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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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One Land, Many Voices - Joel Kovel, author of OVERCOMING ZIONISM, and Deborah Rohan, author of THE OLIVE GROVE ...

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Thu, 10/23/2008

Program hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Joel Kovel, author of Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, and Deborah Rohan, author of The Olive Grove: A Palestinian Story.

58:22 minutes (20.04 MB)

Raid on Islamic Charities after 9-11, Interview with Tom Nelson

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Thu, 10/23/2008

In aftermath of the 9-11, many Islamic Charities and foundations became targets of FBI raids and investigations.  Al-Haramin was the first such institution in Oregon to be targeted.  I have interviewed Tom Nelson who represented Al-Haramin in their law suit against the Federal government.  Thomas Nelson is a local lawyer who is active with several cases dealing with Civil Rights affected by 9-11.

28:19 minutes (12.97 MB)

Art Focus on Julie Bernard

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Art Focus
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Wed, 10/22/2008

On the Oct 23 Art Focus the guest is Julie Bernard, out-going host of Art Focus. She talks about her life, her hosting of Art Focus and her vast knowledge of Portland cultural history. Hosted by Tammy Dean and Kathleen Stephenson.

26:54 minutes (18.48 MB)

Meet your neighbors

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Wed, 10/22/2008

On the Oct 23 Radio Beyond Borders the idea is to "Meet your Neighbors."  Miae Kim introduces us to a Russian refugee and a Nicaraguan immigrant.

28:32 minutes (19.6 MB)

Meet the candidates: Hanten Day and Richard Riggs

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Radiozine
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Wed, 10/22/2008

On the Oct 22 Radiozine Richelle Corbo interviews  Hanten Day and Richard Riggs, the Democratic candidates for Oregon House Districts 19 and 20, representing Salem, Aumsville, Monmouth and Independence.

29:25 minutes (20.2 MB)

Winter Soldiers

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Wed, 10/22/2008

On the  Oct 15 Veterans' Voice the talk there is discussion of the Winter Soldier Program with veterans testimony in Portland on Sat. Oct 18.  Also Seth provides  additional info about  GIvoice.com 

52:20 minutes (23.96 MB)

Vegan Lifestyle: for the sake of animals (& humans, too)

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Wed, 10/22/2008

On KBOO's Oct 22 Speaking of Animals, Allison Milionis and Pete Anderson host. The show features Robert Cheek; Vegan Bodybuilder

They discuss a Vegan Lifestyle and its importance to the health of ourselves, other living creatures and planet earth. Also, how healthy is a Vegan (Diet – Lifestyle)?

They also dispel myths about so called “negative health” effects on humans who don’t consume protein, fats, calories and other “nutrients” from other living creatures.

 

27:23 minutes (18.8 MB)

Presidential Candidates and the Middle East - Interview with Dr. Entessar

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Wed, 10/22/2008
US Presidential Candidates and the Middle East Affairs
Live interview with Professor Nader Entessar
Thursday October 9th, 2008
Nader Entessar is professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at University of South Alabama .
27:50 minutes (12.75 MB)

Economic Crisis in Oregon

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Wed, 10/22/2008

How is  the  current economic crisis showing up here in Oregon?  Bill Resnick talks with Michael Leachman of the Oregon Center for Public Policy about rising unemployment, tax policies, and more here in the state.  For more of Leachman's work, go here.

10:23 minutes (5.94 MB)

US Deploys Military Domestically First Time

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Wed, 10/22/2008

For the first time ever, the US is deploying a military unit inside the United States.  KBOO news reporter Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with an ACLU representative about the issues involved, especially the lack of information about why the unit was deployed and what it will be used for. 

3:11 minutes (2.92 MB)

 

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