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Dear Leader

 So, as we will discuss on the show tomorrow, Washington is in the throes of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. This is an event where the purest of the ideologically pure gather to congratulate themselves on having ascended to the pinnacle of Western civi... Read more

KBOO Honors International Women's Day, Sunday, March 8th

International Women's Day is an annual event that began in New York City around the turn of the twentieth century. Initially it sought to raise awareness of the achievements of women. In 1908, on this day, 15,000 women marched in New York City for better pay, working condit... Read more

Health and Health Care Forum: Midwifery

Airs at: Sun, 02/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Healthwatch
Roberta Hall hosts another installment of Health and Health Care Forum. Her guest is Melissa Cheyney, academic, researcher and certified midwife, who serves on an Oregon State panel on midwifery. She discusses midwifery as a practitioner and from the perspective of evolutio... Read more

30 years gone

 So CBS News Sunday Morning, in honor of its 30th birthday, conducted a poll using the same questions used by the CBS News/New York Times poll (and some other sources) 30 years ago. Some of the results were pretty interesting.     WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR NEWS?  CBS/NYT L.A. Ti... Read more

Interview with the creators of "We've Got Time To Help"

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Are you one of the estimated 400,000 people unemployed in Oregon who has some extra time on your hands? Bridget B. hosted another segment of Bread and Roses on KBOO 90.7FM Friday, February 6, 2009 at 6pmPST.  She introduces you to the creators of We've Got Time To Help, a b... Read more

Two Women Writers: "Keepers of History"

Airs at: Thu, 01/08/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Bridget B. hosted the January 9, 2009 segment of Bread & Roses.  She interviewed two local women writers, Anjala Ehelebe author of Images of America: Portland's Woodlawn Neighborhood and Jewel Lansing author of My Montana: A History and Memoir - 1930-1950.  Anjala took us t... Read more

Bread and Roses Feb 6 Show: Interview w/creators of We've Got Time To Help

Bridget B. here, the interview with Seth Reams and Michelle King, the creators of We've Got Time To Help, was well received.  This segment of Bread and Roses, engineered by Brooke Kavanaugh, started, as always, at 6pm and ended at 7pm.  Here's the email that Seth and Michel... Read more

Culture Clash at the 7-11

Airs at: Thu, 07/31/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for APA Compass
In the process of buying a bottle of Aquafina, Kushlani de Soyza defies the expectations of a convenience-store clerk. Read more

Breaking Down Poverty's Barriers: An Interview with Dr. Donna Beegle

Poverty is more than a lack of resources. It creates barriers that isolate the poor from the rest of the community and from opportunities to break free from its grip. That isolation also extends to having a voice in research and program development for breakding down povert... Read more

Trans & Womyn's Action Camp 2009 Needs Workshops!

Trans & Womyn's Action Camp 2009 Needs Workshops! author: TWAC e-mail: twac@riseup.net We are happy to announce that there will also be a Trans' and Womyn's Action Camp gathering of eco-activists, who are also working to bring down patriarchy. This will be a 6 day training... Read more