Sudden Radio Project Best of 2007

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Sun, 12/23/2007

Our anthology of sweet morsels from the past year, served on a silver speaker by Jeeves, with a side of kippers - all our best efforts.  The voice of Boom Boom goes on hiatus, except his writing, of course.  Bon voyage, Boom Boom...

60:47 minutes (17.39 MB)

Alternative Art Spaces

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Art Focus
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Wed, 12/19/2007

Kathleen interviews Ben Pink of the Launchpad Gallery and Anna Todaro

28:59 minutes (26.54 MB)

Interview w/Oregon Psychologists on Complicity w/Torture Techniques

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/27/2007

Just over a week ago a major operating manual for the United States Military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay was leaked and posted on the internet.This manual reveals that the military had an official policy of putting some new prisoners in isolation to break them down psychologically.A number of psychologists were involved in the development of the so-called ‘harsh interrogation techniques’.

2:47 minutes (2.55 MB)

Pakistan's role in the world(Interview w/Stephen Zunes)

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Evening News
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Wed, 11/28/2007

As President Pervez Musharraf steps down as the head of the military in Pakistan, KBOO took the opportunity to speak with Professor Stephen Zunes about what this means:

 

2:33 minutes (2.35 MB)

New Study on Effects of Prison Policies

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Evening News
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Wed, 11/28/2007

AND NOW, THIS WEEK’S STREET ROOTS REPORT, BROUGHT TO US BY JOANNE ZUHL

3:05 minutes (2.82 MB)

Tongans discuss tradition of nobility; role in democratic reform

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Evening News
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Sun, 12/02/2007

In the South Pacific earlier this year, Tongan youth rioted when their legislature failed to enact democratic reforms.

KBOO’s Michael Gene Horowitz recently traveled to Tonga, and brings us this update:

 

3:59 minutes (9.1 MB)

Will Seaman discusses the stilting of dialogue on Interstate/Cesar street name change

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Evening News
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Sun, 12/02/2007

 

Since November 21st, when the Portland City Council gave up on the renaming of any street in Portland after Cesar E. Chavez, the debate has disappeared from the local media.

But peace activist Will Seaman (SEE-man) took to the street on Friday afternoon with a megaphone, along with other activists, to challenge the media’s portrayal of the issue:

2:31 minutes (2.31 MB)

Habitat preserved around Johnson Creek(Metro bond measure acquisition)

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/05/2007

A ‘hundred acre woods’ is being slated for preservation within the Portland city limits. 

KBOO’s Helen Honey reports:

 

1:30 minutes (1.37 MB)

Corps of Engineers saves PDX trees from FEMA demolition

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/05/2007

The fight to save 100 mature trees along the Bridgeton levee in north Portland got a needed boost today from the U-S Army Corps of Engineers.The Corps is currently reviewing its levee vegetation policy and plans to issue the revised standards as part of a National Levee Vegetation Roundtable to be held in early 2008.The Bridgeton Neighborhood Association’s and Columbia Riverkeeper have been fighting for months to preserve the hundred trees, which were scheduled to be cut due to a directive from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

KBOO spoke with Brent Foster, the director of the Columbia Riverkeeper, about this issue:

2:25 minutes (2.22 MB)

Censored!

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Fri, 12/21/2007

KBOO program director Chris Merrick and Ani Haines, host of Positively Revolting Talk Radio join host Julie Sabatier for an honest look at FCC regulations and the restrictions that made this month’s “DIY, Portland” episode too hot for the radio.

28:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

ACLU sues CIA on case of "extra rendition program"

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Evening News
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Sun, 12/16/2007

On Friday the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, filed legal papers against the Central Intelligence Agency of the U.S. government.

the ACLU is suing on behalf of five victims of the U-S government's QUOTE “extraordinary rendition” program.

 KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund spoke with Ben Wisner The ACLU’s Lead Attorney on the case .

4:05 minutes (3.74 MB)

Catholic teacher held for protesting interrogation school

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Evening News
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Sun, 12/16/2007

Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb of Redmond is being held in an Arizona jail, after being deemed  "a flight risk and danger to the community."

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Portland Tea Party at Willamette River

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Evening News
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Tue, 12/18/2007

This past Sunday, December 17th, was the two hundred and thirty-fourth anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.

Just as the colonists revolted against King George, Code Pink staged their own revolt against President George W. Bush in Portland.
Hundreds gathered as protestors dumped their own organic tea into the Willamette River.
Crystal Elinski has the story.

 

3:54 minutes (3.58 MB)

Portland Tea Party at Willamette River

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Evening News
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Tue, 12/18/2007

This past Sunday, December 17th, was the two hundred and thirty-fourth anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.

Just as the colonists revolted against King George, Code Pink staged their own revolt against President George W. Bush in Portland.
Hundreds gathered as protestors dumped their own organic tea into the Willamette River.
Crystal Elinski has the story.

 

3:54 minutes (3.58 MB)

 

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