Prospects for Cuba

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Samuel Farber is a long-time socialist born and raised in Cuba. He is the author of numerous works on that country including The Origin of the Cuban Revolution Reconsidered published by University of North Carolina Press.  The Old  Mole's Bill Resnick talks with him about life in Cuba today as it makes  the transition to the post-Fidel era, and about various scenarios for its future.  You can read his thoughts on these issues here and here

31:19 minutes (14.34 MB)

Movie Moles: "Soy Cuba"

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Frann Michel and Denise Morris review the 1964 film Soy Cuba! made by Russian film makers  in support of the Revolution.  It's known now as much for its revolutionary film-making as its revolutionary politics. 

9:53 minutes (4.53 MB)

Cuba on May Day

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

The Old Mole's Luz María Gordillo was in Havana's Revolution Plaza for the May Day march. Here are her impressions and her reflections on what Cuba means in this colorful report.  (Repeat)  And here are 3 photos she took that day:

9:50 minutes (4.5 MB)

Katha Pollitt (The Nation) and Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar (Common Cause)

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

Today, Host Barbara Bernstein talks LIVE with several media personalities at the DNC in Denver.  First up is Paul Bloom, long-standing activist.  Next, Barbara talks with Katha Pollit from The Nation, finishing up with the Reverend Dr. Bob Edgar from Common Cause.

Barbara Bernstein and Corrina
Barbara and Corrina

54:44 minutes (25.06 MB)

interview with aphrodite jones

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program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

this is the interview that appeared on the 20 august episode of 'guess who's coming to radio??!! with aphrodite jones, author of the book 'michael jackson conspiracy'.  she has appeared on programs such as: america's most wanted, the CBS early show, geraldo at large, inside edition, montel wiliams, medical detectives and the o'reilly factor.

on 'michael jackson conspiracy' (from aphroditejones.com):

"In June 2005, when Aphrodite Jones made her last appearance on The O’Reilly Factor related to the Michael Jackson trial, she experienced a striking moment of clarity: 

13:40 minutes (12.52 MB)

Pacifica Lawyer Speaks on KPFA Conflict

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Pacifica lawyer Dan Siegel speaks about KPFA's recent conflict.

2:50 minutes (2.59 MB)

Free Trade Riot-Debate in Portland

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/17/2008

Protesters and free trade proponets faced off today during a bus tour in North East Portland

2:24 minutes (2.2 MB)

Chinese Shark Fin Soup Unappreciated

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2008

 

As the Olympics continue in Beijing, many travelers to the city are experiencing Chinese cuisine for the first time.

One high-profile Chinese delicacy is setting off alarms among environmentalists.

It’s called shark fin soup.

2:14 minutes (2.05 MB)

Artist Detained before Olympics Protest

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/18/2008

 

In China, an American artist  planned to use laser beams to flash ‘Free Tibet’ on buildings in downtown Beijing. 

3:27 minutes (3.16 MB)

Disaster Relief in Iowa

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/18/2008

 

Since June, the population of Cedar Rapids Iowa has been trying to deal with the largest flood in 500 years.

There, as in Mississippi and Louisiana in 2005, a network of volunteers affiliated with the Rainbow Family of Living Light have built outdoor kitchens to provide fresh meals to survivors and supporters.

2:12 minutes (2.02 MB)

Michael Rohd of Sojourn's "Built"- civic planning theatre

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Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2008

Dmae Roberts talks with Michael Rohd, founder and artistic director of Sojourn Theatre, is back in town and ready to talk about BUILT. His civic planning engagement theatre piece at South Waterfront finishes up Linda K. Johson's Artist in Residence project there. And in the last part of the show... an audio portrait about an eighty-year-old woman learning to fly.  The piece was produced by Arielle Lasky, a student of the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies.

26:04 minutes (20.89 MB)

Iraqi Refugees in Portland

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/18/2008

 

Over a million Iraqi refugees have been displaced from their homes since the US invasion in 2003.
Some of those refugees have made their way to Portland - but are having trouble getting the services they need.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with one of the organizers of a volunteer effort to help Portland's Iraq refugees:

3:46 minutes (3.45 MB)

Speedo Swimsuit Maker: Worker Abuse

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/19/2008

 

1:25 minutes (1.31 MB)

UPA Retrospective

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Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2008

Words & Pictures celebrates 65 years of the UPA animation studio with rare audio clips and stories from the people who were there.  Guest Jack Heiter helped animate Mister Magoo, Roger Ramjet, and the forgotten 1960's classic Gay Purr-ee; and animation historian Tee Bosustow is the son of UPA director Stephen Bosustow, who co-founded the studio in the wake of the 1940's Disney strike.

60:03 minutes (24.06 MB)

 

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