Politics

Wars, wars, and more wars... How many do we need at once?

program date: 
Tue, 10/13/2009

 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today's topic, besides the KBOO Pledge Drive, is all about the multitude of wars we are currently involved in.  This very day, we're fighting and bombing 3 different countries, one of which owns Nuclear Weapons.

Is this smart?

 

55:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

Dahr Jamail and The Will To Resist

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 10/12/2009

 Monday Morning RadioZine
 Hosted by Jay Thiemeyer 

Today's guest is Dahr Jamail, author of Beyond The Green Zone, and they talk about his latest book, The Will To Resist.

 

27:51 minutes (25.5 MB)

Out Loud on 10/13/09

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Political update for the LGBTQ Community from the front lines - locally and nationally

Tune in to hear from local and national voices working in the political landscape for everyone in the lesbain, bisexual, gay, trans and queer community.

For our special Fall Membership Drive, Carla speaks with a wide range of people working toward change - both volunteers and elected officials.

When you call in with your membership during the Tuesday 6pm hour - you are showing your direct support for LGBTQ programming on KBOO.

Thank you for your support!

Ending racial profiling in Portland: A discussion with Dave Hardesty

program date: 
Thu, 08/13/2009

The Portland Police Bureau agreed to develop a plan for ending racial profiling within their organization. But despite promises from Police Chief Rosie Sizer, little progress seems to have been made. Community oganizations, meanwhile, are turning up the heat on city hall to implement an action plan now. Jo Ann talks with local activist Dave Hardesty about recent developments in the effort to end racial profiling in the police bureau.

57:00 minutes (45.66 MB)

Baucus health care plan or sham?

program date: 
Thu, 09/17/2009

On September 14,  Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) unveiled a long-awaited health care plan that he believes will extend coverage to uninsured Americans and secure the support of both major parties.

57:12 minutes (45.83 MB)

Poverty in Oregon: An Interview with Rachel Bristol

program date: 
Thu, 09/24/2009

As the current economic crisis deepens, more Oregonians are joining the ranks of the poor. With resources stretched to the breaking point, the ability to meet basic human needs is becoming more difficult.

Dave Mazza talks with Rachel Bristol, executive director of the Oregon Food Bank, about poverty in our state and how her organization is working to not only feed the hungry but to advocate for longterm systemic change.

56:37 minutes (45.35 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 10/08/09

Air date: 
Thu, 10/08/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Why aren't Portland police being held accountable?

Why aren't Portland police being held accountable?

The list of city residents who've become victims at the hands of the Portland police continues to grow, leading Oregonian columnist Anna Griffin to observe the news stories about these incidents "makes the Rose City's finest look like thugs with badges." In the meantime, Chief Rosie Sizer's finding on the death of James Chasse - and her failure to punish the offending officers - suggests police accountability remains little more than a joke in our city. Why can't Portland hold its police force accountable? Should the mayor take back the police commissioner duties from Commissioner Saltzman? Where's the city auditor's Independent Police Review division in all this?

Coal Burning Power Plants; NAFTA & GE Corn's effect on Mexico; and Shale Oil Development versus Clean Water

program date: 
Tue, 10/06/2009

 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show
 Hosted by Joe Uris and Abe Proctor

Today's topics, interspersed with Pleas for Money, are:

  • The single most polluting entity in these here parts, PGE's Boardman Coal Fired Electricity Plant
  • NAFTA, US Gov-Subsidized GE Corn and it's effect on the Mexican Economy
  • Shale Oil Development versus the Clean Drinking Water it threatens.

 

 

 

57:34 minutes (26.36 MB)

Bread and Roses on 10/09/09

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 10/09/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
All-Women's Circus

 Join host Nico on Bread and Roses October 9 for a talk with members of Circus Artemis -- Portland's All-Women Circus!   

Taking a cue from a legendary "strong woman," Portland's female circus artists have united under a common goal -- to blow audiences away with amazing feats of strength, skill and beauty.  The circus will debut October 16-18.  

We'll talk with creators and performers from Circus Artemis about the creation of the circus, traditional roles for women in circus performance, and how they're breaking barriers with the new show.  

 

The African Women's Coalition

program date: 
Wed, 09/30/2009

 Common Sense Talk Radio
 Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez
 From the Center for Intercultural Organizing

Today's guests are local activists Sharif Mohamed and Arika from The African Women's Coalition.

54:58 minutes (25.17 MB)
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