KBOO Audio Archives

William Gibson on Spook Country & the Cyber-Age

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Radiozine
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Wed, 10/15/2008

On KBOO's Oct 16 Radiozine Ed Goldber interivews science fiction author of Spook Country, William Gibson who discusses how the cyber-age is affecting all of us.

28:17 minutes (19.42 MB)

PressWatch: A Look at Last Night's Debate & the "Great Give-Away"

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Presswatch
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Wed, 10/15/2008

 The October 16 PressWatch with host Theresa Mitchell exposing the "news you're not supposed to know." Today's show focusses on last night's debate between Obama and McCain, and the "Give-Away"  (bailout).

24:45 minutes (17 MB)

Joe, Joe and God go to court.

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Air Cascadia
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Wed, 10/15/2008

Joe the Beekeeper, Joe the Plumber and God gets His day in court..

11:51 minutes (27.14 MB)

Garth Clark: How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement

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Art Focus
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Wed, 10/15/2008

The guest is Garth Clark, esteemed critic, dealer and historian.  Clark will give a free lecture tonight at 6:30 at PNCA on "How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement: An Autopsy in Two Parts." One of craft’s most influential thinkers, Clark has edited and contributed to over 50 books and is author of over 200 essays and articles. Curator Namita Gupta Wiggers of the Museum of Contemporary Craft will also be part of the interview.
 

28:07 minutes (19.31 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 13, 2008

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Sun, 10/12/2008

This  program, hosted by Tom  Becker, deals with better ways to repair the economy, making Portland  Sweat Free  (no purchases of city uniforms produced  by sweatshop labor), the  Winter Soldier Project in Portland where Iraq veterans testify about the impact of the war on their lives, and what Columbus really did. 

Tom also announced  the  Cross Trade Solidarity Report-back from the Labor Notes Conference,  Saturday,  October  18, starting at  6pm, at the Musicians Hall, 325 NE 20th Ave in Portland.  

Thanks to everyone who joined or renewed their membership during the Old Mole Variety Hour!

51:39 minutes (29.56 MB)

Towards a Sweat Free Portland

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Sun, 10/12/2008

The Portland City Council voted 4-0  on Wednesday to approve rules banning city from purchasing goods made with sweated labor by the city.   Elizabeth Swaggart of SweatFree Northwest talks with Bill Resnick about their campaign. 

6:45 minutes (3.86 MB)

The Winter Soldier Project in Portland

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Tue, 10/14/2008

Old Mole Jan Haaken talks with Mary Gedry, mother of an Iraq War veteran, who will be speaking at  Winter  Soldier NW: Eyewitness Accounts of War,  in Portland on Saturday, October  18.   She recounts the impact  of war on her son, and on other  soldiers.   For more  information, go here. 

15:20 minutes (8.78 MB)

Who Was Columbus?

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Sun, 10/12/2008

In commemoration of Columbus Day, Tom Becker unearths the  history of what the great navigator actually did in the Americas. 

9:35 minutes (5.49 MB)

How to Fix the Economy, Really

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Sun, 10/12/2008

Bill Resnick talks with Chuck Collins from the Institute for Policy Studies about a real recovery plan that would revive the enconomy, support working people, and lead to new and green forms of production.  Collins is the author of Robin Hood  Was Right.

15:58 minutes (9.14 MB)

Obi Egbuna Speaks on Zimbabwe

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Evening News
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Mon, 10/06/2008

In Zimbabwe, in southern Africa, Robert may still be president, but his cabinet is in crisis.
The cabinet seats for his party total fifteen.
These cabinet seats control finance, foreign affairs, police, justice and government information.
The main opposition party currently controls thirteen cabinet seats. 
According to U-S officials, an economic blockade on food and investment will be lifted if the government of Zimbabwe increases the number of cabinet seats of the opposition.
That was Obi Egbuna of the Zimbabwean Herald, speaks on the roots of the current situation in Zimbabwe.

2:26 minutes (2.24 MB)
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