Transportation

Yves Engler on "Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay"

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Yves Engler, co-author of Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay spoke at Laughing Horse Books on June 21st. He and his co-author Bianca Mugyenyi documented an anthropolicical tour of the land of Homo Automomotivis and argue f... Read more

Voices From Edge 06-16-11 RANTS Edition!

Airs at: Thu, 06/16/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
This week's "Rant" edition topics included Commissioner Fish's response to the housing audit, the attempt by the legislature to make it easier to conceal campaign contributions and money spent on the Columbia River Crossing and more.  Listeners joined the conversation with ... Read more

A Common Sense Alternative to the Columbia River Crossing

Airs at: Tue, 05/10/2011 at 12:00am
Hosted by Joe Uris, with Abe Proctor in absentia. It's the spring membership drive! Joe discusses the latest iteration in the long-running debate on a new bridge over the Columbia River. But really, it's all about the ducats. C'mon, now. If you're not yet a member of KBOO, ... Read more

Voices from the Edge 05-05-11

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
What's causing the migration of people of color from our North and Northeast Portland neighborhoods?  Where are they going? Jo Ann and Dave discussed these drastic population shifts and some of the causes, including rent/ housing increases, transportation needs, availabilit... Read more

Wendy Brown: "Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil"

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2011 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Host Per Fagereng speaks with Wendy Brown, author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil. In the age of Peak Oil,environmental catastrophe and a failing economy it is imperative that we transform the suburbs into sustainable c... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 18th

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Today's show, hosted by Denise Morris, features two conversations about Ayn Rand, an interview about public goods and the economy, and the latest scores for the current class-war. For information about our theme music and our graphics, go to our main page. You can also fol... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-31-11 Sex Trafficking

Airs at: Thu, 03/31/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  How do we solve Oregon's sex-trafficking problem? Portland holds the dubious distinction of being considered a regional and national sex-trafficking hub. Although Oregon does not track the number of youth involved in prostitution, law enforcement and social service age... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-24-11 Oregon Legislature

Airs at: Thu, 03/24/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
This week, Jo Ann and Dave give us updates on what's happening in the Oregon Legislature.  Jo Ann Bowman is a former state legislator, former executive director of Oregon Action, and a long-time leader in the struggle for racial and economic justice. Dave Mazzais a free... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-17-11 A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts

Airs at: Thu, 03/17/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts Kevin Mannix promised voters in 1994 that his Ballot Measure 11 establishing minimum mandatory sentences would create certainty in Oregon's criminal justice system. While the measure tripled the state's prison populatio... Read more

Voices from the Edge 03-10-11 Wray Harris

Airs at: Thu, 03/10/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
How's the war economy working for you? That's the question many Americans will be asking on March 19, the eighth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. U.S. policymakers have little to show for eight years of fighting in Iraq and nine years of war in Afghanistan other t... Read more