Economic imperialism

Steelworkers protest hazardous imports

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 01/16/2008

 

On Wednesday, January 16, the local branch of the steelworkers union led a coalition of groups that marched on  Senator Gordon Smith’s Portland office.

The protestors called on the Senator to take action on the problem of imports that are hazardous to our health. 

 

3:46 minutes (3.45 MB)

Peak Oil, Debt and the Economy

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

Per Fagereng hosts talk radio this morning with special guest, Kurt Liebezeit, a local Peak Oil Activist. Listen to Per and Kurt discus Peak Oil and the Economy, while fielding questions, opinions, and discussions with our listening audience.

81:41 minutes (46.74 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Removal of Detainee Right to Appeal & Military Commissions Act 2006

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

Next on Civil Liberties Watch Kboo’ reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund Discusses the Military Commissions Act of 2006 with the director of the ACLU of Oregon David Fidanque..

 

4:54 minutes (4.49 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 14, 2007

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 This  is the Old Mole Variety Hour in its entirety.   Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program focuses on some  popular movements the mainstream media  fail to cover.  First, Phil Alden Robinson from the Writers Guild talks with Bill Resnick about the writers's strike and how the issues have been slanted by mainstream media.  You can hear this segment separately here.  

54:07 minutes (49.54 MB)

Civil Resistance in Iraq

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 Press coverage of Iraq tells us that  the US is trying to build a secular democracy there, when in fact democratic and  secular groups are most under attack by the US and its Suni and Shia allies.  Bill Weinberg, award-winning journalist, radioactivist, and producer at  Pacifica's WBAI in New York, talks with Laurie Mercier about civil resistance to the US occupation.   Weinberg maintains an on-line journal World  War 4 Report with links to more news about the non-religious democratic labor movements  in Iraq.  

14:28 minutes (6.63 MB)

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

program date: 
Wed, 01/09/2008

Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of both to redirect policies away from an over-reliance on incarceration to effective strategies that reduce violence and increase safety.

22:37 minutes (20.72 MB)

Iran reveals false US video of clash in Gulf of Hormuz

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

 

The Iranian Government has accused the United States government of  fabricating video  it released of a clash between the two powers in the Gulf of Hormuz.

KBOO reporter Chris Andrea has a report.

 

1:05 minutes (195.45 KB)

Mandatory declassification opens book on Vietnam War

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

 

Mandatory declassification of a National Security Agency report reveals that United States officials lied during the Vietnam War to get the American people to go along with an escalation of the war.

Kboo reporter Martha Odom has the story.

1:05 minutes (195.45 KB)

Stigmata Glory Hole: Second Life of Jesus Part 2:

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

STIGMATA GLORY HOLE, the second part of the Ubu Hour's surreal black comedy Second Life of Jesus the Avenger Trilogy.  In this episode Jesus is pursued by vicious Bleak Water contractors while trying to sabotage a Republican presidential candidate debate and hilarity ensues. This audio drama contains profanity, indecency, sex, violence, torture, perversity, male organ enlargement surgieries, lewd stigmata holes and other stuff that may offend a few people... perhaps more than a few people so listen to it at YOUR OWN RISK.

36:24 minutes (24.99 MB)

Nuclear Power is NOT a good idea

program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

KBOO's Scott Forrester interviews Phillip Musegaas, policy analyst at RiverKeeper.com, about the current state of Nuclear Power in the United States, and why it's a bad idea to promote nuclear options as an environmental solution to the energy problem.

28:38 minutes (19.67 MB)
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