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The History of Haiti and its subordination by Colonial Powers, like the good ol' US of A

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2010 at 12:00am
 Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that the developed world has -- or should have -- toward the undeveloped world. The calamity in Haiti has made one thing abundantly clear -- when a nation has been at the busin... Read more

Mountaintop Removal Mining

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Many Portlander's think that we get most of our electricity from the Bonneville hydro system, but in fact 40% comes from burning coal, much of it mined by blasting the top off a mountain in Kirk, West Virginia. This week on Locus Focus, guest Judy Bonds, co-director for Coa... Read more

"Oh, I Believe in Yesterday"... 2009 Ends the 2000's Decade... Here is a look into our past

It doesn't matter what you call the last decade, "Zeros", "Nils", "Oh-Oh's", "Oughts", "Oughties", or "Naughties", 2000-2009 defied our predictions and perceptions of life on this planet and forced us to examine our future way of existing. The 21st century spent more intere... Read more

Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
About the program…Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to... Read more

Learn about new classes offered thru Portland's "Urban Growth Bounty;" also, what's growing in the Ukraine

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
 Glen Andreson  talks to Steve Cohen of Portland's  Bureau of Planning and Sustainability about a classes being offered through Urban Growth Bounty.  Jim Gilbert talks about his travels to the Nakita Botanical Gardens in the Ukraine, and the olives, pineapple and almonds he... Read more

Sauvie Island's Donna Matrazzo on "Wild Things: Adventure's of a Grassroots Environmentalist"

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Allison Miliones speaks with Donna Matrazzo, a science, environmental and history writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications, on PBS and the Discovery Channel, and in national park visitor centers and museums around the country. She has lived on Sauvie I... Read more

Andy Frazier and Colin O'Neill versus the Clearwire Cell Tower in NE

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Hosted by Erik Jorgensen Today's guests are Andy Frazier and Colin O'Neill from RespectPDX.org who are organizing against the installation of a Clearwire cell tower on NE. Fremont and 37th.           Read more

Looking beyond the rhetoric: the arguments for (and against) Measures 66 & 67

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
On January 26, Oregonians will be asked to decide how the latest chapter in the state's long-running tax wars will turn out. Opponents of two tax increases approved by the legislature in 2009 succeeded in collecting enough signatures for a referendum on what are now Measure... Read more

January 11, 2010 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this show discusses Oregon tax measures with Steve Novick; the blockbuster movie "Avatar," making the power grid democratic, and the latest in political rap music.  For information about our theme music and our graphics, go to our main page. ... Read more

Democratic Energy

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Can electricity be produced locally where it can be controlled by local communities?  Yes, claims Judy Barnes of Oregonians For Renewable Energy Policy in this conversation with Bill Resnick.  She points to the example of Germany where  it is possible for  residents to sel... Read more