KBOO Audio Archives

Findings of Day Labor study released

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Evening News
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Sun, 05/11/2008

The first ever national study of day labor worker centers found abuses of workers rights to be BUSINESS as usual for most day laborers.

The director of the national day laborers organizing network was joined by the director of the center of urban studies from the university of illinois to present the findings of the study here in portland.

3:23 minutes (3.1 MB)

Olympic Resistance

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Tue, 05/06/2008

 

The Summer 2008 Olympics will take place in Beijing, China.  As protests continue to bring attention to the human rights abuses in this year’s summer Olympics host, Circle A Radio explores human rights abuses of Olympics past with Author and Retired Professor Helen Jefferson Lenskyj.  We will also speak with Kanahus Paltki of the Native Youth Movement about the campaign against the 2010 Winter Olympics. 

 

59:16 minutes (23.74 MB)

Wanna Go Dancin'?

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Fri, 02/08/2008

Shane Scheider reads from the tip of the tongue his poem entitled, Wanna Go Dancin'?  You can catch Shane performing his spoken word about Portland and playing music in such projects as Cexfucx, Death Worth Living, Fiasco - Free Improvisation, Mudbow, Portland Bicycle Ensemble, and more. In the past he has peformed under monikers such as Papa Sweat, Shane Love, Pixie Storm, and more. He was also Steven Schneider is the famous Magic Theatre of Omaha. Here he is now on Night of the Living Tongue.

2:18 minutes (2.1 MB)

Our Backyard: Murder on the Columbia

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Tue, 05/06/2008

KBOO's locally produced series of reports and commentary about the environment in Our backyard: This edition: Murder on the Columbia. The Swiss have in their constitution a requirement that "account to be taken of the dignity of creation when handling animals, plants and other organisms". Writing in the current edition of The_Weekly_Standard , author and lawyer Wesley J.

4:17 minutes (3.92 MB)

Update on Homeless Vigil after 13 Days

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Evening News
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Wed, 05/07/2008

 

1:40 minutes (1.52 MB)

CIA & Strange Venezuela Plane Crash

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Evening News
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Wed, 05/07/2008

 

3:48 minutes (3.48 MB)

Water Rights Advocates Ask Pepsi to Relabel Aquafina

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Evening News
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Tue, 05/06/2008

 

At Pepsi Cola company's annual shareholders' meeting today, a number of water rights advocates demanded that Pepsi change the labeling on its Aquafina water product.

KBOO's Crystal Leighty spoke with two of the activists involved in the action - Debra Lapidus, with the group 'Think Outside the Bottle', and Stephanie Lynch, a student organizer at Emerson College.

That was KBOO's Crystal Leighty speaking to organizers with the 'Think Outside the Bottle' campaign.

 

4:17 minutes (3.93 MB)

Voter Repression In Indiana Due to New ID Laws

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Evening News
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Mon, 05/05/2008

The state of Indiana held its election primary today, amidst allegations of voter disenfranchisement.
Last week the US Supreme Court upheld Indiana's voter ID requirements, which are the strictest in the nation.
Election observation groups in Indiana have noted that a large number of students and young people have been turned away from the polls for not presenting an Indiana state drivers license as ID.
Becky Jenkins is a student in Indiana:

Indiana's voter ID law has been widely criticized for preventing eligible voters from being allowed to cast their ballot.
There has never been a case of voter fraud by voters in Indiana, but Republican lawmakers pushed hard for the ID requirements, which mainly affect Democratic voters.

0:42 minutes (654.74 KB)

Filmaker of"Uncounted" Looks at Election Discrepancies

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Evening News
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Mon, 05/05/2008

 

As Oregonians prepare to send in their ballots for the May 20th primary election, it's worth asking whether the votes will be counted fairly.

In the 2004 election, there were numerous discrepancies and questionable results in many different districts and states.

States that used electronic voting machines were especially affected. 

5:41 minutes (5.21 MB)

 

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