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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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Show for November 17, 2008

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Sun, 11/16/2008

Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the global economic crisis and what it would take to fix it, the broken mental health system and what it needs, and why California  voters  passed  a  ban on gay marriage.  We also hear a review  of  the documentary film about Darcelle XV, Queens of Heart.  Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or individual pieces by following the links  below:

1.  John Cavanagh, co-director of the Institute  for Policy Studies, explains what led to the global financial crisis and what  could fix  it.

54:13 minutes (31.03 MB)

Movie Review: "Queens of Heart"

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Sun, 11/16/2008

Denise Morris and Frann Michel discuss  Queens of Hearts, the documentary about Darcelle XV made by Jan Haaken with the help of various  Old Moles  and many others.  The film is available  from  Cinema Libre Studio.

11:39 minutes (6.67 MB)

WOPR Treesit Rally

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Evening News
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Sun, 11/16/2008

A rally was held on Friday to oppose the Bush administration’s Western Oregon Plan Revisions, or WOPR.
Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky came down from a week-long tree-sit on Friday and spoke to the rally.

1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Climate Day of Action

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Evening News
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Sun, 11/16/2008

On November 18th, over 4,000 grassroots climate activists in all 50 states visited their Congressional leaders’ offices. 
KBOO’s Crystal Leighty talks with K.C Golden with Climate Solutions about their visit to Senator Ron Wyden’s office.

1:28 minutes (1.35 MB)

Bruce Jacobs author of "Race Manners For The 21st Century"

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More Talk Radio
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Sun, 11/16/2008

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Bruce Jacobs, author of Race Manners about how to talk to each other in this new era of race relations. RACE MANNERS is a weapon for all people of good will. It encourages and equips people to honestly confront racial assumptions, misunderstandings and hostilities in everyday life, and it breaks down the workings of racial prejudice in ways we can all understand. At a time when the ostensible "War On Terror" has spawned malevolence and misinformation, RACE MANNERS is an antidote to the politics of fear.

54:10 minutes (21.7 MB)

Gay Rights and Prop. 8

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Sun, 11/16/2008

Why did progressive California pass the anti-gay-marriage proposition?  Frann Michel and Denise  Morris explore the issues. 

9:33 minutes (5.47 MB)

Susan Griffin on Wrestling With the Angel of Democracy

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Radiozine
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Thu, 11/13/2008

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with poet, essayist, playwright and screen writer Susan Griffin about her new book Wrestling with Angel of Democracy, the Autobiography of an American Citizen.  Griffin is known for her innovative style. Her groundbreaking book Woman and Nature is an extended prose-poem. A Chorus of Stones, the Private Life of War, blends history and memoir as does Wrestling with Angel of Democracy, the Autobiography of an American Citizen her most recent book.

28:36 minutes (26.19 MB)

Michele Ulriksen about "Reform at Victory"

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Radiozine
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Thu, 11/13/2008

Marianne Barisonek speaks with Corvallis writer Michele Ulriksen about Reform at Victory, her non-fiction memoir about her experience as a teen in a locked-down unlicensed/unregulated fundamentalist Baptist reform school

26:32 minutes (24.29 MB)

Josh Tickell: "FUEL" Premieres in PDX

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Radiozine
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Thu, 11/13/2008

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with filmmaker Josh Tickell about  FUEL, the winner of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary. His film explores our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and looks at alternative solutions.  "Fuel" has been garnering standing ovations, and premieres today (Friday/11/14), in downtown Portland at the Fox Tower Stadium.  Josh will be available at the 7:30 showings tonight and tomorrow to speak with the audience.

25:36 minutes (14.65 MB)

Chris Hedges about "America the Illiterate"

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Thu, 11/13/2008

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Chris Hedges about his current article on truthdig.com called "America the Illiterate."

56:56 minutes (22.81 MB)

 

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