Using Primates for Research

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Tue, 02/26/2008

Host Laurie Sonnenfeld interviews Matt Rosell of In Defense of Animals about their campaign to educate people about primates used for research in OHSU laboratories.

25:44 minutes (23.56 MB)

Saying NO! to Paying War Taxes

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 03/05/2008

The 03/06 airing of the Recovery Zone with host Stephanie Potter featured interviews with members of the Oregon Community for War Tax Resistance.  They describe the issues and struggles they face and the satisfactions they experience in refusing to pay for military invasion and occupation.  For more info visit  War Tax Boycott  and the War Resistors League .   You can also visit the 18th Avenue Peace House .    The Oregon Community for War Tax Resistance holds workshops on the 3rd Monday of every month at 7 pm in Portland at Laughing Horse Books.  To find out more leave a message at (503) 238 0605.&nbsp

27:40 minutes (11.09 MB)

Movie Talk 2-27-08

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Tue, 02/26/2008

Ed Goldberg and Dawn Taylor review the latest movies.

27:56 minutes (25.57 MB)

0305 Our Backyard

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Tue, 03/04/2008

Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: Two sides present their case on the climate change issue; both with PNW connections. Take your choice: fear and denial or hope and responsibility.

3:44 minutes (3.42 MB)

Africa House

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Wed, 03/05/2008

The Africa House Refugee Center is a multilingual community-based center that works with immigrants from 32 of the 54 African Countries. We speak with Africa House Coordinator Jimmy Dogo , Daniel Amine, Mediation specialist of Africa House, and Ali Ibrahim, Africa House Community educator.   We also take a tour of the Africa House Facility.

57:29 minutes (23.03 MB)

Pharmacists on Healthcare, Drugs and More

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Mon, 02/25/2008

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris interview Don West and Mark Ruska, pharmacists from the Lloyd Center Pharmacy about  compounding prescriptions, the FDA, "big Pharma," the Board of Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals in our society.

81:18 minutes (46.53 MB)

New FBI 911 Timeline Released

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Tue, 03/04/2008
29:30 minutes (10.13 MB)

The Vagina Monologues

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Out Loud
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Tue, 03/04/2008

The local production of The Vagina Monologues is happening at Clark College in Vancouver on Friday March 7th and Saturday March 8th. This event is a benefit for the Clark County YWCA.

This interview is heavily edited due to FCC indecency rules. You'll hear an array of sounds instead of the speakers' true words. You'll have to see the show to hear the real deal. I'll upload an unedited version of this interview in the near future.....

24:16 minutes (22.23 MB)

Sizemore Politicizes Oregon to His Financial Gain

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Evening News
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Wed, 02/27/2008

 

Bill Sizemore has had a big impact on Oregon politics - much of it to his financial advantage, according to a new study released this week.

KBOO's Jason Howd has more:

 

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

Direct Action to Stop Killing of Last Bison

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Evening News
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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

An activist in Wyoming has taken direct action to oppose the ongoing slaughter of the nation's last buffalo. 

He has locked down to a platform and vowed to remain until the slaughter ends.

KBOO's Alon Gabriel has more

 

1:36 minutes (1.47 MB)

Nike Stops Selling Fur: Interview with PETA

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Evening News
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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

The Nike subsidiary Cole Haan has agreed to stop selling products made from animal fur.  The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, are hailing the decision as a victory.

PETA has been pressuring the company for years to stop selling fur products.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Matt Prescott, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

 

3:39 minutes (3.35 MB)

Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics Sues Over Toxic Fire Retardant

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Evening News
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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

A small Eugene-based non-profit group may succeed in getting a top Bush administration put in jail tomorrow.

The group, Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics, sued the Forest Service two years ago for violating the law.

They won that lawsuit, but the Forest Service has not complied with the court's ruling.

A Montana judge announced last week that he might jail Mark Rey, the U-S Undersecretary of Agriculture, for his refusal to comply.

1:57 minutes (1.79 MB)

Juliet Schor on Why We Buy

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Radiozine
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Tue, 02/26/2008

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Juliet Schor, author of Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture, The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure and The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting and the New Consumer. They discuss our culture of consumption.  How did a nation of thrifty immigrants become obsessed with buying stuff, and more stuff?  What are the implications of our fifty-year spending spree, for how we live, for how we work, and for the future of the planet? 

27:04 minutes (15.49 MB)

The I-5 Bridge - Proposals and Problems

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Mon, 03/03/2008

Today Joe Uris interviews Ron Buell, founding editor of the Willamette Week, about the growth of car culture, urban sprawl, and a critique of proposals for replacing versus repairing the Interstate-5 Freeway Bridge between Oregon and Washington.

80:44 minutes (36.96 MB)

 

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