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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A People's History in Comics

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 07/28/2008

Words & Pictures welcomes guest Mike Konopacki, a labor cartoonist who collaborated with author Howard Zinn and historian Paul Buhle to create a comics version of Zinn's A People’s History of American Empire.  S.W. Conser talks with Konopacki about the power of images to raise public consciousness and the challenges of mixing caricature with historical portrayals.

30:50 minutes (12.36 MB)

Waste Heat Recovery

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 07/28/2008

Bruce Silverman interviews Sean Casten of Recycled Energy Development, a company that is making electricity from heat that was previously being wasted by going up factory smokestacks.

20:54 minutes (19.14 MB)

The Private Prison Industry - Part 1.

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Sun, 07/27/2008

The prison industry is a multi billion dollar industry.  At what cost to our rights under the constitution?  How much does this enormous industry affect policy from the federal level on down? Does it erode our sense of what it means to be American and free? 

27:36 minutes (25.27 MB)

The Private Prison Industry - Part 2.

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program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

The prison industry is a multi billion dollar industry.  At what cost to our rights under the constitution?  How much does this enormous industry affect policy from the federal level on down? Does it erode our sense of what it means to be American and free? 

29:29 minutes (27 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch

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program: 
Evening News
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Sun, 07/27/2008

KBOO presents the latest on privacy issues from Civil Liberties Watch:

4:41 minutes (4.28 MB)

Victims' Rights

program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about the role of crime victims in the trials, sentencing, and paroling of violent offenders, especially rapists. 

17:18 minutes (7.92 MB)

Emanuel Hospital picketed

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

 

Today legacy emanuel hospital workers represented by S-E-I-U Local 49 are picketing in front of the north portland hospital to demand the same benefits and pay to their co-workers at Legacy Good Sam in North West Portland.

After months of bargaining, legacy is offering a 1% Cost of living increase to emanuel workers, though workers at legacy good sam are receiving a 3% increase this year.

0:56 minutes (885.76 KB)

[Indoor day labor site not popular]

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

Last Thursday, the Portland Tribune reported that the new indoor Day Labor Site run by Portland-based Voz Worker's Rights Education Project, hasn't been as popular with day laborers as they hoped.

KBOO's Scott Pham spoke with Romeo Sosa of Voz.

2:36 minutes (2.38 MB)

Anti-transgender legislation in California

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

 

The Human Rights Campaign, or HRC, held a fund raiser in San Francisco last week to help defeat a November ballot measure that would ban gay marriage in California.

The hrc is one of the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organizations, with seven hundred thousand members.

3:15 minutes (2.99 MB)

Alternatives to Anti-Depressants

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 07/27/2008

Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon

 

28:07 minutes (25.74 MB)

 

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