War/Peace

Town Hall on the Iraq War

Airs at: Mon, 08/13/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
U.S. Senator for Oregon, Ron Wyden, held a town hall meeting in Portland today to hear community response to the war in Iraq. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with local activist Martha Odom, who attended the town hall. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 13, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 08/12/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program, hosted by Frann Michel, features a round table discussion about transportation issues in the Portland area with Bill Resnick and local transportation activists. Denise Morris reviews the movies about organic farming "The Real Dirt on Farmer John." Jay Thie... Read more

Youth peace tour

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A group of teen peacemakers are in Portland today to celebrate and honor local peacemakers.  Tonight the group will be presenting at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church – Community Center, Between NE 8th & 9th just South of Alberta at 6:30 pm. KBOO Reporter Kurt Ackerson spoke with... Read more

Department of peace city council

Airs at: Tue, 08/07/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today the Portland City Council unanimously voted in favor of a resolution calling for a Federal Department of Peace. A number of local residents spoke in favor of the resolution at this morning’s City Council meeting. The following are statements from Kathleen Pequeno (pay-... Read more

Hiroshima Day Commemoration

Airs at: Sun, 08/05/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today marks the anniversary of the world’s first nuclear bomb explosion.  That bomb was dropped by the United States airforce on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6th 1945.  It was followed three days later by a second nuclear bomb, also dropped by the U.S. airforce, on Nagasaki, J... Read more

Noble Resolve monitor--part 3

Airs at: Wed, 08/08/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
More info on Noble Resolve from research and listeners' comments; update on Valiant Shield massive naval war games, upcoming Malabar war games in India Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/29/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program deals with themes of life, death, and survival: Zombie movies as a symptom of too much death-production; killing and dying in the modern military; surviving without shelter on the streets of Portland; the risks of death and rape crossing the border; and the hop... Read more

July 19th PressWatch: war provocations

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Presswatch
Discussing the Noble Resolve and TOPOFF exercises in the context of US war porovocations, including 9/11 Read more

Chris Hedges on "The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness"

Airs at: Tue, 07/17/2007 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Chris Hedges, author of "War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning," about a current article in The Nation, called "The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness." Hedges co-authored the article with Laila Al-Arian. It's based on interviews with f... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 07/09/07

Topis for today include: 1) Global Warming 2) Edith Piaf 3) Iraq 4) Labor Read more