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Old Mole Variety Hour October 14th

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Mon, 10/14/2013
Joe Clement hosts this episode, which is about a third shorter than usual because of membership drive. 41:28 minutes (37.97 MB)

PLEDGE DRIVE SPECIAL: Peter Pincetl & Prison Pipeline

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Experience Points
Host Ren Green interviewed Peter Pincetl of KBOO's Prison Pipeline Collective on his experience with our Criminal Justice System, the challenges parolees face when they reintegrate into society, and what Prison Pipeline offers listeners.

(Music: "Advil Confirmed" by JD Falk)

28:30 minutes (26.09 MB)

KBOO Workers win first-ever union contract!

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Employees of KBOO-FM ratified their first-ever union contract Oct. 8, locking in compensation and workplace rules for one year. The agreement was reached four months after workers voted 8-0 to join Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 7901 — and several days before the non-profit station’s Fall Fundraising Drive. KBOO is a non-profit community radio station governed by a board elected by members who donate or volunteer.

The Confessional on 10/14/13

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

The Confessional on 10/07/13

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 10/07/2013 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

Old Mole Variety Hour September 30 2013

program date: 
Mon, 09/30/2013
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Old Mole that, in addition to a discussion about the Syrian civil war and other mid-east conflicts, converges on a theme of social democracy under attack and the political stakes in its being defunded.

Bill Resnick talks with Chris Toensing about Middle East conflict

Frann Michel brings us a Well-read Red about Public Pensions under attack

Jan Haaken talks with a Healthcare for all advocate about Obamacare

Joe Clement comments on food stamps and class politics

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57:24 minutes (32.85 MB)

WRR: Public Pensions vs. Public Education - a forced choice?

program date: 
Mon, 09/30/2013
Frann Michel brings us the Well-read Red, this time focusing on pension-raiding under neoliberalism and the PERS system in Oregon, which Governor Kitzhaber has advocated cutting in order to make up for education cuts. In Frann's words: let's pit old people against young people. Frann explains how public pensions work, how they've been raided in the name of investment and the false crisis this creates. You can read the blogged version of it with links HERE 7:50 minutes (4.49 MB)
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