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Women Activists Call on Trump to Initiate Regional Peace Talks with North Korea

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  "The United States, as I understand it, has made a precondition for talks with North Korea, that they must get rid of their nuclear weapons stockpile before talks can begin. For North Korea, as they view it, that's a nonstarter." – Christine Ahn, founder and internation... Read more

Kent State Massacre Anniversary

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Hundreds of students, survivors and supporters gathered today on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio – forty seven years after US National Guard soldiers killed four students protesting the Vietnam War. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with some of them about their memo... Read more

Executive Order Takes Aim at Johnson Amendment

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Today is the National Day of Prayer in the US, and the president marked the occasion by releasing an executive order that aims to weaken a longstanding law against politicking by religious groups. The so-called Johnson Amendment—named after then-Senator Lyndon Johnson—pr... Read more

Mother's Day Behind Bars

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste welcome Pat Rumer from the Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice (IMIrJ) to discuss the annual road trip and vigil to support mothers and families affected by detention. “Answering the call of faith… Radical Accompaniment in difficult times”   Sat... Read more

Justice Deferred

Airs at: Wed, 05/10/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
This is a special KBOO program that we bring you to illustrate the story of a Portland citizen, whose relationship with the Portland Police Bureau and City of Portland bureaucracy spells out a tragic and very real dynamic present in our city. Citizen Justice Deferred is th... Read more

Margot Black of Portland Tenants United on Rent Control

Airs at: Wed, 05/03/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:45pm
  KBOO's Joe Meyer speaks with Margot Black of Portland Tenants United about tenants' rights including: 1) The state-wide ban on rent control 2) C. Hales as an effective lobbist for trailer park land owners 3) Today's Portland City Council 4) M Black's own trajectory thr... Read more

Phemenology and KBOO

   Every where I go people are talking about community. Two years ago it seemed an easier concept- one without too many contradictions and one that as individuals we could rally around. Surely, we were fighting for the same things but then if we were fighting, then didn’t t... Read more

Eco-Social Justice on the Global Frontlines: Vandana Shiva

Airs at: Tue, 05/02/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Despite the position of the Trump administration, which has labeled climate change a “hoax” concocted by China, there is virtual universal unanimity that the Earth’s temperature is rising and that human activity is largely responsible. In the face of this crisis Trump is... Read more

Hot Topics

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2017 at 8:30am - Sun, 05/07/2017 at 5:30pm
Produced for This Is How We See It
NBA star Gilbert Arenas says "dark skinned" women are not beautiful. Is it ever Ok to talk to the "Ex" about your "Ex"? Survivor contestant "outs" another contestant for being Transgender. Should schools be allowed to "lunch shame" their students? Join us as we discuss thes... Read more

Minority Cannabis Business Association

Airs at: Sun, 04/30/2017 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with Jesce Horton from the Minority Cannabis Business Association and Patricia Sully from VOCAL-Washington and the Public Defender Association of King County, plus MAPS Executive Director Rick Doblin testifies before the US Sentencing Commission on synthet... Read more