presents a sort of snapshot of current affairs by way of assembling a bunch of seemingly obscure, but ultimately telling, statistic... Read more

Prospects for Health Care Change

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  How many of the problems with our health care will, and will not, be solved by what's on the table in the national health care debate that will take place in the Obama years?   Paul Gorman of  Physicians for  a National Health Care Program, and a Portland physician, talk... Read more

marriage equality, people of color and the LGBT movement

Airs at: Wed, 12/03/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
  Proposition 8 was passed this November in California. It changed the state Constitution  to restrict the definition of marriage to a union between a man and a woman and eliminated the right of same-sex couples to marry . We explore the issues of marriage equality, people o... Read more

Calls to End Prohibition of Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 12/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
This week marks the 75th anniversary of the end of Alcohol Prohibition in the U.S.  Some members of the law enforcement and legal communities are calling for the repeal of the current Prohibition on drugs. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg has more.   Read more