Politics

Flashpoints on 06/04/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 06/04/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

An interview with University of Oregon professor of International Studies Anita Weiss on the breaking crisis in Pakistan as the American diplomatic team arrives there and a critical look at the situation in Darfur and the Save Darfur movement with Professor Mahmoud Mamdani, author of "Saviors and Survivors: Darfur, Politics and the War on Terror."

LNG, Dr. Tiller, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!!!

program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

 Joe Uris is alone today, and covers several topics of interest.  First up, Joe talked about the proposed (and potentially devastating) natural gas pipeline thru our farms and wilderness.  He also covered the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional.  He talked about the right wing's smear campaign against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  

Pay attention to Oregon House Bill 3058!!!  This bill will FAST-TRACK the approvals for the LNG pipelines.

55:55 minutes (25.6 MB)

Tuesday June 9 2009 Community Calendar

program date: 
Mon, 06/08/2009
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR - TUESDAY June 9 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday June 9 2009 A Portland/Multnomah Food Policy Council meeting,. a public citizen-advisory meeting about food system policy recommendations for the City of Portland and Multnomah County, will take place on Wednesday, June 10 in the Rose Room on the second floor of City Hall, 1221 S.W. Fourth Avenue, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. For more information contact: Steve Cohen, Food Policy and Programs, (503) 823-4225 The People's Farmers Market takes place Wednesdays, 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. It's a year-round market at 3029 SE 21st Avenue, one block north of Powell Blvd. 2:53 minutes (2.64 MB)

Death Threat aimed at Joe Uris

program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

 One of this week's topics for discussion was the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional that provided abortions when they were needed.  The idea that killing health care providers could be considered a form of domestic terrorism came up, and apparently really angered one of our listeners.  Someone called in, identified himself as "Joe", and threatened to kill Joe Uris for bringing the topic to the table.

The threat and obscenity did not go out over the air, as the FCC would not allow that, but it is included here to foster discussion.

0:55 minutes (861.27 KB)

Boardman to Reduce Pollution

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

Oregon’s only coal-fired power plant might have to reduce its pollution levels, according to a new proposal. Some local advocates are saying, That’s not enough. KBOO’s Stefan Camps has the story.

 
4:21 minutes (3.98 MB)

Portland Celebrates El Salvador's New President

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 06/01/2009

Members of Portland’s El Salvadorean community gathered at City Hall last night to celebrate the inauguration of the first leftist President in the history of El Salvador.

The lively gathering of around a hundred people chanted “The People United Can Never Be Defeated” in Spanish, and watched footage from Monday’s inauguration of Mauricio Funes.

The following is a collage of sounds from the event:

1:58 minutes (1.8 MB)

Bread and Roses on 06/05/09

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 06/05/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Discussion with film makers Vassiliki Katrivanou and Bushra Azzouz
In the spring of 2004, Maria, a Greek Cypriot, and Zehra, a Turkish Cypriot, cross to opposite sides of the green line, which has divided Cyprus since the war of 1974, to visit family homes they have not seen for thirty years. Thus begins the personal journey of these women haunted by war and pain, but searching for reconciliation and common ground. On the eve of the U.N. referendum to reunite the divided island, many buried stories from the past emerge.

Fight the Empire

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Short Description: 
Connecting history with the latest world events
with Per Fagereng

We live in an empire that began 500 years ago with the European conquest of the Americas. This program looks at how the empire permeates our lives.

 

What are we doing in the world? What are we doing to the world?

George Kennan was an influential US diplomat during the Cold War years. It was he who devised the containment strategy against the Soviet Union (as opposed to a more aggressive rollback policy). In February 1948 Kennan presented a document to President Truman, Presidential Policy Statement #23, which includes the following:

Prog Audio

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News & Public Affairs

An Evil, Evil Man

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

AN EVIL, EVIL MAN - Starring the voice of Richard Bruce Cheney, this audio peice involves a former vice-president accused of torture and war crimes who appears again on the air waves for even more fear mongering.  A collage of scary sounds and creepy pronouncements from an evil, evil man. 

15:51 minutes (14.51 MB)

Our Little Mayor Part 3

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

Our Little Mayor Part 3 - Catch up on the latest adventures of Our Little Mayor Slam Assbuns and his problems with the media hounding him for consensual sex with another adult... This peice involves car crashes, 12-lane highway bridges, and a new soccor stadium.  Written and produced by G Violetta

16:54 minutes (15.47 MB)
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