Economic imperialism

Headlines, Fukushima radiation contanimation, Occupy PDX, Hanford nuclear waste dump & more

program date: 
Thu, 05/10/2012

Host Theresa Mitchell gives Headlines, talks about Fukushima radiation contanimation on Nori seaweed and how vitamin C is hekping people. She also discusses Occupy PDX, Hanford as nuclear waste dump, coal trains & more.

15:28 minutes (14.16 MB)

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/15/12

Air date: 
Tue, 05/15/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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David Cobb on Creating Democracy & Challenging Corporate Rule

Former Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb recently toured the Northwest giving his talk "Creating Democracy & Challenging Corporate Rule."  This presentation is part history lesson and part heart-felt call-to-action! He spoke in Portland at SEIU Local 503 Hall on April 16th.

Cobb is an organizer and national spokesman for, a coalition of over 190,000 people and organizations whose goal is to amend the United States Constitution to end corporate rule and legalize democracy.

KBOO and Democracy

program date: 
Mon, 05/14/2012

 Joe Clement comments on how KBOO's democratic organization and ownership structure is, as a form of workplace democracy, the true base of progressive social change.

3:19 minutes (1.51 MB)

Beyond Taxing the Rich

program date: 
Mon, 05/14/2012

 Old Mole, Clayton Morgareidge, comments on various proposals to increase taxes on the rich. Is this enough to create economic justice or does it justify the economic arrangements that produced inequality in the first place? Listen to this brief commentary to find out. Here's Clayton's written version, which contains further links.

5:25 minutes (2.49 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour May 14th 2012

program date: 
Mon, 05/14/2012

  Bill Resnick hosts this membership-drive special and we hear:


46:28 minutes (21.28 MB)

"What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets"

program date: 
Wed, 05/09/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Michael Sandel, author of "What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets." They'll talk about the difficult arguments missing from our public debates about the value being assigned by markets to nonmarket norms. What is the proper role of markets in a democratic society, and how can we protect the moral and civic goods that markets don't honor and that money can't buy?

Michael Sandel is a political philosopher and a professor at Harvard University. He is best known for the Harvard course 'Justice' which is available to view online, and for his critique of Rawls' A Theory of Justice in his Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982).

42:23 minutes (38.81 MB)

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Give us your money!

program date: 
Tue, 05/08/2012

  Abe Proctor and Joe Uris pontificate on a range of issues, all while imagining themselves to possess intellectual heft and moral authority. Meanwhile, it's Spring Membership Drive! Give us all your money or else!



56:36 minutes (51.82 MB)

Fracking: Interview with author Tom Wilber on new book, Under The Surface

A Deeper Look
program date: 
Thu, 05/10/2012

Fracking; Shattering subterranean rock to release natural Gas. Clean energy for America or poision to neighboring communities? Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund for a Membership Drive Special. Her guest will be Tom Wilber author of the just released book Under The Surface: Fracking, Fortunes and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale.

21:01 minutes (19.24 MB)

PREVIEW - News & PA Day - Ralph Nader

program date: 
Fri, 05/11/2012

Just a little is the whole day-long schedule.

1:17 minutes (1.17 MB)
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