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Queer Open House & Recruitment for The Other Team, Queer Youth Radio Show

Calling all Portland area youth:: do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning or are an ally to the queer community?

KBOO is hosting two open houses for The Other Team recruitment: Sunday Dec 20 from 3-5 pm and Monday Dec 28 from 5-7 pm. We need YOUth to create this queer youth radio show! 

During our open house, come on down to the radio station to check out the recording studios, find out how easy it is to make radio, and meet other KBOO volunteers creating queer radio.

Voices from the Edge: What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

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Thu, 12/10/2009

Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 domestic violence homicides took place in Multnomah County alone. In recent years, the state average has been eight murder-suicides a year. Is it the economic climate, a lack of social services, or deep-rooted cultural issues?

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave talk with Jennifer Warren, LCSW, a counselor with Portland's Men's Resource Center/Women's Counseling Center since 1998. She specializes in domestic violence intervention and recovery, and has worked extensively with men and women arrested for domestic violence. Join us in this discussion about what's behind domestic violence murder-suicides, how the problem is being addressed and what needs to be done to stop the violence.

56:00 minutes (44.86 MB)

One Land Many Voices on 12/25/09

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Fri, 12/25/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Rev. Naim Ateek: A Palestinian Cry for Reconciliation

Rev. Naim Ateek, founder of Sabeel, the Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, talks about his new book, A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation.

OLMV - Rev. Naim Ateek: A Palestinian Cry for Reconciliation, July 16, 2009

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Fri, 12/25/2009

Reverend Naim Ateek, founder of Sabeel, the Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, talks about his new book, A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation. This lecture was presented by Rev. Ateek in Portland, Oregon, on July 16, 2009.

58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

The plight of Christians in Bethlehem today

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Thu, 12/10/2009

As Christians around the world prepare for the annual Christmas holiday, Christians who live in Bethlehem say that their plight has been neglected and forgotten. Christian Palestinians have lived in Bethlehem since the time of Christ, but have faced dislocation and repression since Israel was created in 1948.

This hour, we examine the situation of Bethlehem today, including a report on al-Wallaja village, which is a Christian Palestinian village located just outside of Bethlehem, produced by Ghassan Bannoura and Hazem Jamjoum; an interview with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh of Bethlehem University; and a report on solidarity ‘From Brooklyn to Bethlehem’.

53:14 minutes (48.74 MB)

Flashpoints on 12/10/09

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 12/10/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

On a special edition of Flashpoints, Nora Barrows-Friedman brings us the keynote speech by Ali Abunimah from last week's Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment conference at Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts.  Ali Abunimah is editor and co-founder of The Electronic Intifada, and author of the book One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

Voices from the Edge on 12/10/09

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Thu, 12/10/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murder-suicides?

What's behind Oregon's domestic violence murders-suicides?

 

Fourteen Oregonians died last month in five murder-suicides and one attempted murder suicide. Why this sudden outbreak now of men using guns to murder their spouses, ex-spouses and themselves when domestic violence homicides in Oregon have been on the decline? In 1997, 22 domestic violence homicides took place in Multnomah County alone. In recent years, the state average has been eight murder-suicides a year. Is it the economic climate, a lack of social services, or deep-rooted cultural issues?

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave talk with Jennifer Warren, LCSW, a counselor with Portland's Men's Resource Center/Women's Counseling Center since 1998. She specializes in domestic violence intervention and recovery, and has worked extensively with men and women arrested for domestic violence. Join us in this discussion about what's behind domestic violence murder-suicides, how the problem is being addressed and what needs to be done to stop the violence.

Dianne Riley from the Coalition for a Livable Future on Race, Class, and Urban Planning

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Wed, 12/09/2009

 Lisa Loving hosts a discussion about race, class and urban planning. Her guest is Dianne Riley of the Coalition for a Livable Future, talking about recent trends toward “racial isolation” in area schools and neighborhoods. Gentrification, segregated schools, poverty – do we have the tools to fix them?

56:33 minutes (25.89 MB)

Voices from the Edge: The Portland Police Association

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Thu, 12/03/2009

Jo Ann and Dave talked about the recent demonstration by the Portland Police Association, in which the association expressed a vote of no confidence in Chief Sizer and Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman following the latter's decision to suspend Officer Chris Humphreys for excessive use of force against a 12-year-old girl.

55:42 minutes (44.62 MB)
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