News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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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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Entrevista con Alejandro Queral de la American Heart Association

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Buscando America
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Thu, 10/30/2008

 


18:55 minutes (7.58 MB)

Teaching Rebellion

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Buscando America
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Thu, 10/30/2008

Entrevista a Gustavo Vilchis y Melissa Mundt sobre el libro Teaching Rebellion: Stories from the Grassroots Mobilization in Oaxaca. Para aprender mas sobre este libro y el tour que estan llevando a cabo los autores por los Estados Unidos, pueden visitar su blog.

 

30:56 minutes (12.39 MB)

Entrevista con Ramon Ramirez, presidente de PCUN.

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Buscando America
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Thu, 10/30/2008

Ramón Ramírez, presidente de PCUN, habla sobre las elecciones presidenciales y estatales del 4 de noviembre del 2008,

y sobre la labor política y social de esta organización.

PCUN (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste) es el sindicato en Oregón de trabajadores y trabajadoras del campo, viveros y reforestación.

25:40 minutes (10.29 MB)

Entrevista Street Roots Guide

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program: 
Buscando America
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Thu, 10/30/2008

Eddy Barbosa y Omar Salomon hablan sobre la edición en español de The Rose City Resource, la Guía de Recursos de la Ciudad de las Rosas, Portland, en el estado de Oregón.

20:14 minutes (8.11 MB)

Oregon Third Parties, Palin Pains

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 10/30/2008
14:05 minutes (32.24 MB)

National Lawyer's Guild President on Election

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Radiozine
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Thu, 10/30/2008

Marjorie Cohn, President of the National Lawyers Guild, on constitutional issues and the election. She says the candidates have not adequately explained why the future of the Supreme Court is an important election issue. She says the issues of choice, affirmative action and national security are examples of important issues that will be affected by a new Supreme Court.

17:32 minutes (16.06 MB)

Hacking Democracy

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Wed, 10/29/2008

One of the largest concerns of the Oregon Voter’s Rights Coalition is the lack of independent testing and review of the state’s voting systems. When trying to raise their concerns with John Lindback, Oregon’s Director of Elections, he assured the group that he is confident in the voting systems used. 

But last Fall, Ohio did something different. Their Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner commissioned Project EVEREST: a comprehensive security review of the electronic voting technology used in her state. 

47:02 minutes (21.54 MB)

Voting, Anthrax and North Korea

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Presswatch
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Wed, 10/29/2008

Presswatch hosted by Theresa Mitchell.  Presenting you with the news you're not supposed to know.

27:29 minutes (25.16 MB)

Naomi Wolf Live: Give Me Liberty: A Handbook For American Revolutionaries, PT 1

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Wed, 10/29/2008

Author and Lecturer Naomi Wolf is interviewed  by We The People contributor Linda Olson-Osterlund and then opens up to listener calls. The dicussion includes her travels around the country warning of the rapidly closing democracy in the United States and what she believes has been a Coup by the Bush administration. She calls on the public to take immediate actions to fight for democracy.

For more info see, http://naomiwolf.org 

26:29 minutes (24.25 MB)

Naomi Wolf Live: Give Me Liberty: A Handbook For American Revolutionaries, PT 2

program date: 
Wed, 10/29/2008

Naomi Wolf, author of Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries is interviewd for We The People by contributor Linda Olson-Osterlund.  She talks about what she calls a coup by the Bush administration.

In Part 2 she answers calls from Kboo listeners and talks about actins taht can be taken to restore democracy in the United States.

For more information see http://naomiwolf.org

 

29:23 minutes (26.91 MB)

 

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