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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Labor for Black Lives, Labor against Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor unions are trying to unite with the Black Lives Matter uprising.  We interview two labor activists, Laura Wadlin of the American Federation of Teachers and Jad Ziade of the Unemployed Workers Council who are in the midst of this struggle. Read more

Yes for Police Accountability Campaign launch outlines benefits of new oversight system

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this edition of KBOO News in Depth, we listen in to the launch of the Yes for Police Accountability Campaign. The campaign is about 26-217, and if passed, the ballot measure would create a new police oversight body by amending the City Charter. The new oversight boar... Read more

Juneteenth Radio

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Juneteenth Radio
Covid 19 and Black Oregonians; Is enough being done? Join hosts Freeman X & Linda Olson-Osterlund and guest Tony Hopson Sr. founder of Self Enhancement Inc. for this conversaation. Joining to talk about the 2020  Elections & The DNC Black Caucas is Western Director Travis N... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Between now and November 2nd, Folk Espresso with host Diane Hunt will feature songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  Some songs go back to the pen of Woody Guthrie; others were written mere w... Read more

Kalama Methanol Another Time Around

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For over five years the threat of being the site for the world’s largest methanol refinery has loomed over the small community of Kalama, Washington, 40 miles north of Portland. This month the Washington Department of Ecology released a new Draft Supplemental Environmental ... Read more

Buscando America on 09/22/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/22/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  Este programa fue dedicado al auge de las movilizaciones feministas en México, debido al clima de hartazgo y violencia generalizada. Hablamos con Obeja Negra rapera y promotora cultural, así como con Cynthia Martínez chelista y el defensor de derechos humanos del Colecti... Read more

Police Reform

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Seemab Hussaini with the Council on American Islamic Relations and Brown Hope about the work of the Portland police reform network. They discuss why police reform is so important and what is necessary for it to happen as today is perhaps the best cha... Read more