Elections

Local, state and national election coverage on KBOO community radio

Journalist Will Potter on the RNC

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Thu, 09/04/2008

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with journalist Will Potter of greenisthenewred.com. They discuss the protests, the arrests, and other aspects of the RNC and DNC.

53:26 minutes (42.81 MB)

Positively Revolting on 09/05/08

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Fri, 09/05/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Melanie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Will Potter of greenisthenewred.com. They'll discuss the protests the arrests and other aspects of the RNC and DNC.

 

US Senate candidate Jeff Merkley

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Evening News
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Wed, 09/03/2008

KBOO’s Andy Seaton at the Democratic National Convention, which wrapped up this weekend, about the race and about his recent flip flop on Palestinian Human Rights.

He brings us this segment on US Senate candidate Jeff Merkley, who is the democratic candidate against Republican incumbent Gordon Smith
3:46 minutes (3.45 MB)

Norman Solomon on the DNC

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 09/02/2008

 Host Barbara Bernstein interviews Norman Solomon, local activist and Obama delegate, who was at the DNC in Denver last week, and takes questions and comments from the listening audience.


Barbara Bernstein and Corrina

53:22 minutes (24.43 MB)

News and Public Affairs Special on 09/04/08

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Thu, 09/04/2008 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Republican Convention Protests and Analysis

KBOO presents Pacifica radio's live coverage of the Republican convention protests, with analysis of the pageantry inside the halls as well.

 Pacifica's Election 411 website

News and Public Affairs Special on 09/03/08

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Wed, 09/03/2008 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Short Description: 
Republican Convention Protests and Analysis

KBOO presents Pacifica radio's live coverage of the Republican convention protests, with analysis of the pageantry inside the halls as well.

 Pacifica's Election 411 website

Joe and Abe Talk Radio - Sept 2

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Mon, 09/01/2008

 Host Joe Uris opens the lines for some political topics, starting with the police actions at the Republican National Convention, and a live interview with Will from Rising Tide, who is on the streets in Minneapolis.  We get an update on the Liquid Natural Gas debacle from Susan in Mollala. 

57:53 minutes (26.5 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 1, 2008

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Sun, 08/31/2008

The Moles celebrate Labor Day by burrowing into issues surrounding  several  kinds of labor.  Labor  Historian Nathan Lichtenstein  talks  labor movement strategy and the SEIU with Bill Resnick.  Mike  Snedker and Jan Haaken  consider the plight of sex workers in Portland.  Frann Michel analyzes controversies  about women's labor and women's sexuality.  And Clayton Morgareidge reviews  progressive takes on Barack Obama.  Hear  the  whole  show by hitting the arrow  above, or  separate pieces  by following the links below:

1.  Labor Strategy and  the SEIU

2.  Sex Work in Portland

51:32 minutes (23.59 MB)

Obama and Progressive Politics

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Sun, 08/31/2008

Is the Obama  campaign  part  of  a  progressive politics?   Clayton Morgareidge quotes and sums up pieces  from three writers taking very different positions:  Steven Rosenfled, writing on AlterNet; Adoph Reed in the Black Agenda Report; and Bill Fletcher Jr. writing in The Black Commentator

7:52 minutes (3.61 MB)

Democracy Now! on 09/05/08

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Democracy Now!
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Fri, 09/05/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Part 2 of the final day of extended coverage of the Republican National Convention.

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