Economic imperialism

Book Mole: later novels of Wallace Stegner

program date: 
Mon, 05/28/2012

Larry Bowlden reviews the signifance of Wallace Stegner's wide-ranging vocation as a writer and teacher. Stegner wrote short-stories, biographies, novels, literary and environmental criticism. Stegner was a creative writing teacher to many powerful writers, such as Ken Kesey and Edward Abbey. Stegner went further than most in his condemnation of the American Dream as such, locating in it a tragic illusion about the potential of America's selfless bounty and the lack constraints on American's selfish exploitation of it all.

7:14 minutes (6.62 MB)

Obama's Change Of Heart & How Marriage Equality Re-Affirms The Status Quo

program date: 
Mon, 05/28/2012

 Well-read Red, Denise Morris, challenges the way that marriage (not to mention participation in the military) has become the center-piece of the LGBT movement and what it means for how we think of equality for all groups. She argues that whether proponents of gay marriage like it or not the significance of gay marriage for politicians like Obama, who recently had "a change of heart" about gay marriage, is tied shoring up the efficacy of marriage as a political institution.

8:45 minutes (8.01 MB)

Police Arrest 12 at Post Office Rally

program date: 
Fri, 05/25/2012

Police arrested 12 people at the University Station Post Office in downtown portland, yesterday. Nearly a hundred people were at the demonstration, protesting cuts to the United States Postal Service and calling for Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe’s resignation. Portland Police made the arrests at about 7:30, an hour and a half after the station was supposed to close.

6:03 minutes (2.77 MB)

Bombs, Dollars & Executive Decrees: The U.S. in Yemen

program: 
A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 05/24/2012

These are the tools the Obama administration is using in Yemen. Are they stabilizing the transition to Democracy or an attempt to stop Yemen's Arab Spring before real democracy can take hold and assure a place for the US Military to expand on the Arab Peninsula? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest, Yemeni American human rights activist Ibraham Qatabi. They discuss the role of the U.S. in Yemen, Al Qaeda on the Arab Penisula and more!

28:48 minutes (26.37 MB)

A Deeper Look on 05/24/12

Program: 
A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 05/24/2012 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Bombs, Dollars & Executive Decrees: The U.S. in Yemen; Interview, Ibraham Qatabi

Bombs, Dollars & Executive Decrees: The U.S. in Yemen

These are the tools the Obama administration is using in Yemen. Are they stabilizing the transition to Democracy or an attempt to stop Yemen's Arab Spring before real democracy can take hold and assure a place for the US Military to expand on the Arab Peninsula? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest, Yemeni American human rights activist Ibraham Qatabi. They will discuss the role of the U.S. in Yemen, Al Qaeda on the Arab Penisula and more!

Headlines: the Nato Summit, U.S and Global Economics

program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 05/17/2012

Host Theresa Mitchell gives the Headlines including the Nato Summit, U.S and Global Economics

14:35 minutes (13.36 MB)

NATO rolls in to Chicago to fine-tune the machine. Thousands turn out to greet them.

program date: 
Tue, 05/22/2012

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

 

Flowers in bloom, sunshine on the lake, NATO summits, bloody clashesbetween police and demonstrators. Ah, springtime in Chicago.

56:46 minutes (51.98 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 05/22/12

Air date: 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
NATO rolls in to Chicago to fine-tune the machine. Thousands turn out to greet them.

Flowers in bloom, sunshine on the lake, NATO summits, bloody clashes between police and demonstrators. Ah, springtime in Chicago.

Abe and Joe look at the latest outburst against globalization and militarism, and ponder a question: If a massive protest falls in the woods and no one is there to cover it, does it make a sound?

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 05/21/2012

Many thanks to all you listeners who contributed to KBOO during the Spring Membership Drive! 

Clayton Morgareidge hosts this edition of the Old Mole which deals with austerity policies in Greece and around the world, how the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) writes the right-wing agenda into law, how the underground economy is becoming the model for a "new" economy, and how City Repair and the Village Building Convergence are changing lives and neighborhoods in Portland.  

43:37 minutes (24.97 MB)
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