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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Seattle's Ineffective Plan for Homeless

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Evening News
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Mon, 01/28/2008

 

Seattle has a plan to get their homeless off the streets but Homeless advocates say that plan is not much of a plan at all.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello has more

 

4:58 minutes (4.54 MB)

Dennis Kucinich LIVE on KBOO Talk Radio

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Mon, 01/28/2008

Joe Uris and Abe Proctor talk with (now former) presidential candidate, Dennis Kucinich. (www.kucinich.us & www.kucinich.house.gov) Find out why he recently quit the race for President, his views on various hot topics, and his plans for congressional re-election.

Also, don't forget the Sandy Peace Vigil: First Anniversary, this Friday & Saturday, (Feb 1 & 2) across from Fred Meyer's on US 26 in Sandy. Read More HERE.

82:04 minutes (37.57 MB)

W.A.G.E.S. Women housecleaners in San Francisco

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Mon, 01/28/2008

Host Bruce Silverman produced this series of programs to inform us about what needs changing in our community, our nation and our world. Today he looks at W.A.G.E.S. Women housecleaners in San Francisco have created their own cooperatively-owned cleaning companies.

23:44 minutes (9.51 MB)

Tropical Smoothie: Workers and Contractor Speak

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Evening News
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Mon, 01/28/2008

Last week, picketers gathered at the new Tropical Smoothies location on East Burnside to bring attention to the lack of fair wages and benefits used by the general contractor. The contractor has raised questions about the unions practices. KBOO reporter Don Wolfe has the story from both sides.

4:58 minutes (4.54 MB)

Ellen Goldsmith on Chinese Diet Therapy in Winter and Spring

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 01/27/2008

Ellen Goldsmith, Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, is co-owner of Pearl Natural Health (http://www.pearlnaturalhealth.com/). Ellen joins Dr. David Naimon in a discussion on Chinese Diet Therapy, and how to boost your immune system in winter and spring by eating warming, winter foods.

27:33 minutes (25.22 MB)

Activist Report for 1/28/08

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Sun, 01/27/2008

Martha Odom reports highlights from the activist community.

2:42 minutes (479.23 KB)

African Film Festival

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Sun, 01/27/2008

 The African Film Festival is going on all this month.  Jan Haaken and PC Peri of the Flying Focus Video Collective discuss the films that will be shown and their importance in bringing greater awareness of African diversity to Portland.  You can learn all about the films and how to see them by clicking here.  

7:50 minutes (3.59 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Addressing the Upcoming Security Bill

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Evening News
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Sun, 01/27/2008

And now, the latest edition of KBOO's Weekly series Civil Liberties Watch, with

Linda Olson-Osterlund

4:44 minutes (4.34 MB)

Movie Review: Persepolis

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Sun, 01/27/2008

 Our Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris comment on Persepolis, the animated film based on the graphic novel of the same name by Marjane Satrapi.  The film (and the book) is the autobiographical story of a young girl growing up in revolutionary Iran.  You can learn more about the film here, and listen to the author being interviewed on Kboo here.  There's also more about the film from Amin Farzanefar at this site.

14:21 minutes (6.57 MB)

 

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