Government/Politics

Car caravans make protesting viable during COVID-19 considerations

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The threat of coronavirus means that organizing and protesting in person is often not feasible for many, even if they would like to make their presence known and their voice heard. But local groups have found a way through that barrier, using car caravans as a way to sho... Read more

Evening News on 06/24/20

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: MAX killer Jeremy Christian is sentenced to life imprisonment; The Oregon State Legislature convenes for a special legislative session; And in national news, three men have been indicted in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.   Read more

Bill Ayers & Ryan Alexander-Tanner - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/25/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  During the presidential campaign of 2008, Weather Underground co-founder and Distinguished Professor of Education Bill Ayers teamed up with cartoonist Ryan Alexander-Tanner to adapt Bill's groundbreaking education textbook into comics form.  The result is To Teach: The J... Read more

PAALF's 'Defund the PPB' campaign would reinvest police funds into Black, Indigenous and POC communities

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2020 at 5:30pm - Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "A lot of us in this moment are reassessing our ideas about policing, our understanding of public safety, and being an organization that is rooted in imagination, we truly believe we can imagine an alternative." The Movement for Racial Justice has put the spotlight on po... Read more

Unite Oregon on support for $50 million reduction to Portland Police Budget

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Thousands of Portlanders are demanding justice be served be defunding the Portland Police Bureau in order to pave a way towards a more peaceful tomorrow.  Standing behind the movement are several community leaders and organizations including Unite Oregon and The Portlan... Read more

Trump and the Military

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veterans for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the force of the U.S Military to suppress its own citizens. Listen to Pat Scanlon sing about Extremi... Read more

Memorial Day live stream (audio only) - Ep 69

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Memorial Day has become a holiday that is farcical and cheap; while it may honor deceased veterans in a NFL playoff game sort of way, what does all the fanfare and bright lights mean?  How do discounts at Home Depot or free meals at Applebee’s honor veterans?  If our nation... Read more

Portland Emergency Eviction Response takes direct action to protect renters

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
State and local leaders have extended the eviction moratorium for residential and retail renters since the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing. The question of what happens when that moratorium ends is concerning for many advocates. While renters can't be evicted for owing rent no... Read more

Summer Wildfires and Impending COVID-19 Deaths

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When the Oregon State Legislature goes into a special session this summer to address new COVID-19 policies, medical and public health professionals from across the state are calling on Governor Kate Brown and Oregon lawmakers to include fire and smoke preparedness measures ... Read more

Jenefer S Grant Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jenefer Grant is a nonpartisan candidate seeking reelection as judge to Circuit Court District 19, Position 3.  She talked with Don Merrill about why experience matters, how the root of problems in the home stem from child abuse, and why the courts are pre-emptively prepari... Read more