World - Ethnic

The Underground History of American Education

 

  Prologue

The shocking possibility that dumb people don’t exist in sufficient numbers to warrant the millions of careers devoted to tending them will seem incredible to you. Yet that is my central proposition: the mass dumbness which justifies official schooling first had to be dreamed of; it isn’t real.

Ted Rall and Matt Bors: Extended Web-Only Afghanistan Stories

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 10/11/2010

Ted Rall and Matt Bors generously stayed around the KBOO studios following their live radio appearance of October 11 to tell more stories of their unembedded travels through Afghanistan.

The original live radio appearance of October 11 can be heard at this link.

Ted Rall's 2008 interview with Words & Pictures, including the tale of his near-death experience at the hands of the Taliban, can be heard at this link.

45:45 minutes (18.33 MB)

Ted Rall and Matt Bors: Unembedded in Afghanistan

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 10/11/2010

Ted Rall and Matt Bors spent the month of August traveling across Afghanistan without official handlers, meeting the local residents and sending stories back to their blogs in comics form.  Ted is the immediate past president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists and author of several books including the recent Anti-American Manifesto.  Matt is a syndicated cartoonist whose work appears occasionally in the Oregonian; he's also illustrated the stories for David Axe's book War Is Boring.

Additional web-only stories of Ted & Matt's Afghani odyssey can be heard at this link.

23:43 minutes (9.5 MB)

Paula's Picks on 10/07/10

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Thu, 10/07/2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Music for the soul and spoken word for the mind!

Thanks to the magic and wonder of community radio that IS KBOO, "Paula's Picks" will be a special, extended version!

TONIGHT'S show will be PACKED with music that spans genres and defies general definition. You will only need to open your minds and ears for the journey.
 
Tonight's show is FULL of music and spoken word! It's as if "Paula's Picks" is THE thing to listen to. Well, that's because ...

Schooling the World:

Schooling the World: The White Man's Last Burden takes a vital look at the often-harmful effects of Western education on indigenous cultures.

Anjali and The Kid playlist for 10/05/2010

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Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush
Air date: 
10/05/2010

4 hour BOLLYWOOD special!!

Anjali and The Kid on 10/05/10

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Air date: 
Tue, 10/05/2010 - 8:00pm - 11:50pm
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Bollywood Music Special!

Music from the Indian Cinema

DJ Anjali & the Incredible Kid go to town, digging through thousands of soundtracks from the world of Bollywood. Tune in for four hours of mind-boggling singing, percussion, dance music, and orchestral soundtracks during the KBOO drive, and don't forget to phone in your pledge of support.

Portland Yiddish Hour playlist for 10/03/2010

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Portland Jewish Hour
Air date: 
10/03/2010

Hosted by Liz Schwartz, featuring music by local Portland and Seattle musicians, as well as a live in-studio theatrical reading of the Isaac Bashevis Singer story, "Why the Geese Shrieked," performed by Patricia Hunter and George Lederer, of the Jewish Theatre Collaborative.

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