KBOO Audio Archives

The Labor of Women

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Sun, 08/31/2008

Old  Mole Frann Michel draws on Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale to focus on the  exploitation and coercion of of women's reproductive  labor.  More specifically, she examines recent political battles over access to abortion, contraception, and sex education, and the need for women to be free to choose when and whether to bear and raise children.  You can read her piece with many links to follow up on right here

7:10 minutes (3.29 MB)

Sex Work

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Sun, 08/31/2008

Attorney Mike Snedeker and the Old Mole's Jan Haaken reflect on the place of sex work --especially prostitution-- in society.  They discuss the controversy in Portland about "prostitution free zones" along SE 82d Avenue, and the different approaches to these matters in European countries like the Netherlands, emulated by Proposition K on the November ballot in San Francisco.

13:36 minutes (6.23 MB)

Labor Movement Strategies

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Sun, 08/31/2008

Bill Resnick talks with labor historian Nelson Lichtenstein about debates over building the labor movement, dealing especially with the SEIU (Service Workers International Union), the nation's largest union.  He discusses these issues also in a recent op-ed column in the LA Times.  

16:57 minutes (7.76 MB)

Disappearing Rice Paddies

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Sun, 08/31/2008

Special Labor Day Documentary: Disappearing Rice Paddies

27:14 minutes (24.94 MB)

In A Tight Spot

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Sat, 08/30/2008

In A Tight Spot, a play in two acts by Louis Aragon produced by the Sudden Radio Project for the Dada and Surrealism Festival.

Man: Watch out, can't you?

Arc Lamp: What do you want? I am Light!
 
85:41 minutes (24.52 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch DOJ suit

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Mon, 08/18/2008

In today's installment of Kboo's feature “Civil Liberties Watch “, reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Daniel Metcalfe, a lawyer who has challenged the politically-motivated hiring and firing of U-S attorneys at the U-S Department of Justice.

5:18 minutes (4.85 MB)

Western Climate Initiative

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Tue, 08/19/2008

In a few weeks, the Western Climate Initiative, or W-C-I, will release its plan to improve the environment by reducing global warming pollution in the West. The plan is already getting criticism for making too many concessions to industry. Seven states and four Canadian provinces are WCI members, including Oregon. KBOO's Crystal Leighty has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.

 

1:52 minutes (1.71 MB)

Minneapolis journalists detained by police

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Evening News
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Tue, 08/26/2008

Three journalists were detained and had their equipment confiscated by Minneapolis police yesterday. The police told the journalists that in the leadup to the Republican Convention, they had increased 'search and seizure' rights under the Department of Homeland Security. Vlad was one of the journalists detained.

3:10 minutes (2.9 MB)

OR Our Backyard

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Tue, 08/26/2008

And now, another edition of the local environmental series, Our Backyard with K-BOO’s Edison Carder.

3:37 minutes (3.32 MB)

Urban Warfare

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Wed, 08/27/2008

 

Portland officials say the US military has agreed to move a special forces training operation in urban warfare to Jantzen beach.
The decision came after the exercise on Monday sparked fear and panic among downtown residents.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more:
5:57 minutes (5.45 MB)
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