Hosted by Tom Becker, this program features segments on the politics and science of energy policies and cleaning up after oil spills. We also learn about the blowback from drone attacks and a comic documentary about grafitti and video.
Many thanks to those of you who contributed during our recent membership drive. If you didn't, the tip jar at the top is still open!
Is Multnomah County "uniquely toxic" for people of color?
A new report by Portland State University states that for people of color, Multnomah County is a "uniquely toxic" place when it comes to education, income, home ownership and health. The 152-page report, which was presented last week to the Portland City Council, found nearly every racial and ethnic group to be trailing behind other county residents.
Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know," takes a look at Thailand protests, U.S. deficits and interviews Kanellos, the riot dog at Greek protests. Also a look at the relationship between the global economic crisis, bankster greed and increasing militarization. See more at Theresa's blog: http://www.kboo.org/node/21463
Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.
BLUETECH in the studio, Featuring- New Music and Interviews
As part of KBOO's Spring Membership Drive, EVAN BLUETECH and his band SATORI SOCIAL will be visiting the studio on "The Melting Pot" Tuesday 5/11/10 from 8-10pm. We'll be listening to the new album "Love Songs to the Source", talking about the release, tour, and the importance of non commercial radio in Portland and the world today. We will have tickets to the show and copies of the new release as Thank You Gifts for becoming/renewing your membership during tonights show. Thank You for your Support!!!
Theresa Mitchell hosts a special hour-long Presswatch with guest Pratap Chatterjee about his new book, Halliburton's Army: How a Well-Connected Texas Oil Company Revolutionized the Way America Makes War. Pratap Chatterjee is an award-winning investigative journalist and producer, and the managing editor of CorpWatch. He is the author of Iraq, Inc.: A Profitable Occupation and The Earth Brokers.