Pangaea Project Ecuador Group

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 10/21/2008

The Pangaea Project is a nine month leadership development program that empowers low-income high school students to become local community leaders with global perspectives. Each year, a specific social justice issue is selected to serve as the theme, providing the framework to make local and global connections.
This year, they had two groups of youth, researching two themes. This interview was done with the group that went to Ecuador and studied Environmental Justice.
www.thepangaeaproject.org
 

23:51 minutes (21.85 MB)

Pangaea Project Thailand Group

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 10/21/2008

The Pangaea Project is a nine month leadership and development program that empowers low-income high school students to become community leaders with global perspectives. Each year, a specific social justice issue is selected to serve as the theme, providing the framework to make local and global connections. This interview is with the students who went  to Thailand to study Fair Trade and Labor Rights.

12:16 minutes (11.23 MB)

School Lunches and Cherry Sprout Produce

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program: 
Food Show
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Sun, 10/19/2008

In Part 1 of our show today, we learn about School Lunches and Nutrition in the Portland Public Schools. 

In Part 2, Singer-songwriters and owners of Cherry Sprout Produce Lana Rebel and Amanda talk about their two favorite things--Music and Veggies.

56:31 minutes (25.88 MB)

Pipeline rupture, Powell Rapture and Putnam County goes to the polls...

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Sun, 10/19/2008
12:27 minutes (11.41 MB)

Everyday Superheroes:Editorial by Susan Gibson

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Thu, 10/09/2008

KBOO Volunteer Susan Gibson, on some of the every day superheroes that we can notice in our everyday lives.

2:35 minutes (2.37 MB)

Eet -- Live, Dancable Musique Concrete`

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Thu, 10/16/2008

By day, Ryan Stuewe and Alyssa Reed are public elementary school teachers here in Portland, and by night produce compelling contemporary concrete` music that can fly in to psychedelic worlds or supremely danceable pop and world beats, all the while using some of the most unlikely instrumentation for the sound manifested. Here is the band Eet, performing their brand of Concrete` music, involving live sampling of unlikely musical instruments, such as childrens toys.

 

 

6:43 minutes (6.15 MB)

Nixon, McCain & Ted Steven: Problem? Plumbing...

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Air Cascadia
program date: 
Thu, 10/16/2008
13:12 minutes (30.23 MB)

Interview: Frederick Lane on the Supreme Court and the Election

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 10/15/2008

Frederick Lane, author of the book The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court, and host Linda Olson-Osterlund discuss the November election, Sarah Palin and the effect the outcome of the election will have on America's future. For more go to www.fredericklane.com

 

 

29:04 minutes (26.62 MB)

William Gibson on Spook Country & the Cyber-Age

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 10/15/2008

On KBOO's Oct 16 Radiozine Ed Goldber interivews science fiction author of Spook Country, William Gibson who discusses how the cyber-age is affecting all of us.

28:17 minutes (19.42 MB)

PressWatch: A Look at Last Night's Debate & the "Great Give-Away"

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Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 10/15/2008

 The October 16 PressWatch with host Theresa Mitchell exposing the "news you're not supposed to know." Today's show focusses on last night's debate between Obama and McCain, and the "Give-Away"  (bailout).

24:45 minutes (17 MB)

Joe, Joe and God go to court.

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program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 10/15/2008

Joe the Beekeeper, Joe the Plumber and God gets His day in court..

11:51 minutes (27.14 MB)

Garth Clark: How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement

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program: 
Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 10/15/2008

The guest is Garth Clark, esteemed critic, dealer and historian.  Clark will give a free lecture tonight at 6:30 at PNCA on "How Envy Killed the Crafts Movement: An Autopsy in Two Parts." One of craft’s most influential thinkers, Clark has edited and contributed to over 50 books and is author of over 200 essays and articles. Curator Namita Gupta Wiggers of the Museum of Contemporary Craft will also be part of the interview.
 

28:07 minutes (19.31 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 13, 2008

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Sun, 10/12/2008

This  program, hosted by Tom  Becker, deals with better ways to repair the economy, making Portland  Sweat Free  (no purchases of city uniforms produced  by sweatshop labor), the  Winter Soldier Project in Portland where Iraq veterans testify about the impact of the war on their lives, and what Columbus really did. 

Tom also announced  the  Cross Trade Solidarity Report-back from the Labor Notes Conference,  Saturday,  October  18, starting at  6pm, at the Musicians Hall, 325 NE 20th Ave in Portland.  

Thanks to everyone who joined or renewed their membership during the Old Mole Variety Hour!

51:39 minutes (29.56 MB)

Towards a Sweat Free Portland

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Sun, 10/12/2008

The Portland City Council voted 4-0  on Wednesday to approve rules banning city from purchasing goods made with sweated labor by the city.   Elizabeth Swaggart of SweatFree Northwest talks with Bill Resnick about their campaign. 

6:45 minutes (3.86 MB)

 

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