Elections

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Election Resources

KBOO encourages every one to vote, Regardless of political affiliation. Here are some resources to get you involved! October 27th is the last day to safely mail in your ballot. Ballots will be accepted at designated drop box locations until November 3rd at 8pm. If you are u... Read more

An hour with Jared Yates Sexton on his new book, Qanon and the lead-up to the election

Airs at: Wed, 10/28/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  (From Wikipedia): Jared Yates Sexton is an American author and political commentator from Linton, Indiana. He is an associate professor in the Department of Writing and Linguistics at Georgia Southern University. Sexton is the author of three short story collections: An ... Read more

Measure 26-217: Real Police Accountability

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  “We don’t need to just pass [Measure 26-217], but we need to pass it overwhelmingly. We want to send a very strong message to the police union, that their days are numbered. And they will become public servants like the rest of us public servants. They don’t deserve spec... Read more

Labor, the Election and Beyond

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with union organizer and education coordinator for Labor Notes, Barbara Madeloni*, about how some unions are looking at the possibility of a stolen election or outright coup. They discuss calls for general strikes if need be, but also take a sober look at ... Read more

Defend Democracy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democracy and prevail against... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 26, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Defend Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Jeremy Breacher, a co-founder of the Labor Network for Sustainability. Brecher is an activist and has written many books and articles, including the labor classic, Strike! Today they discuss how mass movements can defend democrac... Read more

Election 2020: Portland Mayoral Candidate Sarah Iannarone

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Sarah Iannarone is a candidate running for Portland Mayor in the 2020 election. Iannarone worked her way from jobs in kitchens to co-found a small business in SE Portland, and to become a Portland-educated urban climate policy expert. She proudly stood up to Trump with ... Read more

Evening News on 10/23/20

Airs at: Fri, 10/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On this Membership Drive special of the KBOO Evening News: Activist group, Don’t Shoot Portland is seeking sanctions against the Portland Police Bureau for violating a June restraining order limiting the use of so-called less lethal weapons; The vacant Greyhound Station... Read more

Labor Against a Trump Coup

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor Defending Democracy is a new formation of Portland area union activists who are organizing to prevent Trump from stealing the election.  By his own words, the president has threatened to reject an election defeat and to remain in power.  Laurie King and Dave King, lon... Read more

Election 2020: Democratic Secretary of State candidate Shemia Fagan

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Shemia Fagan is the Democratic candidate for Secretary of State in the November 2020 election. Fagan is an Oregon native, growing up in Dufur and the Dalles. Currently she serves as a state senator representing District 24, which encompasses Southeast Portland, Happy Va... Read more