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Is U.S. foreign policy reformable? The new Foreign Policy Alliance wants to try.

Airs at: Wed, 11/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    The Foreign Policy Alliance is a nonpartisan organization which formed in 2015 to educate and advocate across the political spectrum for a United States foreign policy that emphasizes diplomacy, law, and cooperation, rather than costly and counterproductive interventi... Read more

The Occupation of Haiti

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Hard Knock Radio
  We speak with Pierre La Boissiere, himself Haitian and an activist for many years in the U.S., speaks about the present situation in Haiti. http://haitiaction.net/News/pl3_1_4.html    10-25-2022     Read more

How Important is Voting in Midterm Elections? / What is Voter Suppression?

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  On today's show, we are joined by Dr. Camilla Westenberg on behalf of the NAACP discussing midterm elections, their importance, and what outcomes they shape. She shares a story of the importance of voting according to her elders, and also discusses what is at stake for t... Read more

The Gap: Undertaking Measures and Ruminations on Fear and Bravery

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the four statewide ballot measures on the Oregon ballot. Measure 111, to require the state to ensure affordable healthcare access. Measure 112 to remove the Constitutional language allowing slavery as a punishment for ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Old mole 10/31 Emerging left programs for fighting climate change: Bill Resnick interviews with Jeremy Brecher in part 3 of a 3 part series on the climate crisis. As climate change denial dies, corporate and l... Read more

Poetry & Politics: Confronting Inequality and Injustice in an Era of Diminishing Opportunities

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  The poetry of Matt Sedillo [https://www.mattsedillo.com/] -- a fearless, challenging and at times even confrontational blend of humor, history and political theory -- is at times a shot in the arm of pure revolutionary adrenaline. It also is a sobering call for the funda... Read more

Full Interview | Co-Chairs of the Police Accountability Commission

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full interview with PAC Co-Chairs Faythe Aiken, Lovisa Lloyd and Seemab Hussaini. It was recorded Sunday, October 23, and the edited air date version (with more background information) can be found here.   ### Read more

October 25, 2022 | Interview with Police Accountability Commission Co-Chairs

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month we spoke with the co-chairs of the Portland Police Accountability Commission's fact-finding phase. The PAC is a 20-member all-volunteer group that is tasked with creating the new police accountability system demanded by voters in 2020. The fact-finding phase i... Read more

Stopping Zenith Energy and NEXT

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Until a few weeks ago it looked likely that Portland would be able to shut down Zenith Energy's oil train operations in NW Portland. But then, without any public notice, Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan abruptly changed course and approved the land use compatibility stat... Read more

Join KBOO for a Teach-in on Portland Measure 26-228 this Friday!

Join KBOO Community Radio and Hosts of "The Gap" Althea + Tammy for a very special Teach-in on Portland Measure 26-228 When + Where: Friday, October 28th, 5:30 p.m. at Rose City Book Pub  1329 NE Fremont St, Portland, OR 97212 We hope to see you there! We'll hear from s... Read more