KBOO Audio Archives

Human Rights Groups Question Fibre Lasers

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/13/2007

The advanced research wing of the Department of Defense has announced the construction of several new weapons that have human rights groups worried about their potential impacts. KBOO's Ethan Scarl has more:

 

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

PDX Citizens speak on Hanford Cleanup Delay

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 12/13/2007
Earlier this week, the Department of Energy, Washington State Department of Ecology and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held a 'State of the Hanford nuclear site' meeting in Portland.
The U.S. Department of Energy has apparently proposed an additional 20 year delay in cleaning up the Hanford, Washington site, which is the most polluted site in the Western Hemisphere.
A number of local citizens attended to voice their concern over the slow place and incompleteness of the cleanup.
2:32 minutes (2.32 MB)

Climate Conference in BALI at standstill

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 12/13/2007
The international climate conference in Bali is in its final hours, and it seems that the U.S. will not budge on its refusal to agree to timelines and guidelines for emission reductions.
Talks are extending into an extra day as delegates struggle to reach agreement. 
We spoke with Daphne Wysham of Earthbeat Radio, who is in Bali covering the conference:
2:06 minutes (1.93 MB)

Medical Marijuana health benefits review

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Mon, 12/10/2007
This Saturday, December 15th, Portland will host the sixth annual Medical Marijuana awards banquet. which will be held at the Ambridge (AM-bridge) Events Center beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Over the last month, twenty-eight registered patients in Oregon have been sampling and recording their findings to determine the best strains of marijuana for a variety of conditions.
Currently, this is the only study of its type in North America.
3:53 minutes (3.57 MB)

ACLU analyzes Oregon for Human Rights Day

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program: 
Evening News
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Sun, 12/09/2007

 

 

 

 

Today is International Human Rights Day, and in its honor, the American Civil Liberties union of Oregon has released a comprehensive analysis of racism in America with a focus on Oregon.

 KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has the story. 

3:59 minutes (3.65 MB)

Talk w/Or congressman on Peru Free Trade

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 09/19/2007
            The U.S. Congress is about to begin Debate on the Peru Free Trade Agreement.
the House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to vote on the agreement next Tuesday. 
US representative Earl Blumenauer (Bloom-en-our), from the third Congressional District in Oregon, sits on the committee.
2:18 minutes (2.12 MB)

March to India's capital

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Sun, 10/28/2007

 

KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has a report.

 

Thousands of India’s poorest people completed their almost month long march to the nations capital on Sunday.
1:45 minutes (1.61 MB)

Impact of the NIE on the Iran war

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program date: 
Wed, 12/12/2007

An interview with Barbara Slavin:

31:01 minutes (10.65 MB)

Paper Cuts, poet Tung-Hui Hu and the Angry APA Minute

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APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 12/06/2007

"Living in this country as a minority is like dying of a thousand paper cuts." -  Margaret Cho.

This month APA Compass members share the stories of their own "paper cuts." Also, a reading by San Francisco poet Tung-Hui Hu, and another installment of the Angry APA Minute.

54:35 minutes (49.98 MB)

Paper Cuts, poet Tung-Hui Hu and the Angry APA Minute

"Living in this country as a minority is like dying of a thousand paper cuts." -  Margaret Cho.

This month APA Compass members share the stories of their own "paper cuts." Also, a reading by San Francisco poet Tung-Hui Hu, and another installment of the Angry APA Minute.

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