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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More Prisons?

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Old Mole Bill Resnick talks  with David Rogers about why Oregon keeps putting more people in prison.  Rogers is director of Partnership for Safety and Justice (formerly the  Western Prison Project).   They discuss the newest proposal for harsher sentencing by Kevin Manix, coming to a ballot near you.

16:31 minutes (7.56 MB)

Winter Soldier

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Clayton Morgareidge reports on Winter Soldier, an oppportunity for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to speak out, sponsored by Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW).  And we hear more music from Satori.

4:08 minutes (1.9 MB)

Health Disparities in Minority Populations

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 03/02/2008

Today's guests are Graham Haramein, Co-chair of the Diversity and Quality Team and Manager of HIV Care Services at the Multnomah County Health Department, and Shad Alexander, a therapist at the Quest Center for Integrative Health (www.projectquest.org).

Dr. David Naimon hosts a round table discussion on Health Disparities in Minority Populations with a special focus on issues concerning the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community. 

Don't miss the LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference (LGBTQMeaningfulCare.org) coming up in April.

29:15 minutes (26.79 MB)

Great Women Writers

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Larry Bowlden, as Women's History Month begins, reviews the work of some significant  writers.  Larry points out the  ways in which novels can teach us  things  about moral  life that philosophers can never touch. 

8:05 minutes (3.7 MB)

"Girls Rock!"

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris give an enthusiastic, entertaining, and informative account of the documentary "Girls  Rock," playing at  Cinema 21 starting Friday, March  7.   For more on Rock 'n Roll  camps for girls, click here, and for  Portland  locations, click here.

 

14:03 minutes (6.44 MB)

Procession for the Future

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Sun, 03/02/2008

 How to get  involved in the Procession for the Future, sponsored  by the Back Bone Campaign.  For all the information, see their website.   

1:30 minutes (703.51 KB)

Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

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Sun, 03/02/2008

Today, Scott Forrester's guests are Rick Lovely, Manager of the Gray's Harbor Public Utility District (www.ghpud.org), and Fergus Pylon, former manager of the Columbia River PUD (www.crpud.net). They will discuss "Electric Democracy", Democratic principals applied to electricity production, distribution, and sales, on a Non Profit, locally controlled basis.

28:48 minutes (26.38 MB)

Empire of Terror Part 2

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 03/02/2008

Second half of the Ubu Hour's March 2008 program.. More plundered bits of moivies both new and old, are collaged with speaches from Bush, Cheney and Rice to create a soundtrack of hallucinatory insanity... This one moves into the darker realms of imperialist conquest, violence and torture. Listen to at your own risk. 
 

27:24 minutes (18.82 MB)

Briana Waters Case at Uof W Goes to Trial

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Evening News
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Thu, 02/28/2008

Today, the three- week trial of Briana Waters was sent to the jury.

 The  Evergreen College graduate was charged with participating in the  Earth Liberation Front Arson of the University of Washington Urban Horticulture Center .

1:12 minutes (1.1 MB)

Democracy Reform Report on Bill Sizemore

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Thu, 02/28/2008

 

Democracy Reform Oregon released a report this week detailing the political and financial history of state initiative signature gatherer and former gubernatorial candidate Bill Sizemore.

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

 

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