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Yusef Chaman about the impact of fair trade on Pakistan

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Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 11/11/2008

The guest is Yusef Chaman, who imports fair trade rugs from Pakistan.  He speaks about the impact of fair trade on Pakistan, as well as on related topics.

26:22 minutes (24.15 MB)

Palin Pardons Turkey...Whoops!...too late...

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Thu, 11/20/2008
14:27 minutes (13.23 MB)

Bailouts, Debt, & the Degradation of the Dollar

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 11/19/2008

On Presswatch with the "news you're not supposed to know" host Theresa Mitchell questions the validity of the bailouts  and sees a grim future for those of us who draw a paycheck for doing real work. The tidal wave is bearing down.

26:52 minutes (6.15 MB)

Storm Tharp at PDX Contemporary Art

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program: 
Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 11/19/2008

Eva Lake is hosting Art Focus this week. Her guest is Storm Tharp who currently has a multi-media exhibition up  at PDX Contemporary Art in NWPortland through November 29th.  See more images at: http://www.pdxcontemporaryart.com/arm-arm  

 
 
 
 
30:54 minutes (7.08 MB)

Salmon Dam Study

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 11/10/2008

A new study may have found that dams don’t have as much of an impact on salmon as we may have thought.  KBOO’s Brendan Grubb reports. 

1:32 minutes (1.4 MB)

Pesticide Poisoning at Schools

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 11/09/2008

Oregon children participating in school activities have been exposed to dangerous pesticides dozens of times over the past ten years.
This is according a report kept at the State Department and the Department of Human Services.
KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with Lisa Arkin, who is the executive director of the Oregon Toxics Alliance.
 

3:37 minutes (3.32 MB)

Obama and the Congo

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

The conflict in the Congo, in central Africa, continues to be one of the most violent and ongoing wars on the planet.  With a new administration coming in, some Congolese activists see hope on the horizon.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Kambale Musavuli, a student in North Carolina active in the group Friends of the Congo, on the hope he has placed in the Obama presidency.

5:34 minutes (5.1 MB)

Rahm Emanuel for White House Chief of Staff

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

Starting today, Barack Obama will receive highly classified briefings from top intelligence officials.
But the bigger focus is still on who he'll choose to fill positions in his administration.
It's not clear if Illinois Representative Rahm Emanuel will accept Obama's offer to be his White House chief of staff.
Several Democrats confirmed that Emanuel has been offered the job.
Emanuel has become one of the leaders in the House since coming to office six years ago.
Ali Abunimah of the ElectronicIntifada.org website says the selection of Emanuel may be to appease the pro-Israel lobby.

3:18 minutes (3.02 MB)

Afghani Quilt at City Hall

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

One of the art openings in tonight’s ‘First Thursday’ event in downtown Portland will be a quilt made by a collective of women artisans in Afghanistan.
The quilt will be displayed in Portland’s City Hall for the next month.
Portland is its only stop on the West Coast during a national tour.
Molly Crowley is with Rubia Handwork, which organized the tour.

http://rubiahandwork.com

 

1:11 minutes (1.09 MB)

Multnomah County Ballot Counting

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

When KBOO heard about the possibility of water damage on ballots at the Multnomah County elections office, reporter Theresa Mitchell headed over to find out what was going on.
Although the close race between Jeff Merkley and incumbent Gordon Smith for State Senator has now been decided for Merkley, we knew that Multnomah, the most populous county in Oregon, played a critical role in determining that result.
 

4:47 minutes (4.38 MB)
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