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Special Programming: Public Affairs

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Thu, 11/06/2008 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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In-depth dissection of the election.

Whatever happens on election day, KBOO will be there for the real scoop on what’s going down.  Tonight we bring you an in-depth dissection of the election.

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Wed, 11/05/2008 - 11:15am - 1:00pm

Dave Mazza hosts a round table discussion on the results of the election with KBOO hosts Jo Ann Bowman, Per Fagereng, Theresa Mitchell and a variety of guests.

Special Programming: Public Affairs

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Tue, 11/04/2008 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Live local and national coverage of election day happenings

Whatever happens on election day, KBOO will be there for the real scoop on what’s going down.  We’ll be providing live local and national coverage of election day happenings. 

We will have commentary from a number of local and national analysts including former Oregon state representative Deborah Kafoury, Portland State University Black Studies Pro

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Thu, 10/30/2008 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Election Issues: Hacking the Vote, the Myth of Voter Fraud, the Attacks on ACORN and Other Barriers to Voting

9:30 Part 1, Hacking the Vote

Last Fall, Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner commissioned Project EVEREST, a comprehensive security review of the electronic voting technology used in her state. The project contracted several academic teams and others to examine the election procedures, equipment, and source code used in that state, with the aim of identifying any problems that might render elections vulnerable to tampering under operational conditions.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/13/08

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Mon, 10/13/2008 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Colonialism Today and the Impact of Columbus on America

A history of Christopher Columbus and the impact of his arrival in America. What is colonialism and how does it continue as a basic premise of our society? This program will explore what the story is really about. It looks at the major impact on native peoples and on African Americans through the legacy of slavery. How does racism today stem from this colonialist philosophy and experience? Guests include local historian Bill Bigelow, local artist damali ayo, Roberto Mukaro Borrero of the United Confederation of Taino People, educator Karen Salazar and Joseph Quinones formerly of AIM.

Produced by Carlos Chavez

Co-produced by Juan Chavez

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/10/08

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Fri, 10/10/2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Keeping those in Power Accountable

More cutting-edge progressive thinkers and activist in the final portion of News and Public Affairs Day for Fall 08.

Journalist and activist Chris Hedges on Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians, recorded in Portland in July.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/10/08

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Fri, 10/10/2008 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
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Keeping those in Power Accountable

News and Public Affairs Day. Tune in for the best in recent speeches and interviews with cutting edge thinkers.

12 Noon - Barbara Ehrenreich on "This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation." Recorded in Portland in July.

1PM - The Voting System: Disenfranchisement and the Uncounted - Local producers Meghan Planchon, David Rosenfeld and Ethan Scarl detail the numerous ways you can lose your right to vote and what you can do to stop it.

2:30PM - Linda Olson Osterlund interviews the attorney for the detainees at Guantanamo, whose release has been ordered by the court.

3:00PM - Scott Forrester interviews award-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Trent.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/07/08

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Tue, 10/07/2008 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Michael Meade Special - Voices of Vets

A moving presentation recorded last month at the Old Church in Portland featuring mythologist and storyteller Michael Meade and a group of local vets and their families. They use poetry and story to heal wounds and protest war.

 

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/03/08

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Fri, 10/03/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Charlie Stephens, former policy analyst for the Oregon Department of Energy. They'll discuss the economy, the bailouts, banks and the future. Call-in with your questions.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/01/08

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Wed, 10/01/2008 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Confronting Peak Oil: Building a Sustainable Future

Confronting Peak Oil: Building a Sustainable Future

As we approach the end of the age of oil, and the reality of the climate
crisis sinks in, more and more people are beginning to wake up to the fact
that we need to change our ways, and begin building sustainable energy
alternatives.  We'll spend the day exploring those alternatives - people and
projects who are working for change, places that have reduced their carbon
footprint, a national agenda for addressing the crisis, and local
initiatives in the Portland area.

Tentative schedule (subject to change):

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Greg Kafoury from Nader Campaign, Obama Wins Ohio, and Local Measures

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Greg Kafoury from Ralph Nader's Campaign

Obama Wins Ohio and Local Measure

Measure 65, Salem, Missouri, Wasserman Interview

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Measure 65

Diane Anderson reporting from Salem

Denise Lieberman from MO Advancement Project

Democracy Now - Harvey Wasserman

Florida Measure, Senate Race, Voter Turnout, Bus Project

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Florida and other state measures

Senate Races

Democracy Now: Voter Turnout

Henry Kramer from the Bus Project

Hacking Democracy

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Wed, 10/29/2008

One of the largest concerns of the Oregon Voter’s Rights Coalition is the lack of independent testing and review of the state’s voting systems. When trying to raise their concerns with John Lindback, Oregon’s Director of Elections, he assured the group that he is confident in the voting systems used. 

But last Fall, Ohio did something different. Their Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner commissioned Project EVEREST: a comprehensive security review of the electronic voting technology used in her state. 

The project contracted several academic teams to examine the election procedures, equipment, and source code used in that state. The aim was to identify any problems that could make elections vulnerable to tampering. 

The ten-week project examined in detail the touch-screen, optical scan, and election management technology from e-voting vendors ES&S, Hart InterCivic, and Premier Election Systems (formerly Diebold). Penn led the analysis of the ES&S system source code, which is also used by voters in 42 other U.S. states besides Ohio.

Matt Blaze and Sandy Clark outlined the team's findings at the Hackers on Planet Earth conference earlier this year, where they discovered exploitable security vulnerabilities in almost every hardware and software component of the ES&S systems. Some of these flaws could allow a single malicious voter or poll worker to alter countywide election results, possibly without detection.

 

Special on Police Brutality: Sheila Warren & Jerry Washington

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Tue, 10/21/2008

Special on Police Brutality: Danielle Whetson

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Tue, 10/21/2008

Special on Police Brutality: DanHandelman Interview 2

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Tue, 10/21/2008

Special on Police Brutality: Professor James Klingman

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Tue, 10/21/2008

Special on Police Brutality: Dan Handelman Interview 3

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Tue, 10/21/2008

Special on Police Brutality: Chris Andraea

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Tue, 10/21/2008

 

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