Too Much Information with Abe and Traci

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Airs at: Tue, 05/31/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Tales from the crypto

Airs at: Tue, 05/24/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Thus far, progressive candidates are coming up big in the midterm primaries all over the country. What does it bode for November, and for the larger project of progressivism? Also -- it seems that new-fangled digital blockchain currencies are subject to wildly volatile pric... Read more

The new manifesto

Airs at: Tue, 05/17/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
This weekend, a white nationalist opened fire in a Buffalo, N.Y. grocery store, killing 10 people and injuring three others -- almost all of them black. His motive, as outlined in the now-ubiquitous online manifesto? The great replacement theory, which you can hear about ea... Read more

Top of the charts

Airs at: Tue, 05/10/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Portland's Charter Review Commission has completed its every-ten-years analysis of our city's form of government, and has referred a set of recommendations to voters. Just what will be on the ballot? A massive overhaul of how things are done in the Rose City. Commission mem... Read more

Tuckered out

Airs at: Tue, 05/03/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
A New York Times series digs deep into how Fox News' Tucker Carlson has played on white grievance and nationalism to turn his Fox News show into the most successful on cable TV -- and into a threat to democracy that we're only beginning to understand. Traci and Abe take you... Read more

Tw*tter

Airs at: Tue, 04/26/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Elon Musk has put together a $47 billion bid -- yes, you read that correctly -- to purchase Twitter and take the social media corporation private. While the sample size for billionaires owning social media companies is admittedly small, the outcomes have been universally ba... Read more

Don’t shoot

Airs at: Tue, 04/19/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
2021 saw record levels of gun violence in Portland. 2022 is on pace to eclipse that ignominious mark. What's going on? The pandemic? The polarizaion? The whiteness? All of the above? Traci takes your calls. Read more

The inflatables

Airs at: Tue, 04/12/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
You've probably heard a great deal about inflation -- and you've probably noticed it, too. But here's what you need to know: Why are corporations raising their prices? Because they can. Traci and Abe take your calls. Read more

The war question

Airs at: Tue, 04/05/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The war in Ukraine grinds on, with news of Russian atrocities toward civilians drawing worldwide condemnation. But what does it mean for us, the citizens of a nation with a long and bloody imperialist history, when another country gets up to the same thing? Traci and Abe ta... Read more

Too Much Information with Abe and Traci on 03/29/22

Airs at: Tue, 03/29/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The beclowning

Airs at: Tue, 03/22/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
This week's installment of Too Much Information is about the Senate hearings of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson -- which were aptly summed up by Elie Mystal of The Nation: "... for the first time in history, a black woman will start the advice and consent proces... Read more