KBOO Audio Archives

Sleep Dealer and Work Without Workers

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Mon, 12/29/2014

Joe Clement reads from Jason Read's review of Sleep Dealer, which he wrote for The Portland Phoenix. Sleep Dealer is a recent sci-fi dystopia in Spanish about a near future where robots are operated from afar by desperate Mexican workers. Jason writes about how he got to talk with the film's director, Alex Rivera, about the changing nature of work and the lived reality of exploitation in late capitalism.

8:38 minutes (4.94 MB)

A Queer Radical Critique of Gay Marriage

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Mon, 12/29/2014

Iven Hale reads from a recent essay by Yasmin Nair titled Against Equality, Against Marriage. Iven leads off relating her own experiences with marriage's cultural hegemony.

"A queer radical critique of the family is not simply the celebration of an outsider status, although it is often that, but an economic critique as well. A queer radical critique of gay marriage exposes how capitalism structures our notion of family and the privatization of the social relationships we depend on to survive."

 

8:17 minutes (4.75 MB)

Progressive Charter Schools?

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Mon, 12/29/2014
Bill Resnick talks with Karen Connelly and Terra O'Neill about the progressive case for charter schools. They come on in response to a previous interview conducted by Bill where he's critical of charter schools as a movement. They draw from their experience with charter schools, as teachers and parents of students, in the Portland area. 20:59 minutes (12.01 MB)

Kwanzaa and Cooperative Economics

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Mon, 12/29/2014
Jan Haaken talks about the history of Kwanzaa and how the principles of this African American holiday, established in the mid-1960s, are alive in contemporary activism around resistance to police violence. 3:29 minutes (1.99 MB)

Forbidden Planet, with Billy Mondo

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The Outside World
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Sat, 12/27/2014
175:25 minutes (120.45 MB)

News story on Jordan Cove LNG terminal and gas pipeline hearing

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/10/2014
KBOO evening news report on the FERC hearing on the proposed Liquified Natural Gas terminal in Coos Bay and the feeder gas pipeline. 3:26 minutes (2.35 MB)

Dec 24th show

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Wed, 12/24/2014
117:38 minutes (107.69 MB)

Dec 24th show

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Ditch Digger
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Wed, 12/24/2014
118:08 minutes (162.22 MB)

Dec 23rd show

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The Melting Pot
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Tue, 12/23/2014
120:00 minutes (109.86 MB)

Dec 23rd show

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Tue, 12/23/2014
120:00 minutes (109.86 MB)

 

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