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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... 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

Old Moe Variety Hour for September 23, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will host this show about the power of the people: mass action to deal with climate change, and workers’ action for fair wages. Slow Motion Commotion will be happening this Friday, Sept. 28 at Portland’s City Hall to holding the City Accountable for it... Read more

Oregon Labor Leaders Speak

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Host Jamie Partridge interviews a multitude of Oregon labor leaders at the Sept. 20-22 Oregon AFL-CIO convention.  What's exciting? What's challenging?  What are our next steps? Hear over a dozen responses  Read more

Holding the Thin Green Line, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the fossil fuel industry increases pressure to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel hub, a Thin Green Line stands in its way. Now that communities across the region have stopped numerous coal and oil projects, the industry is pushing even harder to build the Wes... Read more

LIVE BROADCAST: Climate Strike PDX

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
The KBOO News Team broadcasts live from the global Climate Strike here in Portland. We hear from the rally at City Hall, the march across the Hawthorne Bridge, and from the students who are striking for their future.  Read more

Dammed to Extinction

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For centuries, three unique pods of orcas have hunted chinook salmon along the northwestern Pacific coast. Yet wild chinook salmon here are increasingly scarce. The orcas are going hungry, their numbers dwindling along with their primary source of food. Extinction looms for... Read more

Jackie Wang on Carceral Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Jackie Wang is a writer, poet, musician, and academic whose writing has been published by Lies Journal, Semiotext(e), HTML Giant, BOMBlog, along with numerous zines, such as those by the Moonroot collective. Her essay “Against Innocence” provides insightful analysis on p... Read more

Is It You or Is It Me?

Airs at: Tue, 09/17/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Is It You Or Is It Me
Join me tonite as Erin, from Erin Mac, talk about beliefs and how they can really be an obstruction or a doorway to moving or shifting forward on your path. Read more