Mae Rafferty Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014
Mae Rafferty is a Republican running for Oregon's Governor.  She talked with Don Merrill about why she believes the 10th Amendment protects Oregon from federal decisions regarding gay marriage, how contract law as it relates to the retirement of public employees is tricky and her mission to stop Chinese businesses from taking root in Oregon.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 
29:07 minutes (26.65 MB)

Eric Squires Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014
Eric Squires is a Democrat running for the seat in Oregon House District 26.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his pragmatism lets him seriously consider the work of libertarian think tanks, how he's "hard-wired" for politics and how, if he voted to support marijuana legislation, he would do it holding his nose literally and figuratively.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:36 minutes (27.1 MB)

Blue Engine: A Colorless, Ordourless, Faceless PR Powerhouse Behind the LNG Sea

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Fri, 04/04/2014
"Blue Engine" (literally the name of the firm) is the massive inside/outsider PR machine behind the push to expedite permits on fracked gas terminals around the US. Lots of White House insiders at "Blue Engine Media" and a key Dept. of Energy insider (the agency in charge of gas exports) on that PR file for the industry's "Our Energy Moment" propaganda campaign.
 
 Higher Learning; Hiring Labor...Portland State University received notice Thursday that American Association of University Professors (AAUP) represented faculty could go out on strike on April 16.
Despite the strike notice, the University and the union will resume negotiations Friday to try and reach an agreement on faculty pay and other contract issues. 14:47 minutes (5.92 MB)

Better Know a KBOO Program: All Black Everything

program: 
BOO Wire
DJ Naught of All Black Everything talked up his music show, which reflects the many moods of the middle of the night, when everything outside is dark.

Listen to All Black Everything's mixcloud.com archives and tune in every other Friday morning from 3 to 5:30am. 2:53 minutes (29.16 MB)

Promos! Promos! Promos!

program: 
BOO Wire
KBOO's latest broadcasts and podcasts and archives, oh my! (4-3-14) 8:39 minutes (7.93 MB)

Plutocrat Payback, the Worst Kind

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Thu, 04/03/2014
 My guest today, Jeff Milchen of the American Independent Business Alliance out of Montana fought Citizens United and he's fighting the  plutocrats again in the wake of the supreme Court Justices disgracefull decision on campaign finance:  Here's a quote to get he riot under way:     "The five Justices who voted to expand the Court's 'money equals free speech' doctrine have made the democratic republic, promised to us by our Constitution, impossible. Citizens' votes are stripped of power when the wealthiest few can pre-determine which candidates and parties are acceptable for the rest of us to make our choices."
  12:31 minutes (11.46 MB)

New Court Cases Target Guantanamo Force-Feeding

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 03/27/2014

KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke with Alka Pradhan, Counter-Terrorism Counsel with Reprieve US, who is representing Guantanamo Bay prisoner Ahmed Rabbani in the Washington DC Court of Appeals, in one of the first court cases related to conditions of detention at the controversial military prison. Rabbani has been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay since his arrest in Pakistan in 2002, and is joining historic litigation begun by fellow prisoner Imad Abdullah Hassan. Both men are attempting to have a the court issue an injunction against abusive force-feeing techniques used by guards against hunger-striking prisoners.

14:54 minutes (13.64 MB)

Erin Donley Talks about The Importance of Communication

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program date: 
Wed, 04/02/2014
I had a very interesting and helpful conversation with Erin Donley, a communication specialist about the importance of conscious communication.
 
Erin Donley is a connection queen in Portland, Oregon. She's known for helping businesses and individuals gain respect, rapport and results with their words.

Erin was a media sales executive for several years, until she left seeking role models who could show her when (and how) to swallow her pride or express her views -- carefully and professionally.
75:44 minutes (69.33 MB)

Coos Bay: The Cost of Playing Cards with Mother Nature

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 04/02/2014
1, Hanford workers say they don't know what's going on.  They have voiced concerns to the Department of Energy,  another entity that does not know what's going on but is less forthcoming.  Two-dozen workers have reported medical problems over the past two weeks after breathing chemical vapors. The vapors were detected primarily in the Hanford area that houses large tanks holding radioactive waste.
  15:39 minutes (14.33 MB)

Conscientious Objectors: Stand up with Dr. Margaret Flowers for Single-Payer

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Tue, 04/01/2014
Octavio Paz Quotes

1, State and federal pipeline safety investigators have been dispatched to the site of an explosion and fire at a liquefied natural gas storage facility in southeastern Washington.
 
2, The Eugene City Council had voted that the closing of the homeless camp could beginning immediately .   With city officials set to begin closing the unauthorized Whoville homeless camp as early as today, about 30 camp residents and homeless advocates made a public plea Monday for another short delay.  All Whoville coalition wants is for the the city to hold off until the City Council returns from its monthlong break on April 9. 12:13 minutes (11.18 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour 31 March 2014

program date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014
Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted as well as engineered by Joe Clement, this episode features discussions of Education, Labor, Aging, Reading, Psychiatry and Cinema:  Bill Resnick talks with Portland State University Professor Patricia Schechter about faculty labor struggles and neoliberal education; Joe talks with Peter Frase of Jacobin Magazine about rethinking work; Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews new nonfiction form Penelope Lively, and Jan Haaken talks with Grace Silvia about the upcoming Rethinking Psychiatry Film Festival.
58:05 minutes (26.59 MB)

Rethinking Psychiatry Film Festival

program date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014

Jan Haaken talks with Grace Silvia about the Rethinking Psychiatry Film Festival.  The organization Rethinking Psychiatry is an activist organization trying to shift away from pathologizing and toward recognizing a variety of ways of being in the world, toward recognizing that psychological suffering is often a result of problems in society or a consequence of trauma, and toward countering the pharmaceutical industry's model of easy cures for the spiritual or medical ailments of modern life. The first night's videos April 2nd explore the Soteria model of being with people going through psychotic breaks with no or minimal medication. 11:41 minutes (5.35 MB)

Book Mole: Lively Memoir

program date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014
Larry Bowlden reviews Penelope Lively's not-quite-memoir Dancing Fish and Ammonites, dispatches from Old Age, which, unlike much writing on later life, focuses on what is left rather than what is lost with age. Larry surveys a number of works from Lively's prizewinning literary career, which, like this new volume, has focused on memory and history, writing and reading.


7:13 minutes (3.3 MB)

On Wage Work and Wanting Less of It

program date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014
Joe Clement talks with Peter Frase about the desirability of working less, the possibility of the shorter work week, and the nature of wage and other labor. They discuss the productivity and problems of wage labor and the value of what is known as "free time"; the varied possible meanings of "full employment"; and the need for collective struggles to change the balance of power in the labor market. They touch on Kathi Weeks' book on The Problem with Work, and the importance of unwaged and immaterial labor. Joe mentions his interview last week with Anna Coote, available here: https://kboo.fm/content/towarda30hourworkweek. 13:26 minutes (6.15 MB)

 

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