Animal rights

Forest Service Employees Sue Over Fire Retardant

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/02/2008

KBOO's Chris Andrae spoke with one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit:

A group of Forest Service Employees has filed a second lawsuit against the Forest service challenging the agency's use of flame retardant chemicals. 

 

 

1:34 minutes (1.44 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 7, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 04/06/2008

 Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program reviews the case for veganism with an animal rights activist and a vegan cookbook author.  We also hear from a Seattle activist who works with homeless women, and from  an Italian geographer about the resistance in Sardinia to privatization of land.

You can hear the whole show by clicking the arrow on this page, or you can go to individual pieces  from the links below.  But first, support the Old Moles and this great community radio station by clicking on the JOIN NOW! button just above!  And thanks!

1.  The case for veganism

2.  Homeless in Seattle

36:59 minutes (16.94 MB)

The Case for Veganism

program date: 
Sun, 04/06/2008

 There are more reasons than you may have dreamed of  why a vegan diet is good for you and the planet.  Matt Rosell and  Isa Chandra Moskowitz tell the Old Mole's  Bill Resnick about some of them.  Matt works with In Defense of Animals.

13:26 minutes (6.15 MB)

The Farm Animal Sanctuary

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Tue, 03/25/2008

Host Laurie Sonnenfeld speaks with Wayne Geiger, founder and director of the Farm Animal Sanctuary in Scio, Oregon.

19:16 minutes (17.64 MB)

Using Primates for Research

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Tue, 02/26/2008

Host Laurie Sonnenfeld interviews Matt Rosell of In Defense of Animals about their campaign to educate people about primates used for research in OHSU laboratories.

25:44 minutes (23.56 MB)

Nike Stops Selling Fur: Interview with PETA

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Evening News
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Sun, 02/24/2008

 

The Nike subsidiary Cole Haan has agreed to stop selling products made from animal fur.  The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, are hailing the decision as a victory.

PETA has been pressuring the company for years to stop selling fur products.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Matt Prescott, with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

 

3:39 minutes (3.35 MB)

Jesus's Second Coming Part 3: Crucifiction Erection

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 02/03/2008

The third and final chapter in the UBU HOUR's completely warped Audio Drama about the Second Coming of Jesus, this one is titled CRUCIFICTION ERECTION. Even more perverse, foul and filthy than the other two parts of this dark surreal political comedy, in this episode Jesus has been taken prisoner by the imperial forces. Prick Cheney, Ann Coutlergeist, Swill O'Riled, Reverend Spat Rotburpson, and Commander in Theif Dubya Tush plan to lead in the enhanced interror-gation and punishment of the prisoner, but other forces are afoot..... Warning!

48:13 minutes (44.15 MB)

Montana wild bison hunting: happening now

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Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 01/11/2008

 

Wild bison migrating out of Yellowstone National Park are being hunted in Montana in what activists have termed ‘cross-border hunting sprees’. 

Jenka Soderberg interviewed Stephanie Seay of the Buffalo Field campaign about the state organized killing of these animals.

 

3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

Animal Liberation Front Interview

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/11/2007

 

Last week, activists from the Animal Liberation Front attacked private property belonging to an Oregon Health Sciences University researcher whom they described as a primate vivisector.
This is the second Oregon vivisector in six months to be targeted by the organization.
KBOO’s Crystal Leighty spoke with Dr. Jerry Vlasak, with the Animal Liberation press office of North America.

 

3:06 minutes (2.85 MB)
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