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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

More Talk Radio on 07/6/08

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for More Talk Radio
Host Cecil Prescod spoke with Reed professor Darius Rejali, (DAR-ee-us Ray-JAHL-ee) author of "Torture and Democracy"; Princeton Theological Seminary professor George Hunsinger, (HUN-sing-er) author of "Torture is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Consc... Read more

Barbara Ehrenreich, speaking at Powells

Airs at: Wed, 07/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of several significant, entertaining, and well-received books, including “Nickel and Dimed: on Not Getting by in America”, “Bait and Switch: the Futile Pursuit of the American Dream”, and “For Hetr Own Good: 150 Years of Expert’s Advice to W... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 14, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 07/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program plays and discusses music demonstrating the influence of chicana and latina music on popular music. We also hear about the very expensive "drill and kill" corporate-developed reading program pushed by the Bush Administration and pur... Read more

Learning to Read (or not) in Portland

Airs at: Sun, 07/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To comply with the "No Child Left Behind" program, Portland Schools have adopted a corporate produced one-size-fits-all, lockstep reading program called "Reading Street." Education professor Maika Yeigh talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what's wrong with it and... Read more

Parenting in Europe and the US

Airs at: Sun, 06/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Professor Marcia Meyers is with the West Coast Poverty Center and has studied the vast differences between raising children in the US with almost no public support and being a parent in Europe where that support is strong.  She shares her conclusions in this conversation wi... Read more

Youth Radio Camp July 7-11! Deadline June 27th

KBOO Community Radio is proud to announce the 2008 KBOO Youth in Broadcast Journalism Summer Intensive. This program will be July 7-11, 2008 at KBOO Radio, 20 SE 8th Ave. in Portland. We also hope to do some reporting from City Hall and other locations around the city of P... Read more