Education

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Obama's Education Secretary

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, Arne Duncan, has been chosen to be Secretary of Education in the Obama Cabinet.  What does his track record suggest is ahead for schools?  It's not a progressive picture.   Clayton Morgareidge reads from an article by Henry A. Giroux... Read more

Academic freedom at PSU: Interview with Professor Joel Beinin and Dean Marvin Kaiser.

Airs at: Thu, 11/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for One Land Many Voices
Hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman spend the hour with Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, and Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Portland State University, Marvin Kaiser, talking about academic freedom... Read more

Pesticide Poisoning at Schools

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Oregon children participating in school activities have been exposed to dangerous pesticides dozens of times over the past ten years. This is according a report kept at the State Department and the Department of Human Services. KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with Lisa Arkin, who i... Read more

Programa Libre del Programa Hispano: I parte

Airs at: Thu, 10/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Buscando America
Entrevista con Adriana y Zulma del Programa Hispano sobre la prevencion de pandillas. Read more

Programa Libre del Programa Hispano

Airs at: Thu, 10/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Buscando America
Entrevista con Adriana y Zulma del Programa Hispano. Read more

We The People - Black Box Tale Part 2

Airs at: Wed, 10/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for
A fanciful, non-partisan radio play depicting four believable, if exaggerated characters carrying out a nationwide strategy to throw the US elections in 2012.  Using real news clips, interviews, and informational resources, We The People presents you with an image of the mo... Read more

We The People - Black Box Tale Part 1

Airs at: Wed, 10/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for
A fanciful, non-partisan radio play depicting four believable, if exaggerated characters carrying out a nationwide strategy to throw the US elections in 2012.  Using real news clips, interviews, and informational resources, We The People presents you with an image of the mo... Read more

Five reasons to be frightened of Sarah Palin

 1) She's a global warming denier.2)  She thinks that God likes pipelines,  (h/t Juan Cole)3) She has a whole lot in common with fundamentalists from other parts of the world.4) She's a liar.5) She believes the war in Iraq is God's work.And there's more, believe me. I didn'... Read more

American Human Development Project

Airs at: Thu, 08/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Interview with New York based writer and researcher Kristen Lewis, co-director of the American Human Development Project.  The project is a non-partisan, non-profit initiative to apply a well established international approach to measuring human well-being in the US. The hu... Read more

Summer Vacation & Child Nutrition, Absinthe, Pickles and Krout

Airs at: Sun, 08/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Food Show
 Today, hosts Mark Bitterman and Marlese Franklin bring us a four-part show, starting with Annie Kirschner, Child Nutrition Coordinator at the Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force, talking about summer nutrition for kids when school lunch programs are on vacation.  Next up is th... Read more