0116 Our Backyard

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program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition: Owens Corning's plan to manufacture rigid foam insulation in Gresham.

4:08 minutes (3.8 MB)

A step back through the KBOO archives - 40 years of KBOO

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 12/31/2007

 

Happy New Year from the KBOO Evening News Team.  2008 marks KBOO's 40th anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, we've been digging through the KBOO archives, which are filled with recordings from KBOO's 40 years of radical radio.  Throughout the coming year, you will have the opportunity to hear more recordings from the KBOO archives, as we attempt to restore some of the older pieces from delicate reel-to-reel tapes.

And tonight, for the next hour, we'd like to present some excerpts of a few of these recordings. 

58:11 minutes (23.31 MB)

DIY, Portland: History

program date: 
Wed, 01/16/2008

granpa on the radio

CONTAINS EXTRA WEB CONTENT!

38:54 minutes (35.61 MB)

Peak Oil, Debt and the Economy

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

Per Fagereng hosts talk radio this morning with special guest, Kurt Liebezeit, a local Peak Oil Activist. Listen to Per and Kurt discus Peak Oil and the Economy, while fielding questions, opinions, and discussions with our listening audience.

81:41 minutes (46.74 MB)

Pocket Pals: Tasers

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

With Taser usage nationwide at an all-time high, KBOO's John Flag reports on a new market approach for tasers - tasers with MP3 players attached. Some audio provided by the Independent Online.

 

1:11 minutes (1.09 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Removal of Detainee Right to Appeal & Military Commissions Act 2006

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

Next on Civil Liberties Watch Kboo’ reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund Discusses the Military Commissions Act of 2006 with the director of the ACLU of Oregon David Fidanque..

 

4:54 minutes (4.49 MB)

BLM-Bush "Whopper" would Whack our Woods

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 01/15/2008

On Wednesday, January 9, Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild about Bush's "compromise" with the timber industry:  The Western Oregon Plan Revision or "Whopper."  Stevens describes how this plan would decimate old growth forests and salmon habitat on BLM lands, and offers common sense solutions.  (More info at www.oregonwild.org )

27:41 minutes (11.09 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 14, 2007

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 This  is the Old Mole Variety Hour in its entirety.   Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program focuses on some  popular movements the mainstream media  fail to cover.  First, Phil Alden Robinson from the Writers Guild talks with Bill Resnick about the writers's strike and how the issues have been slanted by mainstream media.  You can hear this segment separately here.  

54:07 minutes (49.54 MB)

Civil Resistance in Iraq

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 Press coverage of Iraq tells us that  the US is trying to build a secular democracy there, when in fact democratic and  secular groups are most under attack by the US and its Suni and Shia allies.  Bill Weinberg, award-winning journalist, radioactivist, and producer at  Pacifica's WBAI in New York, talks with Laurie Mercier about civil resistance to the US occupation.   Weinberg maintains an on-line journal World  War 4 Report with links to more news about the non-religious democratic labor movements  in Iraq.  

14:28 minutes (6.63 MB)

"Zapatista"

program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 Laurie Mercier and Luz María Gordillo review Zapatista, the play by Dañel  Malán about Subcomandante  Marcos  and the Zapatista insurgency in the Mexican state of Chiapas,  discussing, among other things, whether the Zapatistas are post-modernists.  Zapatista plays in a bi-lingual production through January 19 at Teatro Milagro here in Portland.   Follow the link for more information.  

15:31 minutes (7.11 MB)

Gray To Green - Storm Water Management

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 01/08/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein invites Portland city officials onto her show to discuss the city's storm water management systems. Her guests today are Dean Marriott, Director of the Bureau of Environmental Services, and Lisa Libby, Sam Adams' Senior Environmental Policy Director. Questions were answered for the listening public, as well as plans for the future explained.

82:38 minutes (47.29 MB)

The Writers' Strike

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program date: 
Sun, 01/13/2008

 The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with Phil Alden Robinson, board member of the Writers' Guild of America.  He also wrote and directed the 1989 film Field of Dreams.  They discuss the  labor issues involved in the strike and the working life of a writer.  

21:49 minutes (9.99 MB)

Bill Bradbury on Cliimate Change

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 01/14/2008

Since participating in the first "Inconvenient Truth" workshop with Al Gore, Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury has been traveling around the state giving presentations based on Al Gore's book. This talk was recorded at the BPA GSA Auditorium on December 13th. It's part of a series of lectures sponsored by the Oregon Public Health Division's Climate Change Committee in collaboration with PSU's Schoolof Community Health, Oregon Environmental Council, and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Bradbury offers his own insights and personal take on what we can do to turn the crisis around.

58:12 minutes (23.32 MB)

 

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