What happens when a vocalist (Larysea Birdseye of Ancient Sol), violinist (Matt Varga), and KBOO volunteer (Ren Green) who have never met before walk into a KBOO studio? Only one way to find out! 3:30 minutes (3.2 MB)
this is a story about susan cecil being bullied at school. and at green thumb.
my advice to anyone who has ben bullied before.
say please do not bully me .
hey , big guy , pick on somebody your own size.
yell and scream .
tell your parents, anyone you can trust.
just walk away.
ask your family members if they have ben bullied.
bye , susan cecil at kboo. com 14:33 minutes (13.32 MB)
It’s a strange nation we’ve built in which men and women – one, an 84 year-old nun, fer crissakes – are arrested and charged with “destruction of property” at a nuclear weapons factory…But it happens, Oh, it happens.
“Powerful members of the Washington State Senate” are on board with a plan to tax crude oil shipped into the state by rail. The money raised would pay for oil spill response and clean up. It would? How do we know what the clean-up is going to cost? Why not just dump the money in the river to soak up the oil….?
WE already have a ‘barrel tax’ paid only by seaborne oil tankers. Put the oil is the barrels, put the barrels on the ships…Okay next?
The Paramount Petroleum asphalt plant, was recently sold to a an investment firm and leased to Arc Logistics Partners LP for use as a crude oil terminal.
Well-read Red Frann Michel reads from Henry Giroux about neoliberalism, connecting the more unsustainable than usual mode of capitalist ideology and worldmaking to the defunding and alround attack on universities. In the latter half, she focuses on class struggle at Portland State University, highlighting who is causing the problems and who's organizing the solution. You can read it HERE.http://kboo.fm/content/neoliberalhighereducationparttwo 8:20 minutes (7.64 MB)
The movie moles review the PBS documentary "Pete Seeger: the power of song". They discuss the difficulties in venerating Seeger the person when he really wasn't about his own personal glory, how his combination of labor and music hearkens back to a more revolutionary labor movement, and more. . It will be playing at the Red and Black cafe February 26th at 7pm, as part of a Music for the Working Class Pete Seeger tribute night, which will also include music-making and stories. It can also be found online for free through the PBS website. 9:33 minutes (8.75 MB)