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The Best and Worst Films of 2008

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Tue, 01/13/2009

A special hour-long show with hosts Ed, Dawn and D.K. talking about their choices for the best and worst films of 2008.

54:16 minutes (21.74 MB)

An Anti Discrimination ComitteeTakes on the Issue of Media Bias on Palestine

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/13/2009

Layla El Contonay (Comunications Director of Arab American Anti Discrimination Comittee) talks about the diffrent kinds of media bias she sees and talks about the unheard voices of the Palestinian people and the discrimination against Arabs in the American media and if that has changed.

9:58 minutes (9.13 MB)

Barbara Dudley on Expectations for Obama

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 01/13/2009

     A look back at the worst 8 years of our life and a look ahead into what we hope will be a better future. Guest Barbara Dudley and Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein explore several themes as we we look forward to Barack Obama's inauguration next week: What are you looking forward to in the Obama administration? What do you fear will or will not happen? What opportunities now exist that have been suppressed for so long to make what we have been working for a reality?

54:44 minutes (25.06 MB)

KBOO Evening News - Jan. 14, 2009

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/13/2009

It's KBOO's locally-produced, volunteer-powered evening newscast! 

Now available online!

Top headlines from the 1/14 Evening News:

The US military has been ordered to release a Guantanamo detainee who was captured as a child

An Oakland transit cop has been arrested for killing an un-armed black man last week

An update on the Israeli attack in Gaza, along with allegations of media bias on reporting of the issue in the US.
 

 

27:04 minutes (4.65 MB)

Our Backyard: WiMAX - Faster internet connection or personal health gamble?

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Tue, 01/13/2009

Our Backyard: KBOO's locally produced environmental series with Edison Carder. This edition: WiMAX, the newest "kid of the block" in world of wireless internet. Clearwire ( http://www.clearwire.com/  a Kirkland, WA company) is betting that Portland will fall in love with this newer, faster, system and that you'll even want it to replace your home internet connection. The only issue may be that there are those who believe it may actually be a health hazard.

4:27 minutes (4.08 MB)

Siddharth Kara: author of Sex Trafficking: Inside The Business of Modern Slavery

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Radiozine
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book               
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.

29:04 minutes (13.31 MB)

Isreal, The Timeline: from Way Back Then till Right Now

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Mon, 01/12/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover many of the key points in Isreal's history, in an effort to understand how and why today's slaughter in Gaza came to be.  Of course, several well-spoken listeners offer illumination on some events, and contrasting views on others.  

Listener Laurie recommends the book The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan for a riveting story of the relationship between an exiled Palestinian family and the Israeli family that took over their house when they fled.

 

56:04 minutes (25.67 MB)

LNG Protest in Salem

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 01/12/2009
12:20 minutes (11.29 MB)

 

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