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KBOO isn't the only community radio station with dwindling listenership, declining revenues, and a board in denial.  Read about a flagship Pacifica station here.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/business/media/democracy-may-prove-the-doom-of-wbai.html?_r=0

Voices from the Edge on 08/22/13

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Thu, 08/22/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Cults in Oregon, the US & Canada w/Lisa Kendall & Ken Burtner
Cults in Oregon, the US & Canada w/Lisa Kendall & Ken Burtner

Would you be surprised to know that Cult’s operate in Oregon and in many communities throughout the United States? What do we know about Cults? Join Ken Burtner & Lisa Kendall and I as we discuss what we now know about Cults and what communities can do when people seek help leaving these camps. Ken Burtner is a nationally recognized trauma recovery specialist. He has helped over 100 families through his service at the Cult Resource Network in Portland, OR. He is a board member of Move Forward and offers counseling to those impacted by the Move of God at no charge. Lisa Kendall is Founder of Move Forward, a human rights activist, and former child member of the Move of God.

Bread and Roses on 08/16/13

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 08/16/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Let's talk about Race! Middle School Students Record their own Stories of Race

One teacher is using the power of audio storytelling to encourage courageous conversations around race with her students.

Barb Stonecypher has been an educator since 1995. She has been concentrating on equity and on understanding what equity means in her life while trying to apply it in her classroom. She says: “The success of my students have been the focus of my whole career.” Barb invited me to her classroom to teach audio storytellling to her students so they could record and edit their own story around race, racism and racial discrimination. This Friday, we will play the audio pieces produced by Barb's students and she will be live, in the studio, to discuss her dedication to equity.

 

Hosted and Produced by Delphine Criscenzo

Radiozine on 08/15/13

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Radiozine
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Thu, 08/15/2013 - 11:45am - 12:00pm
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PSU students study Portland water supply
PSU students study Portland water supply

Three Portland State University students, recently took a Capstone course that focused on Portland's water supply. We'll hear what they learned about the history of Portland's water.

One Hundred Tacks on 08/15/13

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One Hundred Tacks
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Thu, 08/15/2013 - 11:30am - 11:45am
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Ten Celebrated Statues
Ten Celebrated Statues

On the latest installment of the radio documentary series 100 Tacks, producerAndrew Weymouth explores the story of ten celebrated statues that were erected in Portland, only to be torn down just five months later.

Wednesday Talk Radio on 08/14/13

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Wed, 08/14/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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City of Portland Workers Rally for a Fair Contract Today
City of Portland Workers Rally for a Fair Contract Today

Hundreds of city workers including water treatment operators, street pavers, sewer cleaners, and mechanics will converge in downtown Portland’s Chapman Square on Wednesday afternoon for a free community concert and solidarity rally to draw attention to their current contract negotiations with the City of Portland.  In support of their contract fight, union members and community supporters will call on City Council to weigh in on negotiations and direct management to bargain in good faith with the District Council of Trade Unions, a coalition of seven unions that operate jointly in bargaining with the City of Portland. 

Host Lisa Loving speaks with some of the workers about their fight.

Voices from the Edge on 08/15/13

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Thu, 08/15/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Interview with Alexander Villarreal about child exploitation
Interview with Alexander Villarreal about child exploitation

The state found me on the streets alone when I was two years old. I had lice, was suffering from malnutrition, and cigarette burns covered my body. While in the foster care system, I went through seven foster homes in which I continued to endure abuse. When I was four, a loving family adopted me. Because of my abuse, I had severe scarring all over my body, and my adoptive parents had to put vitamin E oil on me each night before I went to bed. As I got older, the state provided information regarding my abusive family history, but by that time my heart was hardened and guarded. When I became a teen, my parents were unable to emotionally reach me. They sent me to boarding school, but I left and ended up on the streets.

Out Loud on 08/13/13

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Out Loud
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Tue, 08/13/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Out Loud welcomes Max Voltage, SAGE Metro Portand and author Shannon PS Bonet

Tonight, our first guest is an event producer who is recruiting for an upcoming new work. Max Voltage updates us on Homomentum the Musical, the radical gender bending sci-fi musical new work. They are casting and hiring for an upcoming Staged Reading, with auditions happening in early Sept.

Voices from the Edge on 08/08/13

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Thu, 08/08/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Should BOLI go after anti-abortion protesters?
Should BOLI go after anti-abortion protesters?
Should BOLI go after anti-abortion protesters? 
 
The right of privacy vs. right of free expression. Brad Avakian wants the Bureau of Labor and Industry to investigate whether peaceful anti-abortion protests outside Lovejoy's Surgicenter can be stopped under Oregon's law banning discrimination. Should the state be using laws to protect some civil liberties to suppress others?
 

Afifa Ahmed Shafi Tribute from APA Compass

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APA Compass
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Fri, 08/02/2013

We feature a tribute to our dear friend and colleague, Afifa Ahmed Shafi, a founding member of our collective, who passed away July 29, 2013. 

Produced by Liz Rogers, and content from Afifa Ahmed Shafi and Sarika Mehta.

6:45 minutes (6.19 MB)
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