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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Wyden Town Meeting

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Evening News
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Sun, 01/04/2009

OREGON SENATOR RON WYDEN HAD A TOWN MEETING SCHEDULED IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY YESTERDAY.  AROUND FORTY PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO THE SCHEDULED LOCATION, ALL BUT ONE OF THEM THERE TO DEMAND THAT WYDEN MAKE A STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI INVASION OF GAZA.
BUT THEY WERE DISAPPOINTED TO LEARN THAT RON WYDEN HAD CANCELLED THE MEETING AT THE LAST MINUTE IN ORDER TO HEAD BACK TO WASHINGTON.
 

2:35 minutes (2.37 MB)

Submission Call for Un-Herd

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Sun, 01/04/2009

Un-herd is a program for live audible performance art. If you think you have something unusual to perform on the air, be it music, comedy, theater, sounds, or whatever, propose it to Sean Ongley. Drop something at KBOO Attn: Sean Ongley 20 SE 8th Ave Portland OR 97214. Or email web links and a proposal to seanongley@mac.com.

0:42 minutes (658 KB)

Solving the Housing Crisis

program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009


ForeclosuresUnemploymentPoverty.  At least  a third of the nation ill-housed or un-housed.  What to do?  Chester Hartman has written widely on housing issues, and he talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Hartman, an urban planner and author, is Director of Research of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council in Washington, DC.

18:18 minutes (10.48 MB)

In Love With a Computer Voice

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 01/04/2009

A strange and twisted tale of a girl who's love goes beyond the realm of human experience...

20:36 minutes (14.14 MB)

A New Capitalism?

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Sun, 01/04/2009

Neo-liberalism has been discredited by the current economic crisis.  What will replace it?   Walden Bello argues that it will be "Global Social Democracy" -- in some ways better than the failed ideas that got us into this mess, but it's still as undemocratic as capitalism has always been.  Bill Resnick reads from Bello's essay, which you can find on line here.

8:55 minutes (5.11 MB)

Anna & the Eco-Terrorists

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

A weird and erotic psycho-suspense audio drama about environmentalists, FBI agents, the Green Scare, and the woman at the center of it all.   

35:48 minutes (24.59 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 5, 2009

program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

Tom Becker hosts the first Old Mole show of 2009.  Topics include

Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow at the top of the page.  Hear individual pieces by following the links above, where you can also find links to more information.

 

51:28 minutes (29.46 MB)

Intro and apology

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

The Intro and the Apology for the January 2009 Ubu Hour...

5:44 minutes (5.26 MB)

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Labor Radio
program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

Join host Bill Zimmerman as he discusses the AUTO BAILOUT with MARK BRENNER Director of LaborNotes. Do auto workers make $70 per hour?

33:01 minutes (30.24 MB)

Investing In The Social Good

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Sat, 01/03/2009
29:00 minutes (26.56 MB)

 

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