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Occupy Radio! Jenka Soderberg joins Paul to look back at KBOO's live broadcast from Occupy Portland

Airs at: Wed, 09/29/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
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  On October 6, 2011, Portland joined the wave of occupations of public parks and plazas across the United States following Occupy Wall Street's takeover of Zucotti Park in New York the month before. Immediately, KBOO evening news director Jenka Soderberg and chief enginee... Read more

Conversation with Sanho Tree

Airs at: Wed, 09/29/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Colombia, The Philippines, the Biden administration, and the future of drug policy reform: A conversation with Sanho Tree, a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and director of its Drug Policy Project. Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush 9/28/2021 with The Incredible Kid and special guest DJ Anjali

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 10:00pm - Wed, 09/29/2021 at 12:00am
DJ Anjali rejoins the show she cofounded for a special Fall Membership Drive mix she presents in the last hour. The first hour is The Incredible Kid up to his usual (mostly) Punjabi hijinx. Read more

Buscando America on 09/21/21

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha una conversación sobre el porque Chiapas está al borde de la Guerra Civil con Diana Itzu y Rigoverto Albores del AJMAQ,  junto con el escritor Luis Hernández Navarro. El 26 de septiembre se cumplieron 7 años de la desaparición de 43 estudiantes normalistas en Ayotzi... Read more

Baba Wagué Diakité

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
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On Tuesday, Sept 28, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Aurora Josephson interviews ceramic artist and author Baba Wagué Diakité. [PRONOUNCED BABBa WAG-ay JAK-itay] He talks about Black Lives Matter and Pan Africanism, the family vegetable garden, Amílcar Cabral and being an educator and ... Read more

The Caucacity

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
What do rural voting patterns, the prevalence of COVID, and the murder of a young Black man in Bend, Ore., have in common? We'll tell you. SPOILER ALERT: It's racism. Traci and Abe take your calls. Read more

" A Cacophony of Copy Cats" Redux

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

The Campaign to Decriminalize Sex Work in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
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Please join us on Monday, September 27th at 6:30 pm for Prison Pipeline on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with Elle Stanger, Maxine Doogan and Brandy about the campaign to decriminalize sex work in Oregon.   This summer Representative Rob Knosse helped co-sponsor a resolut... Read more

Nabisco Strike Over, the Struggle Continues

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
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Donna Jo Marks and Mike Burlingham, leaders of the Bakers Union local 364, recap the forty days on strike and how it transformed their members and themselves. Read more

Methane Hazards

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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Northwest Natural Gas and other fracked gas utilities are spending massive amounts of money on a campaign to promote so-called natural gas as a sustainable and carbon-free fuel for the future. But a recent report, “Methane Gas: Health, Safety, and Decarbonization,” tells a ... Read more