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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

Primates Used For Research In Our Backyard & Can Extinct Sea Otters Make A Comeback?

Airs at: Fri, 01/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  This Friday, January 24th at 10AM it's a new episode of Voices for the Animals on KBOO! Host Michele Coppola will be talking with Oregon State Representative David Gomberg about his visit to the OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center and editorial in The Oregonian ... Read more

Strike Victory at Clark College

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Suzanne Southerland, president of the Clark College Association for Higher Education, led a year long battle which included a three day strike this month.  The 10% raises and pay equity for part-time professors were substantial gains for this precarious workforce.  Southerl... Read more

Disability Justice: An Everyday Pursuit in Survival

Every first Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. A monthly show interviewing people within the disability community. Read more

'Reclaim MLK Day' march attracts hundreds

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  In North Portland on Monday, several hundred people gathered for a ‘Reclaim MLK Day’ march organized by Don’t Shoot Portland and the local branch of Black Lives Matter. The march was led by children, who chanted,"Doctor King had a dream, I am that dream." KBOO was ther... Read more

Interview with Gabrielle Guedon

Airs at: Fri, 02/07/2020 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Interview with Gabrielle Guedon, Director of Oregon Self-Advocate Coalition Read more

Political power in Dineh-tah, with Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Fresh from a week-long trip across the Dineh (Navajo) Nation reservation in the Southwest U.S., regular guest host Jacqueline Keeler will join host Paul Roland to talk about the growing political power of Indigenous Nations in the U.S. and whether the Navajo electorat... Read more

Connecting Women Prisoners with Their Children

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James is joined by Jessica Katz, director of the Family Preservation Project (FPP), and by Shanoa Williams and Vanessa Sherrod, both FPP alumni who were recently released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.  The Family Preservation Project , a program of the... Read more