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Jan. 2nd Updates Show Resources

For More Information about the San Francisco Eight:  http://www.freethesf8.org/ For More Information about the Jena Six:  http://www.freethejena6.org/ For More information about the noose incident at Reed:http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/11945... Read more

Catholic teacher held for protesting interrogation school

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb of Redmond is being held in an Arizona jail, after being deemed  "a flight risk and danger to the community."     Lamb, a retired Catholic lay teacher, and Franciscan Father Jerry Zawada were arrested while attempting to enter Ft. Huachuca (... Read more

KBOO Reporter Interviews Guantanamo Lawyer

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
As the trial date for several key cases of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay draws near, KBOO reporter Marliese Franklin spoke today with lawyer Pardiss (par-DEES)  Kebriaei (keh-BRAH-ee) of the Center for Constitutional Rights: Read more

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue two cases (docket 1, 2) regarding Guantanamo detainees and habeas corpus.  Described as "the... Read more

V.O. Blum on WPFW-FM

Airs at: Mon, 11/12/2007 at 4:00pm
In Washington, DC, Pacifica news analyst Gloria Minott quizzes Oregon novelist V.O. Blum about his recent political parable, Split Creek. Read more

Felony Question Removed from Mulnomah County Job Application

Airs at: Fri, 11/23/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Starting a new life can be difficult after a felony conviction, but Multnomah County is removing one barrier.  It has gotten rid of a question on its job applications asking about felony convictions.  KBOO’s Helen Honey reports in collaboration with the Oregon News Service. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 8, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 10/07/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
James Loewen, author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," talks with Laurie Mercier about Columbus Day. Bill Resnick and union president Christy Lovato discuss labor and community solidarity with the workers at Powells Book... Read more

Blumenauer protest

Airs at: Thu, 09/27/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Protestors calling for the impeachment of George Bush met yesterday outside the Portland office of Congressman Earl Blumenaur, but were locked out of his office itself. KBOO’s Kurt Ackerson spoke with Martha Odom, one of the protestors: Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 25, 2007

This show has discussions of the role of religion in the environmental movement, Socialism and Feminism in the life of Lynn Siegel, and the criminalization of immigrants. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour, June 18, 2007

This show includes interviews on immigration and labor, prisons and Paris Hilton; a short story about the immigrant experience, a review of a novel by Mary Gaitskill, and a commentary about the future of atheism. Read more