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Voices from the Edge on 3/25/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spend... Read more

World Water Day, speaking with Nancy Matela

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Nancy Matela has been a water-rights activist for several years, now with Food and Water Watch and the AAlliance for Democracy.  Here, she speaks with KBOO's Ethan Scarl in commemoration of World Water Day,  Nancy gives us an overview of the water issues around the globe. Read more

March 22 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2010 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this show about things moles, ordinary people, are doing to "root that mountain down"-- the mountain of oppression and exploitation.  We hear about people in Portland getting ready to join in the US Social Forum; about a big conference in Vancouver, WA c... Read more

EARTHQUAKES ALONG THE PACIFIC RIM

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As aftershocks from the massive earthquake last month in Chile continue to shake the earth, this week on Locus Focus, we look at why the earthquake that wreaked so much devastation in Chile is relevant to the rest of us living along the Pacific Rim. What does the Pacific... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/18/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/18/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Counting Heads: What's right and what's wrong with the 2010 census Its been happening every decade since 1790. As mandated by the constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau determines the population of the nation, the results used to allocate congressional seats, electoral votes ... Read more

The Future of Energy

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Is it really possible to meet our energy needs with renewable sources and conservation?  Economist John Blackburn says it is, and he gives us plenty of reasons why wind, solar, and other decentralized sources are up to the task of replacing our dependence on carbon fuels.  ... Read more

PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Climate scientists tell us that even if greenhouse gas emissions were halted tomorrow, the world's climate would not stabilize for decades. So even as we continue to reduce our carbon footprint, we need to start adapting to the inevitable. This morning we look at strategies... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/11/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The appointment of Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler as state treasurer last Tuesday churned county and state political waters this week. Wheeler, appointed by Governor Kulongoski to fill the vacancy created by State Treasurer Ben Westlund's death, is now better positioned... Read more

Community Calendar, St. Patty's Day, March 17, 2010

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2010 *******************   This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for St. Patty's Day, March 17, 2010.   Take a listen to Lindsey Walker and the Abnorms at the Laughing Horse on 12 NE 10th Avenue for their Saint Patty's Day s... Read more

Interview with Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear

Airs at: Fri, 03/12/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for The Digital Divide
Tune into the Digital Divide, Friday, March 12 at 11 am. This month Dave DeAngelis interviews Nuclear waste expert Kevin Kamps regarding President Obama's plans to build new nuclear power plants. We'll also hear from MAPPs Kevin Henken about his organization's federally app... Read more