Latest Public Affairs Audio

The Age of Cruelty and Royalty, and the Role of Capitalism

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Presswatch
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Thu, 10/08/2009

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know."  The topic is capitalism--the idea that human rights may be discarded by those who have funds to initiate economic activity.  This is the age of cruelty and royalty.  What's happened to our language?  Seven trillion to the banker class - what  about the rest of us?  What's the meaning of "the declining value of the dollar?"  What does the world plan to do to the dollar market?

27:11 minutes (12.44 MB)

Jones Neo-Nazi

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program: 
Evening News
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Thu, 10/08/2009

 

0:59 minutes (4.95 MB)

Disabled Center Commentary

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program: 
Evening News
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Thu, 10/08/2009

 

1:16 minutes (595.92 KB)

Senate Climate Change Bill-Final

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program: 
Evening News
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Thu, 10/08/2009

 

4:41 minutes (2.14 MB)

Author Tracy Kidder: "Strength in What Remains, A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness"

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Thu, 10/08/2009

Marianne Barisonek speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder about his latest  nonfiction work: Strength in What Remains, A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness.  The book is about a young medical student named Deo who escaped genocidal civil war in Burundi in 1994, immigrated to the United States and returned to his native country to build a medical clinic. To learn more about the work of Deo's clinic, Village Health Works, or to donate, visit them at http://villagehealthworks.org .

17:54 minutes (12.29 MB)

Recent Local and National victories fighting Torture and Real ID

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program: 
A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 10/08/2009

In August The Inspector General's 2004 CIA Torture Report was finally released to the public as a result of a lawsuit. This past session the Oregon Legislature put a stop to out states cooperation with The Real ID ACT. Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest executive director of the Oregon ACLU, David Fidanque. They discuss these recent Civil Liberty victories. Listen and learn about the battles fought and won, here in Oregon and Nationally.

16:31 minutes (11.34 MB)

Rupert Bazambanza: Smile Through the Tears

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Thu, 10/08/2009

As part of KBOO's Africa Special, artist Rupert Bazambanza joins Words & Pictures by telephone from Kigali, Rwanda, to talk about his graphic novel Smile Through the Tears, a memoir of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi population of Rwanda.

Special thanks to Trillium Shannon for her invaluable production help, as well as Jenka Soderberg and Mimi Villarqui for their excellent translation skills.

21:25 minutes (8.58 MB)

Poll Says Government Should Pay More Attention to Food Safety

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Evening News
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Wed, 10/07/2009

The federal government should be paying more attention to food safety, according to a new poll. KBOO’s Annette May has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.

1:35 minutes (1.45 MB)

 

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