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
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.
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.
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!