Legislation

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Labor and the Auto Bailout

Airs at: Wed, 11/12/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The US Congress is considering a bailout of the top three car manufacturers in the U.S. - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. While some unions favor the bailout as a way to save their jobs, others have called for this crisis to be turned into a real opportunity for change in... Read more

Economic Crisis

Airs at: Tue, 11/11/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
This morning US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced that some of the massive bailout package could be used to help consumers. In his remarks, Paulson acknowledged that the bailout hasn’t delivered what he promised, when he asked Congress for the money last month. He t... Read more

The 14th Amendment, Marriage, and Sexual Identity

Airs at: Mon, 11/17/2008 at 4:00pm
 Joe Uris hosts. The 14th amendment requires states to provide equal protection under the law to all persons. Does that include marriage? Gay marriage? What is marriage? What should the rules be? What are the rights of conservatives? Call in with your opinion.   Read more

Rallies for Gay Marriage in 300+ US cities Sat 11/15

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in rallies around the country! And a huge thank you to all of our straight-allies who are now stepping forward in solidarity with us! What can YOU DO today to make a difference? Talk to your neighbors, talk to your family, talk to your... Read more

Sat 11/15 National Rally against Prop 8 - Oregon details

Message from the Democratic Party of Oregon, LGBTQ caucus: November 4th election night has come and passed.  As Democrats, as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Oregonians and Americans we have much to celebrate. We elected the first African-American President of the United... Read more

National Rally Against Prop 8 Sat 11/15 in PDX

We're presented with a rare opportunity to be a positive force in the history of our country, to stand in solidarity with a minority group fighting for its civil rights.  On Saturday, November 15th, protestors will gather in cities across the country to speak out against th... Read more

Welfare Deform and Domestic Violence

Airs at: Sun, 10/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Since the so-called "welfare reform" bill was passed during the Clinton administration, the problem of welfare has dropped from public view.  Old Mole Sudarat Musikawong interviews Priya Kandaswamy, Professor of Women's Studies at Portland State University about how the dif... Read more

Joe & Abe - Oct 14

Airs at: Mon, 10/13/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cuss and discuss the latest election news and coverage, including a run-down of the various Oregon Ballot Measures.  The cops are tracking your car's location with high tech cameras that log when and where your license plates appear.  Be awar... Read more

Election Integrity - the problem for Oregon, the problem for America - Part 2

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2008 at 5:00pm
  Chapter 1: Interview with Beth Peterson, Executive Director of Oregon Voter Rights Coalition Chapter 2: Readings from Richard Hayes Philips "Witness to a Crime", Conclusions Read more

Election Integrity - the problem for Oregon, the problem for America - Part 1

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Chapter 1: Why Oregon has a problem desoite its paper ballots. Chapter 2: Interview with Tim Scott, Director of Multnomah County Elections Chapter 3: Commentary  on  Multnomah County Election process Chapter 4: Mark Crispin Miller's 12-Step Program to Save American Democracy   Read more