Bruce Schneier - The Internet, Privacy & Power

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Bruce Schneier - The Internet, Privacy & Power

Edward Snowden's remarkable revelations leave no doubt. Big Brother is here. The National Security Agency's PRISM program is a clandestine mass electronic surveillance and data mining system. In plain English: it enables state spying on citizens. The American Civil Liberties Union says, "The things we do and say online leave behind ever-growing trails of personal information. With every click, we entrust our conversations, emails, photos, and much more to Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo. But what happens when the government asks these corporations to hand over their users' private information?" What happens to our rights and expectations of privacy?

Design Week Portland 2014

Program: 
Art Focus
Air date: 
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Design Week Portland 2014
 
Host Joseph Gallivaninterviews Tsilli Pines and Kate Bingaman Burt about Design Week Portland 2014. Pines runs a graphic design business and Bingaman Burt teaches graphic design at Portland State University.

Pines and Bingaman Burt will talk about some of the high level teachers of design and architecture who are coming to Portland for the ten day festival, including Michael Graves and Stefan Sagmeister, and they will explain why there will be three geodesic domes in Pioneer Courthouse Square.

 

Pastures of Plenty October 1 Fall Membership Drive Special

Program: 
Pastures of Plenty
Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
Short Description: 
Fall Membership drive special featuring the music of Mary Flower
For the opening day of the Fall Membership Drive on Pastures of Plenty I'll be featuring the music of Mary Flower. Copies of her brand new solo recording, When My Bluebird Sings, will beavailable as thank-you gifts, as well as tickets to her October 5 performance at the Alberta Rose Theater with Pat Donohue. Please join me for some of the  finest guitar picking and downhome ragtime acoustic blues this side of Louisiana.

Turning the Tide on Climate Change

Air date: 
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Turning the Tide on Climate Change

Turning the Tide on Climate Change: Cutting Edge Thinkers and Activists on How to Avert a Global Catastrophe - 8AM-4PM

KBOO News and Public Affairs volunteers present an entire day of programs about confronting the crisis of climate change and working to enact bold policies backed up by the necessary economic resources. {Image above from http://www.foe.co.uk/)

Tune in at 1PM when Naomi Klein, award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and author of the international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, will be live in the KBOO Studios to talk about her new book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate.

Other highlights include:

Investigaive Reporter Greg Palast Returns

Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Investigaive Reporter Greg Palast Returns
Voices from the Edge welcomes back Greg Palast who has been called the "most important investigative reporter of our time – up there with Woodward and Bernstein" (The Guardian).  Palast has broken front-page stories for BBC Television Newsnight, The Guardian, Nation Magazine, Rolling Stone and Harper's Magazine. Jo Ann Hardesty hosts.

Tom Engelhardt on "Shadow Government"

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Tom Engelhardt on "Shadow Government"

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Tom Engelhardt, who created and runs the Tomdispatch.com website, a project of The Nation Institute where he is a Fellow. They discuss his new book Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World.  They explore the question: Is repeated failure actually the key to the success and endless expansion of the U.S. intelligence community?  
 

Remembering Obo Addy

Air date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A KBOO Fall Membership Drive Special
Obo Addy, the Ghanaian master drummer, bandleader, and teacher who made Portland his home for over 30 years, passed away in 2012, but his influence in Portland and the Pacific Northwest continues, having spawned a love for African music in musicians and listeners alike.  Obo's greatest contribution was his tireless work in the region's schools --providing exposure to African music and culture for generations of children.

Join DJ Charlie (WorldBeat Connection) & Andy Hosch (Africa O-Yé!) along with Susan Addy, Mic Crenshaw, and other guests for 3-hours of of music and dialog, remembering Obo's life and music.  Obo Addy gave a great deal to this community, and his legacy remains strong.

SUN RA Centenary Special, part 1

Air date: 
Mon, 10/06/2014 - 7:00pm - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
A KBOO Fall membership drive special
100 years ago, the influential and controversial pianist, composer, and bandleader Sun Ra appeared on planet Earth.  Though he left us in 1993, his amazing legacy continues.  Ra emerged from the world of jazz, but his influence has been felt across genres and across generations.  In celebrating Sun Ra's centenary, KBOO presents a second special program for our Fall Membership Drive.  Join DJ Charlie (WorldBeat Connection), David Lifton (A Jazz World), Rolf Semprebon (Sounds Unsound, Ubu Hour, A Different Nature), Andy Hosch (Africa O-Yé!, A Different Nature), and others for over 10 hours of great sounds from the Arkestra.
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