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Protest and action

Community Calendar Tues May 26

program date: 
Mon, 05/25/2009

 

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TUESDAY May 26 2009

This is the community calendar for Tuesday May 26 2009

 

 

 

To make a food co-op grow in Lents, come to the Lents Grocery Co-op Community Meeting tonight, Tuesday May 26, at 6 p.m., at Lents Seventh-day Adventist Church, 8835 SE Woodstock Blvd; on the web at lentsgrocery.org.

 

3:00 minutes (2.75 MB)

Flashpoints on 05/22/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 05/22/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Flashpoints is off today. Instead we'll hear an episode of Law and Disorder featuring an interview with Michael Ratner on his new book, "The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld: A Prosecution by Book." Also author David Swanson discusses his case on why it is critical to hold leadership accountable for war crimes.

Positively Revolting

Air date: 
Fri, 05/22/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Ani will host a discussion on Anarchism-- we will discuss what anarchy is, and isn't, and what's hap

Ani will host a discussion on Anarchism-- we will discuss what anarchy is, and isn't, and what's happening in the anarchist / anti-authoritarian / anti- fascist movements in town.

How do we work together in the here and now to build solidarity, and create awareness of non-hierarchical modes of   organizing? 

Guests will include Shanti of the Axiom Infoshop, and Julia, of Malkriad@s Collective.

Your calls are invited during the show, please call with questions or comments at 503-231-8187.

 

 

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)

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.

Mercy Corps Aids Pakistani Refugees

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

A half million people half the world away flee their homes because of armed fighting and an Oregon based aid group has started helping families in need.

The United Nations estimates at least 500,000 have had to suddenly move in Pakistan.

Mercy Corps is handing out emergency kits this week, and Portland-based personnel are arriving in Pakistan to assess the continued emergency response.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.
 
1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Protesters appeal AIPAC to stop funding Israel

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009

 

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee recently concluded their annual convention in Washington DC, with hundreds of lobbyists visiting Congressional offices.

This year, they were met by protesters calling for equal rights for the Palestinian people.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more:
 
3:12 minutes (2.93 MB)

Let's Connect the Torture Dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

program date: 
Mon, 05/18/2009

 Abe and Joe connect the torture dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

Abe and Joe examine new revelations in the ongoing U.S. torture scandal that lead directly to former Vice President Cheney. But we already knew that. Also, an LNG update and a look at the health care debate in Washington.

55:49 minutes (25.56 MB)

Flashpoints on 05/15/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 05/15/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Commemorating the 61st anniversary of the expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland, Flashpoints plays excerpts from the hard-hitting documentary "Occupation 101," which takes listeners through the chronology of dispossession and military occupation in Palestine.

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