Politics

Rule Limits Access to City Council

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/13/2007

At today’s city council meeting in Portland, local activist Jeff Cook spoke to the council challenging a new rule that prevents citizens from speaking to the council without signing up in advance.  Here’s part of his testimony from this morning’s meeting.

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

School of the Americas Protest

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

Twenty-five thousand people gathered last weekend at fort Benning, Georgia, for the 18th annual vigil to close the School of the Americas – now known as the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Studies.            

  The school has been documented to be a training ground for central and south American military officials, many of whom have engaged in torture and attacks on civilians after being trained at the School by U.S. Military officials.

3:17 minutes (3.02 MB)

Portland Youth Commission Implemented to Advise City

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

 

The city of Portland has recently implemented a youth commission to advise the city on matters important to youth.  KBOO’s Eoin (Owen) Bastable went to City Hall to find out more:

3:19 minutes (3.04 MB)

City Council Undoes Renaming of 4th Avenue to Ceasar Chavez Avenue

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

The Portland City Council voted this morning to undo renaming 4th Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue.  They also reset the renaming of any other streets back to square one.

KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the Story.

2:58 minutes (2.71 MB)

Lawsuit- Ralph Nader v. The Democratic National Committee

This is a copy of the lawsuit filed by Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo and other Oregonians such as Lloyd Marbet and Gregory Kafoury against the Democratic National Committee.

This was the referenced document on the 11-5-07 show with attorney Carl Mayer.

The Underground playlist for 07/25/2007

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The Underground
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07/25/2007

July  2007 –  No Theme

Jennifer reads Meritocracy, a story she wrote

Camaya and Jonathan – Profile on Friends of the Children

BreAna interviews Toni about Super SAC

Felicia – Talks about Darfur and a benefit she’s organizing to help raise funds for refugees of Sudan

Margaret interviews Bethany about her cancer, which she died from 10 days after this interview

BreAna and Zoe  - “How to pick the perfect pet”

Annie- Commentary on Feminism

Nader Sues the Democratic Party

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Sun, 11/04/2007

Interview with Attorney Carl Mayer on Nader suing the Democratic Party and others.

27:53 minutes (11.17 MB)

Relational Cultural Theory Resources

 

BOOKS:

Aftershock: Confronting Trauma in a Violent World- A Guild for Activists and Their Allies by Pattrice Jones 

Constructing the Self, Constructing America: A Cultural History of Psychotherapy by Cushman, P.  

The Century of the Self  by Adam Curtis (BBC Series) 

Africa on Fire! Wins International Award

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KBOO Radio’s Africa On Fire!, the only continental African news and public affairs broadcast in the Pacific Northwest, has won an international award. The International Association for Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) recently awarded host  Marianne Fry an honorable mention for her “Africa’s Iron Lady” radio piece, where she interviews the first elected female president of Africa.

Noam Chomsky talk with KBOO

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Wed, 10/31/2007

Noam Chomsky talks about his thoughts about US foreign policy in the Middle East and worldwide, with a focus on the current rhetoric from Washington toward Iran.

22:12 minutes (20.34 MB)
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