Human rights

Jason Renaud, advocate for the mentally ill, calls for police accountability and change in tactics

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Fri, 04/09/2010
Host Lisa Loving speaks with Jason Renaud of the Mental Health Association of Oregon about the issues surrounding the recent police killing of a homeless man, Jack Dale Collins, in the Hoyt Arboretum.
Jason Renaud is co-founder of the Mental Health Association of Portland and serves as it’s secretary and spokesperson. He has been an impartial and uncompromising advocate for the rights and dignity of persons with addiction and mental illness for over seventeen years.
56:46 minutes (25.98 MB)

Kiana Karimi and Rees Erlich on Iranian Activism

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Fri, 01/08/2010

Two talks:  Kiana Karimi and Rees ErlichKiana Karimi is a women's rights activist and a member of One Million Signatures Campaign, a peaceful grassroots movement for gender equality that has sprung from the efforts of Iranian women inside Iran. The Campaign officially launched on August 27, 2006, it aims to collect one million signatures in support of a petition addressed to the Iranian Parliament asking for the revision and reform of current laws, which discriminate against women.

56:19 minutes (25.78 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 04/29/10

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Thu, 04/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
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Clergy Abuse: Can we hold the abusers accountable and heal the community?
 
Revelations earlier this month implicating Pope Benedict XVI in cover-ups of clergy abuse in Europe are just the latest developments in an issue that is rocking religious institutions to their foundations.

DNA Overturns Conviction

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Evening News
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Fri, 04/23/2010

Two convicted rapists are free in Vancouver Washington today, after new DNA evidence presented by The Innocence Project Northwest proved that neither man committed the crime.
 
Both men served 17 years for a rape that occurred in 1993 near LaCentre, WA.
 
Kboo’s Jack Lewis has more…

2:44 minutes (2.5 MB)

The Melting Pot on 05/04/10

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The Melting Pot
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Tue, 05/04/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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FEATURED ARTIST - SHPONGLE

With over 80 years experience collectively Simon Posford and Raja Ram are more than qualified for the exploration into the unclassifiable music frontiers they have ventured into; ‘SHPONGLE’ is a new world of traditional sounds, acoustic guitars, Moroccan drums, Turkish operatic singing, cello, double bass, backing vocals and silver flute blended together with the computer wizardry of Simon Posford's studio production.

One Land Many Voices on 04/30/10

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Fri, 04/30/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Saree Makdisi is the guest!

Wael Elasady and MaryAlecia Briggs are guest hosts for this special membership drive broadcast of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES.  Their guest for the hour is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA, Saree Makdisi.  Saree Makdisi is author of Romantic Imperialism: Universal Empire and the Culture of Modernity, and Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation.  Call in to renew your membership, or become a listener-sponsor for the first time, during this special broadcast of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES.  Support Palestine programming at KBOO by calling in to pledge your support for grassroots, democratic, community radio, K-B-O-O!
 
 

One Land Many Voices on 04/23/10

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Fri, 04/23/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Electronic Intifada co-founder, Ali Abunimah, talks about the BOYCOTT-DIVESTMENT-SANCTIONS campaign.

Electronic Intifada co-founder, Ali Abunimah, talks about BOYCOTT-DIVESTMENT-SANCTIONS: Strategies for a Just Peace in Palestine-Israel.  This is an encore-broadcast of Ali Abunimah's March 5th lecture in Portland at the First Unitarian Church.  Ali Abunimah is author of One Country: A Bold Proposal for Resolving the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse.  William Seaman and Hala Gores return next month for ONE LAND, MANY VOICES, on Friday, May 28th.  On Friday, April 30th, ONE LAND, MANY VOICES returns for a special pledge drive broadcast, with guest hosts Wael Elasady and Mary Alecia Briggs.

IACP Special: New York Times Food Writer Kim Severson and Peace-Making Lebanese Chef Kamal Mouzawak

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Food Show
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Wed, 04/21/2010

One thousand food pros descend on Stumptown this week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) annual conference. Conference chair Ken Rubin and IACP President Scott Givot fill us in on this "Who's Who" of gourmet events.

53:30 minutes (48.98 MB)
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