Political Perspectives

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News and views on current politics.

Every Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.


Different hosts each week bring a variety of guests and topics.

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“The Numbers,” Portland’s Forgotten East Side

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  This Live episode of Profiles explores the history of East Portland, as well as the impact of the current gentrification process on communities of color in "the Numbers" and highlights the creative efforts of residents to foster East Portland as a place where neighborhoo... Read more

Richard Wolff on "Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown"

Airs at: Wed, 07/20/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Host Per Fagereng interviews professor and author Richard Wolff about his new book "Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown." Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Visiting Professor at th... Read more

Community Conversations on Police Killings in Louisiana and Minnesota and a Look at New Technology for Police Weapons

Airs at: Wed, 07/13/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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From the series Sprouts a program with excerpts from community conversations in Minneapolis and Baton Rouge on the police killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. From the series Project Censored researcher Loan Le looks at U-S police forces, who will soon be add... Read more

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