Politics

KBOO Benefit with Amy Goodman and David Goodman "Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times"

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A KBOO Benefit with Amy Goodman and David Goodman

Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times

Monday, April 14, 2008

Doors 6:00pm, Talk 7:00pm

Portland Mayoral candidate debate

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Thu, 03/13/2008

Participating candidates include Sam Adams, Sho Dozono, Craig Gier, Beryl S. McNair and Chris Rich

(audio quality is bad at the beginning, then gets better)

90:17 minutes (36.17 MB)

Politics & Sex: Spitzer in the Media

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Sun, 03/16/2008

 A round-table discussion with Jan Haaken, Denise Morris and Bill Resnick in which they analyze and debate the hysterical media treatment of the Spitzer sex scandal and others like it.   Why this "perpetual surprise," these recurring "outbreaks of political virginity"?  

 

14:53 minutes (6.82 MB)

"Primary": The Movie

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Sun, 03/16/2008

 Denise Morris digs out a 1960 documentary film about the Wisconsin primary between Hubert Humphrey and John F. Kennedy and discusses how it changed the way we think of political campaigning.  It's called Primary, and you can find it at the Multnomah County Library.  

8:40 minutes (3.97 MB)

Joe Walsh Announces Candidacy for Congress

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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

1:07 minutes (1.03 MB)

Journalist Pepe Escobar talks with Per Fagereng

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Radiozine
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Mon, 03/17/2008

Per Fagereng interviews Journalist Pepe Escobar about Iran, the Middle East, Kosovo, and oil.

27:07 minutes (24.84 MB)

Glen Lamb and the Columbia Land Trust

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 03/11/2008

Barbara Bernstein hosts "Post-Measure 49 Oregon, Part 2" with Glenn Lamb of the Columbia Land Trust (columbialandtrust.org). Learn what land trusts are, and how they can help save our environment. Find related information at the Land Trust Alliance (www.lta.org)

80:07 minutes (36.68 MB)

KBOO Broadcasts March 14 Mayoral Debate

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The African American community will be front and center for Portland’s first debate with candidates running for mayor. The debate will take place Friday March 14 from 6 to 7:30pm at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus, in the auditorium of the Moriarty Building. KBOO will broadcast live from the public forum, which will feature six of the mayoral candidates.

In an announcement from PCC, Cascade Campus President Algie Gatewood noted, “By placing issues of importance to African Americans and other communities of color before the candidates and the voters right out of the gate, we hope to help set the tone that matters of diversity and inclusiveness are critical to the health of our city."

Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

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Mon, 03/10/2008

Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more.

Helpful links:

PDX Peace Rally (www.pdxpeace.org)

US Labor Against War (www.usLaborAgainstWar.org)

National War Tax Resistance Coordination Committee (www.nwtrcc.org)

War Tax Boycott (www.wartaxboycott.org)

Funk The War!!! (portland.indymedia.org)

82:26 minutes (37.74 MB)
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