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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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An apology from the Ubu Hour

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 10/05/2008

The Ubu Hour opened our Oct 6, 2008 show with an apology for the ageist attacks made on a certain presidential candidate in the last several shows.  We're very sorry. And then after that we beg ask listeners for money because this radio station needs your support. We don't get financing from big corporations, we get it from people like you. So why don't you click that button that says "JOIN NOW." Help us out, and keep weird stuff like this alive on the web.  

10:30 minutes (7.21 MB)

Dr. Iris Bell and Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 10/05/2008

 Dr. David Naimon conducts an interview with Dr. Iris Bell, board-certified psychiatrist, alternative medicine researcher,  award-winning author and university professor.  She will discuss her new book "Getting Whole, Getting Well:  Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness."  Instead of offering an encyclopedia of different therapies, Getting Whole, Getting Well helps you create a personalized holistic healing plan that works.

34:05 minutes (31.2 MB)

CR10 and Shotcaller Press - Part 1.

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Prison Pipeline
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Sun, 10/05/2008

On this one hour fundraising special of Prison Pipeline includes brief reviews of events that Ruth attended at CR10 in Oakland, CA.  Part 2 features a speech by Teresa Huggins from Shotcaller Press.

31:51 minutes (29.16 MB)

Ubu Syndacation Promo

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 10/05/2008

The Ubu Syndication Promo - It was supposed to be top secret (in case the Ubu Hour got kicked off the air) but accidentally aired on 10/06/08, so here it is for the rest of the world. This audio track is the special promo that the Ubu Hour was planning on mailing to various media entities in a lame attempt to syndicate the show. Serves as a great look at behind the scenes at the Ubu Hour, where high quality radio theater gets made (cough, cough).  Please support the Ubu Hour and this community radio station by clicking on the "JOIN NOW" that you see at the top of your screen.   

8:46 minutes (6.02 MB)

Faux News Interview with Governor Failin

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 10/05/2008

Swill O'Riled and Ann Coultergeist interview Sara Failin. Short hilarious political satire that ran on the Oct '08 Ubu Hour. 

4:57 minutes (3.4 MB)

Apollo in Portland

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Sun, 10/05/2008

Barbara Byrd represents  the Apollo Alliance in Oregon, and is with the Labor Educations and Research Center at the University of ORegon.  She  talks with Bill Resnick about the work of the Apollo Alliance here. 

7:49 minutes (4.48 MB)

Economics Expert Robin Hahnel on Dow Jones Drop

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/05/2008

Wall Street suffered through another volatile session today.
The Dow Jones plunged as much as 800 points — the largest EVER one-day point drop — before recovering to close with a loss of three hundred seventy.
The selling spree took the Dow below 10,000 points for the first time in four years.
Investors have apparently come to the realization that the Bush administration's 700 billion dollar rescue plan is not sufficient to unfreeze the credit markets.
Meanwhile, Standard and Poor reports that the US economy is down nearly thirty percent from the October 2007 peak.  
Fourteen percent of this drop has occurred since September 1st, 2008.

3:18 minutes (3.02 MB)

Movie Moles: "Battle in Seattle"

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Sun, 10/05/2008

Movie  Moles Denise Morris and Johanna Brenner discuss "Battle in Seattle," the Hollywood take on the WTO protests of 1999.  It's playing now here in Portland for a limited time. 

8:59 minutes (5.15 MB)

Details on Loren Parks Mega Campaign Throwdowns

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/05/2008

Democracy Reform Oregon has released a detailed analysis of Loren Parks and his 11 million dollars in contributions to Oregon campaigns since 1992.    
KBOO Reporter Crystal Leighty spoke with Janice Thompson, one of the reports’ authors

1:49 minutes (1.66 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 6, 2008

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Sun, 10/05/2008

This program is all about the global economy and how to fix it.  The Movie Moles discuss Battle in Seattle, and Bill Resnick talks with two activists  with The Apollo Alliance  about how to put the economy on a green footing.  Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual segments by following the links below.  And please support the Old Mole and KBOO duriing the Fall Membership Drive by clicking on the Join Now link at the top of this page!

1.  Bill Resnick and Kate Gordon, co-director of The  Apollo Alliance. 

2.  Bill Resnick and Barbara Byrd, Oregon representative  of the Apollo Alliance.

39:14 minutes (22.46 MB)

 

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