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Voices from the Edge 03-31-11 Sex Trafficking

Airs at: Thu, 03/31/2011 at 12:00am
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  How do we solve Oregon's sex-trafficking problem? Portland holds the dubious distinction of being considered a regional and national sex-trafficking hub. Although Oregon does not track the number of youth involved in prostitution, law enforcement and social service age... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-24-11 Oregon Legislature

Airs at: Thu, 03/24/2011 at 12:00am
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This week, Jo Ann and Dave give us updates on what's happening in the Oregon Legislature.  Jo Ann Bowman is a former state legislator, former executive director of Oregon Action, and a long-time leader in the struggle for racial and economic justice. Dave Mazzais a free... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-17-11 A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2011 at 12:00am
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  A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts Kevin Mannix promised voters in 1994 that his Ballot Measure 11 establishing minimum mandatory sentences would create certainty in Oregon's criminal justice system. While the measure tripled the state's prison populatio... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-10-11 Wray Harris

Airs at: Thu, 03/10/2011 at 12:00am
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How's the war economy working for you? That's the question many Americans will be asking on March 19, the eighth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. U.S. policymakers have little to show for eight years of fighting in Iraq and nine years of war in Afghanistan other t... Read more

Bus Riders Unite!

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2011 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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On this show, you'll hear interviews with organizers and community members who are working to make public transit affordable and equitable.  They are part of an inspiring movement for social and environmental justice. First, we bring you an interview with Esperanza Martinez ... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-03-11 True Crime: Fact and Fiction about Oregon's Crime Rate

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2011 at 12:00am
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  True Crime: Fact and Fiction about Oregon's Crime Rate Turn on the local news and most likely the lead story will be about crime. Its the rare elected official who won't suggest crime is overwhelming our public safety resources. Its little wonder that the maj... Read more

Voices from the Edge 02-17-11

Airs at: Thu, 02/17/2011 at 12:00am
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Jo Ann and Dave talked about the Metro Council seat, the federal public media funding, Joint Terrorism Task Force, and other current Portland Topics.   Open Lines with KBOO listeners. The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion... Read more

Voices from the Edge 02-03-2011

Airs at: Thu, 02/03/2011 at 12:00am
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Historic agreement or hollow victory? The city's $5 million contract with the Portland Police Bureau Portland City Council ratified a three-year, $5 million contract with the Portland Policy Association this week. Mayor Sam Adams says "These are the most aggressive reforms... Read more

Voices from the Edge 01/27/11 Journalist Reese Erlich

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2011 at 12:00am
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The man who talked with terrorists: an interview with journalist Reese Erlich Ten years after George Bush launched his War on Terror, what most Americans know about our "enemies" in this war is what the Pentagon and State Department has told them. Veteran journalist Reese E... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 01-20-11 Guest Jim Middaugh from Metro

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2011 at 12:00am
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div { margin: 0px; } What's the future of public participation? A with Jim Middaugh about Opt In and other strategies for a more engaged community Oregonians like to think of themselves as actively involved citizens. Even though Oregonians tend to turn out for election... Read more