Protest and action

Frida Berrigan from The New America Foundation on The War.

Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 07/22/2008

Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein


83:07 minutes (38.05 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 21, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 07/20/2008

Hosted by Bill Resnick, this program deals with the economic meltdown and what should be done about it, a theater piece about women who survive Naziism and War by changing their sex and identities, and the life and music of Utah Philips.  NEW!  Due to a technical problem, an interview with Pete Yahnke of the Just Seeds art collective was not aired, but you can hear by clicking on its link below.

To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above.  To hear individual segments, follow their links below:

1.  Arthur McEwan (Dr. Dollar) discusses the economic crisis -- causes and cures.

42:44 minutes (19.57 MB)

Life & Music of Utah Philips

program date: 
Sun, 07/20/2008

Bill Resnick and musicologist Brad Duncan remember the life, personality, politics, and music of the great folk singer and  labor activist.

8:39 minutes (3.96 MB)

Abe Minus Joe on Obama the Wimp

program date: 
Mon, 07/14/2008

Host Abe Proctor leads a discussion on Obama, the Lessor of Two Evils, or How Much Stink Are You Willing To Tolerate To Keep McCain OUT of the White House?!?

83:31 minutes (38.24 MB)

Alternative Radio on 07/16/08

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 07/16/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Hosted by: David Barsamian
Jeremy Scahill - Blackwater: Mercenary Army (Lecture) A hidden story of the U.S. war on Iraq has been the use private contractors, a shadow force almost as big as the American army. The major company operating in Iraq and raking in millions of dollars in taxpayer money is Blackwater. The well-connected North Carolina-based firm is the elite Praetorian Guard of the so-called war on terror. Blackwater and other private armies apparently operate with no supervision or oversight. Their crimes go unpunished. Gen William Caldwell, the top spokesman for the U.S. military in Iraq, said: "Contractors are out of our lane, and we don't comment on them." Jeremy Scahill is the author of the bestseller "Blackwater: The Rise
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Positively Revolting on 07/04/08

Air date: 
Fri, 07/04/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Celebrate your 4th of
July with KBOO talk radio, which will focus on revolution as an everyday act.
Topics discussed will be interdependence, vs independence; creating
revolution while living a good life; and, a look at American Revolutionary
heroes and events, through the filters of Homeland Security. Ani hosts with
Cicely Rogers.


Presswatch 06-26-08

program date: 
Wed, 06/25/2008

Theresa Mitchell hosts a discussion of the News You're Not Suppsed to Know. 

26:04 minutes (23.86 MB)

Eugene, Oregon Protests about Hosting the Olympic Trials

Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/26/2008

As Eugene prepares to host
the Olympic trials this weekend, a number of groups prepare to protest.

Christian Danielson has the story.


3:54 minutes (3.57 MB)

Hunger Striker Broken Feather Speaks Against LNG Terminals

Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/19/2008

After the National Environmental Regulatory Commission approved plans to build natural gas pipelines in Oregon, the opposition has become more heated. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

Local activist Broken Feather just ended a hunger strike outside the Portland office of Northwest Natural Gas.

2:35 minutes (2.37 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 23, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 06/22/2008

Along with the music of  the late Utah Phillips, this show, hosted by Tom Becker, feature a Bill Resnick interview about the support for parents of young children in European countries in contrast with what  parents in the US must face.  Frann Michel reviews a series of feminist  science fiction novels.  Tom  reads a piece about why cooler weather does not justify skepticism about global warming.  And Bryan Johnson tells us about a bicycle tour of Portland's radical history sites.  

Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow at the top of this page.   Hear individual pieces by clicking on their links below:

1.  The life and music of Utah Phillips

44:54 minutes (20.56 MB)
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