Protest and action

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)

Remembering Utah Phillips

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2008

Host Tom Becker reviews the life of labor activist and folk singer Utah Phillips and plays some of his songs.   

3:45 minutes (1.72 MB)

Round Table on LNG in Oregon

program date: 
Sun, 06/22/2008

Host Chris Andreae hosts a diverse panel of folks involved in Oregon's Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines and terminals on the effects LNG will have on our way of life.

35:36 minutes (32.59 MB)

News and Public Affairs Special on 06/19/08

Air date: 
Thu, 06/19/2008 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
KBOO Archive recordings: 40 years of radio-activism

In celebration of KBOO's 40th anniversary, we bring you recordings from the KBOO archives - dating back to 1968.  Each weeknight at 6:00 - 7:00 pm from June 16th - 20th, we'll play some of these historic, rarely heard recordings.

Tom Hayden and Elisabeth de la Vega - IMPEACH!!!

Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 06/17/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein speaks with activist and author Tom Hayden. Hayden was a founding member of the Students for a Democratic Society in 1961, and author of its visionary call, the Port Huron Statement, described by Howard Zinn as "one of those historic documents which represents an era."

After helping lead street demonstrations against the war at the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention, where he was beaten, gassed and arrested twice, Hayden was indicted in 1969 with seven others on conspiracy and incitement charges.
After five years of trials, appeals, and retrials, he was acquitted of all charges.

79:17 minutes (36.29 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/19/08

Air date: 
Thu, 06/19/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Freedom of Speech and Civil Discourse - Must One Come at the Cost of the

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