Laura Flanders, Women In Politics

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Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza speak with journalist Laura Flanders, author of Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians, about women in politics and the question of a "glass ceiling."

11:10 minutes (10.22 MB)

Wayne Madsen, Overthrow a Fascist Regime on 15 Dollars a Day

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Presswatch
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Wed, 03/26/2008

Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with journalist Wayne Madsen about his new book, Overthrow a Fascist Regime on 15 Dollars a Day.

41:28 minutes (18.99 MB)

Sustainable Portland

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 03/04/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein spoke with Michael Armstrong, Deputy Director of the Office of Sustainability for the City of Portland about the greening of Portland.

86:51 minutes (39.76 MB)

interview with cynthia mc kinney on martin luther king, jr.

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program date: 
Wed, 04/02/2008

this was an interview i did with per fagereng for the MLK special for the membership drive...  i placed it on my page so it would be easy to get, if you wanted to listen to it...  it was a pleasure to speak with ms. mc kinney!

21:00 minutes (19.23 MB)

The candidates and the environment; Our Backyard's election take

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program date: 
Tue, 04/08/2008

How do the 2008 Oregon election candidates stack up … environmentally, that is. Our Backyard will feature all the candidates between now and the May primary but first up, the candidates for U.S. Senate: 6 Democrats are vying for the nomination and the opportunity to unseat Republican Gordon Smith.  

 

 

 

 

3:55 minutes (3.58 MB)

Locus Focus with poet/activist Hilton Obenzinger

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 04/08/2008

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the 1968 student strike at Columbia University, one of the many pivotal events of 1968 being remembered this year. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein, as a freshman at Barnard College, spent a week occupying Low Library, the office of Columbia University's president, along with 100 other students, kicking off a series of actions and mass arrests that shut down the university for the rest of the semester. Today she speaks with fellow striker and Low Library occupier Hilton Obenzinger, (obenzinger.com) whose memoir Busy Dying (chax press) comes out this month.

74:30 minutes (34.11 MB)

WHEEL reads Fallen Angel

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program date: 
Wed, 04/09/2008

Hole in the Bucket, a show about and for homelessness. Here is an excerpt from our most recent show featuring an organization for homeless women called The Seattle Sisterhood of Homeless Women In Poetry. The book this poem is read from is Beloved Community.

 

 

4:01 minutes (3.68 MB)

Colin Stryker's "Riverways" Film Addresses River Issues

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Evening News
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Thu, 04/03/2008

A discussion about Colin Stryker's film, Riverways, which addresses the following and how they interconnect: salmon, dams, private fisherman, commercial fishing, wheat farmers.

11:03 minutes (3.16 MB)

Some Subsidized Housing to be Refurbished

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/01/2008

 

There’s good news for thousands of Oregonians living in subsidized housing.
Because of a Bill passed during the special legislative session in February, as well as several grants and donations from both private and public sources, over 7,000 housing units will be given a much-needed refurbishing.

 KBOO reporter, Don Wolfe, has the details.

0:50 minutes (249.28 KB)

Forest Service Employees Sue Over Fire Retardant

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/02/2008

KBOO's Chris Andrae spoke with one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit:

A group of Forest Service Employees has filed a second lawsuit against the Forest service challenging the agency's use of flame retardant chemicals. 

 

 

1:35 minutes (465.73 KB)

Forest Service Employees Sue Over Fire Retardant

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program: 
Evening News
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Wed, 04/02/2008

KBOO's Chris Andrae spoke with one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit:

A group of Forest Service Employees has filed a second lawsuit against the Forest service challenging the agency's use of flame retardant chemicals. 

 

 

1:34 minutes (1.44 MB)

Which Media Ignored Iraq Veteran's Testimonies?

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 04/07/2008

 

Three weeks ago, a major event called 'Winter Soldier' was held outside Washington DC to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war. 

In three days of gripping testimony, hundreds of veterans of the Iraq war described war crimes that they committed or witnessed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

KBOO Radio was one of a handful of media outlets nationwide that broadcast the hearings live and un-edited.

3:30 minutes (3.22 MB)

Journalist Jailed Covering Zimbabwe Election

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 04/07/2008

 

A South African satellite technician, Abdulla Gaibee, has spent the last week in a jail in Zimbabwe.

He had gone to Zimbabwe to cover the presidential elections of March 29th.

The election was highly contested, with numerous allegations of abuse. 

0:26 minutes (403.31 KB)

Analyst Phyllis Bennis on Petraeus' Statement

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 04/07/2008

 

 General David Petraeus said today that he wants the US army to stay in Iraq at least another year.

Petraeus told two Senate committees that last year's influx of 30 thousand troops in Iraq had helped calm some of the sectarian violence.

 This is the first time in seven months that the General in charge of the US occupation of Iraq has testified to Congress.

3:03 minutes (2.8 MB)

 

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