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Oregon Action Coalition and the Future of Nursing

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
  Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Jana Bitton, the executive director of the Oregon Center for Nursing, and co-lead of the Oregon Action Coalition. She also speaks with Christopher Wallace, the current president of the Oregon Student Nurses Association, which ... Read more

Bread and Roses

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bomb Ass Pussy joins the Bread and Roses conversation; they are transplants from Los Angeles, transplants from drag, transplants from another planet of fierce queer creatures- the trioBomb Ass Pussy tells stories of queer identity and celebration through hip hop. Their musi... Read more

Krista Tippett, Becoming Wise

Airs at: Sun, 06/12/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Krista Tippett is the host of NPR’s On Being. It is a show that asks, “What does it mean to be human and how do we want to live?” She was trained as a journalist and reported from divided Berlin. She received a Masters of Divinity Degree from Yale in 1994 and turned her att... Read more

Interview with Nili Yosha of Outside The Frame

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2016 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO's Theo Burke interviewed Nili Yosha of Outside the Frame about their film screening fundraiser and event Tuesday June 7th at Revolution Hall Read more

350pdx.org LIVE on KBOO Evening News

Airs at: Wed, 06/08/2016 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Grassroots organizers met last night to discuss how to address the transport of crude through the Pacific Northwest. Their meeting comes as a reaction to last Friday's oil train derailment along the Columbia River Gorge. Nick Caleb and Adrianna Voss-Andreae of 350pdx.org ta... Read more

Bark talks LIVE about Nestle on KBOO News

Airs at: Wed, 06/08/2016 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Despite a recent county ballot measure aimed at keeping the Nestle bottling company from botting water at Oxbow Spring, the city of Cascade Locks has announced that it will be moving forward with its plans to build the bottling plant. Alex Brown, executive director of Bark,... Read more

Portland Rising Tide LIVE on KBOO News

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
In the wake of the crude oil train derailment along the Columbia River Gorge last Friday, many are calling for grassroots action against crude oil transport. Portland Rising Tide is having a meeting tonight in Portland. They spoke with us LIVE via phone on the KBOO Evening ... Read more

Angelica Pray~A Song for My Brother

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Mindi Griffiths interviews Angelica Pray, a singer/songwriter from Portland, Oregon, whose unique style is described as “musique for self-governed gelfling-gangster hybrids”. She is also a non-violent communications teacher with Oregon Prison Project at Coffee Creek Correct... Read more

Housing Activist Proposes Model Ordinance for Affordable Housing Impact Statements

Airs at: Fri, 06/10/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  We speak with Matthew Charles Cardinale, a Portland-based housing advocate, about an ordinance for Affordable Housing Impact Statements that he has presented to Multnomah County. The model ordinance for Affordable Housing Impact Statements would require the County to pre... Read more

What Is More Important Than Fame? Liberation!

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
So many of our Master Teachers are leaving this earth- people who created art which stood for creativity and positivity; people who recognized that organization was a tool to getting free; people who achieved massive fame and made a conscious decision to commit 'class suici... Read more