Government/Politics

Virtual debate for Washington County Commissioner District 1 part 2

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
This week we bring you the virtual debate between Nafisa Fai, Jeff Hindley, and Manuel Castaneda, the three candidates for Washington County Commissioner District 1. See our Virtual Voting schedule for more information on candidates and ballot measures. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments: Mutual Aid in Portland: In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal pr... Read more

Organizing for a Better Future

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Kristian Williams, Portland writer, author of Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America and a Board Member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies about how Mutual Aid and its projects challenge capitalist notions of human nature and capitalis... Read more

Robert “Bob” Scheer - Part 1 - Ep 61

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 6:30am - Wed, 04/29/2020 at 11:45pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Robert “Bob” Scheer, famed journalist, interviewer, activist, and editor-in-chief of TruthDig.com, stops by the podcast to discuss his career, his interviews with American presidents from Nixon to Clinton, and his radio show / podcast Scheer Intelligence.  Here is part 1 of... Read more

Julia Hill Interview

Produced for Between Us
Julia Hill is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House District 39 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her international experience with the Peace Corps and Doctors without Borders could help Oregon deal with this current and future disasters., why her love o... Read more

Charles "Chip" Davis Interview

Produced for Between Us
Charles "Chip" Davis is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House district 19 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his district is ready for a democrat despite being held by republicans for more than a decade, what is lacking in the dialogue between liberals and... Read more

Fateful elections ahead, with guest Norman Solomon

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today's guest Norman Solomon is a long-time activist and media critic (and one-time Portlander) who was a pledged Bernie Sanders delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. A long-time associate of the media watchdog group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (... Read more

Covid 19 in Palestine and Israel

Join KBOO's Webinar on Friday, May 1st at 11:00am to hear from guest speakers Dr. Osama Tanous – a pediatrician specialist based in Haifa and Richard Silverstein of the Jewish blog, Tikun Olam. and Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, the director-general of Gaza Community Mental Health P... Read more

Margo Logan Interview

Produced for Between Us
Margo Logan is a republican who is running for Oregon 's 44th House district.  She talked with Don Merrill about why she has been a member of many other parties on both sides of the political spectrum, why she doesn't see much hard evidence for either a pandemic or climate ... Read more

Marjane Satrapi - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Marjane Satrapi is the artist and writer behind such graphic memoirs as Persepolis, Embroideries, and Chicken with Plums, and is the co-director of the animated feature film version of Persepolis.  She grew up in Tehran during the revolution that toppled the Shah and led... Read more