"Consequences"

program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

 Penelope Lively's latest novel is called Consequences, and it's a meditation on the consequences of the choices and the accidents in life.  Larry Bowlden reviews it for us.  

8:14 minutes (3.77 MB)

"Thirst"

program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

 The Old Mole's Frann Michel discusses the documentary movie "Thirst".   It deals with the privatization of water resources.  You can read this review with links to further information here.  

6:40 minutes (3.06 MB)

Economic Crisis and the Left

program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

 Bill Resnick talks with labor activist and writer Sam Gindin about what progressives need to do when the economy goes in the tank.  Economic crises don't signal the end of capitalism or the rise of the working class.   The answer: Organize!  More about Sam Gindin here.  Gindin's essay "Anti-Capitalism and the Terrain of Social Justice" won the Daniel Singer prize, and you can read it here.    

16:29 minutes (7.55 MB)

The Joy of Mindful Eating by Jan Bays plus Beans with Leah Kriewall

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Food Show
program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

Marliese and Miriam host a two part food show today. First up is Dr. Jan Chozen Bays, pediatrician, Zen teacher, and author of "The Joy of Mindful Eating" from Shambala Press Learn how mindful eating promotes better health. Next up, Leah Kriewall, a nutritionist with New Season's Market, will talk about beans. Find out how to prepare them so they're good, and why they're so good for you.

54:12 minutes (49.62 MB)

01.21.08 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

 

Get This:  The 2008 Rev. Dr. MLK Day celebrations:  American media shows itself to be a circus of racism – both covert and overt…

Chris Andreae

01/21/08

 

9:41 minutes (8.87 MB)

Activist Report for 1/21/08

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program date: 
Sun, 01/20/2008

Martha Odom reports some of the events of last week and upcoming actions in the Cascadia region.

3:11 minutes (1.1 MB)

Portlable Nuclear Weapons

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/09/2005

Two national security experts assess the danger of portable nuclear weapons.

7:13 minutes (6.61 MB)

Steelworkers Ask Senator to Work For Imports that Aren't Health Hazards

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 01/16/2008

 

Yesterday the local branch of the steelworkers union led a coalition of groups that marched on  Senator Gordon Smith’s Portland office.

The protestors called on the Senator to take action on the problem of imports that are hazardous to our health. 

Ethan Scarl has the story.

 

3:46 minutes (3.45 MB)

Interview with UNITE HERE Member and Hilton Hotel Worker

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 01/16/2008

 

Workers at the Portland Hilton continue to urge local groups and companies to boycott the hotel until their union reaches a settlement with management.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Bruce Palamountain, a banquet server at the hotel and a member of the UNITE HERE Hotel workers union

 

3:53 minutes (3.56 MB)

Rebooting Democracy Rally: Blumenauer Challenged

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 

In Portland Friday, a group called 'rebooting democracy' held an event to encourage progressive activism within electoral politics.

But not all attendees were happy with the group's choice of keynote speaker. 

KBOO's Katie Arrants has more

 

1:44 minutes (1.59 MB)

Sound Recording of Iran-US Strait of Hormuz Vessels: Pentagon Sound Bites Included

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

 

The latest on last week's 'incident' between Iranian and US naval vessels is that senior Pentagon officials apparently used an off-the-record Pentagon briefing to create a sensational media campaign around what was a relatively minor event.

The initial press stories on the incident can all be traced to one press briefing, made by the Deputy assistant secretary of defense for public Affairs.

But the information released at that briefing has since been repudiated by the Navy itself.

3:54 minutes (3.57 MB)

20,000 Comments on Logging Plan: Carbon Gas and Fantasy Profits

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

 

The Bureau of Land Management in Oregon has been swamped with more than 20,000 public comments about its “Western Oregon Plan Revision”, or 'Whopper - W-O-P-R.

The plan would allow logging on all of the Bureau of Land Management's land holdings in Oregon.

Although the public comment period ended on Friday, the plan is far from being finalized.

1:22 minutes (1.26 MB)

Is Dam Removal or Restoration Better:Saving Jobs, Salmon and the Klamath River

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

 

     A plan for the removal of four dams on the klamath River was announced on Tuesday. 

This plan follows two years of closed-door negotiations between farmers, Indian tribes, fishermen, conservation groups and government agencies battling over scarce water and fish protected by the Endangered Species Act.

Kit Brazier brings us the story.

 

3:56 minutes (3.6 MB)

A look at the Grateful Dead's "The Eleven"

program date: 
Fri, 01/18/2008

Broadcast live on January 19, 2008.  Details

18:06 minutes (6.22 MB)

 

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