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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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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)

Are our politics determined by our hearts or our minds? An Interview with Drew Westen

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Wed, 10/08/2008

The Democrats are riding a new wave of popularity this year. Are they winning new supporters because they have better policy positions than the Republicans or are they doing a better job of appealing to voters' emotions? Do we make our political choices based on reason or are we persuaded by messages that tap into positive associations in our minds?

34:11 minutes (27.38 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)

Ubu Syndacation Promo

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 10/05/2008

The Ubu Syndication Promo - It was supposed to be top secret (in case the Ubu Hour got kicked off the air) but accidentally aired on 10/06/08, so here it is for the rest of the world. This audio track is the special promo that the Ubu Hour was planning on mailing to various media entities in a lame attempt to syndicate the show. Serves as a great look at behind the scenes at the Ubu Hour, where high quality radio theater gets made (cough, cough).  Please support the Ubu Hour and this community radio station by clicking on the "JOIN NOW" that you see at the top of your screen.   

8:46 minutes (6.02 MB)

Faux News Interview with Governor Failin

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 10/05/2008

Swill O'Riled and Ann Coultergeist interview Sara Failin. Short hilarious political satire that ran on the Oct '08 Ubu Hour. 

4:57 minutes (3.4 MB)

How the Ubu Hour Saved the World

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 10/05/2008

The Ubu gang kidnaps a certain governor's pregnant teenage daughter and hilarity ensues. Even God makes an appearance....

23:16 minutes (15.98 MB)

 

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