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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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Plans to Clearcut Trees near Salem: The Update

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Evening News
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Tue, 03/11/2008

 

Environmental groups are concerned about Bureau of Land Management plans to clearcut  two sites near Salem. This audio comes from reporter Crystal Leighty.

4:59 minutes (4.56 MB)

Lisa Loving with John Gorenfeld on his political expose of the Rev. Moon and the Radical Right

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Between the Covers
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Tue, 03/11/2008

Lisa Loving interviews investigative reporter John Gorenstein, author of Bad Moon Rising: How Rev. Moon Created the Washington Times, Seduced the Religious Right, and Built an American Kingdom.

 

27:58 minutes (25.6 MB)

Portland's new recycle plan

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Tue, 03/11/2008

Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: The City of Portland has a new recycle plan. While a majority of the public supports it, it's not without critics.

3:28 minutes (3.17 MB)

Jim Woodring on Words & Pictures

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 03/10/2008

Jim Woodring is responsible for some of the most mind-bending art and stories in the alternative comics scene, and his new book Seeing Things collects the most recent of his iconic imagery and nightmarish narratives. Jim is joined in the studio by Bob Rini, co-founder of the Seattle cartoonist collective Friends of the Nib.

41:30 minutes (16.63 MB)

Kate Maloy, Oregon writer

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 03/10/2008

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews writer Kate Maloy about her new novel, Every Last Cuckoo. Set in rural Vermont, this is the story of seventy-five-year-old Sarah Lucas and her discovery of unguessed dimensions in her own character. It explores her life after a great loss and shows that genuine love is unquenchable.

20:24 minutes (18.68 MB)

Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

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Mon, 03/10/2008

Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more.

Helpful links:

PDX Peace Rally (www.pdxpeace.org)

US Labor Against War (www.usLaborAgainstWar.org)

National War Tax Resistance Coordination Committee (www.nwtrcc.org)

War Tax Boycott (www.wartaxboycott.org)

Funk The War!!! (portland.indymedia.org)

82:26 minutes (37.74 MB)

Dr. Don McCanne advocates for a single-payer health care system.

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 03/09/2008

 Dr. Don McCanne, former president and current Senior Policy Fellow of Physicians for a National Health Plan, talks with host Martha Odom on the crisis in affordable health care and how to fix it. Dr. McCanne will speak in Portland on Mar. 17, 7 pm, at Good Samaritan Hospital, 1015 NW 22nd Av., and on Mar. 18, 7 pm at the Jobs with Justice Healthcare Campaign forum, PAT Hall, 345 NE 8th Av.

26:32 minutes (24.3 MB)

Will Healthcare ever be affordable?

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 03/09/2008

Martha Odom Hosts. Today, her guest is Dr. Don McCanne, former president and current Senior Policy Fellow at Physicians for a National Health Program (www.pnhp.org). They’ll discuss the crisis in affordable health care and how to fix it.

Dr. McCanne will speak in Portland on Mar. 17, at 7:00 pm, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, 1015 NW 22nd Av.,

and again on Mar. 18, at 7:00 pm at the Jobs with Justice Healthcare Campaign Forum, PAT Hall, 345 NE 8th Av.

27:07 minutes (24.83 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: The SF 8(Black Panthers-1971)

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Evening News
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Sun, 03/09/2008

 Linda Olson-Osterlund with Civil Liberties Watch reports on Torture and The San Francisco Eight a group former Black Panther facing charges from a Police killing in 1971

 

 

4:48 minutes (4.4 MB)

Democratic Movements in the Middle East

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Sun, 03/09/2008

 We read little in the mainstream press about secular movements for  democracy in places like Iraq, Pakistan, and Egypt, but they are there--led by workers, women, and others.  Bill Resnick talks with anthropologist Kamran Ali who identifies some of these democratic forces and how they have been stymied by US-supported dictators. Ali teaches at the University of Texas and is on the editorial board of Middle East Reports.

21:10 minutes (9.7 MB)

 

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