Steve McQuiddy talks about his new book, "Here on the Edge", published by Oregon State University. McQuiddy looks at a long-neglected element of World War II history: the role of pacifism in what is often called "The Good War." He shares the fascinating story of one conscientious objector camp located on the rain-soaked Oregon Coast, Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp #56, providing the definitive history of the Fine Arts Group at Waldport. 38:38 minutes (35.38 MB)
Bill Resnick talks with Michael Cox of Cover Oregon about how the Affordable Care Act can be utilized by "various classes of people". Michael explains what Cover Oregon is (the "healthcare exchange" created by the ACA) and what may qualify for under the ACA and how to engage the process. They talk about the differing benefits for both the uninsured and insured alike. 6:37 minutes (6.06 MB)
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.
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.