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Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Today, Scott Forrester's guests are Rick Lovely, Manager of the Gray's Harbor Public Utility District (www.ghpud.org), and Fergus Pylon, former manager of the Columbia River PUD (www.crpud.net). They will discuss "Electric Democracy", Democratic principals applied to elect... Read more

Health Disparities in Minority Populations

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Today's guests are Graham Haramein, Co-chair of the Diversity and Quality Team and Manager of HIV Care Services at the Multnomah County Health Department, and Shad Alexander, a therapist at the Quest Center for Integrative Health (www.projectquest.org). Dr. David Naimon ho... Read more

City Council Plan for Increased Community Involvement

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The Portland City Council today approved a report outlining a five-year plan for increased community involvement. C.C. Oglee-Noel spoke at today's City Council meeting on the process of putting together the plan.  Here's an excerpt.  Read more

Briana Waters Case at Uof W Goes to Trial

Airs at: Thu, 02/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today, the three- week trial of Briana Waters was sent to the jury. The  Evergreen College graduate was charged with participating in the  Earth Liberation Front Arson of the University of Washington Urban Horticulture Center . Reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund has the story.  Read more

Locus Focus with David Cole on Why America is Losing The War On Terror

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Today on Locus Focus, Barbara Bernstein talks with David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Co-Author, Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (TheNewPress.com); Legal Affairs Correspondent, The Nation; Co-Chair, Liberty and Security Initi... Read more

Dan Handelman and Portland CopWatch

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2008 at 4:00pm
Abe Proctor and Joe Uris interview local activist Dan Handelman from Portland Copwatch (www.portlandcopwatch.org) They discuss Portland's Independent Police Review Division (www.PortlandOnLine.com/Auditor) and it's "Wolf Guarding the Hen House" structure. You can watch th... Read more

Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2008 at 4:00pm
Crystal Leighty interviews David Wann, co-author of Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic. (Berrett-Koehler Publishers) He’ll discuss his new book Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle.”  (St. Martin's Griffin) Read more

Health Care Forum

Airs at: Sun, 02/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Today we hear an installment of "Health...and Health Care Forum" from Oregon’s Willamette Valley KBOO contingent.  Host Roberta Hall speaks with Shelley Reese, an emergency room nurse, about her personal experience with healthcare and some general issues about healthcare re... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Warrentless wiretapping case

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Warrantless wiretapping by the National Security agency under President Bush has been in the national news a lot lately. An Oregon case in Federal District Court could help put a stop to it.Kboo’s News feature Civil Liberties Watch brings us the story. Read more

Author Patrice McDermott on Public Access to Government Information

Airs at: Thu, 01/31/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Scott Forrester interviews Patrice McDermott about her book, Who Needs to Know? - The State of Public Access to Federal Government Information. The book looks at the controls that have been imposed on public access in a variety of arenas. Read more