Government/Politics

Candidate transportation forum presents new ideas for the future of commuting, travel and shipping

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On March 10, Portland Mayor and Commissioner candidates met to discuss transportation problems and solutions in the city. KBOO's Claire Rischiotto brings us this recap. Read more

Mutual Aid in Time of Pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  3rd Wednesday co-host Sara from Portland Assembly joins Paul to talk about the PDX Covid-19 Mutual Aid Network and other efforts to provide direct assistance with shopping and other forms of collective self-help. At least two Facebook groups have sprung up recently to pr... Read more

Ten years of the ACA: improvements in healthcare's racial disparities, but still a ways to go

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The U.S. healthcare system has long been plagued by disparities in insurance coverage and access to care related to race and ethnicity. According to new research published in the journal Health Affairs, coverage has increased since the Affordable Care Act was signed into... Read more

Pie in the Sky

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement digs into the musical history behind some political rhetoric Joe Biden has used against Bernie Sanders lately. Joe will first share some historical audio of wobbly singer song-writer Haywire McClintock discussing how he introduced some of Joe Hill's most famous ... 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

Chemical Time Bomb:

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with John Rumpler, the clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protecting clean air, clean water, and promoting clean energy. Rumpler has spent years investigating the 80,000 chemical... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 16, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg fills in as host today for the Old Mole, which features these segments: Chemical Time Bomb: Bill Resnick speaks with John Rumpler, the clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protectin... Read more

City Commission candidate Mingus Mapps advocates for commission change and a livable Portland for the next generation

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland City Commissioner candidate Mingus Mapps has a unique perspective on city government. He has worked as a political science professor at Brandies University, and more recently worked for the Portland Office of Community and Civic Life. Mapps faces off against inc... Read more

KBOO Live Broadcast of the Multnomah County Democrats Secretary of State Debate

  On March 21st from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tune in to KBOO to hear KBOO's live broadcast of the Multnomah County Democrats Secretary of State Debate!         Hear from Democratic Candidates for Secretary of State Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Mark Hass, and Shemia Fagan as t... Read more

Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan.

Airs at: Wed, 03/11/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
This week, Nuclear Hotseat's annual Fukushima Anniversary Voices from Japan. We’ll have an exclusive interview with reporter Takeshi Yamakawa, part of Tokyo Shimbun’s Nuclear Power Reporting Team.  Later, we’ll gain first-hand impressions of radiation problems in the Exclus... Read more