John Nichols: 28th Amendment Roadshow

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Wed, 05/14/2014
John Nichols speaking in Portland on May 4th 2014, during the 28th Amendment Roadshow. 53:43 minutes (49.18 MB)

Better Know a KBOO Program: Shocks of Sheba

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BOO Wire
KBOO's reigning Reggae queens, Michele and Teresa of Shocks of Sheba, talk about their personal record collections, their longtime best friendship, and 26 years of programming together. The folks at Fire on the Mountain brewed up a Shocks of Sheba IPA after their show's "rhythm and good vibe." Grab a beer and tune in every other Thursday from noon to 2!

Go the extra mile and "Like" Shocks of Sheba on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shocksofsheba 4:25 minutes (6.56 MB)

Better Know a KBOO Program: Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura

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BOO Wire
Dr. Zomb's Offbeat Sounds for Talented Listeners are aural journeys through records we've never heard of (possibly for good reason). You might learn to hypnotize people if you tune in to Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura every other Thursday night at midnight. 3:55 minutes (8.97 MB)

Better Know a KBOO Program: Sub-Human Intellect Theatre

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BOO Wire
Noah and Kirsten discuss their radio theatre "program" (a term they use lightly) and how their show gives them alcohol-free time with their friends. Think about what Sub-Human Intellect Theatre stands for (FCC Naughty Word!) and tune in on the second Mondays of every month from 11pm to midnight! 3:46 minutes (3.44 MB)

Meeko Williams State of Detroit

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Evening News
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Tue, 05/13/2014
After Party Detroit Organizer . Meeko Williams, speaks with Kristin Yount about the emergency city management, the mayor and the governor and their roles in the city of Detroit's bankruptcy hearings  in Michigan's capital.  24:22 minutes (36.14 MB)

"Prison Imperialism: How the US is Spreading a Repressive Incarceration Model Around the World"

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Tue, 05/13/2014

Presentation at the Law and Disorder Conference at Portland State University, May 11, 2014 by James Patrick Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice (http://www.afgj.org) (Recorded and produced by Paul Roland)
http://www.lawanddisorder.wordpress.com 62:00 minutes (56.76 MB)

"After the Revolution" -- Theater Review

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Mon, 05/12/2014
"After the Revolution," a play by Amy Herzog and directed by Tamara Fisch, is now playing at the Portland Playhouse through June 1.  It shows the differences between the generations in a family of radical leftists.  Norm Diamond and Bill Resnick saw it and give us this generally favorable report of its virtues and limitations.   9:39 minutes (5.53 MB)

The Water Vote

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Mon, 05/12/2014
Portland voters are deciding on a scheme (Multnomah 26-156) to turn the water bureau over to a board separate from the City Council.  Well-read Red Frann Michel lays out the flaws in this effort by large corporate water users to take control of this public resource.  Photo from Portland Tribune. 6:19 minutes (3.62 MB)

A New-Old Age of Revolution

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Mon, 05/12/2014
From the labor strikes of  the 19th Century to Occupy Wall Street in the 21st, ordinary people have shown they can organize and manage themselves.  Jeremy Brecher's book Strike! is a classic history of these movements.  Here Brecher talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the newly revised edition that brings the story into our own times.   17:09 minutes (9.82 MB)

GMO-Labeling Initiative Approved by State Supreme Court

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Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/08/2014
After receiving the approval of the Oregon Supreme Court today, a group trying to get a GMO-labeling initiative on the November ballot is poised to begin gathering signatures.
For more on the initiative, KBOO’s Sam Bouman spoke to Sandeep Kaushik, a spokesman with Oregon Right to Know.
6:31 minutes (5.97 MB)

La Grande Domestic Violence Shelter Faces Demolition

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/08/2014
A domestic violence shelter in La Grande Oregon is facing closure to make way for a new county courthouse in Union county.
Shelter From The Storm filed a litigation suit in April to seek resolutions that would minimize the impact of construction on the group’s facility.
KBOO’s Sekoynia Wright spoke to Shelter from the Storm’s director, Theresa Krauser, for more on the story.
5:29 minutes (5.02 MB)

Interview with Gregg Deal, Native Performance artist ("The Last American Indian on Earth")

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Mon, 05/12/2014
Host Jackie Malstrom interviews Gregg Deal, in town for a Reed College panel on Native sports mascots. 36:57 minutes (33.82 MB)

The Warlocks "Skull Worship" Review

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Mon, 05/12/2014
6:35 minutes (9.05 MB)

 

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