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Tax the Filthy Rich!!! -plus- Dateline Havana: The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Future of Cuba

Airs at: Tue, 04/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
  If the most affluent 400 Americans as of 2006 had paid as much of their incomes in taxes as the top 400 did in 1955, the federal treasury would have collected an additional $35.9 billion more in revenue in 2006 just from these 400 ultra-rich individuals. Guest Chuck Colli... Read more

Creatiing accountable immigratoin enforcement

Over 440,000 people will be detained by the U.S. government this year. Women, children, the elderly, asylum seekers, torture victims and even long-time permanent residents will be detained for months - in some cases years - awaiting a determination on their status. Many of ... Read more

Physicians for a National Health Care Program and Single Payer Options

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris speak with Dr. Michael C. Huntington of Physicians for a National Health Program about single payer options. Dr. Huntington will be one of the speakers, along with Representative Earl Blumenauer and State Senator Dr. Alan Bates, at a Healthca... Read more

Michio Kaku: Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?

Airs at: Sun, 04/12/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Theresa Mitchell interviews renowned theorietical physicist Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory, best selling author, and national radio and TV host. Kaku explores the boundaries of the real world by asking, "Could the impossibilities of today become the rea... Read more

How do we build an economy that's green AND fair?

From the White House to City Hall, everyone's talking about making the transition to a new green economy. But how do we make sure this new economy doesn't perpetuate the disparities of the old one? Can we make the shift without making things even worse for those already st... Read more

The Second Amendment: Our Rights AND Responsibilities

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2009 at 5:00pm
 Joe and Abe host a discussion of the Second Amendment. What are our rights and responsibilities?  The text reads as follows: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." ... Read more

Flirting with Disaster: Randy Leonard's Soccermania

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
City Commissioner Randy Leondard wants major league soccer in Portland. Despite a darkening economic picture, the commissioner is pushing hard to close a deal that involves using public dollars to make it happen. But some Portlanders are concerned about the use of urban ren... Read more

Bail OUT!!! Socialism for the Rich, Democracy for the Not-So-Rich...

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2009 at 5:00pm
 Abe and Joe dive into Tim Geithner's bank bailout plan, the ongoing looting of the Treasury, and the perks of membership in the ruling class.   Read more

Health and Health Care Forum

Airs at: Sun, 03/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  "Four Health Care Advocates Talk about the Oregon State Legislature."    Roberta Hall moderates a discussion with Joe Zaerr representing the Archimedes Movement, Betty Johnson representing Health Care for All Oregonand Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates, and Mike Huntington... Read more

Checking in on the Oregon Legislature

Closing the budget gap. Reviving Oregon's economy. Saving public services. These are just some of the issues Oregon lawmakers are facing this session. How is Oregon's 2009 legislature tackling these challenges? Is change in the wind in Salem? Jo Ann and Dave take a look at ... Read more