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Author Tracy Kidder: "Strength in What Remains, A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness"

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Thu, 10/08/2009

Marianne Barisonek speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder about his latest  nonfiction work: Strength in What Remains, A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness.  The book is about a young medical student named Deo who escaped genocidal civil war in Burundi in 1994, immigrated to the United States and returned to his native country to build a medical clinic. To learn more about the work of Deo's clinic, Village Health Works, or to donate, visit them at http://villagehealthworks.org .

17:54 minutes (12.29 MB)

The Age of Cruelty and Royalty, and the Role of Capitalism

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Presswatch
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Thu, 10/08/2009

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know."  The topic is capitalism--the idea that human rights may be discarded by those who have funds to initiate economic activity.  This is the age of cruelty and royalty.  What's happened to our language?  Seven trillion to the banker class - what  about the rest of us?  What's the meaning of "the declining value of the dollar?"  What does the world plan to do to the dollar market?

27:11 minutes (12.44 MB)

Senate Climate Change Bill-Final

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Evening News
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Thu, 10/08/2009

 

4:41 minutes (2.14 MB)

Jones Neo-Nazi

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Evening News
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Thu, 10/08/2009

 

0:59 minutes (4.95 MB)

Recent Local and National victories fighting Torture and Real ID

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 10/08/2009

In August The Inspector General's 2004 CIA Torture Report was finally released to the public as a result of a lawsuit. This past session the Oregon Legislature put a stop to out states cooperation with The Real ID ACT. Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest executive director of the Oregon ACLU, David Fidanque. They discuss these recent Civil Liberty victories. Listen and learn about the battles fought and won, here in Oregon and Nationally.

16:31 minutes (11.34 MB)

Deskonocidos live at KBOO!

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Life During Wartime
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Wed, 10/07/2009

Deskonocidos is Eddie -vocals, Ryan on drums, Matt on Bass, and Victor on Guitar.

They played at KBOO on Life During Wartime October 7, 2009. We didn't get the song titles out of them, but it was totally rippin. Just listen, and agree!

 

30:49 minutes (28.22 MB)

Peace Activists Oppose War in Afghanistan

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Evening News
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Wed, 10/07/2009

8 years on from the invasion of Afghanistan, peace activists have launched a virtual vigil, flooding the White House Facebook page with messages opposing the war.  KBOO’s Paul Munday reports:
 

2:14 minutes (2.04 MB)

 

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