Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!
Daniel Flessas interviews Ivy Lin about her new documentary film on the closing of Music Millennium's 23rd Avenue store last August. Lin is a former employee at the store. The film is called Knowing All of You Like I Do.
On Wednesday, January 9, Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild about Bush's "compromise" with the timber industry: The Western Oregon Plan Revision or "Whopper." Stevens describes how this plan would decimate old growth forests and salmon habitat on BLM lands, and offers common sense solutions. (More info at www.oregonwild.org )
Since participating in the first "Inconvenient Truth" workshop with Al Gore, Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury has been traveling around the state giving presentations based on Al Gore's book. This talk was recorded at the BPA GSA Auditorium on December 13th. It's part of a series of lectures sponsored by the Oregon Public Health Division's Climate Change Committee in collaboration with PSU's Schoolof Community Health, Oregon Environmental Council, and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Bradbury offers his own insights and personal take on what we can do to turn the crisis around.
- Title: Bill Bradbury on Cliimate Change
- Length: 58:12 minutes (23.32 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 56Kbps (CBR)
Host Per Fagereng interviews Conn Hallinan, columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus, about two of his recent articles.
In "Death at a Distance: The U.S. Air War," Hallinan says "an enormous intensification of U.S. bombardments" in Iraq and Afghanistan entails an "increasing number of civilian casualties ... and the growing role of pilot-less killers in the conflict."
His most recent piece is "The Surge: Illusion and Reality," which argues that a decrease in attacks on U.S. troops is more the result of political decisions by the U.S. government and Iraqi groups than the result of more U.S. troops in Iraq.
Michelle Shroeder Fletcher interviews Shawn Furst and Michael Westwind from Portland's unique computer training and electronics recycling center. Find out how to recycle old computer gear with Free Geek, or how you can earn your own computer by helping Free Geek build them for others.
Marianne Barisonek speaks with the women of Code Pink Portland about their Tea Party. On December 16th, 1773 a group of patriots protested Great Britain's policies by dumping tea into Boston Harbor. On December 16th, 2007 Code Pink Portland will symbolically recreate this event on the Hawthorne Bridge and will read their updated Declaration of Independence. Go to codepink.org for more info.
Zaher Wahab, Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark and native of Afghanistan is interviewed by Dave Mazza about the current situation in Afghanistan and related issues.
- Title: 071130 Zaher Wahab Interview
- Length: 53:46 minutes (36.93 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 96Kbps (CBR)
Morgan Spurlock, filmmaker and star of the documentary "Supersize Me," is interviewed by Robyn Shanti. He talks about his new film about consumerism, "What Would Jesus Buy?"
- Title: Morgan Spurlock Interview
- Length: 29:12 minutes (5.02 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 24Kbps (CBR)
Scott Forrester, host of Monday on the Environment, spoke with Sherm Horiuchi, a local resident who is emigrating to Canada.
- Title: Special Friday on the Environment with Scott Forrester
- Length: 29:03 minutes (9.98 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 48Kbps (CBR)
Host Per Fagereng interviewed Charlie Stephens, former energy analyst for the State of Oregon, about Peak Oil, the economy and Kissinger's secret visit to Russia.
- Title: Charlie Stephens on "Peak Oil, Money and Debt"
- Length: 57:57 minutes (16.58 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 40Kbps (CBR)