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Military Training on Contaminated, Sacred Ground in Hawai'i

Produced for Evening News
A protest was planned in Hawai'i for Friday February 22, 2008, to challenge the US Marine training at a 50,000 acre base contaminated with radiation. A complete environmental impact survey of the base has not been completed. The training location is at the two most sacred m... Read more

Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2008 at 4:00pm
Crystal Leighty interviews David Wann, co-author of Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic. (Berrett-Koehler Publishers) He’ll discuss his new book Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle.”  (St. Martin's Griffin) Read more

Incentives for Partaking in Domestic Surveillance

Airs at: Sun, 02/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Folding companies into its domestic surveillance machinery the F B I was quick to hand out gifts and goodies. With its new program the F B I has created a business class to law enforcement. KBOO’s Michael Ianello has more.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 28, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 01/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Here is the January 28 show in its entirety.  Hosted by Tom Becker, it includes these segments, which can be heard individually by clicking on them.1.  Algernon Alston and Bill Resnick discuss race, poverty, and the sinking economy.  2.  The African Film Festival going on ... Read more

On the Global Waterfront

Airs at: Sun, 01/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Susan Erem, co-author of On the Global Waterfront: The Fight to Free the Charleston 5, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the longshoremen of South Carolina were prosecuted on trumped-up charges of inciting a riot, and how, with international labor support, t... Read more

More on LNG Terminals in Oregon

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2008 at 4:00pm
Joe and Abe Talk Radio covered, in part, the Liquid Natural Gas Fiasco in Oregon. Several very knowlegable callers give some little-publicized facts about the LNG Terminals themselves and the LNG Pipelines the terminals will feed. Hear what some of the people that may be ... Read more

Jesus's Second Coming Part 3: Crucifiction Erection

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
The third and final chapter in the UBU HOUR's completely warped Audio Drama about the Second Coming of Jesus, this one is titled CRUCIFICTION ERECTION. Even more perverse, foul and filthy than the other two parts of this dark surreal political comedy, in this episode Jesus ... Read more

Scott Forrester on LNG Terminals in Oregon

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Scott Forrester talks about the plans to build Liquified Natural Gas Terminals in Oregon for consumers in California, and why that's such a bad idea. Don't miss the Rally on the State Capital Steps in Salem on February 6th 11:00 till 2:00 pm. More info at The Columbia Ri... Read more

Carbon Trade Watch

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Kevin Smith and Tamra Gilbertson, leading critics of international climate change policy and researchers with www.carbontradewatch.org will tell us what's wrong with carbon credits, how they do nothing to fight global warming, and even exacerbate the problem. Read more

Bicyclists Visit Auto Show

Airs at: Sun, 01/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 On Friday, the monthly bicycle ride known as critical mass stopped at the Portland International Auto Show.  Bicyclists made the visit in a festive statement of ending our dependence on oil. KBOO’s Marc de Giere has the story.A longer version of this story ran during our... Read more