War/Peace

The Tragedy of MacBush 1 of 6

Airs at: Sat, 07/02/2005 at 5:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
The Ubu Hour's The Tragedy of MacBush - A radio dramatization of the famous theater masterpeice! A chilling tale of madness and power, witches and neocons, imperialism and fear. A hilarious one-hour satire that transplants the Bush administration in the setting of the Shake... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 10, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 09/09/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Historian Marilyn Young and the Old Mole's Laurie Mercier analyze how the neo-cons have misused the history of the Viet Nam war and what we should have learned from that disaster. Brooke Jacobson reviews two forthcoming documentaries to be shown on public television. John ... Read more

loose nukes?

  Material used in part for 9-6-07; loose nukes, the draft   Well, look at that, we’re coming up on the anniversary of September 11th,the day we all mourn the 200,000 people who have been lost since that day to alcohol poisoning.  No, it’s the 250,000 who have died in car a... Read more

Six loose nukes?--or a propaganda stunt?

Airs at: Wed, 09/05/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
Loose nukes, or a propaganda stunt?  Theresa Mitchell digs for details from military personnel and the Web.   The more one looks, the less likely the story appears. Read more

Withdrawal Wednesday - protest at Congressman Wu's office

Airs at: Tue, 09/04/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The P-D-X Peace Coalition held a rally this afternoon outside the office of Oregon Representative David Wu.  We spoke with one of the organizers, Angela Crowley-Koch. Read more

Hawaii Super Ferry will be used by military

Airs at: Tue, 09/04/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The US Coast Guard yesterday created a military security zone in Hawai’i’s Nawiliwili (NA-WILLIE-WILLIE) Harbor.  Hundreds of people protested in the Harbor Monday, angry at the plans for the new Superferry in Hawai’i. The Superferry has stirred controversy in Hawai’i beca... Read more

Ubu Hour Blog

Ubu Weblog  Okay, so this is a blog... This is the Ubu Hour weblog. I've never done a blog before and I really don't know what I'm doing here or why I'm doing this.  Maybe to try and generate some kind of discussion on radio theater, and to announce what will be coming up on... Read more

War funding

Airs at: Wed, 08/22/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Every day, Oregonians are paying more for the Iraq War…and the costs continue to rise. A new report shows the state’s taxpayers have already spent $3.7 billion on the war.   KBOO’s Owen (Bass-table) Bastable provided this report along with the Oregon News Service.  Read more

Anti-War Rally

Airs at: Tue, 08/21/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
ON TUESDAY EVENING AT THE US ARMY AND MARINE RECRUITING CENTER IN NORTHEAST PORTLAND, A SMALL AND VARIED GROUP OF PEOPLE CAME TOGETHER TO PROTEST THE WAR IN IRAQ. ARRIVING IN ONES AND TWOS, THEY CAME WITH SIGNS, BANNERS AND GUITARS.  ONE WOMEN EVEN BROUGHT TWIRLING FLAGS FOR... Read more

Noble Resolve Interview: Joint Forces Command

Airs at: Wed, 08/15/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Next week, from August 20th to 24th, the U.S. military will be conducting what they call an 'experiment' in Portland, called 'Operation Noble Resolve 07-2'.  All military branches, as well as the Northern Command and the Joint Forces Command, will be participating in th... Read more