Elections

After the Coup

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Norm Solomon about the attempted coup by Trump and his supporters and what opportunities the Biden administration will have following the Georgia senate victories. Norman Solomon is co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org. His books i... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 11, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments:   After the Coup: Bill Resnick speaks with Norm Solomon about the attempted coup by Trump and his supporters and what opportunities the Biden administration will have following the Geo... Read more

The Gap: Capitol Hill Siege and Georgia Runoffs

Airs at: Fri, 01/08/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea attempt to debrief Wednesday's siege on Capitol Hill and the success of the Democratic candidates in the Georgia Senate runoff. We take listener calls to digest the insurrectionist mob that took over the Capitol building in Wa... Read more

Evening News on 01/06/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Pro-Trump extremists in Washington DC have broken into the Capitol building in an attempted coup; Similar violence from the far-right today taking place in Salem, Oregon, as well as Olympia, Washington; And, democratic victorie... Read more

Pepe the Frog's Wild Ride - Matt Furie and the film Feels Good Man

Airs at: Thu, 12/31/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The 2016 U.S. presidential election was the first to showcase the power of internet memes, and no meme was more powerful than Pepe the Frog.  Created by Bay-area artist Matt Furie for the 2006 cartoon collection Boy's Club, Pepe suddenly found himself in the midst of a b... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 28, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music: Bill Resnick interviews Dean Hubbs, historian, musicologist and cultural critic at the University of Michigan. Her book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music examined the progressive currents in country music. Coming from a working unio... Read more

Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Dean Hubbs, historian, musicologist and cultural critic at the University of Michigan. Her book Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music examined the progressive currents in country music. Coming from a working union family, she came to critique the preva... Read more

Becoming a Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 12/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
So the electoral college has met and elected Joe Biden president, and Mitch McConnell has finally congratulated Biden. After a close brush with the end of democracy in America, is all well now? Or does this close call actually amplify all the weaknesses and undemocratic fea... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 14, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Host this Episode of the Old Mole which includes: Immigration Reform: Bill Resnick speaks with Larry Kleinman, who co-founded and was the long time Secretary-Treasurer of PCUN, Oregon’s farmworker union. He currently works with the Fair Immigration Reform M... Read more

Historic Gresham mayoral recount confirms election of Travis Stovall

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  A recount is underway in Gresham, as the two candidates for mayor are neck in neck, separated by only 13 votes.  It's between Travis Stovall, who is currently in the lead, and Eddy Morales.  KBOO's Brian Oaster spoke with Travis Stovall and Elections Director Tim Scott... Read more