OPEN LINES discussion on Supreme Court ruling regarding campaign finance limits and other current issues on the top KBOO Listeners' minds....
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.
The US Yemen Crisis and Yemini Detainees at Guantanamo, The Link?
A Deeper Look Membership Drive Special:
Yemen, Cruise Missles,The Christmas airline Bomber and Guantanamo "detainee's". What do they have to do with each other? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and guest Andy Worthington author, documntary director, recently heard on Democracy Now with Amy Goodaman. Tune in for the most up to date information with a focus in on the detainees and their ties if any to terrorism.
What is the unemployment situation today, and what can and should be done about it? Dedrick Muhammad, researcher and writer at the Institute for Policy Studies talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about jobs and the performance of the Obama adminstration in creating them.
Does racism make you physically ill? Is depression different for communities of color? Can the trauma of slavery be handed down through the generations? Join Lisa Loving and S. Renee Mitchell Wednesday morning at 8 for talk radio about the upcoming Twysted Healing Systahs, OHSU and Healing Roots Center event Redefining the Blues 2.
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Roberto Mangabeira Unger, a leading social and political thinker. Until recently he served as Brazil's Minister for Strategic Affairs in Brazil. He recently returned to teach at Harvard Law School. They discuss his new book, "The Left Alternative." The book sets out the principles for a future left and searches for a progressive alternative to neoliberalism.
Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that the developed world has -- or should have -- toward the undeveloped world.
The calamity in Haiti has made one thing abundantly clear -- when a nation has been at the business end of colonialism for centuries, it's that much more difficult to react when disaster strikes. And when, like Haiti, a nation has the temerity to aspire to self-government by people of African descent, the disparity is even more striking.