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KBOO News | List of Public Affairs shows on KBOO

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!

 KBOO Programming Charter


Layoffs of California public employees, Oregon anti-worker ballot measures, labor’s stake in global warming

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Labor Radio
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Sun, 08/10/2008

Adrienne Suffin, SEIU Local 1000

Scott Moore, Defend Oregon

Barbara Byrd, Secretary-Treasurer, Oregon AFL-CIO

43:43 minutes (17.52 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 11, 2008

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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)

Labels & Lifestyles Interview with Aysha Ghazoul/Zaytoon

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Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 08/07/2008

Sticks And Stones May Break Your Bones But Do Labels Or Lifestyles Hurt Your Business

An Interview with Aysha Ghazoul the owner of Zaytoon, a bar located on Alberta and 23rd in Portland, Oregon.

www.zaytoonbar.com

 

48:50 minutes (44.71 MB)

Per Fagereng interviews James Kunstler

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Thu, 08/07/2008

Per Fagereng interviews James Kunstler, author of "The Long Emergency" and "The Geography of Nowhere."

28:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

David Cay Johnston, Part 3

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Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 08/07/2008

Former New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston speaks on "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense." In this talk given in Oregon Johnson addresses Oregon issues related to his topic.

19:33 minutes (17.91 MB)

David Cay Johnston Part 2

program date: 
Thu, 08/07/2008

Former New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston speaks on his book, "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense."

28:18 minutes (25.91 MB)

DAVID CAY JOHNSTON PART 1

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Thu, 08/07/2008

Former New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston speaks on his book, "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense."

28:18 minutes (25.91 MB)

FBI's Anthrax Case: Not Closed!

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Presswatch
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Wed, 08/06/2008

On the August 7 PRESSWATCH, Theresa Mitchell takes a closer look at the FBI's anthrax investigation.

24:10 minutes (11.07 MB)

The Reflecting Pool: Investigating 9/11

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Radiozine
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Wed, 08/06/2008

On the Thursday, August 7, Radiozine, Per Fegereng interviews two actor-filmmakers who discuss their film, The Reflecting Pool, an investigation into the events of 9/11 by a Russian-American Journalist and a father of a 9/11 victim.

28:03 minutes (12.85 MB)

Recovery Zone: Accessing the Wisdom of the Right Brain

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 08/06/2008

On the Recovery Zone for Thursday, Aug 7,   Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks about how a stroke to her left brain opened her up to our human potential for joy and compassion: "Peace is just a thought away."  Hosted by Stephanie Potter.  Music: David Simon, violin & Dale Jones, guitar

27:03 minutes (12.39 MB)

 

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