Assessing the Sexual Revolution

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Sun, 07/06/2008

How should we assess the Sexual Revolution?  Has it been a good thing?  For whom?  In what ways?  Just what were the changes that happened in sexual morality and practices starting in the 1960s?  Stanford University historian Estelle Freedman talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Freedman is the author of Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America, and many others works. 

13:55 minutes (6.37 MB)

Exploring Mixed Race with three actors at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 07/14/2008

Special edition of Stage and Studio
For the last year, Dmae Roberts has been working on a documentary about Mixed Race artists and discussions of race through the arts.  The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has long been on the forefront of multicultural plays and color-blind casting. 

28:33 minutes (26.14 MB)

Workers Demand Union Organizing Rights as Starbucks Closes 600 Stores

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Evening News
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Mon, 06/30/2008

The Seattle-based Starbucks coffee company announced today that the company will close six hundred stores throughout the U.S. <?xml:namespace prefix = o>

According to the company, the stores scheduled for closure are unprofitable.  The company hopes to increase earnings by one hundred million dollars a year through the closure of these stores.

This move comes at a crucial time for Starbucks, as workers across the country organize to demand that the company allow them to form unions.

KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with union organizer Cole Dorsey

3:47 minutes (3.46 MB)

Art "Kinda Like a Buffet"

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Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 07/02/2008

Host Julie Bernard speaks with Jane Beebe, of the PDX Gallery, about the current exhibit there called "Kinda Like a Buffet." It's a group show featuring a variety of artists including two who are also guests on the show, Molly Vidor and Midori Hirose.  

26:38 minutes (24.38 MB)

PDX Activists and Immigrants Unite: US Out of Somalia

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Evening News
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Mon, 06/30/2008

Portland area peace activists and Somali immigrants gathered yesterday in downtown Portland to call for an end to U.S. involvement in the war-torn nation of Somalia. <?xml:namespace prefix = o>

The rally was prompted by a series of bombings by U.S. military aircraft and submarines, the most recent of which killed twenty-five Somalis on May first. 

This bombing threatened peace talks that had been planned among warring factions.

The U.S. also bombed Somalia in March, 2008 and January, 2007, and supported an Ethiopian invasion of the country in 2006.

KBOO’s Crystal Elinski was at the rally, and spoke with some of the rally participants

2:08 minutes (1.95 MB)

Recovery Zone: VHEMT about Human Extinction

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Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 07/02/2008

On the Thursday, July 3, Recovey Zone,  host Stephanie Potter and KBOO listeners spoke with Les Knight about a radical solution to the problems of planet Earth.   Knight is a Portland resident who serves as an international  spokesperson for VHEMT --  the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement.  He uses logic and humor to argue for the end of the human race.   (Music by Kevin McLeod.)

28:44 minutes (4.94 MB)

Get This

program date: 
Wed, 07/02/2008

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Chris Andreae

 

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7:32 minutes (6.9 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: The San Francisco 8 :new developments

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/22/2008

 

The prosecution throws up new obstacles in the case of eight former members of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Jailed defendants Jalil Muntaquin and Herman Bell are delayed in their return to New York for a parole hearing.

4:59 minutes (4.57 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: The Supreme Court & Guantanamo Prisoner Rights

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/15/2008

 

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the prisoners in Guantanamo had the right to a hearing in Federal court. this was one of the most important Human Rights cases ruled on by the court in decades. Twice the Bush Administration and the Congress had tried to put these prisoners outside the reach of the courts.

 

4:37 minutes (4.23 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Stopping Telecoms Spying on Citizens

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/29/2008

Next up,  our recurring feature Civil Liberties Watch. <?xml:namespace prefix = o>

 This week reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund focuses on whistleblower Mark Klein and the fight to stop the governments use of telecom companies to spy on Americans

 

4:42 minutes (4.3 MB)

Citizens Oppose Interstate 69 in Indiana

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/29/2008

          Indiana's massive, federally funded highway system, Interstate 69 highway is widely opposed by Indiana citizens. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

KBOO's Scott Pham talks to Mary Sackley, a former Portland Activist now working with environmental groups in Indiana to oppose the freeway plan.

 

4:17 minutes (3.93 MB)

Consultant Discusses Impact of Drilling Arctic Wildlife Refuge

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/29/2008

George Bush has told the Democrats in Congress to support ending the 27 -year moratorium on offshore drilling, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Bush is trying to get the moratorium overturned before Congress adjourns for the July fourth holiday.KBOO's Crystal Leighty interviewed environmental consultant Javier Sierra on what overturning the moratorium would mean.

 

5:10 minutes (4.74 MB)

Portland's Haitian Community

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Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 06/19/2008

Kayse Jama and Leigh Anne Kranz interview Judith Gelin of Portland's Society for Haitian Arts and Culture.

25:50 minutes (11.83 MB)

Portland Actors Ensemble presents "Julius Caesar" and "Two Gents"

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Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 06/30/2008

Dmae Roberts talks with Portland Actors Ensemble. 

25:38 minutes (23.47 MB)

 

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