Politics

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 08/11/09

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Tue, 08/11/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am

What's the thread running through the Birther movement, the health care protests, fear of socialism, anti-immigrationism, and generalized wingnut craziness? It's Oppressed White Man Syndrome. The United States will be a "majority minority" nation sometime around 2042. Resisting that fact is as foolish as it is bigoted. Deal with it, White Dudes.

Political Perspectives on 08/11/09

Air date: 
Tue, 08/11/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Marianne Barisonek interviews Chris Hedges about his new book, Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle.  Pre-recorded at the KBOO Studios.

Can talking about race make a difference?

program date: 
Wed, 08/05/2009

Last month, President Obama sat down over beers with a Cambridge cop and a Harvard professor to talk about an ugly incident that brought home how deep racial tensions still run in our nation. The president saw the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Sgt. James Crowly as a "teachable moment" that could help Americans in their struggle to understand race and its impacts. But can talking about race make a difference?

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It Takes A Village on 08/07/09

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It Takes A Village
Air date: 
Fri, 08/07/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
On August 7th at 11:00 AM we will inaugurate the first installment of It Takes A Village with a program focusing on "President Obama and the Muslim World." What are his chances of healing the riff between Islam and the West? Shaheed will explore this topic with his guest Mamadou Toure, Imam, and President of the Institute of Islamic and Interfaith Studies, based here in Portland, OR.

It Takes A Village

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Short Description: 
It Takes A Village
with Shaheed

The name of the new show, by veteran KBOO programmer, Shaheed Haamid It Takes A Village is from an old African proverb that recognizes the diversity, differences and unity needed to make a community work. It Takes A Village will attempt to examine some of the current political and social issues affecting our local as well as global community today, in order to view situations and peoples from a multi-dimensional perspective.

Prog Audio

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News & Public Affairs

APA Compass on 08/07/09

Program: 
APA Compass
Air date: 
Fri, 08/07/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Tune in for this month's APA Compass, where we'll be discussing homeland politics for Asian Pacific Americans. What does "home" mean for us, for our families, and our communities? What effects do social and political events in our homelands have on us here in the U.S.? We'll feature an audio postcard on the meaning of "home" for local Asian Pacific Americans. You'll hear a live roundtable discussion with scholar and activist Svati Shah and Minal Hajratwala on the topic of the recent decriminalization of gay sex in India. And, as always, another Angry APA Minute!

Flashpoints on 08/06/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 08/06/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

An indepth interview with Jeremy Scahill on sworn allegations against the founder of Blackwater, and a report from Honduras by journalist Tim Russo.

Fight the Empire on 08/06/09

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 08/06/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Per Fagereng talks with activist and politician Tom Hayden.

Voices from the Edge on 08/06/09

Air date: 
Thu, 08/06/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Can talking about race make a difference? Jo Ann and Dave talk with the founders of the Restorative

Last month, President Obama sat down over beers with a Cambridge cop and a Harvard professor to talk about an ugly incident that brought home how deep racial tensions still run in our nation. The president saw the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Sgt. James Crowly as a "teachable moment" that could help Americans in their struggle to understand race and its impacts. But can talking about race make a difference?

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