Health

Silent Protest in front of Town Hall

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/24/2009

Advocates of a single payer healthcare system held a silent protest yesterday at a town hall in forest grove.

the event, which focused on healthcare issues, was hosted by senator ron wyden.

Kboo’s rebecca Nay spoke with Philip Kauffman from the group Single Payer Action.

3:48 minutes (3.48 MB)

Health & Health Care Forum - Dr. Chunhuei Chi

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 05/24/2009

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chunhuei Chi, who is from Taiwan. He talks about economic disparities and other social issues that make health in a society worse and about ways that health care can be restructured. He has advised the Taiwanese government as it developed, and later restructured, its national health plan.

 

26:04 minutes (23.86 MB)

Radiozine on 05/25/09

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Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 05/25/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Pete Anderson hosts another in a series of programs honoring all living things, especially nonhuman beings.

Privitization of Water Threatens Local Economies.

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/19/2009

Privatizing water systems threatens jobs and negatively impacts local economies.
Crystal Leighty speaks with Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food and Water Watch.
 
That was Crystal Leighty speaking with Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food and Waer Watch.
 
4:49 minutes (4.41 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 18, 2009

program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

First, a big Thanks from the Mole to all of you who contributed to KBOO during the just concluded membership drive.  If you forgot to do it, look for the JOIN NOW link at the top of this page.  KBOO and the Mole need your support.

57:47 minutes (33.07 MB)

Single Payer Under Arrest

program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 Pediatrician Margaret Flowers was among those arrested for protesting the exclusion of single payer advocates at the recent Senate hearings on health reform.  Here she talks with Bill Resnick about how for-profit health insurance led her to quit her practice and start organizing for a national health care program.

17:58 minutes (10.28 MB)

Food Show on 05/20/09

Program: 
Food Show
Air date: 
Wed, 05/20/2009 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
The new Sunday King neighborhood market, Ivy Manning's cookbook and even the Burgerville menu all sh
 
What are your sources of locally-grown food in this season of bounty? Farmers markets, your backyard garden, neighborhood buying clubs, the natural foods store or co-op? Then there are countless ways to prepare such fresh fruits and vegetables at home. Overwhelmed in the kitchen? Some fast food joints are even cooking up such local produce for you.
On Wednesday’s show we’ll hear from:
  • Ann Forsthoefel, director of the Portland Farmers Market, on how the new Sunday King market will help revitalize the neighborhood.

Race and Recession

 

imageThe current recession is not an equal opportunity crisis. People of color are experiencing job loss, foreclosures and lack of healthcare at alarmingly higher rates than white Americans. These disparities are not a coincidence but rather the result of structural barriers that have been taking a toll on people of color long before the subprime meltdown.

interview with alexyss k. tylor, of vpowerTV (part two)!!!

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program date: 
Mon, 05/18/2009

this is part two of an interview with alexyss k tylor, of vpowerTV!!!  (again, please be advised that some language and content here may be deemed objectionable to some)...

21:40 minutes (19.83 MB)

interview with alexyss k. tylor, of vpowerTV (part one)!!!

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program date: 
Mon, 05/18/2009

DISCLAIMER: THIS INTERVIEW HAS LANGUAGE AND CONTENT SOME MAY DEEM OBJECTIONABLE.  MUCH DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

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what exactly can one say about alexyss k tylor, without stumbling into utter cliche or travelling into euphemism (for those 'sensitive' folk)?  the truth is, you have to meet her to figure out a word for yourself. 

12:03 minutes (11.04 MB)
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