Government/Politics

Nukes, Energy and War

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hiroshima Day commemorates August 6 1945, the day when the US dropped an atomic bomb  on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by dropping another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki. Jan Haaken talks with long-time anti-nuclear activist Norman Solomon a... Read more

City Charter

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Portland Charter Commission — responsible to evaluate and make recommendations for changes in the structures and operations of Portland city government — has developed ambitious, wide ranging, and sometimes radical proposals that will be approved or disapproved in the N... Read more

Not Another Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion!

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 14, 2022 The Pacific Northwest has fought off two methanol refineries in Washington and an LNG Export terminal and pipeline in Coos Bay, but the fracked gas industry still has this region in its crosshairs. TC Energy is full steam ... Read more

Lady Danger is Back

Airs at: Sat, 07/30/2022 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Greetings and salutations to all the KBOOs heads out there. I know i've been gone for a while but if you didn't get the memo here it is: moving forward, Lady Danger will be doing her thing on the 5th friday/Saturday of the month! If you need you hardcore DIY punk fix tune ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 1, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Evicted: Ever get evicted? A lot of people have, especially in a period of rents skyrocketing and people clamoring for apartments, especially in Portland because landlords have had the... Read more

Ground Zero in the Battle for Abortion Rights

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On August 2 Kansans will vote on a constitutional amendment that opens the door to laws banning abortion. Following a Kansas Supreme Court ruling that the Kansas Constitution guarantees a woman’s bodily autonomy and therefore legal abortion (although the court has let stand... Read more

Residential Schools, the Doctrine of Discovery, and the Pope's Apology

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for American Standoff
On today's AMERICAN STANDOFF, host Jacqueline Keeler will discuss Pope Francis' recent visit to a First Nations; community in Canada and apology for the trauma and harm of tens of thousands of Native children caused by the Catholic Church in residential schools. We'll discu... Read more

Changing Portland's City Government, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This November Portland voters will have an opportunity to vote on a complex measure that would amend the city charter in some drastic ways. The changes include rank voting, expanding the city council to 12 members who would each represent one of four districts, and shifting... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 25, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments: Inflation and its Cures: Inflation is rising. What’s the cause? What should be done? The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, exactly the wrong cure for this inflation. Bill Res... Read more

Youth versus ODOT

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On May 20, 2022 thousands of Portland students walked out of school to demand bold action to address the climate crisis. The student strike targeted three local "climate villains": Northwest Natural, the Portland Business Alliance, Zenith Energy, and the Oregon Department o... Read more