Economy

KBOO response to COVID19

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Polluting the Ocean

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick speaks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith about the vast array of chemicals pouring into our oceans, including medicines, catalysts, pesticides, additives, flame retardants, and other chemical by-products of the global system of over-production.  Though many of these ... Read more

Art Robinson Interview

Produced for Between Us
Conservative Art Robinson is nothing if not persistent.  Mr. Robinson has challenged Democrat Pete DeFazio for US House District 4 in every election since 2010.  But this year, he's running for the seat in Oregon Senate District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about the stra... Read more

Ricky Ruiz Interview

Produced for Between Us
Ricky Ruiz is a democratic candidate for Oregon House District 50.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the plight of Dreamers is one of his highest priorities, how the city of Gresham, despite a strong streak of racism among some of its citizens, is moving forward to deal... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Polluting the Ocean: Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. Dr. M... Read more

Ep 102. It Takes A Village To Be Alone Together

Airs at: Tue, 03/24/2020 at 12:30pm - Thu, 04/30/2020 at 3:30pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
It Takes a Village to Be Alone Together The Rona won’t hold us back biiiiiiiitch! Coming to u live from VVP Headquarters, with our bestest content for you, the people, because you have fuckin time this week to listen to this damn episode (and because you deserve it). We’re... Read more

Economist Dean Baker on the Republican attempt to create a corporate slush fund in response to COVID19

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  As federal lawmakers approach a deal on a COVID-19 relief package, a $500 billion slush fund that could benefit President Trump and his family. Dean Baker is co-founder and senior economist with the Center for Economic and Policy Research and just co-wrote the piece "Yes... Read more

Why Unionize ?

Airs at: Mon, 03/23/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Adrienne Enghouse, president of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, returns to Labor Radio to talk union.   How can we help young people organize and fight for transformative changes at work?  How will organizing change as the economic recession and Co... Read more

Community Supported Agriculture, Food Forests, & Cookbooks

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
We’re all stuck at home trying to slow the spread of COVID 19. Our lives are disrupted and most things are closed including restaurants, bars, and the KBOO studio. Given these strange circumstances, this Food Show episode discusses strategies to address community food secur... Read more

The Well-read Red

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A reading from a recent blog by social critic Mike Davis, author of the 2005 book, The Monster at the Door: the Global Threat of Avian Flu, a prescient examination of pandemics in the context of late-stage capitalism. Davis’s piece was recently published on the Haymarket Bo... Read more