The Investigator Side A

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Tue, 06/24/2008
30:25 minutes (27.85 MB)

The Investigator Side B

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Sun, 06/22/2008
28:40 minutes (26.25 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 23, 2008

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Sun, 06/22/2008

Along with the music of  the late Utah Phillips, this show, hosted by Tom Becker, feature a Bill Resnick interview about the support for parents of young children in European countries in contrast with what  parents in the US must face.  Frann Michel reviews a series of feminist  science fiction novels.  Tom  reads a piece about why cooler weather does not justify skepticism about global warming.  And Bryan Johnson tells us about a bicycle tour of Portland's radical history sites.  

Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow at the top of this page.   Hear individual pieces by clicking on their links below:

1.  The life and music of Utah Phillips

44:54 minutes (20.56 MB)

Remembering Utah Phillips

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Mon, 06/23/2008

Host Tom Becker reviews the life of labor activist and folk singer Utah Phillips and plays some of his songs.   

3:45 minutes (1.72 MB)

PDX Labor History Bike Tour

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Tue, 06/24/2008

Bill Resnick talks with Bryan Johnson, a labor historian, about the bike tour of Portland sites that are part of Portland's radical labor history.  It's part of  Pedalpalooza

8:18 minutes (3.8 MB)

Cool Weather, Global Warming?

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Mon, 06/23/2008

Tom Becker reads a  piece by Fred Pearce in The Guardian warning us that global warming skeptics will misuse short-term weather patterns to derail plans to curtail greenhouse gases. 

4:16 minutes (1.96 MB)

Feminist Science Fiction

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Mon, 06/23/2008

The Old Mole's Frann Michel reviews The Marq’ssan Cycle -- five feminist science fiction novels by L. Timmel Duchamp, set in the late 21st century.  Their portraits of an American police state and the political use of torture are all too timely today. 

You can read this piece on Frann's blog here.

6:17 minutes (2.88 MB)

Parenting in Europe and the US

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Sun, 06/22/2008

Professor Marcia Meyers is with the West Coast Poverty Center and has studied the vast differences between raising children in the US with almost no public support and being a parent in Europe where that support is strong.  She shares her conclusions in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  

19:32 minutes (8.94 MB)

Perry Bible Fellowship: Cartoonist Nicholas Gurewitch

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 06/23/2008

 

Words & Pictures visits the Stumptown Comics Festival and talks with award-winning web cartoonist Nicholas Gurewitch, creator of the outlandish and wildly popular comic strip The Perry Bible Fellowship.

32:54 minutes (13.18 MB)

Round Table on LNG in Oregon

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Sun, 06/22/2008

Host Chris Andreae hosts a diverse panel of folks involved in Oregon's Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines and terminals on the effects LNG will have on our way of life.

35:36 minutes (32.59 MB)

Memphis Police Are Captured on Video During Beating of Transsexual

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Evening News
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Wed, 06/18/2008

Memphis Tennessee Police officers are caught on Tape assaulting a transsexual detainee.  KBOO’s Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more on the story

 

1:48 minutes (1.65 MB)

Draft of Bill: Ending Logging of Old-Growth Forests

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Evening News
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Wed, 06/18/2008

Senator Ron Wyden has drafted a bill to end the logging of old-growth forests in Oregon, while also addressing the backlog of thinning projects in forests at risk of summer fires, disease and insects.

He released a draft Thursday for the public to review before he introduces it in the Congress.

0:44 minutes (693.1 KB)

Soldier Facing Court Martial for Refusing to Return to Iraq

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/17/2008

Private First Class James Burmeister of Eugene Oregon is currently Locked in a military prison in Kentucky for refusing to return to Iraq. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

5:06 minutes (4.67 MB)

North Portland Car Free Day Fun

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/17/2008

The city of Portland will be shutting down a six mile loop of road in north Portland this sunday, as a part of its week long Car-free-portland confrance. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with one of the event organizers, to get the details.

3:53 minutes (3.56 MB)

 

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