Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!
Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with Jack D. Forbes, author of "Columbus and Other Cannibals." Forbes is professor emeritus and former chair of Native American Studies at the University of California at Davis. He was instrumental at the start of the Native American Movement in 1961, and went on to found Native American Studies programs across the country as well as an indigenous university.
Lew Daly, co-author with Gar Alperovitz of "Unjust Deserts: How the Rich Are Taking Our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back," discusses wealth creation, income redistribution and moral philosophy.
Lew Daly is a Senior Fellow at Demos and the author of "God and the Welfare State."
A preview of today's 24th Annual Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "Keep Alive the Dream."
The celebration airs live until 7:00pm when Hard Knock Radio will provide more coverage.
Listen to the live audio stream here
Also Yugen Rashad speaks with local people who are in Washington for the Inauguration of Barack Obama as President. They'll talk about the meaning of today's holiday in light of the Inauguration.
- Title: MLK Tribute Day
- Length: 58:07 minutes (26.61 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 11kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Dave DeAngelis speaks with Michael Klare about the problem with cheap oil, and why America's overreliance on petroleum is the source of all its energy problems.
Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, and is the author of "RISING POWERS, SHRINKING PLANET: The New Geopolitics of Energy." His most recent article is "Oil 2009, Be Careful What You Wish For" http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175018
On the Jan 15 Radiozine, Jenka Soderberg host a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. This is part two - an update on the situation in Gaza, from Rami Almeghari in Maghazi Refugee Camp outside Gaza City. She also speaks with Pennie Quinton in Nablus, where a 'Safe Place for Gaza' has been created to allow Palestinian factions to come together to express their support with their fellow Palestinians in Gaza.
On the Jan 15 Radiozine, KBOO hosts a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. First, a debate on the role of Israel in the crisis. Then, an update on what's happening there. This is part one. Bob Horenstein, the Communications Director of the Jewish Federation of Portland voices his support of the current Israel invasion of the Gaza strip. He is opposed by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a former Yale University Professor, currently at Bethlehem University, and author of the book, Sharing the Land of Canaan.
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
Learn how the policies of the United States and the International Monetary Fund in the past
two decades have led to an unprecedented
increase in the trafficking of girls and young women.
Kara performed a detailed examination of the
economics of sex slavery in each country he visited and
has developed a strategy to end it in a new brand of Abolitionist
movement. He is on the Board of Directors of Free The Slaves,
a Washington D. C. based organization dedicated to ending slavery
world wide. The United States Senate designated January IIth
Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The organization Soroptimists International
are sponsoring legislation to advance the struggle against slavery
here in the United States
- Title: Siddharth Kara: author of Sex Trafficking: Inside The Business of Modern Slavery
- Date: January 13th, 2008
- Genre: Public Affairs
- Year: 2008
- Producer: Linda Olson-Osterlund
- Length: 29:04 minutes (13.31 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Drills are endangered primates living in Nigeria and Cameroon in West Africa. Two Portlanders have spent the last twenty years there trying to save this species, and they've had some success. Liza Gadsby is interviewed by KBOO's Bruce Silverman.