Century Of Lies for September 27 2015

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Century Of Lies
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Sun, 09/27/2015
This week we hear from John Walsh of the Washington Office on Latin America and Professor Mark Kleiman from UCLA as they address a meeting of the UN University on preparations for the 2016 UNGASS. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

Upside Downtrodden - episode 123

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Upside Downtrodden
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Thu, 10/01/2015
59:11 minutes (54.18 MB)

Report: Stifling Dissent: How Israel’s Defenders Use False Charges of Anti-Semitism to Limit the Debate over Israel on Campus

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Evening News
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Wed, 09/30/2015
Two new reports were released today documenting a widespread campaign on college campuses across the U-S to stifle free speech on the issue of Israel and Palestine.

The first report, co-authored by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the group Palestine Legal, examined nearly 300 incidents of attempted suppression of pro-Palestine activism and rhetoric in the past 18 months.

The group Jewish Voice for Peace also released a report entitled ‘Stifling Dissent: How Israel’s Defenders Use False Charges of Anti-Semitism to Limit the Debate over Israel on Campus’.

The report documents efforts by Israel advocacy organizations to intervene in the debate over Israeli policies on college campuses.
5:58 minutes (5.47 MB)

We need to reckon with our past to live together in the present (and survive into the future...)

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Wed, 09/30/2015
Today's opening song is "Custer Died for your Sins" by Floyd Westerman, from the 1969 album of the same name (liner notes by Vine Deloria, Jr, who wrote the book with the same title).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_Red_Crow_Westerman

The program includes a talk by Wanapum elder and Klickitat chief Johnny Jackson at the 'Nchee Wana Fishing People Against Nestle Rally in Salem September 16. The talk can be found here:
http://www.kboo.fm/nativefishingpeoplespeakoutagainstnestle
The complete audio from the rally can be found here: 57:31 minutes (78.99 MB)

Thirsty for Justice: The Struggle for the Human Right to Water

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Mon, 09/28/2015
Like the residents of Hood River County opposed to a planned Nestle water bottling plant in Cascade Locks, local activists in Mount Shasta, just south of the Oregon border, are trying to stop a Crystal Geyser bottling operation from opening in their community. A growing movement to stop the corporate takeover of water resources is coming together regionally, nationally and internationally. 17:32 minutes (16.05 MB)

Blessing Workers & Rep. Keith Ellison on Free Trade in Colombia

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 09/28/2015
A Multi-Faith Worker Blessing, sponsored by the Faith-Labor Committee of Portland Jobs with Justice, in commemoration of Pope Francis addressing the US Congress, features talks by low wage workers and faith leaders.  In the second half of the program, US Congressman Keith Ellison addresses a worker assembly in Colombia on the failures of the US free trade agreement. 29:18 minutes (26.82 MB)

Sounds Unsound

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Sounds Unsound
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Sun, 09/27/2015
178:16 minutes (163.2 MB)

The Roots Of Rock N' Roll - Novelty Tunes

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Fri, 09/25/2015
61:07 minutes (83.94 MB)

Ryan Bell, Life After God

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Religion For Life
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Sat, 09/26/2015
Ryan Bell, a former Seventh Day Adventist Pastor, tried an experiment. What would life be like if he spent a year without God?  He blogged about his adventure at Year Without God. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

CALLING OUT FREE TRADE: REMARKS BY REP. KEITH ELLISON IN BUENAVENTURA, COLOMBIA

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 09/28/2015
Rep.Keith Ellison (D-MN), a member of the Congressional Monitoring Group on Labor Rights in Colombia, Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus, and member of the Black Caucus, went to Colombia to see firsthand the effects of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and the defects of the U.S.-Colombia Labor Action Plan. On September 21st he spoke at a public hearing in the Pacific coast port city of Buenaventura about what he had seen and what needs to be done about it.
12:11 minutes (11.15 MB)

Communities fight back against corporate water takeovers

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Evening News
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Fri, 09/25/2015
On Wednesday evening in Hood River, the Local Water Alliance launched the Hood River County Water Protection Measure, a ballot initiative that would ban corporate water bottling facilities in the county.
A large crowd filled the Springhouse Cellar Winery to hear speakers, watch a video on the proposed Nestle plant in Cascade Locks made by local high school students and listen to live music.
KBOO news will have audio from the event next week.
But in the meantime, another community in the Pacific Northwest is fighting to regain control of their local water resource in the face of yet another multinational corporate takeover. 6:35 minutes (9.05 MB)

Colman McCarthy speaks with KBOO about Pope Francis' visit to Washington

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Evening News
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Fri, 09/25/2015
The head of the Catholic church worldwide, Pope Francis, spoke in front of the U-S Congress today.
He said that the U-S should abolish the death penalty, but did not call on the U-S to reduce or eliminate its militarism.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with former Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy, who said the Pope could have gone much further in his calls to action in Washington 8:52 minutes (8.12 MB)

Upside Downtrodden - episode 122

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Upside Downtrodden
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Tue, 09/15/2015
59:55 minutes (76.82 MB)

Taking on a corporate behemoth

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Sun, 09/27/2015
Guest Aurora del Val of Local Water Alliance announces new ballot measure to ban commercial water bottling facilities in Hood River County, which was launched Wednesday, September 23 in Hood River.
56:24 minutes (77.45 MB)

 

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