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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Old Mole Variety Hour for September 15, 2008

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Sun, 09/14/2008

Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program features the life and music of Victor Jara, the legendary singer-songwriter who helped elect the democratic-socialist President of Chile Salvador Allende, and was murdered by the Pinochet coup supported by the US in 1973.  His music lives on, as we hear today.  Also on the show, Bill Resnick talks with Paul Joseph about the possibility that Americans are becoming  more peaceful -- or at least less patient with war, and how that might lead to a more potent  peace movement.  The Well-read Red, Frann Michel, takes on Sarah Palin, and Clayton Morgareidge analyzes the political rhetoric of the two major parties.  To hear the whole show, hit the arrow above.  For individual segments, go to the links below:

54:00 minutes (30.91 MB)

Gluten-free Cooking, Organic Food Standards, and Preserving Foods

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Food Show
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Sun, 09/14/2008

 Hosts Marlese, Harriet, Miriam, and Mark bring us several food topics today.  First up is our Local Food News feature, followed by a look at gluten free cooking at New Cascadia Tradional, Portland's only Dedicated Gluten Free Bakery.  Next up is a look at Organic Food Standards and the book New Good Food, by Margaret Wittenberg.  Finally, we cover preserving foods, especially tomatoes.

 

 

61:04 minutes (27.96 MB)

The importance of informed voting!

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Prison Pipeline
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Sun, 09/14/2008

Ruth reminds Prison Pipeline listeners of the importance of voting.  Mumia spoke about the November election and his thoughts on the candidates, then we heard from Goldie, an Obama supporter who has been registering folks now--to beat the October 14 deadline for registration, and finally Molly called to remind folks that 18 year olds, ex-felons, and homeless folks are all eligble to vote. We also featured original music by David Strechert about prison life.
 

26:55 minutes (24.64 MB)

Oregon Food Bank Update

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Evening News
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Sun, 09/14/2008

The Oregon Food Bank has just tabulated figures for the last fiscal year, and released a new survey of people who get food from the nine-hundred distribution centers throughout the state.
The survey found that more working families, and more first-timers, are asking for emergency food assistance this year.
KBOO's Kendall Archer has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:
 

1:43 minutes (1.57 MB)

The Life and Music of Victor Jara

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Sun, 09/14/2008

An introduction to the life and music of the Chilean revolutionary singer-songwriter Victor Jara,  murdered in 1973 by the  right-wing coup against the democratic socialist government of Salvador Allende.  This  segment includes an interview with writer and film maker Saul Landau, and several tracks of Jara's great voice singing his songs.  They include "El Derecho de Vivir in Paz," "B.R.P.,"  " 17:44 minutes (10.15 MB)

More Peaceful Americans?

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Sun, 09/14/2008

Are people in the US losing their patience with the wars their country gets into?  How can the anti-war movement reach and energize them, transforming their  passive discontent into a powerful voice for peace?  Paul Joseph, author of Are Americans Becoming More Peaceful, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick. 

17:56 minutes (10.27 MB)

Human Rights: Sovereignty: Pu'uhonua Dennis Keiki 'Bumpy' Kanahele

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Fri, 09/12/2008

Pu-uhonua is a consistent voice for the just restoration of the inherent rights to self determination and self governanace of native Hawaiians. Mr. Kanahele is active in the movement to restore and advance the rights of indigenous peoples of the Americans and throughout the world. For the past decade, he has served on the Board of Directors of the International Indian Treaty Council. His work fosters alternative, compassionate appropriate and alternative solutions to the political,economic, social, and cultural issues and concerns faced by Native Hawaiians.

19:51 minutes (18.18 MB)

Localizing and Colorizing Peace and Justice: Jo Ann Bowman

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Thu, 09/11/2008

Jo Ann Bowman spoke during the 2008 conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association and the Peace and Conflict Studies Consortium.  She participated in the plenary session, "Localizing and Colorizing Peace and Justice."  Bowman is the Executive Director of Oregon Action, President of Coalition for a Livable Future, a Public Affairs Program radio host, and a former member of the Oregon State House of Representatives.  She is President of Bowman Consulting SErvices and is also a Social Justice Training Professional.

7:26 minutes (6.81 MB)

Street Medics at the RNC

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Radiozine
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Thu, 09/11/2008

Host Marlene Howell speaks with Oliver Hayes and Ryan Westlund, recent PSU grads and Portland Street Medics. They'll discuss what  happened when they were both arrested in St Paul, MN, at the Republican National Convention.

23:26 minutes (21.46 MB)

0912 Air Cascadia

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 09/11/2008

News headlines and commentary with Cris Andreae and Liam Delta.

11:55 minutes (5.46 MB)

 

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