News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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Mass Imprisonment is Prison Slavery

program date: 
Tue, 05/13/2014
https://lawandisorder.wordpress.com/
Mass Imprisonment is Prison Slavery
JoNina Abron-Ervin & Lorenzo Ervin
Recorded and produced by Paul Roland, Public Affairs volunteer producer

Summary

71:04 minutes (97.6 MB)

A New-Old Age of Revolution

program date: 
Mon, 05/12/2014
From the labor strikes of  the 19th Century to Occupy Wall Street in the 21st, ordinary people have shown they can organize and manage themselves.  Jeremy Brecher's book Strike! is a classic history of these movements.  Here Brecher talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the newly revised edition that brings the story into our own times.   17:09 minutes (9.82 MB)

The Water Vote

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program date: 
Mon, 05/12/2014
Portland voters are deciding on a scheme (Multnomah 26-156) to turn the water bureau over to a board separate from the City Council.  Well-read Red Frann Michel lays out the flaws in this effort by large corporate water users to take control of this public resource.  Photo from Portland Tribune. 6:19 minutes (3.62 MB)

"After the Revolution" -- Theater Review

program date: 
Mon, 05/12/2014
"After the Revolution," a play by Amy Herzog and directed by Tamara Fisch, is now playing at the Portland Playhouse through June 1.  It shows the differences between the generations in a family of radical leftists.  Norm Diamond and Bill Resnick saw it and give us this generally favorable report of its virtues and limitations.   9:39 minutes (5.53 MB)

Interview with Gregg Deal, Native Performance artist ("The Last American Indian on Earth")

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program date: 
Mon, 05/12/2014
Host Jackie Malstrom interviews Gregg Deal, in town for a Reed College panel on Native sports mascots. 36:57 minutes (33.82 MB)

Founder of Tennessee Hemp Industries Association on Human Beings with 5 Fingers

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Sat, 05/10/2014
This week, Christopher Francisco speaks with Colleen Sauve, the Founder of the Tennessee Hemp Industries Association about the benefits of industrial hemp.
Found out more about the Tennesse Hemp Industries Association here.

Dine'-a-la' ashla'ii / Humans Beings with 5 Fingers is a podcast produced by Christopher Francisco.
Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/humanswithfivefingers
Our theme song is Freedom Reigns by Kooper Indigenize Curley. Listen to his music here.
Our Mission is: 33:45 minutes (30.91 MB)

Andrew Geller interviews Ralph Nader on his latest book, Unstoppable

program date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014
Andrew Geller speaks with long-time political activist, lecturer and author Ralph Nader about his latest book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. 29:04 minutes (39.92 MB)

The Jim Pepper Project: An Interview with Don Horn

program date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014
An interview with Don Horn, founder of Triangle Productions about their current play The Jim Pepper Project.

May 8 - 31, 2014

Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 7:30 pm
Sunday Matinees @ 2 pm

(no show Sunday, May 11)

Produced at
The Sanctuary@Sandy Plaza
(1785 NE Sandy Blvd)

There will be two talk backs during the run which will be held after the Sunday May 18 and 25th performances facilitated by Donita Fry Portland Youth and Elders Council Coordinator of the NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER.
15:02 minutes (13.77 MB)

ALEC Investigative Report: On the influence of ALEC in Oregon

program date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014
During KBOO's all-day special program on KBOO titled Fighting the Neoliberal Agenda on Friday, May 9th, KBOO listeners heard the first report-back from KBOO’s investigative reporting team on the impact of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on legislation and legislators in the state of Oregon. Two of these reporters were asked to leave a conference hosted by ALEC at the Kansas City, Missouri Marriott hotel in the first week of May 2014. 21:27 minutes (19.64 MB)

 

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