KBOO Audio Archives

Locus Focus with David Cole on Why America is Losing The War On Terror

Today on Locus Focus, Barbara Bernstein talks with David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Co-Author, Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (TheNewPress.com); Legal Affairs Correspondent, The Nation; Co-Chair, Liberty and Security Initiative & Checks and Balances Initiative, Constitution Project.

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Charles Burns' Black Hole

Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 02/25/2008

1970's Seattle is the setting for legendary Raw cartoonist Charles Burns' epic graphic novel Black Hole that concerns the the universal and very real difficulties faced by young people trying to figure out the opposite sex and other "growing up" issues told with a backdrop of classic film noir horror and incredible detail.

35:16 minutes (14.13 MB)

Interviews with an African American transman and local queer authors

Out Loud
program date: 
Mon, 02/25/2008

Tonight's Out Loud show features two annoucements and two interviews.

First we hear from Soul, who interviews Keri, a volunteer with Brother to Brother and Basic Rights Oregon. They wrap up African American History Month and Keri shares his experiences as an African American transman in Portland.

24:12 minutes (22.15 MB)

Pharmacists on Healthcare, Drugs and More


Two local pharmacists discuss healthcare, drugs, corporations, government and the move to restrict them from compounding. They take questions and comments from listeners.

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris host.

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Old Mole Variety Hour for February 25, 2008


 Today's show, hosted by Laurie Mercier, recognizes the last week of Black History Month with a discussion of reparations and race, and a review of the life and work of C.L.R. James.  Also on the show are a short story about Mexican immigrants and a  conversation about teens, freedom, and the internet.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow on this page, or go to to individual pieces and more info about them by clicking on the links below.

1.  The Well-Read Red (Frann Michel) reads C.L.R. James.

55:06 minutes (25.23 MB)

Teens and the Internet


 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Corinna de Gennaro of the Berkman Center about her research on how young people use the internet and what internet users do to protect the freedom  of the web from corporate and government control.  

19:40 minutes (9 MB)

Short Story: El Pichis


 Luz María Gordillo reads another in her series  of short stories  about the Mexican immigrant experience, "El Pichis".  These stories are based on extensive interviews with immigrants.

7:13 minutes (3.3 MB)

Race and Reparations


 A conversation between Laurie Mercier and Andrew Valls, political  science professor at Oregon State University, about the best way to argue for the justice of reparations for  African Americans.  

17:56 minutes (8.21 MB)

The Well-Read Red Reads C.L.R. James


 Our Well-read Red Frann Michel reviews the life and work of activist, social theorist and writer C.L.R. James.  You can read this piece at Frann's blog.

7:06 minutes (3.25 MB)

0226 am 'Get This' news


Get This:  Walter Reed Army Hospital is getting ‘Imagineered’ by Disney. 

Chris Andreae



6:19 minutes (5.79 MB)


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