Novella Carpenter, author of "Farm City

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Mon, 06/22/2009

Crystal Leighty interviews Novella Carpenter, author of the book "Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer"

26:23 minutes (24.16 MB)

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

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Mon, 06/22/2009
Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, June  24th, 2009.
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The Beaverton Athiest Meet-up is tonight, Wednesday, from 7:00 - 10:00 PM, at the Moonstruck Chocolate Café at the Beaverton Town Square.  Meet local atheists, agnostics, secular humanists, scientific naturalists and other friends of reason for conversation and friendship! We often meet on Portland's West side but welcome people from anywhere.  Meetings are informal and social. Conversation is spirited and polite.
1:59 minutes (1.82 MB)

D. K. Holm Book Review: BFI monograph The Bigamist

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Mon, 06/22/2009
14:40 minutes (13.43 MB)

Gay Pride Weekend Violence Part 2

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/21/2009

The day after an assault occurred at a popular dance party for Gay Pride a transgender woman was assaulted on her way to watch the parade.

2:12 minutes (2.02 MB)

Gay Pride Weekend Violence Part 1

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Evening News
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Sun, 06/21/2009

Several incidents of violence against the LGBT community were reported over Gay Pride weekend here in Portland.  In part one of a two part interview reporter Geoff Watland speaks to Jose Cruz about an incident at the dance party Blow Pony.
 

3:38 minutes (3.33 MB)

Jared Mees and the Grown Children Perform "In the Fall"

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Wed, 06/03/2009

Jared Mees and the Grown Children performed alongside a vareity of other local artists for the PDX Pop Now! benefit show.  The event was the offical release of the 2009 PDX Pop Now CD Compilation, featuring two discs full of great local music.

You can listen to the band's full set on the Free Music Archive.

PDX Pop Now! is dedicated to stimulating and expanding participation in Portland music. As an all-volunteer organization committed to being accessible, current, and local, they provide and support live performances and recorded materials. They aspire to advance a sustainable community which values inclusivity and a high caliber of artistry to enable a creative dialogue between artist and audience.

5:02 minutes (11.52 MB)

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Fred Magdoff, co-author of "The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences".

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Radiozine
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Sun, 06/21/2009

 Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Fred Magdoff, co-author of "The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences".

In the fall of 2008, the United States was plunged into a financial crisis more severe than any since the Great Depression. As banks collapsed and the state scrambled to organize one of the largest transfers of wealth in history, many — including economists and financial experts — were shocked by the speed at which events unfolded. In this new book, John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff offer a bold analysis of the financial meltdown, how it developed, and the implications for the future.

 

27:46 minutes (25.42 MB)

A Proven Approach to Transcend Stress, Achieve Optimal Brain Function, and Maximize Your Creative Intelligence

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Pathways
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Sat, 07/04/2009
28:17 minutes (25.9 MB)

Columbia US freetrade agreement

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/16/2009

While President Obama called for sweeping new regulations on the financial sector today, he continues to move forward with free trade agreements begun under the Bush administration.
One of the trade agreements currently in process being considered by the US Congress is the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, although Obama retains ‘fast track’ power to push the trade agreement through at his will.
Larry Burns, the head of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, told KBOO that he sees very little change between Bush and Obama in regards to Colombia and free trade agreements.
 

2:48 minutes (2.56 MB)

Palestinian house demolitions

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/16/2009

The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that a Palestinian home which has already been demolished by the Israeli authorities four times can be demolished yet again.
Since 1967, the Israeli authorities have demolished more than 24,000 Palestinian homes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.Today, At least a dozen more Palestinian families in East Jerusalem received demolition orders by the Israeli military.
Jeff Halper with the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions told KBOO that the issue of home demolitions is one indication of the larger injustice of the Israeli occupation.
 

3:40 minutes (3.36 MB)

Portland Police Abuse

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/16/2009

The recent arrest of a Portland police officer for making hundreds of harassing phone calls to women has raised some disturbing question about police conduct in the city.
Dan Handelman, with Portland Copwatch, believes that many abuses by police continue to go unaddressed:   
A recent internal report on racial profiling by Portland police found that the Department is taking sufficient measures to address the problem, but many in the community feel that racial profiling and abuse by the police continue to be an issue in Portland.
 

2:17 minutes (2.1 MB)

Green burials

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/16/2009

The Oregon state Senate recently passed a bill requiring burial facilities and death care consultants to be licensed by the state mortuary and cemetery board.
While this may appear at first to be an uncontroversial regulatory measure, local ‘green burial’ groups say the new bill is meant to put them out of business. KBOO’s Melati Kaye has more.
 

4:36 minutes (4.21 MB)

Peru Massacre Update

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/16/2009

Two weeks ago, the Peruvian military attacked a group of non-violent indigenous activists in the Andean mountains.
The attack left over fifty dead, including several police officers, and brought international attention to the plight of the indigenous Peruvians.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Andrew Miller of Amazon Watch to get an update on what’s happened in Peru since the attack.
 

3:03 minutes (2.8 MB)

 

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