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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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"Girls Rock!"

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris give an enthusiastic, entertaining, and informative account of the documentary "Girls  Rock," playing at  Cinema 21 starting Friday, March  7.   For more on Rock 'n Roll  camps for girls, click here, and for  Portland  locations, click here.

 

14:03 minutes (6.44 MB)

Procession for the Future

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 How to get  involved in the Procession for the Future, sponsored  by the Back Bone Campaign.  For all the information, see their website.   

1:30 minutes (703.51 KB)

Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

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Sun, 03/02/2008

Today, Scott Forrester's guests are Rick Lovely, Manager of the Gray's Harbor Public Utility District (www.ghpud.org), and Fergus Pylon, former manager of the Columbia River PUD (www.crpud.net). They will discuss "Electric Democracy", Democratic principals applied to electricity production, distribution, and sales, on a Non Profit, locally controlled basis.

28:48 minutes (26.38 MB)

Empire of Terror Part 2

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 03/02/2008

Second half of the Ubu Hour's March 2008 program.. More plundered bits of moivies both new and old, are collaged with speaches from Bush, Cheney and Rice to create a soundtrack of hallucinatory insanity... This one moves into the darker realms of imperialist conquest, violence and torture. Listen to at your own risk. 
 

27:24 minutes (18.82 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 3, 2008

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Hear the March 3 show, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, all about peace, freedom from coercion and freedom to be oneself, by clicking on the arrow above.  Or click on one of the segments below to hear  it.

1.   The desire for peace, in political action and song.

2.  Bill Resnick interviews David Rogers of Partnership for Safety and Justice about more prisons and more prisoners.  

3.  Iraq Veterans Against the War tell their story, and the music of "Deep Peace" from Satori Men's Chorus.

52:39 minutes (24.11 MB)

Activist Report for 3-3-08

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Sun, 03/02/2008

Martha Odom reports news from the activist community and events of note for the upcoming week.

3:10 minutes (561.34 KB)

Best selling author, James McBride on the horrors of slavery and the power of hope and redemption.

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Black Book Talk
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Sun, 03/02/2008

Hosts Patricia Welch and Emma Jackson Ford talk with James McBride about his latest book: Song Yet Sung, the story of a runaway slave, shot and captured; hovering near death and dreaming of the future and the Code that leads her to survival.

27:30 minutes (12.59 MB)

Antonia Juhasz and David Cobb speak of Building the future we want.

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Sun, 03/02/2008

More Talk Radio hosts, Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey guests are Antonia Juhasz, policy-analyst, activist  and author of The Bu$h Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time and David Cobb, activist and former candidate for President of the Green Party. They are in Portland for the Procession for the Future, a 3-day touring parade, using high production value art and spectacle to animate our aspirations and deliver a compelling progressive vision for the country.

74:58 minutes (34.32 MB)

The Desire for Peace

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Sun, 03/02/2008

People want peace.  A new poll indicates a solid majority of Israelis want their government to negotiate peace with Hamas.  People in Portland will be demonstrating on Saturday, March 15.  (Check out  pdxpeace.org, where you can find more information.) Satori Men's Chorus will  present "A  Time For  Peace," a concert of songs about peace at the Old Church, SW 11th & Clay, 8:00 pm, also on Saturday, March 15.  Visit the Old Church website, or  (sometime  soon when the website is ready) Satori's website.   This segment includes a  sample of the Satori sound.   

5:04 minutes (2.32 MB)

More Prisons?

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks  with David Rogers about why Oregon keeps putting more people in prison.  Rogers is director of Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly the  Western Prison Project).   They discuss the newest proposal for harsher sentencing by Kevin Manix, coming to a ballot near you.

16:31 minutes (7.56 MB)

 

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