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Category: Economic Justice


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  • Women Surviving Homelessness (parts 1&2) (VB #84.12&13) :
    Author Desiree Hellegers and six formerly homeless narrator-activists spoke at the moving book release event for "No Room of Her Own: Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death and Resistance" in April, 2012. 9/12 • Streaming
  • David Korten: Creating a New Economy (parts 1&2) (VB #74.03&04) :
    The author of Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth describes steps to move from a Wall Street/war to a Main Street/peace economy. 1/10
  • SPP (NAFTA with guns) (parts 1&2) (VB #67.10&11) :
    Activists from Mexico and Canada share views on harmful effects of NAFTA and the plans multi- national corporations have to expand their powers through the SPP. 6/08
  • Women Confronting Globalization (parts 1&2) (VB #58.07&08) :
    Latinas from Latin America and the US on women fighting against corporate globalization and for an economy that respects women's and workers' rights. 2/06
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  • Should We Privatize Social Security? (VB #56.13) :
    Follow the Oregon United to Protect Social Security campaign prior to the privatization scheme's failure. Featuring Earl Blumenauer, Mitch Greenlick, Frank Shields, and others. 9/05
  • Perfectly Legal: David Cay Johnston on Regressive Taxes and the Expanding Wealth Gap (parts 1&2) (VB #50.13&51.01) :
    New York Times columnist on the nature and history of the U.S. tax regime, particularly how tax inequalities affect the middle and lower classes. 3/04
  • Breaking Free from Debt: A Dialogue Between Jubilee North and South (VB #44.05) :
    Activists from Africa and the US on why much of the debt imposed on Southern countries is illegitimate and should be cancelled. 7/02
  • Children as Economic Commodities (VB #44.08&09) :
    Rev. Marilyn Sewell on the harm done to children by viewing them as targets for marketing. 8/02
  • History of the Sustainability Movement in Portland (if there is one) (VB #45.12) :
    Eric Malin talks about the evolution of sustainability and asks if there can be a movement without any established organization. 12/02
  • The Politics of Welfare (VB #44.1) :
    Kensington Welfare Rights Union activist Cheri Honkala speaks of sit-ins at the Pennsylvania capital and calls Portlanders to action. (May, 2002)
  • Remembering Genoa (parts 1&2) (VB #42.13&43.01) :
    Three Portland activists describe Genoa, Italy in July, 2001, where they witnessed protests against the G-8, seeing one person who had been killed and dozens injured by police.
  • Homelessness Marathon-KBOO Radio Portland, February 5, 2002 (VB #43.12) :
    The fifth annual national program encouraged the homeless, academic experts and advocates to speak out with their concerns.
  • street roots Chapbook Party (VB #42.05) :
    Low income artists read poetry and display photos at celebration of release of chapbooks.
  • Haven from the Streets: A Benefit for Outside In (VB #35.11) :
    Musicians join volunteers, staff and clients of one of Portland's most active homeless youth organizations at a benefit show.
  • Dignity Village: 2001 and Beyond (VB #39.13) :
    Villagers and their supporters talk about their plans for a permanent, self-designed and run village for the homeless of Portland, Oregon. 6/01
  • street poetry (parts 1&2) (VB #36.07&08) :
    Portland's homeless & formerly homeless read their poetry at the library.

  • Protest in Seattle: Resisting the WTO (VB #34.04) :
    Labor, environmental, and human rights activists shut down the World Trade Organization; police crack down on the "no-protest zone."
  • 50+ Years is Way Too Much (VB #35.08) :
    "50 Years is Enough" leader Njoke Njehu talks about the harmful effects of corporate rule on developing nations.
  • People Power vs. Corporate Power (VB #35.03) :
    Ronnie Dugger, founder/co-chair of the Alliance for Democracy, on problems caused by giving corporations more rights than people.
  • Mergers, Monopoly, and Anti-Trust (parts 1&2) (VB #34.10&11) :A corporate watchdog exposes the increasing rate of mergers under the Clinton Administration and talks of efforts to stop them.
  • Bread & Roses: Women Define Globalization (VB #31.05) :
    Women at an international gathering discuss ways the "free market" can be resisted at the grassroots level.
  • Brian Tokar: End Corporate Dominance (VB #31.12) :
    A well-known environmental activist takes on genetic engineering and other hazards of multinationals.
  • Beyond Corporate Dominance (pt 1&2) (VB #31.09&10) :
    Noted author David Korten on the multitude of problems caused by corporate power -- and possible solutions.

  • Don't Mourn Organize! (VB #02.01) :
    Free food from activists for the homeless in Portland and guest Larry Duncan of "Labor Beat" a labor cable access show in Chicago. 27:56 01/06/92
  • Consumerism in the USA (VB #02.05) :
    Are we driven by need or by greed? 30 mi 02/03/92
  • Private Property (VB #02.07) :
    Where did the concept com from and what does it mean? 30 min 02/17/92
  • Producer or Consumer? (VB #02.10) :
    Are you a Consumer or a Producer? How do we as consumers control the producers? 30 mi 03/09/92
  • Labor Beat: What Are We Worth Now? (VB #07.08) :
    30:00 05/24/93
  • Do We Hafta Have NAFTA? (VB #07.09) :
    30 mi 05/31/93
  • NAFTA: Canadian Perspectives (LS 05.05) :
    08/15/93
  • NAFTA Mexico (SE #039) :
    01/01/94
  • NAFTA USA (LS 05.05) :
    09/24/93
  • Holly Sklar: Global Corporate Strategies (ZMI #02.02) :
    The noted researcher makes connections between multinational corporations and US domestic unrest. 45 mi 10/11/95
  • Noam Chomsky: The Minority of the Opulent (Part 1&2) (ZMI #02.08&09) :
    Chomsky examines historical protections for the wealthy upper classes magnified today by multinationalism. 120 mi 11/22/95
  • Dr. Kevin Danaher: The World Economy, The IMF & The World Bank (VB #17.12) :
    12/18/95
  • Michael Albert: An Alternative Economic Model (IV 05.05) :
    Speech at PSU 1/95 02/06/95
  • Barlett & Steele: America, What Went Wrong? (SE #013) :

    Also see: "Fighting City Hall: Police Accountability, Homes and Jobs" in Police Accountability.

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