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Democracy Now Special Hour 2 of Convention Coverage
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Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

Every Thursday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am
About the program …Community dialogue is important. Voices from the Edge lends a KBOO microphone to informed guests you might not hear anywhere else. With an hour to invest, the call-in format engages listeners in meaningful conversations about crucial issues like racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels. Join lively discussions about concerns that are important to you and our community. Together we’ll make Oregon and our nation a better place for a larger number of those living here.About the host …Jo Ann Hardesty is Principal Partner at Consult Hardesty. She serves as a subject matter expert on a myriad of issues and is available as a speaker, facilitator and campaign planner. A long-time voice for Portland's under-represented communities and a leader in the struggle against racial and economic injustice, Jo Ann was three times elected to the Oregon legislature and for many years Executive Director of Oregon Action. She’s been called on by the City of Portland to help re-write the City Charter and organizes those on the downside of power to pursue their interests from the local to the federal level. She is particularly committed to leadership development and in holding those in power accountable.Join the conversation …Join the conversation every Thursday morning from 8-9 a.m. by calling 503-231-8187. Keep the conversation going after the program at our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge.Engineering: Steve Nassar 

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Democracy Now Special Hour 2 of Convention Coverage

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Democracy Now! will expand to two daily hour broadcasts during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Amy Goodman and the Democracy Now! crew will travel to Cleveland and Philadelphia to report from the streets, to the suites, to the convention floor. V... Read more

Democracy Now Special Hour 2 of Convention Coverage

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Democracy Now! will expand to two daily hour broadcasts during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Amy Goodman and the Democracy Now! crew will travel to Cleveland and Philadelphia to report from the streets, to the suites, to the convention floor. V... Read more

Nick Licata on "Becoming A Citizen Activist - Stories, Strategies and Advice for Changing Our World"

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with Nick Licata, who was an 18-year Seattle city councilmember. His election in 2013 broke all previous records for the highest votes received citywide for a city councilmember in a contested race. They discuss his book "Becoming A Citizen Activ... Read more

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