A program of social and political commentary from a socialist-feminist point of view.
Well-known writer and activist Holly Sklar talks with Bill Resnick about the deep changes in the economy needed to solve the problem of poverty. The Moles also cover the war in Gaza, and the Movie Moles tell us why the original version of The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) is better than the new one now playing.
The horrors of war don't end when the last gun falls silent. Unexploded shells, landmines, and other wartime hazards continue to take lives long after hostilities cease. Depleted uranium - or "DU" - one of the lesser know of these hazards, is spreading disease and death well beyond the battlefields on which it was once deployed. Originally viewed as a waste product in the production of fissionable nuclear material, depleted uranium was found to be effective in the manufacture of armor piercing projectiles and bombs. DU armaments are in use by the United States, Russia and several other nations. The U.S. has used DU armaments in the First Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow, the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP); former Communications Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He'll discuss the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; U.S. actions and their implications in the Arab world.
On the Dec 11 Radiozine Ani Hanes and Theresa Mitchell talk with Dan Handelman of the Portland Peace and Justice Works and Leah Bolger of the Veteran's for Peace in Corvallis. They're working to stop the deployment of the Oregon National Guard to Iraq and Afghanistan. Tune in to find out about the campaign.
Host Per Fagereng speaks with Chris Hedges about his recent article "Lost in the Rubble," which, among other
things, recounts his meeting with Nizar Rayan, who Israel killed in a targeted assassination last week. Author of several books, Hedges covered the Mideast for the New York Times for seven years.
Beginning October 7th, KBOO began a trial period of 'The Thom Hartmann Show' from 4 - 5 pm weekdays. Click here to find out more about our trial period of airing Thom Hartmann - we want to hear your response!
A Membership Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Nov 27th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Portland SEIU Union hall located at 6401 SE Foster Rd in SE Portland (near the intersection of Foster Rd and Holgate).
The next KBOO Board meeting will be on December 16th at 6 pm at KBOO - 20 SE 8th Ave.
KBOO 90.7 FM is seeking a Station Manager to lead our dynamic 45 year old non-commercial, community radio station.
We are looking for:
• Nonprofit management experience.
• Ability to thrive and work collaboratively in a decentralized organization.
• Ability to delegate, plan and organize people to meet goals and objectives.