Gaza Strip: Truce breakdown and US complicity

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Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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An update from Gaza
A ceasefire in Gaza that was extended several times has broken down, with no long-term truce deal in sight.  As the ceasefire drew to an end at midnight Tuesday night, Israeli forces launched twenty five airstrikes into Gaza, killing five people including a small child, and wounding more than thirty.

Palestinian fighters launched several dozen rockets into Israel, causing no injuries or damage.

For more on the level of destruction in the Gaza Strip over the past month, KBOO speaks with Mohammed Nabeel from Gaza, as well as independent journalsit Rania Khalek.

Food Show on 8/20/2014

Program: 
Food Show
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Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Urban farming, Washington Gorge food banks, himalayan blackberries, and an old French tale

We have an interview with Stacey Givens, creator and owner of The Side Yard Farm and Kitchen here in Portland.  We'll also be talking with Pat Sajdak of the Washington Gorge Action Programs about their food bank program.  We follow that with a recorded story from professional storyteller Brian Rohr about an old woman and her apple tree.

To hear an interview from Brian Rohr go here.

A History of the Future

Program: 
Fight the Empire
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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview with James Kunstler

A History of the Future is the third novel in James Kunstler's A World Made By Hand series. Like the others it takes place in a small town in upstate New York, a town that largely escaped the collapse of America as a nation. James Kunstler will be the guest Thursday, August 21 on Fight The Empire.

California by Edan Lepucki

Program: 
Between the Covers
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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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California by Edan Lepucki

Between the Covers welcomes Edan Lepucki, author of the debut novel, California. 

The novel became a publishing phenomenon after it was recommended by author Sherman Alexie on The Colbert Report on June 4, 2014.  In a conversation about the current Amazon vs. Hachette corporate publishing dispute, Steven Colbert encouraged readers to purchase the novel directly from Portland's local Powell's Books.  The plug caused a media sensation and the novel debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list. (Colbert Show link below.)

Combat Paper Project: Transforming Military Uniforms into Sheets of Handmade Paper

Program: 
Radiozine
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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Combat Paper Project: Transforming Military Uniforms into Sheets of Handmade Paper

Guest Drew Cameron talks about his work with the Combat Paper Project. He is currently artist in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland. 

Drew Cameron is co-founder of Combat Paper Project, a national program that works directly with communities affected by combat to transform military uniforms into sheets of handmade paper, which become works of art. During his residency, Cameron is accepting donated clothing to use in his papermaking process. The objects produced will be encoded with memory, becoming unique portraits of former owners.

Ear to The Streets welcomes Teressa Raiford back to KBOO studios

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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Conversations around organizing in the Black/African community in Portland and surrounding areas in
Tune in for the next Ear To The Streets of Portland...

Ear to The Streets welcomes Teressa Raiford back to KBOO studios. We will talk about the current events around police accountability, local leadership here in Portland, Oregon, and organizing. Starting at 7:00pm

Stay tuned from 8:00-10:00 for music!


And remember: TIME TO WISE UP SO WE CAN RISE UP!!

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Good Old Grateful Dead

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Sat, 08/23/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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"THE" Matt Smith filling in for Duane Goslar
Hi All!
On this weekend, the 23rd of August, my old Friend Matt Smith will be in the chair for Grateful Dead and Friends filling in for me. I'll be back in September. See You Then!  Have a great show! Duane.
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