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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Greg Kafoury from Nader Campaign, Obama Wins Ohio, and Local Measures

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Greg Kafoury from Ralph Nader's Campaign

Obama Wins Ohio and Local Measure

8:43 minutes (7.98 MB)

Measure 65, Salem, Missouri, Wasserman Interview

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Measure 65

Diane Anderson reporting from Salem

Denise Lieberman from MO Advancement Project

Democracy Now - Harvey Wasserman

12:52 minutes (11.79 MB)

The Ubu Hour November Apology

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 11/02/2008

The Ubu Hour begins November's show with an apology for last month's last show, when we outed Ann Coulter as a dead-head, and also referred to Sarah Palin as Governor Porkin'. We repeat in this apology that Palin is not a pig.

4:49 minutes (4.41 MB)

The Right To Vote

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Sun, 11/02/2008

Brion Gysin inspired word peice... performed by robots

5:10 minutes (4.74 MB)

Challenges for the Next President

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Sun, 11/02/2008

What are the challenges the new President will face?  How much can a president do to put the nation on a different course?  Ezra Klein, a policy analyst who writes for The American Prospect and many other publications, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick. 

15:07 minutes (8.65 MB)

Unions and Ballot Measures

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Sun, 11/02/2008

Two ballot measures in Oregon would have major impact on unions.  Denise Morris and Wesley Buchholz explain.

10:59 minutes (6.29 MB)

An Obama Presidency

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Sun, 11/02/2008

What can we expect / hope for from an Obama presidency?  What should we not expect?  Bill Resnick reads a piece by David Sirota and  adds his own comments.  Sirota's piece is "Mandate 08". 

5:26 minutes (3.11 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 3, 2008

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Sun, 11/02/2008

Hosted by Denise Morris, this election-eve show discusses the prospects  for  an Obama presidency, a couple of Oregon ballot measures impacting unions, and a new program to enhance caring for people in chronic pain and suffering with mental illness.  Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow button above, or separate pieces by following their links below:

1.   Ezra Klein of the American Prospect talks with Bill Resnick about what's ahead for the next President.

2.  Denise talks with activist  Wesley Bucholz about two important Oregon ballot measures.

50:15 minutes (28.76 MB)

Nader campaign report and more on the election

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Air Cascadia
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Sun, 11/02/2008
14:52 minutes (2.55 MB)

Drill Baby Drill: Some rightwingers watch the vp debate

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 11/02/2008

Drill Baby Drill: Richard Liary and his rightwing friends watch the VP debate... a hilarious political spoof.  

4:26 minutes (4.07 MB)

 

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