Government/Politics

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

Pain Management

Airs at: Sun, 02/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee looks at pain management, opioid policies, and the search for alternatives like cannabis. Read more

Gentrification: Engine of Disaster Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for re-development to international companies spe... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 18, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this Presidents Day episode and we hear: Bill Resnick and Mark Weisbrot talk about the coup in Venezuela Joe and Frann Michel review the Broadway musical "Hamilton" Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about race and families For the whole show,  use the ... Read more

Musical Moles review Hamilton

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review the 2015 Broadway musical, Hamilton. One of the most popular cultural phenomena of the last few years, they interrogate its universal praise. They consider the problems with its Great Man of history take on American history, how Hamilton'... Read more

Mark Weisbrot on Venezuela

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Mark Weisbrot about what western media is getting wrong about the coup in Venezuela. They consider what the billionaires are afraid of in Venezuela's example, the massive support the current government has, and what we can do to support the people. ... Read more

Harrison Bergeron - An Individual with Courage and Strength

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where “everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron”.  She examines this fictional society and suggests that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod... Read more

Voices from the Edge of City Hall

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On the eve of her swearing in as Portland's first Black woman city council member, JoAnn Hardesty wrote to her supporters: "On Wednesday, January 2nd at 9 AM, I will be officially sworn into office and take on the great challenge ahead at City Hall.  While I have no doubt t... Read more

Sanho Tree

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with guest Sanho Tree, longtime drug policy reformer and Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, about White House drug policy, harm reduction, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden. Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Wendy Willis

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Wendy Willis, author of the new essay collection, These Are Strange Times, My Dear: Field Notes from the Republic, from Counterpoint Press. Wendy is a Portland-based writer, poet, and lawyer. She’s published two books of poetry, and her work has... Read more

Town Hall on the Joint Terrorism Task Force

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Field Mole Desiree Hellegers brings excerpts from the January 16 townhall on a proposal for Portland to once again withdraw from the Joint Terrorism Task Force or JTTF. A vote will be held on the proposal this coming Wednesday at 2 p.m. at City Hall. Background on the h... Read more