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The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 05/10/11

Air date: 
Tue, 05/10/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Hey! Become a member of KBOO! Yeah, you!

 It's the spring membership drive! Abe and Joe discuss the latest iteration in the long-running debate on a new bridge over the Columbia River. But really, it's all about the ducats. C'mon, now. If you're not yet a member of KBOO, now is the time. Do you want to give your money to the shows you love, or to the advertisers you hear everywhere else? You know what to do.

Voices from the Edge 05-05-11

program date: 
Thu, 05/05/2011

What's causing the migration of people of color from our North and Northeast Portland neighborhoods?  Where are they going?

Jo Ann and Dave discussed these drastic population shifts and some of the causes, including rent/ housing increases, transportation needs, availability of services, etc.

36:02 minutes (33 MB)

Wendy Brown: "Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil"

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Fight the Empire
program date: 
Thu, 05/05/2011

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Wendy Brown, author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil.

In the age of Peak Oil,environmental catastrophe and a failing economy it is imperative that we transform the suburbs into sustainable communities.

19:03 minutes (8.72 MB)

Fight the Empire on 05/05/11

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 05/05/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Can we transform the suburbs into sustainable communities?

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Wendy Brown, author of "Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil."

In the age of Peak Oil,environmental catastrophe and a failing economy it is imperative that we transform the suburbs into sustainable communities.

The Bike Show on 05/04/11

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The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 05/04/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
The bike show hosts two cycling authors to discuss how bikes have changed the world for the better.

This month we're joined by two authors to give differing views on how cycling has shaped the American landscape.

Sue Macy, author of Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) will bring her perspectives on how cycling shaped the landscape for women and how it continues to change.

Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza, editor of Cycling — Philosophy for Everyone: A Philosophical Tour de Force will talk about the essays chosen for his book and reveal why cycling effects us all — even if you don't ride a bike.

Old Mole Variety Hour April 18th

program date: 
Mon, 04/18/2011

 Today's show, hosted by Denise Morris, features two conversations about Ayn Rand, an interview about public goods and the economy, and the latest scores for the current class-war.

56:16 minutes (51.51 MB)

The Bike Show on 04/06/11

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Program: 
The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 04/06/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
The Bike Show Looks at how cycling is developing across the nation.

Watch out, Portland! (Or more accurately, watch this). Bike coordinators and advocates from across North America discuss how their cities are taking the lead on cycling-- including bike sharing programs, off road trail developments and much more. Portland may be a forerunner in cycling, but these cities are inspiring and quickly on the way to becoming bike meccas themselves. Guest Randy Neufield, National advocate with the SRAM Cycling Fund, will give our listeners a broad perspective on where and how cycling is affecting transportation nationwide.

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Voices from the Edge 03-31-11 Sex Trafficking

program date: 
Thu, 03/31/2011

Oregon lawmakers are considering several bills aimed at sex-trafficking, including tougher sentences and fines, publicizing names of johns, and detention of child prostitutes. This week, Jo Ann and Dave took a look at these bills and at other strategies for stopping sexual exploitation of Oregon youth. 

About the hosts…

55:04 minutes (50.43 MB)

Voices from the Edge 03-17-11 A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts

program date: 
Thu, 03/17/2011

Kevin Mannix promised voters in 1994 that his Ballot Measure 11 establishing minimum mandatory sentences would create certainty in Oregon's criminal justice system. While the measure tripled the state's prison population over 20 years, a new report by the state Criminal Justice Commission finds that Measure 11 not only failed to deliver certainty, it has cost the state billions of dollars while it shifting sentencing power from the hands of judges to those of district attorneys - a shift many see as dangerous.

57:02 minutes (52.22 MB)
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