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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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Seeds of Peace Collective, Feeding the Revolution

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Radiozine
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Thu, 05/01/2008

For over 20 years, the Seeds of Peace Collective has fed hundreds of thousands of activists from Seattle's WTO to the Ninth Ward in New Orleans to Washington D.C.. Martha Odom interviews Michael Bowersox a/k/a Grumbles about Seeds, from the beginning to plans for this year's RNC. Hear what it takes to serve lunch for 6000 people.

26:15 minutes (24.04 MB)

Un poquito de tanta verdad I

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Buscando America
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Thu, 05/01/2008

Entrevista con Jill Irene Friedberg, productora del documental sobre el movimiento popular en Oaxaca,

A little bit of so much truth.

19:35 minutes (17.93 MB)

Debate of Secretary of State candidates

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Thu, 05/01/2008

The debate of the 3 leading democratic candidates for Oregon Secretary of State.

30:19 minutes (27.76 MB)

Un poquito de tanta verdad II - Las Mujeres de PSU

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Buscando America
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Thu, 05/01/2008

Final de la entrevista con Jill Freidberg sobre el documental Un poquito de tanta verdad y entrevista con dos componentes del grupo Las Mujeres de Portland Statre University.

22:38 minutes (20.73 MB)

ILWU Remembers Lives Lost with May Day Flowers on Willamette

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/30/2008

 

As part of today's Mayday commemoration, a group of workers from the International Longshoreman Workers Union gathered along the Willamette River.

They floated 800 flowers on the river, one for each three US soldiers that have been killed in Iraq.

2:34 minutes (2.35 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: TriMet "Loudness" Code

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Wed, 04/30/2008

 

TriMet announces new code that could have riders removed for boistrous and unreasonably loud" conduct. Is this a prescription for descrimination?

4:19 minutes (3.95 MB)

Correctional Officer Who Beat Prisoner Not Indicted

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/30/2008

 

A Portland correctional officer who allegedly beat a prisoner, then bragged about it online will not be indicted or charged, said the  District Attorney's office today.

KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more

 

2:00 minutes (705.45 KB)

Recovery Zone: Maitreya EcoVillage

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 04/30/2008

The May 1st Recovery Zone features a visit with an environmentally innovative intentional community:  Maitreya Ecovillage.   Founder Rob Bolman discusses his philosophy in working to create an oasis of cooperation and sustainability in an urban setting.  Produced by Stephanie Potter, with music by David Simon on fiddle and Dale Jones on guitar.

27:30 minutes (12.59 MB)

Food Crisis? Yes. Surprise? No.

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Tue, 04/29/2008

A converation with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, regarding the global food price increases.

28:50 minutes (9.9 MB)

BLM Rejects Mining on Mt. St. Helens

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Evening News
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Tue, 04/29/2008

 

Today the Oregon Bureau of Land Management, rejected the hardrock lease application for a site near Mount St. Helens.

According to the BLM, an Environmental Assessment conducted in 2007 was unclear in its findings, and that the mining could result in mineral development exceeding what is allowed on federal land.

0:39 minutes (609.43 KB)

 

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