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.
Today's show features, for the second time, the music of Portland band Pink Martini and concludes with a discussion of the implicit politics of their work. Also discussed on the show are world hunger and the cost of food, the relations between being queer and being an immigrant, "Sex and the City," and what Congress is and is not doing about climate change.
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Can gender expression be a do-it-yourself project? We'll attempt to
answer that and many other complex questions about sexuality, biology
and identity in four interviews with people across the gender spectrum.
Ani Raven Haines interviews author and activist Robert Jensen on his new book, "Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity". Jensen is an associate professor in the School of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin.
This program, hosted by Denise Morris, has musical breaks from Pink Martini and features a discussion with Thomas Lauderdale, the band's co-founder. We also hear from widely-published writer Michael T. Klare about oil and its potential to provoke wars in the future; a review of an Alice Munro story collection; and a discussion of theater and politics. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or listen to individual segments by clicking on the links below.