Restraining Logging in Oregon: Pitchfork Rebellion

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Evening News
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Tue, 08/05/2008

 

In Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland on Sunday, hundreds of activists gathered to call for an end to the logging of Oregon's public lands.

Day Owen of the Pitchfork Rebellion helped organize the event. He spoke today with KBOO's Jenka Soderberg.

 

 

4:37 minutes (2.82 MB)

Rising Sea Levels Affect Pacific Islanders

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 07/28/2008

 

Small Pacific islands are facing increasing pressure as global warming bring higher tides.

KBOO’s Beth Crawford has the story.

 

2:07 minutes (1.95 MB)

Gay Men Abused: Bogus Kidnapping Charges: July 29

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 07/28/2008

 

Last Tuesday, KBOO reported a story about an alleged kidnapping that was reported in the Salt Lake City media.
Instead of a kidnapping, the story turned out to be a false accusation that resulted into brutal hate crime committed against two gay men.

In a follow-up to this story, KBOO’s Rebecca Nay spoke with Chris Swan, who is one of the roommates of the victims

4:25 minutes (4.04 MB)

Conservatives Dominate Ballot Measures

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/10/2008
The Oregon Secretary of State's office released a fiscal impact report on all the Ballot Measures Oregonians are going to see this November.
Measures sponsored by conservatives Bill Sizemore and Kevin Mannix take up a lion's share of the estimate.
KBOO's Michael Ianello has more.
2:21 minutes (2.16 MB)

Obituaries

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Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2008

Host Bruce Silverman explores the new world of obituaries where the bad is being reported right along with the good deeds of the dead. He speaks with two obituary writers.

29:24 minutes (26.92 MB)

Greg Mandel, author of "High Hat"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 08/11/2008

Host Ed Goldberg interviews local author Greg Mandel, whose latest book is High Hat, a hard-boiled satire featuring the Pope as a private eye.

27:01 minutes (24.73 MB)

SuperTrash Film Festival

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Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 08/12/2008

S.W. Conser talks with Jacques Boyreau, curator of the SuperTrash Film Festival, about overlooked cinema and Portland's festival culture.  Jason Leivian joins the conversation to discuss the gallery show of Supertrash poster art currently at Floating World Comics in downtown Portland.

28:30 minutes (11.42 MB)

Dean Larry Velvel Talks about war crimes, part 2

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Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2008

Scott Forrester presents part 2 of an interview with Dean Larry Velvel of the Massachusetts School of Law in Andover and organizer of the Conference on War Crimes and the law-breaking of the Bush Administration. He discusses  war  crimes  in history and related issues.

26:52 minutes (24.61 MB)

China, the Olympics, and the Environment

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 08/12/2008

Barbara and Corrina
Barbara Bernstein and Corrina 

 

Today, host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) covers the Olympics from the point of view of the environment.  What was China like last year, what is it like right now, and what will it likely look like a year from now?

53:24 minutes (48.9 MB)

Cascade AIDS Project guests on Out Loud

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Out Loud
program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2008

Tune in to hear from Cascade AIDS Project staff, Alison Frye, Manager of Education & Family Services, who attended the International AIDS Conference that happened in Mexico City last week.

We'll also hear from Paul Feldman about CAP programs and services, as well as what's happening nationally and in Oregon with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

23:33 minutes (21.57 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 11, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 08/10/2008

Hosted by Tom Becker,  this program discusses green and sustainable cities, J.M. Coetzee's South African boyhood, being distracted from important lies  by trivial ones, and how the first labor  party was born 180 years ago in Philadelphia.  To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above.  To hear the pieces separately, follow their links below:

1.  Bill Resnick and urban naturalist Mike Houck discuss green cities.

2.  Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews J.M. Coetzee's Boyhood: Scenes from a Provincial Life.

3.  Well-read Red Laurie Mercier explores political  lies--big and not-so-big. 

47:09 minutes (21.59 MB)

Where have all the tamales gone?

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Food Show
program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2008

Lazaro and Moro are from Cuba.  They buy most of their fresh and frozen corn from The Cherry Sprout Market where I work.  They always buy every last kernel of fresh and frozen corn that we have.  I invited them to come and sell their tamales at our Market the next time they visited.  About two weeks later they came with the

6:02 minutes (5.53 MB)

The First Labor Party

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Sun, 08/10/2008

Tom Becker conducts a lesson in labor history and reveals that the first labor union was formed in Philadelphia, and with it, the first labor oriented political party on August 11, 1828.  Tom reads from Moral Visions and Material Ambitions: Philadelphia Struggles to Define the Republic by A. Kristen Foster.   It was re-published in 2004 and is available at the Portland State Library. 

8:43 minutes (3.99 MB)

 

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