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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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Presswatch: Latest Top Censored Stories

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Presswatch
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Wed, 10/08/2008

On the 10/09  Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell interviews Peter Philip Philips, Director of Project Censored and Mickey Huff, Associate Director.  Phillips and Project Censored co-authored the new book: Censored 2009: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2007-2008.

34:58 minutes (24.01 MB)

Chalmers Johnson on Election 2008: Regionalism, Racism or Economic Realities?

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Radiozine
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Wed, 10/08/2008

On the 10/09 Thursday Radiozine Per Fegereng interviews Chalmers Johnson, author of the new article "Voting the Fate of the Nation, Will Economic Meltdown, Race or Regional Loyalty be the Trum Card in Lelectin 2008?"  on  Tomdispatch.com .  Chalmers Johnson's latest Book is Nemisis: The Last Days of the American Republic

43:17 minutes (14.87 MB)

Hillsboro Center Copes with Homelessness

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Evening News
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Wed, 10/08/2008

With the explosion of growth over the last several years in Washington County, homelessness and poverty are also on the rise.
KBOO's Eoin  Bastable brings us this report on a center that is trying to deal with these issues in Hillsboro

5:07 minutes (4.69 MB)

Holly Pruett on Locus Focus

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 10/07/2008

 Host Barbara Bernstein's guest today is Holly Pruett. The topic is the presidential campaign through the lens of registering voters  
in Ohio, from where Holly has just returned.

Barbara Bernstein and Corrina

54:32 minutes (24.97 MB)

Joe & Abe w/ Dr. Lawrence Krauss

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Mon, 10/06/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris talk Politics, Economics, and now, Atheism with guest Dr. Lawrence Krauss, internationally famous theoretical physicist and avowed Atheist.  

 

56:45 minutes (25.98 MB)

Oregon: In the 'Top Ten' havens for corporate tax evasion.

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 10/06/2008
12:34 minutes (14.39 MB)

Music from and Interview with Trans Musician Joshua Klipp

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Mon, 10/06/2008

Gender Blender hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall highlight the music of Joshua Klipp, a trans man (who transitioned from female to male) who made history by recording a song with both his pre and post transition voice.  That song, "Little Girl" closed the show.  Rebecca and Jacob interviewed Joshua earlier in the week about his career, his appearances on the Tyra Banks show, and his mixed feelings about being openly transgender.  Gender Blender is a new show about gender issues.  Joshua's music has been featured on Logo's Click List and The L Word

31:10 minutes (28.54 MB)

Dr. Iris Bell and Getting Whole, Getting Well: Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 10/05/2008

 Dr. David Naimon conducts an interview with Dr. Iris Bell, board-certified psychiatrist, alternative medicine researcher,  award-winning author and university professor.  She will discuss her new book "Getting Whole, Getting Well:  Healing Holistically From Chronic Illness."  Instead of offering an encyclopedia of different therapies, Getting Whole, Getting Well helps you create a personalized holistic healing plan that works.

34:05 minutes (31.2 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Hearings for Guantanamo Prisoners Begin

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Evening News
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Sun, 10/05/2008

17 innoncent Uighurs refugees who have been imprisoned at Guantanamo are scheduled for a Habeas hearing in federal court on Tuesday. They are among the first prisoners to have the hearings, since the Supreme Court upheld their right to them in a June decision. The Supreme Court emphasized in it's ruling that the hearings should be "promp", given that most of the prisoners had been held for 6 years without charges.

Reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund spoke with Steve Wax, author of the book Kafka Comes To America, and the Oregon Public Defender. Waxes office has represented 7 Guantanamo prisoners and he spoke with her about theri cases and court delays.

 

4:29 minutes (4.11 MB)

CR10 and Shotcaller Press - Part 1.

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Prison Pipeline
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Sun, 10/05/2008

On this one hour fundraising special of Prison Pipeline includes brief reviews of events that Ruth attended at CR10 in Oakland, CA.  Part 2 features a speech by Teresa Huggins from Shotcaller Press.

31:51 minutes (29.16 MB)

 

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